Period
to 20 October 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 78 27
Rank change year-on-year +27 -51 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 22 77 192
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.11% 3.43% 7.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 3.63% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 53 154
Median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £52,500 £46,500 £52,875
90th Percentile £90,250 £88,600 £95,000
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 £69,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -9.42% +6.15% -7.14%

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 684 2,123 2,372
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 94.44% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 502 1,213 1,473
Median annual salary £48,200 £45,000 £45,830
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.11% -1.81% +7.84%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
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 20 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Architect in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (59.09%) Azure
2 8 (36.36%) AWS
3 7 (31.82%) Kubernetes
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) Presales
5 5 (22.73%) Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) Serverless
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 4 (18.18%) Business Development
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 4 (18.18%) Open Source
6 4 (18.18%) Puppet
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) ERP
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Terraform
6 4 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (18.18%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Microservices

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 2 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Mule
2 1 (4.55%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Azure
2 8 (36.36%) AWS
3 5 (22.73%) Serverless
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (13.64%) SaaS
5 2 (9.09%) Azure Functions
5 2 (9.09%) GCP
5 2 (9.09%) Logic Apps
5 2 (9.09%) Office 365
6 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (4.55%) IaaS
6 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) Ajax
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Felix
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Sling
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE
4 2 (9.09%) OSGi
4 2 (9.09%) Servlets
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) Struts
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Core
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (4.55%) LDAP
5 1 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Presales
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Analytics
4 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 4 (18.18%) Business Development
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (18.18%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) Open Source
4 4 (18.18%) Software Asset Management
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) Microservices
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) F#
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Scala
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Kubernetes
2 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (18.18%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) Terraform
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) Talend
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO