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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 119 116 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 35 47 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.12% 1.37% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.44% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 59
Average salary £60,000 £63,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,868 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,200 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
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
2949 3267 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.13% 95.47% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 2138 1768
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +15 16 £60,000 -12.72% 4
Edinburgh -20 10 £72,500 +50.45% 4
Dundee - 2 - -
Fife - 2 £50,000 -
Highlands - 1 £62,500 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (47.89%) Finance
2 31 (43.66%) Enterprise Architecture
3 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (35.21%) TOGAF
5 23 (32.39%) Java
6 17 (23.94%) Zachman Framework
7 16 (22.54%) SOA
8 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (16.90%) Open Source
10 11 (15.49%) User Experience
11 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (12.68%) Internet
12 8 (11.27%) Hibernate
12 8 (11.27%) Banking
12 8 (11.27%) Spring
12 8 (11.27%) Degree
12 8 (11.27%) QA
13 7 (9.86%) Retail
13 7 (9.86%) Scrum
14 6 (8.45%) CMS
14 6 (8.45%) Retail Banking
14 6 (8.45%) SaaS
14 6 (8.45%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (8.45%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (8.45%) Data Integration
14 6 (8.45%) WAN
14 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
14 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
15 5 (7.04%) ArchiMate
15 5 (7.04%) Analytics

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.45%) CMS
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) CICS
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.41%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (8.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Internet
2 6 (8.45%) WAN
3 5 (7.04%) Firewall
4 4 (5.63%) LAN
4 4 (5.63%) SAN
5 3 (4.23%) DNS
5 3 (4.23%) MPLS
6 1 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) OLTP
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (2.82%) OLAP
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.41%) DB2
2 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (47.89%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 7 (9.86%) Retail
4 6 (8.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) Hibernate
1 8 (11.27%) Spring
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 3 (4.23%) Web Services
3 3 (4.23%) Middleware
4 2 (2.82%) HTML
4 2 (2.82%) REST
4 2 (2.82%) XML
4 2 (2.82%) JMS
4 2 (2.82%) J2EE
4 2 (2.82%) JSP
4 2 (2.82%) SOAP
5 1 (1.41%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.41%) XForms
5 1 (1.41%) XSLT
5 1 (1.41%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.41%) iBATIS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.90%) Open Source
3 11 (15.49%) User Experience
4 6 (8.45%) Data Integration
5 4 (5.63%) Social Media
5 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.23%) CMDB
7 1 (1.41%) Wiki
7 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.41%) GIS
7 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.41%) Equities
7 1 (1.41%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Enterprise Architecture
2 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.21%) TOGAF
4 17 (23.94%) Zachman Framework
5 16 (22.54%) SOA
6 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.86%) Scrum
8 6 (8.45%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.04%) ArchiMate
9 5 (7.04%) Analytics
9 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (7.04%) Project Management
10 4 (5.63%) EAI
10 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.63%) Coaching
10 4 (5.63%) Web Analytics
11 3 (4.23%) Financial Modelling
11 3 (4.23%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) Java
2 4 (5.63%) SQL
3 3 (4.23%) C
3 3 (4.23%) C++
4 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) COBOL
5 1 (1.41%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) EMC
2 4 (5.63%) Citrix
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle
2 4 (5.63%) Cisco
2 4 (5.63%) NetApp
2 4 (5.63%) VMware
3 3 (4.23%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Sybase
5 1 (1.41%) Juniper
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.41%) Symantec
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