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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 127 151 144
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 23 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.56% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 11
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £73,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,750 £55,000 £53,900
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +2.04%
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
2688 3243 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.39% 81.22% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 2137 1421
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 +18 16 £55,000 -4.34%
Glasgow +15 7 £76,750 +46.19% 1
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 19 (40.43%) XML
3 16 (34.04%) Data Modelling
4 15 (31.91%) Middleware
4 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (29.79%) SOA
6 13 (27.66%) Degree
7 11 (23.40%) Internet
7 11 (23.40%) Project Management
8 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
9 9 (19.15%) XML Schema
9 9 (19.15%) Web Services
9 9 (19.15%) XSLT
9 9 (19.15%) XForms
9 9 (19.15%) XPath
9 9 (19.15%) Use Case
9 9 (19.15%) Business Analysis
9 9 (19.15%) Data Integration
10 8 (17.02%) Content Management
10 8 (17.02%) ISO 9001
10 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
10 8 (17.02%) Java
10 8 (17.02%) SQL
10 8 (17.02%) DSDM
10 8 (17.02%) IBM
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (12.77%) Oracle
11 6 (12.77%) Banking
11 6 (12.77%) Equities

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (4.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Internet
2 5 (10.64%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) MPLS
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) NAS
4 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Base SAS
3 2 (4.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Subversion
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Local Government
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Architect
2 10 (21.28%) Technical Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Data Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Applications Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Data Modeller
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Architect
6 4 (8.51%) AWS Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Director
8 2 (4.26%) Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Head of Architecture
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.26%) SAS Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Operations Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Business Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Tester
8 2 (4.26%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) XML
2 15 (31.91%) Middleware
3 9 (19.15%) XSLT
3 9 (19.15%) XML Schema
3 9 (19.15%) XForms
3 9 (19.15%) Web Services
4 5 (10.64%) XML Messaging
4 5 (10.64%) SOAP
4 5 (10.64%) Apache CXF
5 3 (6.38%) RESTful
5 3 (6.38%) CSS
5 3 (6.38%) HTML
6 2 (4.26%) .NET
7 1 (2.13%) J2EE
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.13%) WebCenter
7 1 (2.13%) WinForms
7 1 (2.13%) Java EE
7 1 (2.13%) WPF
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Integration
2 6 (12.77%) Equities
2 6 (12.77%) Derivative
3 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
4 2 (4.26%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) CMDB
5 1 (2.13%) Blog
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) BYOD
5 1 (2.13%) Streaming Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Data Modelling
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) SOA
4 11 (23.40%) Project Management
5 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
6 9 (19.15%) Business Analysis
6 9 (19.15%) Use Case
7 8 (17.02%) Content Management
7 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
7 8 (17.02%) DSDM
8 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Line Management
9 4 (8.51%) Coaching
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.51%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (8.51%) Analytics
9 4 (8.51%) Product Management
9 4 (8.51%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.51%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) XPath
2 8 (17.02%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) R
4 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) CCIE
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) IBM
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Apple