The median annual salary for a Architect was £66,700 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 33 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 68 72 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.08% 5.36% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.37% 5.74% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 57 42 46
Median salary £66,700 £65,000 £62,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.61% +4.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £74,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £66,700 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.61% -  

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 1067 1255 1286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.44% 93.38% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 687 846 778
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 (36.24%) SOA
2 52 (34.90%) Java
3 46 (30.87%) Finance
4 44 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (27.52%) OO
6 40 (26.85%) UML
6 40 (26.85%) Use Case
7 36 (24.16%) Data Modelling
7 36 (24.16%) Domain Models
8 30 (20.13%) TOGAF
9 29 (19.46%) Relational Database
10 27 (18.12%) Wireframes
10 27 (18.12%) JPA
11 25 (16.78%) RichFaces
11 25 (16.78%) Mentoring
11 25 (16.78%) JSF
11 25 (16.78%) Oracle
12 22 (14.77%) Apache CXF
12 22 (14.77%) Open Source
13 21 (14.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 21 (14.09%) Logical Data Model
14 20 (13.42%) Banking
14 20 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (13.42%) Hibernate
15 19 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (12.75%) OOA/OOD
16 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (12.08%) Big Data
16 18 (12.08%) Analytics
16 18 (12.08%) Hadoop

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 21 (14.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (11.41%) JBoss
3 10 (6.71%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.36%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.01%) Apache
6 2 (1.34%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (3.36%) SAP CRM
2 5 (3.36%) SAP SD
3 4 (2.68%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.36%) iPaaS
4 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.68%) Office 365
4 4 (2.68%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (2.01%) SaaS
6 2 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.67%) IaaS
7 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) Network Security
2 6 (4.03%) Wireless
3 5 (3.36%) Firewall
4 4 (2.68%) IP Telephony
4 4 (2.68%) VoIP
5 2 (1.34%) Skype
6 1 (0.67%) 3G
6 1 (0.67%) 4G
6 1 (0.67%) 5G
6 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.46%) Relational Database
2 18 (12.08%) Big Data
2 18 (12.08%) Hadoop
3 14 (9.40%) RDBMS
4 11 (7.38%) Apache Hive
5 9 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.04%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.70%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.03%) HBase
8 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.36%) SAP BW
9 4 (2.68%) Sqoop
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.67%) DB2
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) ERwin
2 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 46 (30.87%) Finance
2 20 (13.42%) Banking
3 12 (8.05%) Retail
4 11 (7.38%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.36%) Front Office
5 5 (3.36%) Marketing
6 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.12%) JPA
2 25 (16.78%) JSF
2 25 (16.78%) RichFaces
3 22 (14.77%) Apache CXF
4 20 (13.42%) Hibernate
5 17 (11.41%) Web Services
6 10 (6.71%) .NET
6 10 (6.71%) Apache OpenJPA
6 10 (6.71%) Kafka
7 8 (5.37%) Drools
8 3 (2.01%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.01%) CGI
9 2 (1.34%) HTML
9 2 (1.34%) J2EE
9 2 (1.34%) Java EE
9 2 (1.34%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.34%) SOAP
9 2 (1.34%) Spring
9 2 (1.34%) XML
9 2 (1.34%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.37%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.36%) Taxonomies
4 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.68%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.67%) ASIC
5 1 (0.67%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.67%) Fintech
5 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.70%) Windows
2 4 (2.68%) Linux
3 2 (1.34%) Android
3 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.34%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.24%) SOA
2 44 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (27.52%) OO
4 40 (26.85%) UML
4 40 (26.85%) Use Case
5 36 (24.16%) Data Modelling
5 36 (24.16%) Domain Models
6 30 (20.13%) TOGAF
7 27 (18.12%) Wireframes
8 25 (16.78%) Mentoring
9 22 (14.77%) Open Source
10 21 (14.09%) Logical Data Model
11 20 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (12.75%) OOA/OOD
13 18 (12.08%) Analytics
13 18 (12.08%) BPMN
13 18 (12.08%) IT Strategy
14 17 (11.41%) Presales
15 15 (10.07%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.90%) Java
2 12 (8.05%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.36%) C#
4 4 (2.68%) SQL
5 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.34%) Python
6 2 (1.34%) Ruby
7 1 (0.67%) R
7 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (7.38%) Degree
2 8 (5.37%) CISSP
3 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.68%) CCNP
4 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) HDFS
1 4 (2.68%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.34%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Oozie
2 2 (1.34%) Ansible
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.34%) Puppet
2 2 (1.34%) SCCM
2 2 (1.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) Oracle
2 13 (8.72%) Red Hat
3 11 (7.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.71%) SAP
5 7 (4.70%) Cisco
5 7 (4.70%) IBM
6 6 (4.03%) Teradata
7 4 (2.68%) Citrix
7 4 (2.68%) Symantec
8 2 (1.34%) Google
8 2 (1.34%) Xamarin
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