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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 128 120 149
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 27 51 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 1.33% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.60% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 3
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £34,625 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
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
2664 3182 2495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.37% 82.80% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 2120 1506
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +1 16 £38,500 - 3
Glasgow +11 9 £47,500 -5.00%
Aberdeenshire -5 1 £47,500 - 1
Fife - 1 £26,000 -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 43 (76.79%) .NET
2 40 (71.43%) C#
3 34 (60.71%) Degree
3 34 (60.71%) Computer Science
4 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (57.14%) TDD
6 29 (51.79%) HTML
7 28 (50.00%) Mathematics
8 26 (46.43%) C++
8 26 (46.43%) C
9 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
10 23 (41.07%) Software Engineering
11 22 (39.29%) Relational Database
11 22 (39.29%) SDLC
12 21 (37.50%) Visual Studio
13 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
14 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
14 19 (33.93%) Subversion
15 18 (32.14%) Mentoring
16 17 (30.36%) MVC
16 17 (30.36%) OOP
16 17 (30.36%) Unit Testing
16 17 (30.36%) Visualisation
17 16 (28.57%) Waterfall
17 16 (28.57%) 3D Visualisation
17 16 (28.57%) Linear Algebra
17 16 (28.57%) AngularJS
17 16 (28.57%) STL
17 16 (28.57%) Windows
17 16 (28.57%) VC++

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (8.93%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) Relational Database
2 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 19 (33.93%) Subversion
3 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Grunt
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (28.57%) Electronics
2 9 (16.07%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Developer
2 18 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Software Architect
5 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (76.79%) .NET
2 29 (51.79%) HTML
3 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 16 (28.57%) STL
4 16 (28.57%) MFC
4 16 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 15 (26.79%) Direct3D
5 15 (26.79%) Qt
5 15 (26.79%) OpenGL
5 15 (26.79%) WPF
6 12 (21.43%) NHibernate
6 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
6 12 (21.43%) Spring.NET
7 9 (16.07%) JPA
7 9 (16.07%) Hibernate
7 9 (16.07%) Java RMI
8 8 (14.29%) JNI
9 7 (12.50%) CSS
9 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (60.71%) Computer Science
2 28 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 17 (30.36%) Visualisation
4 15 (26.79%) CUDA
5 12 (21.43%) Physics
5 12 (21.43%) User Experience
6 2 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.79%) GIS
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (57.14%) TDD
3 23 (41.07%) Software Engineering
4 22 (39.29%) SDLC
5 18 (32.14%) Mentoring
6 17 (30.36%) Unit Testing
6 17 (30.36%) MVC
6 17 (30.36%) OOP
7 16 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 16 (28.57%) 3D Visualisation
7 16 (28.57%) Linear Algebra
8 15 (26.79%) Scrum
9 14 (25.00%) Open Source
10 12 (21.43%) UX Design
11 10 (17.86%) SOA
12 9 (16.07%) Web Development
12 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
12 9 (16.07%) Performance Analysis
13 4 (7.14%) Migration
13 4 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) C#
2 26 (46.43%) C++
2 26 (46.43%) C
3 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.57%) VC++
5 12 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (60.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Iron Speed
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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