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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 109 147 114
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 57 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 0.70% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.73% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 43 11 30
Average salary £65,500 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.96% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £75,000 £72,500
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
3131 3541 2882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.91% 94.81% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2281 1889
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 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 1 September 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
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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 +16 34 £72,000 -4.00% 5
Glasgow +20 19 £55,000 - 4
West Lothian - 4 £63,750 - 2
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 42 (51.85%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Banking
3 15 (18.52%) Open Source
4 12 (14.81%) SOA
4 12 (14.81%) Java
5 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 9 (11.11%) Project Management
6 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (9.88%) SQL
7 8 (9.88%) Oracle
7 8 (9.88%) Linux
7 8 (9.88%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (9.88%) TOGAF
8 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (8.64%) Business Development
9 6 (7.41%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (7.41%) Process Management
9 6 (7.41%) Migration
9 6 (7.41%) UML
9 6 (7.41%) J2EE
9 6 (7.41%) Middleware
9 6 (7.41%) WAN
9 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.41%) ETL
10 5 (6.17%) SAS
10 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.17%) Informatica
10 5 (6.17%) MicroStrategy

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (6.17%) Apache
1 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.17%) SAS
1 5 (6.17%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.70%) Mule
3 2 (2.47%) Lync
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.47%) JBoss
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.23%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) MTS
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) SPSS
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.94%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) WAN
2 5 (6.17%) Internet
3 4 (4.94%) MPLS
4 2 (2.47%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.47%) LAN
4 2 (2.47%) DNS
5 1 (1.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) LDAP
5 1 (1.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) Pentaho
1 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
1 5 (6.17%) Apache Hive
1 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
1 5 (6.17%) HBase
1 5 (6.17%) Mahout
1 5 (6.17%) Big Data
1 5 (6.17%) Sqoop
1 5 (6.17%) Triplestore
1 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
1 5 (6.17%) DB2
1 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.23%) OLAP
3 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 42 (51.85%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.47%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) J2EE
1 6 (7.41%) Middleware
2 5 (6.17%) MLlib
2 5 (6.17%) Web Services
3 4 (4.94%) .NET
4 3 (3.70%) EJB
5 2 (2.47%) JMS
5 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.47%) Spring
5 2 (2.47%) JSF
5 2 (2.47%) Java EE
5 2 (2.47%) Spring Integration
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.23%) JavaBeans
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.23%) JSP
6 1 (1.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.47%) Equities
3 2 (2.47%) Derivative
3 2 (2.47%) Wiki
3 2 (2.47%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) DTV
4 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Open Source
2 12 (14.81%) SOA
3 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (11.11%) Project Management
5 8 (9.88%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (9.88%) TOGAF
6 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (8.64%) Business Development
7 6 (7.41%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (7.41%) Migration
7 6 (7.41%) Process Management
7 6 (7.41%) ETL
7 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.41%) UML
8 5 (6.17%) CRM
8 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.17%) MapReduce
8 5 (6.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) Java
2 8 (9.88%) SQL
3 5 (6.17%) Python
3 5 (6.17%) R
3 5 (6.17%) Perl
3 5 (6.17%) PHP
4 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.23%) C
5 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) CCNP
2 1 (1.23%) CCNA
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) Cognos
3 5 (6.17%) Cisco
3 5 (6.17%) Informatica
3 5 (6.17%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (6.17%) Netezza
3 5 (6.17%) Greenplum
3 5 (6.17%) Vertica
3 5 (6.17%) Talend
3 5 (6.17%) Teradata
4 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.47%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.23%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) SAP
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