The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 93 90
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 7 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.25% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.27% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Median salary £43,750 £65,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.69% +68.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £65,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £48,800
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1142 1094 1249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.80% 91.62% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 697 624 763
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Edinburgh

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Edinburgh

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
1 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) RESTful
4 3 (21.43%) Domain Models
5 2 (14.29%) JAX-RS
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
5 2 (14.29%) RichFaces
5 2 (14.29%) JPA
5 2 (14.29%) Apache OpenJPA
5 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 2 (14.29%) Java EE
5 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Use Case
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) BPMN

Software Architecture
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 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) Apache OpenJPA
4 2 (14.29%) CGI
4 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 2 (14.29%) Java EE
4 2 (14.29%) JAX-RS
4 2 (14.29%) JPA
4 2 (14.29%) JSF
4 2 (14.29%) JSP
4 2 (14.29%) React
4 2 (14.29%) RichFaces
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) JMS
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Domain Models
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) BPMN
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (14.29%) People Management
4 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
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