The median annual salary for an Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 27 59
Rank change year-on-year -30 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 43 86 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.52% 7.24% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 7.55% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39 47 28
Median salary £72,500 £65,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.53% +5.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £52,100 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £68,600
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% +0.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1157 1139 1343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.88% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 713 653 843
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Edinburgh

Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Architect in Edinburgh

Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 54 (47.79%) Finance
2 37 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (27.43%) TOGAF
3 31 (27.43%) SOA
4 23 (20.35%) Banking
5 22 (19.47%) Java
6 21 (18.58%) ITIL
7 20 (17.70%) Data Modelling
7 20 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (16.81%) Relational Database
8 19 (16.81%) IT Strategy
9 18 (15.93%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (15.04%) UML
11 16 (14.16%) Web Services
11 16 (14.16%) Oracle
11 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
11 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
12 15 (13.27%) OO
12 15 (13.27%) Scrum
12 15 (13.27%) Degree
13 14 (12.39%) Hadoop
13 14 (12.39%) CISSP
14 13 (11.50%) Use Case
14 13 (11.50%) Domain Models
15 12 (10.62%) Wireframes
15 12 (10.62%) JPA
15 12 (10.62%) RichFaces
15 12 (10.62%) Mentoring
15 12 (10.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (10.62%) Big Data

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 12 (10.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (9.73%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.31%) JBoss
4 5 (4.42%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.65%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.77%) Apache
8 1 (0.88%) CMS
8 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (5.31%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) SuccessFactors
2 9 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.19%) Office 365
4 6 (5.31%) iPaaS
5 5 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.65%) SaaS
8 2 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.88%) IaaS
9 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) Network Security
2 7 (6.19%) Internet
3 5 (4.42%) Skype
4 3 (2.65%) Firewall
5 2 (1.77%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.77%) VoIP
5 2 (1.77%) Wireless
6 1 (0.88%) DHCP
6 1 (0.88%) DNS
6 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.88%) NAS
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
6 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) Relational Database
2 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.39%) Hadoop
4 12 (10.62%) Big Data
5 11 (9.73%) Apache Hive
5 11 (9.73%) RDBMS
6 8 (7.08%) HBase
7 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.65%) Sqoop
9 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.77%) SAP HANA
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.88%) DB2
10 1 (0.88%) Looker
10 1 (0.88%) QlikView
10 1 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) ERwin
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (47.79%) Finance
2 23 (20.35%) Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Retail
4 10 (8.85%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.16%) Web Services
2 12 (10.62%) JPA
2 12 (10.62%) JSF
2 12 (10.62%) RichFaces
3 11 (9.73%) .NET
3 11 (9.73%) Hibernate
4 10 (8.85%) Apache CXF
4 10 (8.85%) Kafka
5 6 (5.31%) Apache OpenJPA
6 5 (4.42%) Drools
7 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.65%) CGI
7 3 (2.65%) HTML
7 3 (2.65%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.88%) CSS
8 1 (0.88%) React
8 1 (0.88%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.73%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.85%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.31%) Online Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.77%) Fintech
5 2 (1.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) Windows
2 4 (3.54%) Linux
3 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.77%) Android
4 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.77%) Unix
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.43%) SOA
2 31 (27.43%) TOGAF
3 21 (18.58%) ITIL
4 20 (17.70%) Data Modelling
5 19 (16.81%) IT Strategy
6 18 (15.93%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (15.04%) UML
8 15 (13.27%) OO
8 15 (13.27%) Scrum
9 13 (11.50%) Domain Models
9 13 (11.50%) Use Case
10 12 (10.62%) Analytics
10 12 (10.62%) Mentoring
10 12 (10.62%) Project Management
10 12 (10.62%) Wireframes
11 11 (9.73%) BPMN
11 11 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (9.73%) E-Commerce
12 10 (8.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.47%) Java
2 8 (7.08%) SQL
3 6 (5.31%) C#
4 5 (4.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.65%) Python
5 3 (2.65%) Ruby
6 2 (1.77%) Scala
7 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.88%) R
7 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Degree
2 14 (12.39%) CISSP
3 5 (4.42%) ISEB
4 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) CCNP
5 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.42%) XenApp
3 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.65%) HDFS
5 2 (1.77%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.42%) SCCM
2 4 (3.54%) Ansible
2 4 (3.54%) Puppet
3 3 (2.65%) Oozie
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
1 16 (14.16%) Oracle
2 11 (9.73%) SAP
3 9 (7.96%) Citrix
4 8 (7.08%) Teradata
5 7 (6.19%) Cisco
5 7 (6.19%) IBM
6 6 (5.31%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.31%) Symantec
7 4 (3.54%) Google
8 2 (1.77%) CA
8 2 (1.77%) Varonis
8 2 (1.77%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.88%) Ariba
9 1 (0.88%) Concur
9 1 (0.88%) hybris
9 1 (0.88%) Tableau
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