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 30 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 Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 152 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 18 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 1.89% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.98% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 49 35
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3483 3083 2894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.80% 95.36% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2030 2016
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 30 July 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 30 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 -43 9 £67,500 +17.39%
Stirling - 3 - -
South Lanarkshire -1 2 £60,000 -2.04%
Glasgow -29 2 £55,000 -12.00%
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Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 14 (23.33%) Banking
3 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (15.00%) Data Mapping
4 9 (15.00%) ETL
5 8 (13.33%) .NET
5 8 (13.33%) CMS
6 7 (11.67%) UNIX
6 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.00%) Oracle
7 6 (10.00%) Java
7 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 6 (10.00%) Retail
7 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (8.33%) Information Architecture
8 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.33%) Information Security
8 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (8.33%) C#
8 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.33%) SOA
9 4 (6.67%) MVC
9 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.67%) SQL
9 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (6.67%) Web Development
9 4 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (13.33%) CMS
2 4 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 4 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.67%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 14 (23.33%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Local Government
6 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) jQuery
2 3 (5.00%) CSS
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) REST
2 3 (5.00%) CSS3
2 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.33%) HTML5
3 2 (3.33%) SOAP
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (3.33%) Java EE
3 2 (3.33%) RichFaces
3 2 (3.33%) Lucene
4 1 (1.67%) Spring
4 1 (1.67%) JSF
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.67%) WCF
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Open Source
3 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) Equities
4 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (15.00%) Data Mapping
2 9 (15.00%) ETL
3 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.00%) Scrum
5 5 (8.33%) Information Architecture
5 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.33%) Information Security
5 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.33%) SOA
6 4 (6.67%) MVC
6 4 (6.67%) Web Development
6 4 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (6.67%) Content Management
7 3 (5.00%) Data Management
7 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.67%) MCTS
3 1 (1.67%) MCITP
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) OCP
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (3.33%) Remedy
4 2 (3.33%) JBoss
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Sybase
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.67%) Symantec
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) ExactTarget