Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 123 139
Rank change year-on-year -11 +16 -16
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 20 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.55% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 14
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,000 £63,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.80% +59.38% +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,000 £61,625 £33,425
90th Percentile £58,500 £64,875 £44,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £49,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +19.28% +7.79%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2473 2163 2776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.02% 92.59% 91.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1404 1751
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 14 (70.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) Spring
5 6 (30.00%) Unix
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) JSP
5 6 (30.00%) Python
5 6 (30.00%) Java EE
5 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
5 6 (30.00%) Mac OS
5 6 (30.00%) RESTful
5 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (30.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 5 (25.00%) Task Automation
6 5 (25.00%) JAX-RS
6 5 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (25.00%) Robotics
6 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (25.00%) NetBeans
7 4 (20.00%) TDD

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 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Principal Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) Java EE
2 6 (30.00%) JSP
2 6 (30.00%) RESTful
2 6 (30.00%) Spring
2 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
3 5 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.00%) JMS
7 1 (5.00%) JPA
7 1 (5.00%) React
7 1 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Robotics
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Mac OS
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 6 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 5 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Task Automation
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Coaching
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Data Management
6 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) People Management
6 3 (15.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) C++
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) C
5 3 (15.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) Lisp
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) TIBCO