The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £77,500 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.

Senior Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 93 99
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 9 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.45% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.48% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Median salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
UK excluding London median salary £71,500 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +6.71% +3.07%  

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%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in Edinburgh

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in Edinburgh

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Finance
1 13 (92.86%) Data Modelling
1 13 (92.86%) Hadoop
2 12 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 12 (85.71%) RDBMS
2 12 (85.71%) Data Management
3 11 (78.57%) Data Architecture
3 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (78.57%) Analytics
3 11 (78.57%) Machine Learning
4 7 (50.00%) Open Source
4 7 (50.00%) IBM
4 7 (50.00%) ERwin
5 6 (42.86%) ETL
5 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) Predictive Analytics
5 6 (42.86%) Data Mapping
5 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
5 6 (42.86%) Teradata
5 6 (42.86%) HBase
5 6 (42.86%) Apache Hive
5 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 6 (42.86%) Big Data
5 6 (42.86%) Kafka
5 6 (42.86%) Metadata Management
5 6 (42.86%) Apache Spark
5 6 (42.86%) IT Strategy
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills

Senior 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 6 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) Hadoop
2 12 (85.71%) RDBMS
2 12 (85.71%) Relational Database
3 6 (42.86%) Apache Hive
3 6 (42.86%) Big Data
3 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (42.86%) HBase
3 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) ERwin
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Kafka
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) Taxonomies
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Data Modelling
2 12 (85.71%) Data Management
3 11 (78.57%) Analytics
3 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (78.57%) Data Architecture
3 11 (78.57%) Machine Learning
4 7 (50.00%) Open Source
5 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
5 6 (42.86%) Data Mapping
5 6 (42.86%) ETL
5 6 (42.86%) IT Strategy
5 6 (42.86%) Metadata Management
5 6 (42.86%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (35.71%) Data Security
6 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (35.71%) Master Data Management
6 5 (35.71%) Ontologies
7 4 (28.57%) Service Design
7 4 (28.57%) SOA
7 4 (28.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) R
1 1 (7.14%) Scala
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Teradata