The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 128 154 144
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 50 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.45% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 34 7 10
Average salary £38,750 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.72% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,926 £32,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3204 2419 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 79.11% 77.63% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2090 1377 1902
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Architecture
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 30 £38,500 +18.46% 5
Aberdeen +11 9 £45,000 - 2
Glasgow -12 5 £45,000 +16.88%
Aberdeenshire - 4 £47,500 - 1
Dundee - 2 - -
Software Architecture
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Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (59.65%) .NET
2 31 (54.39%) JavaScript
3 29 (50.88%) C#
4 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.84%) jQuery
5 21 (36.84%) HTML
5 21 (36.84%) SQL
6 20 (35.09%) CSS
6 20 (35.09%) UNIX
7 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET
9 15 (26.32%) Windows
10 14 (24.56%) C
10 14 (24.56%) Degree
10 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (22.81%) Mathematics
11 13 (22.81%) Computer Science
11 13 (22.81%) C++
11 13 (22.81%) Linux
11 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio
11 13 (22.81%) MVC
12 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (19.30%) Direct3D
13 11 (19.30%) 3D Visualisation
13 11 (19.30%) Electronics
13 11 (19.30%) OpenGL
13 11 (19.30%) Ethernet
13 11 (19.30%) STL
13 11 (19.30%) OOP

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.51%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) GitHub
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.77%) SQLite
4 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.51%) Informix
6 1 (1.75%) DB2
6 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio
2 11 (19.30%) Subversion
3 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) JIRA
4 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.51%) JUnit
General
1 11 (19.30%) Electronics
2 8 (14.04%) Advertising
3 6 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Software Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Software Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Web Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Lead Web Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Programmer
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.51%) C# Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) Solutions Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Perl Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Software Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Software Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (59.65%) .NET
2 21 (36.84%) jQuery
2 21 (36.84%) HTML
3 20 (35.09%) CSS
4 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET
5 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (19.30%) Direct3D
7 11 (19.30%) OpenGL
7 11 (19.30%) STL
7 11 (19.30%) MFC
7 11 (19.30%) WPF
7 11 (19.30%) Qt
8 9 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (15.79%) HTML5
9 8 (14.04%) LESS
10 7 (12.28%) Sinatra
11 4 (7.02%) Web Services
12 3 (5.26%) JSON
12 3 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Mathematics
1 13 (22.81%) Computer Science
2 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
2 11 (19.30%) CUDA
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) iPhone
4 2 (3.51%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) GIS
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) UNIX
2 15 (26.32%) Windows
3 13 (22.81%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 13 (22.81%) MVC
4 11 (19.30%) 3D Visualisation
4 11 (19.30%) OOP
4 11 (19.30%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Project Planning
5 8 (14.04%) Web Development
5 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.28%) Workflow
6 7 (12.28%) SOA
6 7 (12.28%) Document Management
7 6 (10.53%) TDD
8 5 (8.77%) OO
9 4 (7.02%) Scrum
10 3 (5.26%) Project Management
10 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.26%) Product Management
10 3 (5.26%) BDD
10 3 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) JavaScript
2 29 (50.88%) C#
3 21 (36.84%) SQL
4 14 (24.56%) C
5 13 (22.81%) C++
6 11 (19.30%) VC++
6 11 (19.30%) Perl
7 9 (15.79%) Python
7 9 (15.79%) Ruby
8 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.51%) Java
9 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Pega
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Iron Speed
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