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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 139 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 28 47 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 1.50% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.59% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 39
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £47,500 £47,668
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £79,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
3430 2957 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.47% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 1925 2092
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 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 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 30 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 -25 15 £66,250 -8.62% 2
Glasgow -16 4 £65,000 +36.84%
Aberdeen +17 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £60,000 -
North Lanarkshire 0 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Stirling - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle
4 9 (16.98%) Degree
4 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.98%) Banking
4 9 (16.98%) TOGAF
5 8 (15.09%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (13.21%) WAN
6 7 (13.21%) Java
6 7 (13.21%) CMS
7 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.32%) LAN
7 6 (11.32%) Coaching
8 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.43%) REST
8 5 (9.43%) Internet
8 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.43%) SQL
8 5 (9.43%) .NET
8 5 (9.43%) HTML
8 5 (9.43%) Web Development
8 5 (9.43%) Scrum
8 5 (9.43%) Retail
9 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
9 4 (7.55%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (7.55%) Retail Banking
9 4 (7.55%) C#
9 4 (7.55%) UNIX

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.66%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.66%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 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%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) WAN
2 6 (11.32%) LAN
3 5 (9.43%) Internet
4 3 (5.66%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) MPLS
5 1 (1.89%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) OLAP
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) OLTP
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.55%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Law
6 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.89%) Advertising
6 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.89%) Local Government
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) HTML
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
1 5 (9.43%) REST
2 4 (7.55%) SOAP
3 3 (5.66%) Web Services
3 3 (5.66%) JSP
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) CSS3
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (3.77%) Lucene
4 2 (3.77%) jQuery
5 1 (1.89%) RichFaces
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) Java EE
5 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.89%) WSDL
5 1 (1.89%) SAML
5 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) CMDB
2 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.77%) Open Source
3 1 (1.89%) Social Media
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.89%) Equities
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) UNIX
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) TOGAF
3 8 (15.09%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.32%) Coaching
5 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.43%) Scrum
5 5 (9.43%) Web Development
6 4 (7.55%) Data Mapping
6 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.55%) SOA
6 4 (7.55%) ETL
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (7.55%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (5.66%) Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.43%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) 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 2 (3.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Sybase
2 3 (5.66%) Citrix
2 3 (5.66%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.77%) Remedy
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) ExactTarget
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) HP
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