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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 138 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 29 27 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.90% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.01% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 30
Median salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,200 £34,625
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
2568 2680 3248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.07% 89.45% 84.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 1676 2167
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 25 £46,250 -2.63%
Edinburgh -11 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 33 (71.74%) .NET
2 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
3 30 (65.22%) SDLC
4 26 (56.52%) C#
5 24 (52.17%) Unix
5 24 (52.17%) MVC
6 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
8 21 (45.65%) Perl
8 21 (45.65%) VB
8 21 (45.65%) WinForms
8 21 (45.65%) Asset Management
8 21 (45.65%) JasperReports
8 21 (45.65%) Korn
9 16 (34.78%) ETL
9 16 (34.78%) Ab Initio
9 16 (34.78%) Hi Portfolio
9 16 (34.78%) Fund Accounting
10 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (30.43%) HTML
11 14 (30.43%) CSS
11 14 (30.43%) HTML5
12 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
13 11 (23.91%) Finance
14 9 (19.57%) CMS
14 9 (19.57%) jQuery
14 9 (19.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.57%) CMS
2 5 (10.87%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Hi Portfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (45.65%) JasperReports
3 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MSTest
1 5 (10.87%) NUnit
1 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
2 4 (8.70%) Bower
2 4 (8.70%) Grunt
3 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.52%) Subversion
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Law
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) ETL Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Design Leader
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) .NET
2 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
3 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 21 (45.65%) WinForms
4 14 (30.43%) CSS
4 14 (30.43%) HTML
4 14 (30.43%) HTML5
5 9 (19.57%) jQuery
5 9 (19.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.87%) CSS3
8 4 (8.70%) Kendo UI
8 4 (8.70%) LESS
8 4 (8.70%) Sass
8 4 (8.70%) XML
9 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Unix
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) SDLC
2 24 (52.17%) MVC
3 21 (45.65%) Asset Management
4 16 (34.78%) ETL
4 16 (34.78%) Fund Accounting
5 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
7 7 (15.22%) Web Development
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Data Management
8 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.87%) Open Source
8 5 (10.87%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) Content Management
9 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Content Management
9 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) C#
2 21 (45.65%) Korn
2 21 (45.65%) Perl
2 21 (45.65%) VB
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.52%) Clojure
4 3 (6.52%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.78%) Ab Initio
3 5 (10.87%) Sitecore