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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 105 127 116
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 57 33 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.91% 1.08% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.13% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 26
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £48,187
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £72,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +25 30 £65,000 -10.34% 5
Glasgow -1 19 £55,000 -8.33% 7
West Lothian +8 4 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £60,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £57,500 -
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (34.29%) Finance
2 26 (24.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.95%) Banking
5 19 (18.10%) TOGAF
5 19 (18.10%) Java
6 15 (14.29%) Open Source
7 12 (11.43%) Retail
7 12 (11.43%) SOA
8 10 (9.52%) UML
8 10 (9.52%) J2EE
9 9 (8.57%) Presales
9 9 (8.57%) Data Management
9 9 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (8.57%) .NET
9 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
10 8 (7.62%) Process Management
10 8 (7.62%) LAN
10 8 (7.62%) WAN
10 8 (7.62%) Retail Banking
10 8 (7.62%) Software Architecture
11 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
11 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
12 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
12 6 (5.71%) ITIL
12 6 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (5.71%) Taxonomies
13 5 (4.76%) Network Design
13 5 (4.76%) Windows

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (2.86%) CMS
1 3 (2.86%) Lync
1 3 (2.86%) OpenStack
1 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.95%) IIS
2 1 (0.95%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) LAN
1 8 (7.62%) WAN
2 4 (3.81%) Internet
3 2 (1.90%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.95%) VoIP
4 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) ERwin
1 1 (0.95%) MagicDraw
General
1 36 (34.29%) Finance
2 22 (20.95%) Banking
3 12 (11.43%) Retail
4 8 (7.62%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.90%) Back Office
6 2 (1.90%) Electronics
6 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) J2EE
2 9 (8.57%) .NET
3 2 (1.90%) Java EE
3 2 (1.90%) Middleware
3 2 (1.90%) XML
4 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.95%) EJB
4 1 (0.95%) HTML
4 1 (0.95%) JavaBeans
4 1 (0.95%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 6 (5.71%) Taxonomies
2 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.90%) Online Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Ontologies
3 2 (1.90%) PMI
4 1 (0.95%) Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) Replication
4 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (1.90%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.10%) TOGAF
4 15 (14.29%) Open Source
5 12 (11.43%) SOA
6 10 (9.52%) UML
7 9 (8.57%) Data Management
7 9 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (8.57%) Presales
8 8 (7.62%) Process Management
8 8 (7.62%) Software Architecture
9 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.71%) ITIL
9 6 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.76%) Network Design
10 5 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
11 4 (3.81%) Benchmarking
11 4 (3.81%) Migration
11 4 (3.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.10%) Java
2 4 (3.81%) SQL
3 1 (0.95%) C
3 1 (0.95%) C++
3 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) Degree
1 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.95%) CCNP
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.95%) ISEB
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) COBIT
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) UAG
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.76%) IBM
3 4 (3.81%) Cisco
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle
4 3 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (0.95%) CA
5 1 (0.95%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.95%) F5
5 1 (0.95%) FNZ
5 1 (0.95%) Juniper
5 1 (0.95%) Riverbed
5 1 (0.95%) Sybase
5 1 (0.95%) VMware
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