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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 153 145 139
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 18 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.39% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.47% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 11
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £53,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
2978 2527 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.08% 81.70% 77.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1651 1630
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +4 17 £38,500 -39.84% 2
Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 57 (81.43%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (58.57%) .NET
3 37 (52.86%) JavaScript
4 35 (50.00%) C#
5 33 (47.14%) SQL
6 30 (42.86%) UNIX
7 29 (41.43%) HTML
8 27 (38.57%) CSS
8 27 (38.57%) jQuery
9 25 (35.71%) Software Engineering
10 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
11 23 (32.86%) TDD
12 20 (28.57%) Windows
12 20 (28.57%) C++
13 19 (27.14%) C
13 19 (27.14%) Visual Studio
13 19 (27.14%) Degree
14 18 (25.71%) WPF
14 18 (25.71%) Mathematics
14 18 (25.71%) Computer Science
14 18 (25.71%) Visualisation
15 17 (24.29%) CUDA
15 17 (24.29%) Unit Testing
15 17 (24.29%) Subversion
15 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
15 17 (24.29%) STL
15 17 (24.29%) VC++
15 17 (24.29%) MFC
15 17 (24.29%) Ethernet
15 17 (24.29%) OpenGL

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Project
1 2 (2.86%) MS Office
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.00%) SQLite
4 2 (2.86%) OLAP
4 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.86%) Big Data
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Visual Studio
2 17 (24.29%) Subversion
3 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.86%) RubyMine
5 1 (1.43%) Ant
5 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.43%) Maven
5 1 (1.43%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
General
1 17 (24.29%) Electronics
2 14 (20.00%) Advertising
3 4 (5.71%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Billing
4 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (52.86%) Developer
2 24 (34.29%) Software Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Software Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Web Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Lead Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Lead Web Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Software Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Chief Technology Officer
9 1 (1.43%) Senior QA Engineer
9 1 (1.43%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (1.43%) Java Architect
9 1 (1.43%) Software Programmer
9 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 1 (1.43%) C# Programmer
9 1 (1.43%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (58.57%) .NET
2 29 (41.43%) HTML
3 27 (38.57%) CSS
3 27 (38.57%) jQuery
4 18 (25.71%) WPF
5 17 (24.29%) Qt
5 17 (24.29%) Direct3D
5 17 (24.29%) MFC
5 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
5 17 (24.29%) OpenGL
5 17 (24.29%) STL
6 14 (20.00%) HTML5
7 13 (18.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (18.57%) LESS
8 12 (17.14%) Sinatra
9 10 (14.29%) Web Services
10 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (8.57%) WinForms
13 2 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Visualisation
1 18 (25.71%) Mathematics
1 18 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 17 (24.29%) CUDA
3 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.86%) UNIX
2 20 (28.57%) Windows
3 14 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (81.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 23 (32.86%) TDD
4 17 (24.29%) OOP
4 17 (24.29%) Unit Testing
4 17 (24.29%) 3D Visualisation
5 13 (18.57%) Waterfall
5 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
7 11 (15.71%) Project Planning
8 10 (14.29%) SOA
9 8 (11.43%) Web Development
10 7 (10.00%) MVC
11 6 (8.57%) OO
12 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.29%) Project Management
12 3 (4.29%) Integration Testing
12 3 (4.29%) Analytics
13 2 (2.86%) Product Management
13 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.86%) JavaScript
2 35 (50.00%) C#
3 33 (47.14%) SQL
4 20 (28.57%) C++
5 19 (27.14%) C
6 17 (24.29%) VC++
7 15 (21.43%) Python
8 13 (18.57%) Ruby
8 13 (18.57%) Perl
9 7 (10.00%) VB.NET
10 6 (8.57%) Java
11 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.43%) Iron Speed
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £51000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago