The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 134 150 138
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 21 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.31% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.38% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 7
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,050 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +10.00%
Technical Architecture
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2628 2652 2457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.21% 81.00% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1744 1685 1702
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in Scotland

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Technical Architecture Salary Histogram in Scotland

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Glasgow +21 15 £65,000 +73.33%
Edinburgh -4 6 £55,000 -12.00%
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) Middleware
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.22%) Degree
5 10 (22.22%) Web Services
5 10 (22.22%) XML
5 10 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 9 (20.00%) Java
6 9 (20.00%) Oracle
6 9 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 9 (20.00%) Banking
6 9 (20.00%) Change Management
7 8 (17.78%) SOAP
7 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
8 7 (15.56%) SOA
8 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (15.56%) Equities
8 7 (15.56%) Derivative
8 7 (15.56%) Coaching
9 6 (13.33%) Apache CXF
9 6 (13.33%) XML Messaging
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.33%) IBM
10 5 (11.11%) Internet
10 5 (11.11%) HTML
10 5 (11.11%) ITIL
10 5 (11.11%) Release Management
10 5 (11.11%) Web Development

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle ASCP
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.44%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) LAN
3 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) MPLS
4 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.22%) MGW
4 1 (2.22%) NAS
4 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Subversion
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Ant
General
1 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Architect
2 7 (15.56%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (15.56%) Data Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Applications Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Head of Architecture
4 4 (8.89%) Data Modeller
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Business Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Middleware
2 10 (22.22%) Web Services
2 10 (22.22%) XML
3 8 (17.78%) SOAP
4 6 (13.33%) Apache CXF
4 6 (13.33%) XML Messaging
5 5 (11.11%) HTML
6 3 (6.67%) CSS
6 3 (6.67%) XSLT
6 3 (6.67%) RESTful
7 2 (4.44%) REST
7 2 (4.44%) JMS
7 2 (4.44%) JSP
8 1 (2.22%) .NET
8 1 (2.22%) J2EE
8 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
8 1 (2.22%) XForms
8 1 (2.22%) Java EE
8 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Equities
1 7 (15.56%) Derivative
2 4 (8.89%) Open Source
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) CMDB
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) HPUX
1 1 (2.22%) Solaris
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 9 (20.00%) Change Management
3 9 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
5 7 (15.56%) SOA
5 7 (15.56%) Coaching
6 5 (11.11%) People Management
6 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.11%) Release Management
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) User Stories
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) R
4 3 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) XQuery
5 2 (4.44%) Jython
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.44%) C
5 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) XPath
6 1 (2.22%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.22%) OpenView
2 1 (2.22%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Avaya
5 1 (2.22%) BMC
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat