Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £62,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Architect
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 38 54
Rank change year-on-year -30 +16 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 86 107 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.92% 5.66% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 5.86% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 66 56 70
Glasgow median annual salary £62,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% +13.04% -11.54%
10th Percentile £47,688 £48,875 £45,975
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £75,250
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% +2.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2,115 1,826 2,535
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.61% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,391 1,081 1,626
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.16% +1.18% +2.41%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Glasgow

Architect
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Architect in Glasgow

Architect
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Glasgow

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Glasgow region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 35 (40.70%) Finance
2 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (22.09%) TOGAF
5 17 (19.77%) Oracle
6 13 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (15.12%) Mentoring
7 12 (13.95%) SQL
8 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (11.63%) Capita
8 10 (11.63%) SDLC
8 10 (11.63%) IT Strategy
8 10 (11.63%) Waterfall
8 10 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (10.47%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (10.47%) Presales
9 9 (10.47%) IBM
9 9 (10.47%) Windows
10 8 (9.30%) Java
10 8 (9.30%) Data Modelling
11 7 (8.14%) N-Tier
11 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
11 7 (8.14%) .NET
11 7 (8.14%) UML
11 7 (8.14%) Migration
11 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.14%) Banking
11 7 (8.14%) Data Architecture
12 6 (6.98%) CSS3

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (4.65%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) Apache
2 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.16%) GemFire
3 1 (1.16%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.47%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.81%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (5.81%) Office 365
4 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Firewall
2 3 (3.49%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.49%) VPN
3 2 (2.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.16%) DHCP
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) Skype
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.49%) GIS
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.49%) Snowflake Schema
2 3 (3.49%) Star Schema
3 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.33%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) JIRA
1 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.16%) Gradle
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) Maven
3 1 (1.16%) Sublime Text
3 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (40.70%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Local Government
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
2 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
2 6 (6.98%) CSS
2 6 (6.98%) CSS3
2 6 (6.98%) React
3 5 (5.81%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (5.81%) HTML
3 5 (5.81%) HTML5
3 5 (5.81%) Sass
3 5 (5.81%) Web Services
4 4 (4.65%) XML
5 2 (2.33%) MSMQ
5 2 (2.33%) REST
5 2 (2.33%) SAML
5 2 (2.33%) SOAP
6 1 (1.16%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.16%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.16%) Spring
6 1 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.98%) User Experience
3 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.65%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.33%) IVR
7 1 (1.16%) Clustering
7 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.16%) AIX
4 1 (1.16%) CentOS
4 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
4 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.09%) TOGAF
3 13 (15.12%) Mentoring
4 10 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (11.63%) IT Strategy
4 10 (11.63%) SDLC
4 10 (11.63%) Waterfall
5 9 (10.47%) Presales
6 8 (9.30%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.14%) Data Architecture
7 7 (8.14%) Migration
7 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.14%) UML
8 6 (6.98%) CRM
8 6 (6.98%) Scrum
8 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.81%) ERP
9 5 (5.81%) Project Management
9 5 (5.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) SQL
2 8 (9.30%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) C#
3 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) Perl
5 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.16%) Python
5 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) MCSE
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.81%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.49%) vSphere
3 3 (3.49%) XenApp
3 3 (3.49%) XenServer
4 1 (1.16%) Docker
4 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Ansible
1 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.16%) Packer
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
1 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) Oracle
3 10 (11.63%) Capita
4 9 (10.47%) IBM
5 5 (5.81%) Cisco
5 5 (5.81%) Citrix
5 5 (5.81%) VMware
6 3 (3.49%) SAP
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.16%) Dell
8 1 (1.16%) EMC
8 1 (1.16%) Google
8 1 (1.16%) Symantec
8 1 (1.16%) Veritas