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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 127 157 99
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 34 19 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 0.51% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.54% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 49
Average salary £72,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.20% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £71,250 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
2947 3538 3144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.59% 94.73% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1908 2325 2080
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Edinburgh +14 22 £72,500 +7.40% 7
Glasgow +20 13 £55,000 - 3
West Lothian - 2 - - 1
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 46 (63.01%) Finance
2 19 (26.03%) Java
2 19 (26.03%) Open Source
3 18 (24.66%) Banking
4 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.92%) TOGAF
4 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (19.18%) Project Management
6 13 (17.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (15.07%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (15.07%) SQL
8 10 (13.70%) Oracle
8 10 (13.70%) SOA
8 10 (13.70%) User Experience
9 9 (12.33%) Financial Modelling
9 9 (12.33%) Business Development
10 8 (10.96%) Zachman Framework
10 8 (10.96%) Middleware
11 7 (9.59%) Linux
11 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.59%) ArchiMate
12 6 (8.22%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
12 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
12 6 (8.22%) Web Services
12 6 (8.22%) MPLS
12 6 (8.22%) WAN
12 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.22%) Supplier Management
13 5 (6.85%) Netezza

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (6.85%) SAS
1 5 (6.85%) Apache
1 5 (6.85%) Mule
1 5 (6.85%) Apache Pig
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) SPSS
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) thinkFolio
2 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) MPLS
1 6 (8.22%) WAN
2 5 (6.85%) DNS
3 4 (5.48%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) Broadband
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
1 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.85%) DB2
2 5 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (6.85%) Apache Hive
2 5 (6.85%) HBase
2 5 (6.85%) Mahout
2 5 (6.85%) Big Data
2 5 (6.85%) Pentaho
2 5 (6.85%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.85%) Triplestore
2 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.85%) Sqoop
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.37%) OLTP
4 1 (1.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 46 (63.01%) Finance
2 18 (24.66%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Middleware
2 6 (8.22%) Web Services
3 5 (6.85%) Spring
3 5 (6.85%) J2EE
3 5 (6.85%) MLlib
4 4 (5.48%) Spring Integration
4 4 (5.48%) JMS
4 4 (5.48%) .NET
5 3 (4.11%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.74%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.74%) EJB
6 2 (2.74%) JSF
6 2 (2.74%) Java EE
7 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.37%) XForms
7 1 (1.37%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.37%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.70%) User Experience
3 4 (5.48%) Reference Data
3 4 (5.48%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.48%) Equities
3 4 (5.48%) Wiki
3 4 (5.48%) Derivative
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Open Source
2 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.92%) TOGAF
3 14 (19.18%) Project Management
4 13 (17.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (15.07%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (13.70%) SOA
7 9 (12.33%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (12.33%) Business Development
8 8 (10.96%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.59%) ArchiMate
10 6 (8.22%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (8.22%) Supplier Management
11 5 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (6.85%) Data Management
11 5 (6.85%) Migration
11 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.85%) ETL
11 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) Java
2 11 (15.07%) SQL
3 5 (6.85%) Perl
3 5 (6.85%) PHP
3 5 (6.85%) Python
3 5 (6.85%) R
4 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) CCNP
2 1 (1.37%) CCNA
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) Netezza
3 5 (6.85%) Greenplum
3 5 (6.85%) Teradata
3 5 (6.85%) Informatica
3 5 (6.85%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (6.85%) TIBCO
3 5 (6.85%) Cognos
3 5 (6.85%) Vertica
3 5 (6.85%) Talend
4 4 (5.48%) GoldenSource
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
Perth & Kinross
SSE
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Perth & Kinross
SSE
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 30% benefits, 28 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65 - 75k + great package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65-75K
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £57000.00 - £72000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago