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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 147 146 144
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 16 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.79% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 9
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £50,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.39%
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
2800 3048 2655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.64% 83.71% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1774 2011 1724
Average salary £42,926 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
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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 -5 12 £40,000 -1.84% 1
Glasgow +13 1 - - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £47,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £110,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 35 (70.00%) .NET
2 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (64.00%) C#
4 31 (62.00%) Degree
4 31 (62.00%) Computer Science
5 30 (60.00%) TDD
6 28 (56.00%) Mathematics
7 27 (54.00%) C++
7 27 (54.00%) C
8 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
8 22 (44.00%) HTML
9 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
9 20 (40.00%) Waterfall
9 20 (40.00%) SDLC
10 19 (38.00%) Relational Database
10 19 (38.00%) Unit Testing
10 19 (38.00%) Visualisation
10 19 (38.00%) Visual Studio
10 19 (38.00%) OOP
11 18 (36.00%) VC++
11 18 (36.00%) STL
11 18 (36.00%) Windows
11 18 (36.00%) Ethernet
11 18 (36.00%) MFC
11 18 (36.00%) Electronics
11 18 (36.00%) Subversion
11 18 (36.00%) 3D Visualisation
11 18 (36.00%) Linear Algebra
12 15 (30.00%) Scrum
13 14 (28.00%) AngularJS

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Visual Studio
2 18 (36.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Grunt
3 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (36.00%) Electronics
2 8 (16.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Software Engineer
2 15 (30.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Software Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.00%) Programmer
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Head of Development
6 2 (4.00%) Head of Software Development
6 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) .NET
2 22 (44.00%) HTML
3 18 (36.00%) MFC
3 18 (36.00%) STL
4 14 (28.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (22.00%) WinForms
7 10 (20.00%) NHibernate
7 10 (20.00%) Spring.NET
7 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
8 9 (18.00%) Qt
8 9 (18.00%) Direct3D
8 9 (18.00%) WPF
8 9 (18.00%) OpenGL
9 8 (16.00%) Java RMI
9 8 (16.00%) Hibernate
9 8 (16.00%) JPA
10 7 (14.00%) JNI
11 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (62.00%) Computer Science
2 28 (56.00%) Mathematics
3 19 (38.00%) Visualisation
4 10 (20.00%) Physics
4 10 (20.00%) User Experience
5 9 (18.00%) CUDA
5 9 (18.00%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (10.00%) Algorithms
7 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (2.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (60.00%) TDD
3 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 20 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 20 (40.00%) SDLC
4 19 (38.00%) Unit Testing
4 19 (38.00%) OOP
5 18 (36.00%) 3D Visualisation
5 18 (36.00%) Linear Algebra
6 15 (30.00%) Scrum
7 13 (26.00%) Open Source
7 13 (26.00%) MVC
8 12 (24.00%) Mentoring
9 10 (20.00%) UX Design
10 9 (18.00%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (18.00%) UML
10 9 (18.00%) OOD
11 8 (16.00%) Multithreading
11 8 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (6.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) C#
2 27 (54.00%) C++
2 27 (54.00%) C
3 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (36.00%) VC++
5 11 (22.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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