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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 142 143 136
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 28 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.58% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.72% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 8
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2995 2622 2413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.73% 80.40% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2007 1718 1637
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +2 19 £40,750 - 1
Aberdeen +13 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Glasgow -16 3 £46,500 - 2
Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 46 (58.23%) .NET
2 40 (50.63%) C#
3 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
4 37 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (40.51%) SQL
6 30 (37.97%) UNIX
7 29 (36.71%) HTML
8 28 (35.44%) CSS
9 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
9 27 (34.18%) jQuery
10 26 (32.91%) Software Engineering
11 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET
12 20 (25.32%) Windows
12 20 (25.32%) C++
13 19 (24.05%) C
13 19 (24.05%) Visual Studio
13 19 (24.05%) Degree
14 18 (22.78%) Mathematics
14 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
15 17 (21.52%) Linux
16 16 (20.25%) OOP
16 16 (20.25%) STL
16 16 (20.25%) MFC
16 16 (20.25%) Ethernet
16 16 (20.25%) VC++
16 16 (20.25%) OpenGL
16 16 (20.25%) WPF
16 16 (20.25%) Subversion
16 16 (20.25%) Electronics
16 16 (20.25%) TDD

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.53%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Project
1 2 (2.53%) MS Office
1 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.86%) SQLite
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.53%) Informix
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (24.05%) Visual Studio
2 16 (20.25%) Subversion
3 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.53%) RubyMine
4 2 (2.53%) JIRA
4 2 (2.53%) JUnit
5 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.27%) Ant
5 1 (1.27%) Maven
5 1 (1.27%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (20.25%) Electronics
2 14 (17.72%) Advertising
3 8 (10.13%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Billing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (58.23%) Developer
2 23 (29.11%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Senior Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Web Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Lead Web Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Software Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Perl Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Solutions Analyst
10 1 (1.27%) IT Manager
10 1 (1.27%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.27%) Programmer
10 1 (1.27%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (58.23%) .NET
2 29 (36.71%) HTML
3 28 (35.44%) CSS
4 27 (34.18%) jQuery
5 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET
6 16 (20.25%) STL
6 16 (20.25%) MFC
6 16 (20.25%) OpenGL
6 16 (20.25%) WPF
6 16 (20.25%) Qt
6 16 (20.25%) Direct3D
7 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (17.72%) HTML5
9 13 (16.46%) LESS
9 13 (16.46%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (15.19%) Sinatra
10 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (11.39%) Web Services
12 6 (7.59%) WinForms
13 2 (2.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Mathematics
1 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
2 16 (20.25%) Visualisation
2 16 (20.25%) CUDA
3 9 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) iPhone
4 2 (2.53%) iPad
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.27%) Informatics
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) UNIX
2 20 (25.32%) Windows
3 17 (21.52%) Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Android
4 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.91%) Software Engineering
3 16 (20.25%) OOP
3 16 (20.25%) TDD
3 16 (20.25%) Unit Testing
3 16 (20.25%) 3D Visualisation
4 13 (16.46%) MVC
4 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (16.46%) SOA
5 11 (13.92%) Project Planning
6 10 (12.66%) Web Development
7 8 (10.13%) OO
8 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.06%) Product Management
9 4 (5.06%) Document Management
9 4 (5.06%) Scrum
9 4 (5.06%) Workflow
9 4 (5.06%) Project Management
10 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.80%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.63%) C#
2 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
3 32 (40.51%) SQL
4 20 (25.32%) C++
5 19 (24.05%) C
6 16 (20.25%) VC++
7 15 (18.99%) Python
7 15 (18.99%) Perl
8 13 (16.46%) Ruby
9 7 (8.86%) VB.NET
10 4 (5.06%) Java
11 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle
2 3 (3.80%) Pega
3 2 (2.53%) Iron Speed
3 2 (2.53%) Greenplum
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Aberdeen
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 19 days ago