The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 90 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 5 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £95,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.36% -  
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.89% +11.53%  

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 1181 1146 1327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.94% 95.98% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 726 659 834
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 12 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 11 (78.57%) Hadoop
3 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) Data Modelling
3 10 (71.43%) RDBMS
4 8 (57.14%) ETL
4 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 8 (57.14%) Teradata
4 8 (57.14%) Apache Hive
4 8 (57.14%) HBase
4 8 (57.14%) Machine Learning
4 8 (57.14%) Analytics
4 8 (57.14%) Data Management
4 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (57.14%) Apache Spark
5 7 (50.00%) IT Strategy
5 7 (50.00%) Data Architecture
5 7 (50.00%) Kafka
5 7 (50.00%) ERwin
5 7 (50.00%) IBM
6 6 (42.86%) SOA
6 6 (42.86%) Master Data Management
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (42.86%) Data Security
6 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 6 (42.86%) Taxonomies
6 6 (42.86%) Ontologies
6 6 (42.86%) Degree

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 8 (57.14%) Apache Spark
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 11 (78.57%) Hadoop
3 10 (71.43%) RDBMS
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) Apache Hive
4 8 (57.14%) HBase
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) ERwin
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Kafka
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 6 (42.86%) Taxonomies
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 8 (57.14%) Analytics
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Data Management
2 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (57.14%) ETL
2 8 (57.14%) Machine Learning
3 7 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 7 (50.00%) IT Strategy
4 6 (42.86%) Data Security
4 6 (42.86%) Master Data Management
4 6 (42.86%) Ontologies
4 6 (42.86%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) Service Design
5 5 (35.71%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Metadata Management
6 2 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) R
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
1 8 (57.14%) Teradata
2 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft