The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Solution Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 59 93
Rank change year-on-year -11 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 25 39 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.23% 2.90% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 3.10% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 9
Median salary £60,000 £60,750 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -16.20%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 1071 1257 1293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.45% 93.32% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 694 846 777
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 31 (50.00%) Java
2 25 (40.32%) UML
3 24 (38.71%) SOA
4 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (33.87%) TOGAF
6 18 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (27.42%) Finance
7 17 (27.42%) Use Case
7 17 (27.42%) OO
7 17 (27.42%) Presales
8 16 (25.81%) Logical Data Model
8 16 (25.81%) Domain Models
8 16 (25.81%) Data Modelling
8 16 (25.81%) Banking
9 15 (24.19%) JSF
9 15 (24.19%) JBoss
9 15 (24.19%) Oracle
9 15 (24.19%) JPA
9 15 (24.19%) Apache CXF
9 15 (24.19%) RichFaces
9 15 (24.19%) Oracle BPM
9 15 (24.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
10 12 (19.35%) Project Management
11 10 (16.13%) Retail Banking
11 10 (16.13%) Retail
11 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (12.90%) SAP
12 8 (12.90%) Hibernate
12 8 (12.90%) Wireframes

Solutions 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 15 (24.19%) JBoss
1 15 (24.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
Business Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (6.45%) SAP CRM
2 4 (6.45%) SAP HCM
2 4 (6.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (8.06%) iPaaS
3 4 (6.45%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Network Security
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.90%) Big Data
3 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.45%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Banking
3 10 (16.13%) Retail
3 10 (16.13%) Retail Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Front Office
4 4 (6.45%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) Apache CXF
1 15 (24.19%) JPA
1 15 (24.19%) JSF
1 15 (24.19%) RichFaces
2 8 (12.90%) Drools
2 8 (12.90%) Hibernate
3 5 (8.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) CGI
4 1 (1.61%) Node.js
4 1 (1.61%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) UML
2 24 (38.71%) SOA
3 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (33.87%) TOGAF
5 18 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (27.42%) OO
6 17 (27.42%) Presales
6 17 (27.42%) Use Case
7 16 (25.81%) Data Modelling
7 16 (25.81%) Domain Models
7 16 (25.81%) Logical Data Model
8 12 (19.35%) Project Management
9 8 (12.90%) BPMN
9 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (12.90%) Open Source
9 8 (12.90%) Wireframes
10 7 (11.29%) ITIL
10 7 (11.29%) Mobile Development
11 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) SAP
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits package + Bonus
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