Period
to 11 August 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Architect
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 67 29
Rank change year-on-year +15 -38 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 30 105 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.37% 4.12% 7.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 4.40% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 81 164
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £69,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.08% -4.48%
10th Percentile £52,500 £51,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £85,000
Scotland median annual salary £62,000 £69,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -10.14% +6.15% -3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 862 2,386 2,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 93.68% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 518 1,483 1,549
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,300 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Edinburgh

Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Architect in Edinburgh

Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Architect in Edinburgh

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 10 (33.33%) Analytics
2 7 (23.33%) Azure
2 7 (23.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.00%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.67%) Microservices
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (13.33%) Web Services
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
5 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (13.33%) Docker
5 4 (13.33%) AWS
5 4 (13.33%) REST
6 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Serverless
6 3 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) GraphQL
6 3 (10.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 3 (10.00%) FNZ
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (10.00%) Product Backlog

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Azure
2 4 (13.33%) AWS
3 3 (10.00%) Serverless
4 2 (6.67%) Azure Functions
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.67%) GCP
4 2 (6.67%) Logic Apps
4 2 (6.67%) Office 365
4 2 (6.67%) SaaS
5 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.33%) Google Play
5 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) REST
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) GraphQL
4 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) Ajax
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) Java EE
5 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.33%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) OAuth
5 1 (3.33%) OpenID
5 1 (3.33%) OSGi
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
5 1 (3.33%) SAML
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps
2 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (16.67%) Microservices
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (10.00%) Product Backlog
5 3 (10.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Web Development
6 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Presales
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Use Case
7 1 (3.33%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.33%) ES6
3 1 (3.33%) F#
3 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) FNZ
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Splunk
2 1 (3.33%) Tableau
2 1 (3.33%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) Xamarin