The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 136 145 150
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 23 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.77% 0.73% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.77% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 7
Average salary £61,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Technical 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
2767 3621 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.13% 94.82% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2369 1854
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Scotland region.

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Scotland

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +19 19 £61,500 +17.14% 2
Glasgow -3 4 £70,000 +55.55%
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 25 (46.30%) Web Services
2 24 (44.44%) Java
3 21 (38.89%) SOA
4 16 (29.63%) Middleware
5 15 (27.78%) Finance
5 15 (27.78%) Degree
6 12 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 12 (22.22%) XML
7 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
7 11 (20.37%) Windows
7 11 (20.37%) MVC
8 10 (18.52%) VMware
8 10 (18.52%) Python
8 10 (18.52%) SOAP
8 10 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (16.67%) Drools
9 9 (16.67%) Open Source
9 9 (16.67%) jBPM
9 9 (16.67%) JPA
9 9 (16.67%) REST
9 9 (16.67%) J2EE
9 9 (16.67%) JBoss
9 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 9 (16.67%) Spring
10 8 (14.81%) Banking
10 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
10 8 (14.81%) MS Excel

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
1 4 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MSI
2 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) NUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Moq
3 1 (1.85%) MSTest
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
2 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) Web Services
2 16 (29.63%) Middleware
3 12 (22.22%) XML
4 10 (18.52%) SOAP
5 9 (16.67%) Drools
5 9 (16.67%) jBPM
5 9 (16.67%) JPA
5 9 (16.67%) REST
5 9 (16.67%) J2EE
5 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 9 (16.67%) Spring
6 7 (12.96%) Application Packaging
6 7 (12.96%) .NET
6 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.26%) WinForms
7 5 (9.26%) WPF
8 4 (7.41%) XSD
9 3 (5.56%) XML Schema
9 3 (5.56%) XSLT
9 3 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) SOA
2 12 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (20.37%) MVC
4 9 (16.67%) Open Source
5 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.26%) Data Management
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.41%) MVVM
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 3 (5.56%) Service Management
8 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.56%) Coaching
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) Java
2 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.52%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) XPath
5 2 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
1 7 (12.96%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 7 (12.96%) Citrix
4 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.26%) IBM
5 3 (5.56%) HP
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