Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 24 43
Rank change year-on-year -28 +19 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 114 192 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.23% 8.29% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 8.70% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 83 106 92
Edinburgh median annual salary £70,000 £58,750 £65,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.15% -10.31% +4.80%
10th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £73,750 £84,250
Scotland median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.40% +6.50%

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 2594 2207 2917
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 95.29% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1441 1862
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 41 (35.96%) Finance
1 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.05%) TOGAF
3 21 (18.42%) SAP
4 19 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 19 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 18 (15.79%) Scrum
6 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
6 17 (14.91%) SQL
6 17 (14.91%) Degree
6 17 (14.91%) High Availability
7 15 (13.16%) .NET
8 13 (11.40%) ITIL
8 13 (11.40%) Windows
8 13 (11.40%) ETL
9 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (10.53%) SOA
9 12 (10.53%) DevOps
9 12 (10.53%) Data Centre
10 11 (9.65%) Translating Business Requirements
10 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (9.65%) SAP HANA
10 11 (9.65%) Data Integration
10 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (9.65%) Banking
10 11 (9.65%) Cisco
10 11 (9.65%) Internet
10 11 (9.65%) IT Strategy

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 4 (3.51%) CMS
1 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.63%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.75%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.77%) iPaaS
3 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.51%) Force.com
4 4 (3.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 4 (3.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 3 (2.63%) Office 365
5 3 (2.63%) SaaS
5 3 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.75%) PaaS
7 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) Internet
2 9 (7.89%) LAN
2 9 (7.89%) WAN
3 6 (5.26%) Network Security
4 5 (4.39%) Firewall
5 4 (3.51%) Wireless
6 3 (2.63%) Skype
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.75%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.75%) MPLS
7 2 (1.75%) VPN
8 1 (0.88%) DHCP
8 1 (0.88%) DNS
8 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.88%) NAS
8 1 (0.88%) SAN
8 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) SAP HANA
3 10 (8.77%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (5.26%) DB2
5 4 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.75%) Big Data
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.88%) Looker
8 1 (0.88%) Power BI
8 1 (0.88%) QlikView
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.51%) Subversion
2 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (35.96%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Banking
3 8 (7.02%) Retail
3 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.16%) .NET
2 9 (7.89%) Web Services
3 7 (6.14%) Velocity
4 6 (5.26%) SAP Basis
5 5 (4.39%) Node.js
5 5 (4.39%) OAuth
5 5 (4.39%) OpenID
5 5 (4.39%) SAML
6 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.51%) React
7 2 (1.75%) JSON
7 2 (1.75%) REST
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.88%) Java EE
8 1 (0.88%) Middleware
8 1 (0.88%) React Native
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.88%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.88%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (7.89%) Mobile Banking
4 9 (7.89%) Online Banking
5 7 (6.14%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.51%) PMI
8 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.75%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.88%) Fintech
9 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.40%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Linux
3 7 (6.14%) Unix
4 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.05%) TOGAF
3 19 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 19 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 18 (15.79%) Scrum
5 17 (14.91%) High Availability
5 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
6 13 (11.40%) ETL
6 13 (11.40%) ITIL
7 12 (10.53%) DevOps
7 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.53%) SOA
8 11 (9.65%) Data Integration
8 11 (9.65%) IT Strategy
8 11 (9.65%) Translating Business Requirements
9 10 (8.77%) Data Migration
9 10 (8.77%) Information Management
9 10 (8.77%) Migration
9 10 (8.77%) Quality Management
10 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.91%) SQL
2 8 (7.02%) Java
3 7 (6.14%) C#
4 5 (4.39%) Python
5 4 (3.51%) C
5 4 (3.51%) C++
6 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.88%) COBOL
8 1 (0.88%) JCL
8 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby
8 1 (0.88%) Scala
8 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Degree
2 8 (7.02%) CISSP
2 8 (7.02%) ISEB
3 5 (4.39%) CCIE
3 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.51%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (0.88%) CCIE Data Center
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) GDPR
2 1 (0.88%) PSD2
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) XenApp
2 4 (3.51%) Firmware
3 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.51%) Ansible
2 4 (3.51%) Puppet
3 3 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) SAP
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.65%) Cisco
4 8 (7.02%) Oracle
5 5 (4.39%) Citrix
5 5 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.51%) Varonis
7 3 (2.63%) Google
8 2 (1.75%) CA
8 2 (1.75%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.75%) F5
8 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.75%) Symantec
8 2 (1.75%) Tableau
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe
9 1 (0.88%) Ariba
9 1 (0.88%) Charles River
9 1 (0.88%) hybris
9 1 (0.88%) IBM