The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 149 134 144
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 16 46 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 1.21% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.44% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 5
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Software Architecture
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2748 3188 2602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.40% 84.05% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 2141 1664
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Scotland region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Scotland

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 12 £38,500 - 2
Glasgow 0 3 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £47,500 -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 41 (75.93%) .NET
2 38 (70.37%) C#
3 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (64.81%) TDD
5 34 (62.96%) Degree
5 34 (62.96%) Computer Science
6 31 (57.41%) Mathematics
7 29 (53.70%) C++
7 29 (53.70%) C
8 25 (46.30%) JavaScript
8 25 (46.30%) HTML
9 23 (42.59%) Software Engineering
10 22 (40.74%) Relational Database
10 22 (40.74%) SDLC
11 20 (37.04%) Visual Studio
11 20 (37.04%) OOP
11 20 (37.04%) Unit Testing
11 20 (37.04%) Visualisation
12 19 (35.19%) Subversion
12 19 (35.19%) Linear Algebra
12 19 (35.19%) 3D Visualisation
12 19 (35.19%) Waterfall
12 19 (35.19%) VC++
12 19 (35.19%) STL
12 19 (35.19%) Windows
12 19 (35.19%) Ethernet
12 19 (35.19%) MFC
12 19 (35.19%) Electronics
13 16 (29.63%) MVC
13 16 (29.63%) AngularJS

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.74%) Relational Database
2 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 19 (35.19%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Grunt
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (35.19%) Electronics
2 9 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Software Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (5.56%) Programmer
5 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (75.93%) .NET
2 25 (46.30%) HTML
3 19 (35.19%) MFC
3 19 (35.19%) STL
4 16 (29.63%) AngularJS
5 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
6 14 (25.93%) OpenGL
6 14 (25.93%) WPF
6 14 (25.93%) Direct3D
6 14 (25.93%) Qt
7 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (22.22%) Spring.NET
7 12 (22.22%) Castle Windsor
7 12 (22.22%) NHibernate
8 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 9 (16.67%) Java RMI
8 9 (16.67%) JPA
9 8 (14.81%) JNI
10 7 (12.96%) WinForms
11 3 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (62.96%) Computer Science
2 31 (57.41%) Mathematics
3 20 (37.04%) Visualisation
4 14 (25.93%) CUDA
5 12 (22.22%) User Experience
5 12 (22.22%) Physics
6 5 (9.26%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) UNIX
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (64.81%) TDD
3 23 (42.59%) Software Engineering
4 22 (40.74%) SDLC
5 20 (37.04%) Unit Testing
5 20 (37.04%) OOP
6 19 (35.19%) Waterfall
6 19 (35.19%) Linear Algebra
6 19 (35.19%) 3D Visualisation
7 16 (29.63%) MVC
8 15 (27.78%) Scrum
9 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
9 14 (25.93%) Open Source
10 12 (22.22%) UX Design
11 9 (16.67%) Multithreading
11 9 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (9.26%) Web Development
12 5 (9.26%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (9.26%) UML
12 5 (9.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (70.37%) C#
2 29 (53.70%) C++
2 29 (53.70%) C
3 25 (46.30%) JavaScript
4 19 (35.19%) VC++
5 12 (22.22%) Java
6 3 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (62.96%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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