The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 139 145 96
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 30 27 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.73% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.76% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 58
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £67,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,000 £60,250
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.20%
Solutions Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Glasgow +12 14 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Edinburgh +4 14 £72,500 +11.53% 5
West Lothian - 2 - - 1
Stirling -6 1 - -
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 42 (60.87%) Finance
2 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.54%) TOGAF
4 18 (26.09%) Java
5 17 (24.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (24.64%) Open Source
6 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (18.84%) User Experience
7 13 (18.84%) Project Management
8 11 (15.94%) Banking
9 10 (14.49%) SOA
10 9 (13.04%) Middleware
10 9 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (13.04%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (11.59%) ArchiMate
11 8 (11.59%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (11.59%) SQL
11 8 (11.59%) Oracle
12 6 (8.70%) MPLS
12 6 (8.70%) WAN
12 6 (8.70%) Supplier Management
12 6 (8.70%) Degree
12 6 (8.70%) QA
12 6 (8.70%) Business Development
12 6 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.25%) Mule
13 5 (7.25%) Data Management
13 5 (7.25%) Spring
13 5 (7.25%) DNS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (7.25%) Mule
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) SAS
3 2 (2.90%) JBoss
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SPSS
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) thinkFolio
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) WAN
1 6 (8.70%) MPLS
2 5 (7.25%) Internet
2 5 (7.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) LDAP
3 1 (1.45%) Broadband
3 1 (1.45%) LAN
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.90%) HBase
2 2 (2.90%) Mahout
2 2 (2.90%) Big Data
2 2 (2.90%) Sqoop
2 2 (2.90%) Triplestore
2 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) DB2
2 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.90%) Pentaho
2 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.45%) OLAP
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (60.87%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Local Government
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) Middleware
2 5 (7.25%) Spring
2 5 (7.25%) J2EE
3 4 (5.80%) JMS
3 4 (5.80%) Spring Integration
3 4 (5.80%) .NET
4 3 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.35%) Web Services
5 2 (2.90%) EJB
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Camel
5 2 (2.90%) MLlib
5 2 (2.90%) JSF
5 2 (2.90%) Java EE
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.45%) XML
6 1 (1.45%) XSLT
6 1 (1.45%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.45%) XForms
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.84%) User Experience
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.80%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.80%) Equities
3 4 (5.80%) Derivative
3 4 (5.80%) Wiki
3 4 (5.80%) Reference Data
3 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) UNIX
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.54%) TOGAF
3 17 (24.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (24.64%) Open Source
4 13 (18.84%) Project Management
5 10 (14.49%) SOA
6 9 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (13.04%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (11.59%) ArchiMate
7 8 (11.59%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (8.70%) Business Development
8 6 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.70%) Supplier Management
9 5 (7.25%) Data Management
10 4 (5.80%) Information Management
10 4 (5.80%) Validation
10 4 (5.80%) OO
10 4 (5.80%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.80%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) Java
2 8 (11.59%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.90%) R
4 2 (2.90%) Python
4 2 (2.90%) Perl
4 2 (2.90%) PHP
5 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) CCNP
2 1 (1.45%) CCNA
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) TIBCO
3 4 (5.80%) GoldenSource
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.90%) Teradata
5 2 (2.90%) Netezza
5 2 (2.90%) Greenplum
5 2 (2.90%) Vertica
5 2 (2.90%) Talend
5 2 (2.90%) Informatica
5 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) Cognos
6 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
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