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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 148 156 126
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 14 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.31% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.38% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 14
Average salary £39,250 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.02% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £24,900 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
2649 2641 2470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.15% 81.09% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1763 1676 1714
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 December 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 7 £38,500 +1.31% 1
Glasgow - 7 £42,500 - 1
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (84.38%) C#
1 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 22 (68.75%) Visual Studio
3 20 (62.50%) Subversion
3 20 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 20 (62.50%) Degree
4 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (53.13%) TDD
5 17 (53.13%) C++
5 17 (53.13%) Windows
5 17 (53.13%) WPF
5 17 (53.13%) Visualisation
6 16 (50.00%) CUDA
6 16 (50.00%) Ethernet
6 16 (50.00%) Electronics
6 16 (50.00%) Mathematics
6 16 (50.00%) Qt
6 16 (50.00%) Direct3D
6 16 (50.00%) MFC
6 16 (50.00%) STL
6 16 (50.00%) OpenGL
6 16 (50.00%) Linear Algebra
6 16 (50.00%) UNIX
6 16 (50.00%) C
6 16 (50.00%) VC++
6 16 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 16 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 16 (50.00%) 3D Visualisation
6 16 (50.00%) OOP

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) OLAP
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Visual Studio
2 20 (62.50%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Billing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) WPF
3 16 (50.00%) Qt
3 16 (50.00%) Direct3D
3 16 (50.00%) MFC
3 16 (50.00%) STL
3 16 (50.00%) OpenGL
4 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
5 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (18.75%) HTML
7 5 (15.63%) CSS
8 2 (6.25%) Web Services
8 2 (6.25%) Kafka
8 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (3.13%) REST
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
9 1 (3.13%) XML
9 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
9 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 17 (53.13%) Visualisation
3 16 (50.00%) CUDA
3 16 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (6.25%) User Experience
6 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) TDD
4 16 (50.00%) OOP
4 16 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 16 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 16 (50.00%) 3D Visualisation
4 16 (50.00%) Linear Algebra
5 10 (31.25%) SOA
6 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) Web Development
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) MVC
8 2 (6.25%) B2B
8 2 (6.25%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) Product Management
8 2 (6.25%) Analytics
9 1 (3.13%) OO
9 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) C++
3 16 (50.00%) VC++
3 16 (50.00%) C
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Iron Speed
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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