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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 141 108 105
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 26 44 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 1.42% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.50% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 38
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -16.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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
3542 2925 2956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 94.54% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2278 1926 2047
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 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 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 1 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 -13 13 £75,000 +16.27% 1
Glasgow -20 4 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Stirling - 3 - -
South Lanarkshire -1 2 £60,000 -2.04%
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 (35.85%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Oracle
4 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (13.21%) CMS
5 7 (13.21%) UNIX
5 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.32%) .NET
6 6 (11.32%) Java
6 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
6 6 (11.32%) Degree
6 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (9.43%) Information Architecture
7 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.43%) Information Security
7 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.43%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) SQL
7 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.55%) SOA
8 4 (7.55%) ETL
8 4 (7.55%) LAN
8 4 (7.55%) WAN
8 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.55%) C#
8 4 (7.55%) HTML
8 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
8 4 (7.55%) Content Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (13.21%) CMS
2 3 (5.66%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.66%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.89%) Finacle
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.89%) PaaS
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) LAN
1 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) OLTP
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.89%) OLAP
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.66%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Law
5 2 (3.77%) Advertising
6 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) REST
3 3 (5.66%) SOAP
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) JSP
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) jQuery
4 2 (3.77%) Lucene
4 2 (3.77%) CSS3
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) Java EE
5 1 (1.89%) WCF
5 1 (1.89%) RichFaces
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.89%) WSDL
5 1 (1.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.77%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Equities
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) UNIX
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
4 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.43%) Scrum
4 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.43%) Information Security
4 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.43%) Information Architecture
5 4 (7.55%) Data Mapping
5 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (7.55%) SOA
5 4 (7.55%) ETL
5 4 (7.55%) Web Development
5 4 (7.55%) Content Management
6 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) BPR
6 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.66%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.55%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCTS
3 1 (1.89%) MCITP
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) OCP
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Citrix
2 3 (5.66%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Remedy
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Sybase
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) ExactTarget
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000. per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago