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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 142 106 101
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 28 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.77% 1.62% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.71% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 40
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £47,689
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
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
3454 2925 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.23% 94.75% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 1920 2083
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -25 13 £67,500 -2.17% 2
Glasgow -25 4 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Stirling - 3 - -
South Lanarkshire 0 2 £60,000 -14.28%
Aberdeen - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire -2 1 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Banking
3 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Oracle
4 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 7 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 7 (12.50%) CMS
5 7 (12.50%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) UNIX
5 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) WAN
6 6 (10.71%) SQL
6 6 (10.71%) .NET
6 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.93%) Coaching
7 5 (8.93%) REST
7 5 (8.93%) Information Architecture
7 5 (8.93%) Web Development
7 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) Information Security
7 5 (8.93%) HTML
7 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (8.93%) Internet
7 5 (8.93%) LAN

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.79%) Finacle
2 1 (1.79%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) WAN
2 5 (8.93%) Internet
2 5 (8.93%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) OLTP
3 2 (3.57%) OLAP
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Law
5 2 (3.57%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Local Government
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) REST
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) SOAP
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
4 3 (5.36%) JSP
5 2 (3.57%) CSS
5 2 (3.57%) Lucene
5 2 (3.57%) jQuery
5 2 (3.57%) HTML5
5 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.57%) CSS3
6 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.79%) RichFaces
6 1 (1.79%) WCF
6 1 (1.79%) Spring
6 1 (1.79%) Java EE
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) Equities
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 7 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.93%) Coaching
4 5 (8.93%) Information Architecture
4 5 (8.93%) Web Development
4 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.93%) Scrum
4 5 (8.93%) Information Security
5 4 (7.14%) SOA
5 4 (7.14%) ETL
5 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.14%) Content Management
5 4 (7.14%) Data Mapping
5 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.36%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
3 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) MCTS
3 1 (1.79%) MCITP
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) OCP
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) Sitecore
2 3 (5.36%) Sybase
2 3 (5.36%) Citrix
3 2 (3.57%) Remedy
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) ExactTarget
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.79%) Symantec
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North Lanarkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000. per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago