Period
to 5 December 2021

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 28 63
Rank change year-on-year +5 +35 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 129 72 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.48% 8.79% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.18% 9.27% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 77 54 43
10th Percentile £51,500 £49,000 £42,325
25th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £49,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +8.70% -4.17%
75th Percentile £86,250 £69,688 £69,692
90th Percentile £94,250 £72,500 £80,750
Scotland median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £69,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% -6.47% +4.51%

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 1,405 777 1,713
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.31% 94.87% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 954 566 1,200
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,625 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £76,175 £68,750 £63,603
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Glasgow

Architect
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Architect in Glasgow

Architect
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in Glasgow over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 47 (36.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 43 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 41 (31.78%) TOGAF
4 33 (25.58%) ArchiMate
4 33 (25.58%) Analytics
5 31 (24.03%) Microsoft 365
5 31 (24.03%) Azure
6 30 (23.26%) Finance
6 30 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (20.16%) Social Skills
8 25 (19.38%) Power Platform
8 25 (19.38%) MuleSoft
9 23 (17.83%) AWS
10 22 (17.05%) Dynamics 365
11 21 (16.28%) Serverless
11 21 (16.28%) Public Cloud
11 21 (16.28%) Presales
11 21 (16.28%) CRM
12 20 (15.50%) Windows
12 20 (15.50%) Adobe
12 20 (15.50%) DevOps
12 20 (15.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
14 16 (12.40%) Customer Engagement
14 16 (12.40%) Active Directory
15 15 (11.63%) Microservices
16 14 (10.85%) Mentoring
16 14 (10.85%) Cybersecurity
16 14 (10.85%) REST
16 14 (10.85%) Data Governance

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 20 (15.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.43%) CMS
3 7 (5.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.10%) Apache
5 2 (1.55%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.78%) JBoss
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.03%) Azure
1 31 (24.03%) Microsoft 365
2 25 (19.38%) Power Platform
3 23 (17.83%) AWS
4 22 (17.05%) Dynamics 365
5 21 (16.28%) Serverless
6 10 (7.75%) iPaaS
7 9 (6.98%) GCP
7 9 (6.98%) SaaS
8 8 (6.20%) IaaS
9 7 (5.43%) Boomi
9 7 (5.43%) PaaS
10 5 (3.88%) AtomSphere
11 3 (2.33%) Amazon S3
11 3 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.55%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (1.55%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (1.55%) AWS Fargate
13 1 (0.78%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (0.78%) DHCP
2 1 (0.78%) DMZ
2 1 (0.78%) DNS
2 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.30%) Big Data
3 10 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.43%) Metadata
5 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.10%) Power BI
6 3 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.33%) MySQL
6 3 (2.33%) Redis
7 2 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.55%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.55%) DataStage
7 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.55%) HBase
7 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.55%) Presto
7 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.78%) CircleCI
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) Maven
2 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.78%) Travis CI
General
1 30 (23.26%) Finance
2 26 (20.16%) Social Skills
3 12 (9.30%) Public Sector
4 10 (7.75%) Banking
4 10 (7.75%) Retail
5 6 (4.65%) Automotive
6 4 (3.10%) Police
7 3 (2.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Law
8 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) REST
2 13 (10.08%) .NET
3 10 (7.75%) XML
4 8 (6.20%) HTML
4 8 (6.20%) JSON
4 8 (6.20%) Web Services
5 3 (2.33%) Kafka
5 3 (2.33%) Node.js
5 3 (2.33%) Spring
6 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.55%) Middleware
7 1 (0.78%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.78%) CSS
7 1 (0.78%) React
7 1 (0.78%) SAML
7 1 (0.78%) SOAP
7 1 (0.78%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.78%) Spring Integration
7 1 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Public Cloud
2 11 (8.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (7.75%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.43%) Smart City
5 5 (3.88%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.10%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.10%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (2.33%) Robotics
8 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.55%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.55%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.55%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
9 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.50%) Windows
2 3 (2.33%) Linux
2 3 (2.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (1.55%) Android
3 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.78%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 41 (31.78%) TOGAF
3 33 (25.58%) Analytics
3 33 (25.58%) ArchiMate
4 30 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (16.28%) CRM
5 21 (16.28%) Presales
6 20 (15.50%) DevOps
7 16 (12.40%) Customer Engagement
8 15 (11.63%) Microservices
9 14 (10.85%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (10.85%) Data Governance
9 14 (10.85%) Mentoring
10 13 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (10.08%) Data Analytics
11 12 (9.30%) Data Architecture
12 11 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (8.53%) Waterfall
13 10 (7.75%) Project Delivery
13 10 (7.75%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.85%) Java
2 9 (6.98%) Python
3 4 (3.10%) SQL
4 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.55%) C#
5 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared
1 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.65%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.33%) ACCA
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) Degree
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.88%) GDPR
3 4 (3.10%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.10%) NIST
4 1 (0.78%) HIPAA
System Software
1 16 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.88%) Docker
4 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.78%) Ansible
2 1 (0.78%) Packer
2 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.38%) MuleSoft
3 20 (15.50%) Adobe
4 10 (7.75%) Citrix
4 10 (7.75%) Oracle
4 10 (7.75%) VMware
5 7 (5.43%) Dell
5 7 (5.43%) Sitecore
6 6 (4.65%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.88%) Talend
8 3 (2.33%) Netezza
9 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.55%) Google
9 2 (1.55%) Informatica
9 2 (1.55%) MKS
9 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.78%) Okta
10 1 (0.78%) Roku
10 1 (0.78%) Samsung