The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £72,500 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.

Solution Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 56 90
Rank change year-on-year -30 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 14 40 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.13% 3.35% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 3.49% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 8
Median salary £72,500 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% +2.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,400 £67,700 £79,650
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

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%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Banking
4 13 (32.50%) SOA
5 12 (30.00%) Java
5 12 (30.00%) Project Management
6 11 (27.50%) TOGAF
7 10 (25.00%) SAP
7 10 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
8 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (22.50%) Retail Banking
8 9 (22.50%) Retail
9 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.50%) Degree
9 7 (17.50%) Mobile Development
10 6 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
10 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (15.00%) Big Data
10 6 (15.00%) Domain Models
10 6 (15.00%) SAP HCM
10 6 (15.00%) Network Security
10 6 (15.00%) Use Case
10 6 (15.00%) JPA
10 6 (15.00%) Apache CXF
10 6 (15.00%) RichFaces
10 6 (15.00%) JSF
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle

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 6 (15.00%) JBoss
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (15.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (12.50%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Big Data
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) Banking
3 9 (22.50%) Retail
3 9 (22.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Apache CXF
1 6 (15.00%) JPA
1 6 (15.00%) JSF
1 6 (15.00%) RichFaces
2 5 (12.50%) Drools
2 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) CGI
4 1 (2.50%) Node.js
4 1 (2.50%) React
4 1 (2.50%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) SOA
3 12 (30.00%) Project Management
4 11 (27.50%) TOGAF
5 7 (17.50%) Mobile Development
5 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.00%) Domain Models
6 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (15.00%) OO
6 6 (15.00%) UML
6 6 (15.00%) Use Case
6 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (12.50%) BPMN
7 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (12.50%) Presales
7 5 (12.50%) Service Management
7 5 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) SAP
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Ariba
3 1 (2.50%) Concur
3 1 (2.50%) hybris
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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