The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 141 110 88
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 37 55 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 1.77% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.87% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 49
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,016 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -6.53%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3847 2938 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.99% 94.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 1716 2515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Solutions Architect
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Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Scotland region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Scotland

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Scotland

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 31 £60,000 +4.34% 5
Glasgow -17 6 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Midlothian - 1 £58,500 -
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Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 30 (33.33%) Finance
2 27 (30.00%) Java
3 23 (25.56%) Linux
4 21 (23.33%) Python
5 20 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 19 (21.11%) Middleware
7 18 (20.00%) Banking
7 18 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (16.67%) Scrum
9 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (14.44%) jQuery
9 13 (14.44%) SQL
9 13 (14.44%) CSS
9 13 (14.44%) AngularJS
10 12 (13.33%) HTML5
10 12 (13.33%) HTML
10 12 (13.33%) IBM
10 12 (13.33%) JSON
10 12 (13.33%) TOGAF
10 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (12.22%) Ruby
11 11 (12.22%) JIRA
11 11 (12.22%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (12.22%) Data Mapping
11 11 (12.22%) Django
11 11 (12.22%) ETL
11 11 (12.22%) GIS
11 11 (12.22%) Shell Script
11 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
11 11 (12.22%) Perl

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.78%) Drupal
1 7 (7.78%) WebSphere
1 7 (7.78%) SugarCRM
2 3 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.33%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.22%) SAS
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) GitHub
2 1 (1.11%) IaaS
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) SAN
2 2 (2.22%) WAN
2 2 (2.22%) LAN
2 2 (2.22%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) Network Security
2 2 (2.22%) NAS
3 1 (1.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 11 (12.22%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (8.89%) RDBMS
4 8 (8.89%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.78%) Pentaho
5 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) JIRA
1 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (6.67%) Advertising
4 5 (5.56%) Retail
5 4 (4.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.11%) Middleware
2 13 (14.44%) jQuery
2 13 (14.44%) CSS
2 13 (14.44%) AngularJS
3 12 (13.33%) HTML5
3 12 (13.33%) HTML
3 12 (13.33%) JSON
4 11 (12.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (12.22%) Django
4 11 (12.22%) PostGIS
5 7 (7.78%) .NET
6 3 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (2.22%) J2EE
7 2 (2.22%) CSS3
7 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.11%) RESTful
8 1 (1.11%) RichFaces
8 1 (1.11%) WCF
8 1 (1.11%) Java EE
8 1 (1.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) GIS
1 11 (12.22%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.00%) Open Source
3 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.11%) Economics
4 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Linux
2 9 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (7.78%) Ubuntu
3 7 (7.78%) Debian
3 7 (7.78%) UNIX
4 4 (4.44%) Solaris
5 2 (2.22%) AIX
5 2 (2.22%) HPUX
6 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (16.67%) Scrum
3 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.22%) Data Mapping
5 11 (12.22%) ETL
5 11 (12.22%) Product Management
6 9 (10.00%) SOA
7 8 (8.89%) OO
8 6 (6.67%) UML
9 5 (5.56%) Information Architecture
9 5 (5.56%) Information Security
9 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.33%) Business Development
11 3 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (3.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.00%) Java
2 21 (23.33%) Python
3 13 (14.44%) SQL
4 11 (12.22%) Ruby
4 11 (12.22%) Shell Script
4 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.22%) Perl
5 7 (7.78%) Jython
6 5 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (1.11%) C++
7 1 (1.11%) C
7 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) IBM
2 9 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.89%) JBoss
4 7 (7.78%) Talend
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle
6 3 (3.33%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.22%) Cisco
7 2 (2.22%) EMC
7 2 (2.22%) Symantec
7 2 (2.22%) VMware
8 1 (1.11%) Pega
8 1 (1.11%) Actimize
8 1 (1.11%) Citrix
8 1 (1.11%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.11%) SmartStream
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