Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Technical Architect
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 112 127
Rank change year-on-year -19 +15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 21 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.78% 1.16% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.21% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 9
Edinburgh median annual salary £70,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.23% +7.50% -16.67%
10th Percentile £52,250 £48,750 £45,050
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £78,850
Scotland median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +17.39% +11.65% -14.17%

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 2607 2223 2934
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 95.37% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1463 1879
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 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Edinburgh

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in Edinburgh

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) SAP
1 16 (76.19%) Technical Architecture
1 16 (76.19%) High Availability
2 12 (57.14%) Degree
3 10 (47.62%) Migration
3 10 (47.62%) Information Management
3 10 (47.62%) Quality Management
3 10 (47.62%) ETL
3 10 (47.62%) Data Quality
3 10 (47.62%) SAP HANA
3 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 10 (47.62%) Data Migration
3 10 (47.62%) Data Integration
3 10 (47.62%) SAP Data Services
3 10 (47.62%) iPaaS
3 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (47.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) Unix
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) DB2
6 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) SAP Basis
6 6 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (28.57%) Creative Thinking
6 6 (28.57%) SAP GRC
6 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Technical 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) iPaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SAP Data Services
1 10 (47.62%) SAP HANA
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Games
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) SAP Basis
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (47.62%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) High Availability
1 16 (76.19%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (47.62%) Data Integration
2 10 (47.62%) Data Migration
2 10 (47.62%) DevOps
2 10 (47.62%) ETL
2 10 (47.62%) Information Management
2 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 10 (47.62%) Quality Management
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) Creative Thinking
3 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Line Management
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
3 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) SAP
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle