Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 63 105
Rank change year-on-year -50 +42 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 37 78 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.37% 3.37% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 3.53% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 41
Edinburgh median annual salary £67,500 £56,500 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.47% -18.12% +8.24%
10th Percentile £60,000 £45,850 £51,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £63,500 £84,250
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £58,750 £66,000
% change year-on-year +10.64% -10.98% +5.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2594 2207 2917
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 95.29% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1441 1862
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 November 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 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.62%) Retail
5 7 (18.92%) Velocity
5 7 (18.92%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (16.22%) .NET
7 5 (13.51%) SAP
7 5 (13.51%) SAML
7 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
7 5 (13.51%) OAuth
7 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.51%) OpenID
7 5 (13.51%) IT Strategy
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.81%) Business Transformation
8 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (8.11%) Data Management
9 3 (8.11%) PMI
9 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
9 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (8.11%) Open Source
9 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
9 3 (8.11%) Coaching
9 3 (8.11%) SuccessFactors

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 1 (2.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.11%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Velocity
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
3 5 (13.51%) OAuth
3 5 (13.51%) OpenID
3 5 (13.51%) SAML
4 1 (2.70%) React Native
4 1 (2.70%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.92%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (13.51%) IT Strategy
5 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
5 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.81%) Business Transformation
6 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Coaching
7 3 (8.11%) Data Management
7 3 (8.11%) Open Source
7 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Service Management
8 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C#
1 2 (5.41%) Java
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PSD2
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) Apigee
3 1 (2.70%) Ariba
3 1 (2.70%) Concur
3 1 (2.70%) hybris
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com