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The median annual salary for an Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 55 31 47
Rank change year-on-year -24 +16 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 74 98 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.20% 6.85% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 7.42% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 28
10th Percentile £56,125 £43,250 £49,747
25th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% +21.74% -4.17%
75th Percentile £83,438 £85,000 £64,063
90th Percentile £95,250 £97,500 £83,250
Scotland median annual salary £78,750 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +12.00% -7.41%

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 1,638 1,321 977
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.07% 92.38% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 858 900 670
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,500 £31,113
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £54,938
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £54,000 £47,500 £46,375
% change year-on-year +13.68% +2.43% +3.06%

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 3 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Architect job roles required the following 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 28 (37.84%) Finance
2 25 (33.78%) Azure
2 25 (33.78%) AWS
3 24 (32.43%) Agile
4 23 (31.08%) Social Skills
5 22 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 14 (18.92%) Adobe
8 11 (14.86%) CRM
8 11 (14.86%) Banking
8 11 (14.86%) GDPR
8 11 (14.86%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (13.51%) Technical Leadership
9 10 (13.51%) GCP
10 9 (12.16%) Software Licensing
10 9 (12.16%) Data Centre
10 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
10 9 (12.16%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (12.16%) Migration
10 9 (12.16%) Apple
11 8 (10.81%) Java
11 8 (10.81%) .NET
11 8 (10.81%) Smart Meter
11 8 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (10.81%) Security Testing
11 8 (10.81%) Line Management
11 8 (10.81%) Visualisation
11 8 (10.81%) SIEM
11 8 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management

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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (6.76%) CMS
2 5 (6.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.35%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (33.78%) AWS
1 25 (33.78%) Azure
2 10 (13.51%) GCP
3 7 (9.46%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (8.11%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (6.76%) Power Platform
5 5 (6.76%) SaaS
6 3 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.05%) Azure AKS
7 2 (2.70%) Force.com
7 2 (2.70%) IaaS
7 2 (2.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (2.70%) Serverless
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.35%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Big Data
1 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.35%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.35%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.35%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Ant
1 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.70%) Maven
1 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (37.84%) Finance
2 23 (31.08%) Social Skills
3 11 (14.86%) Banking
4 8 (10.81%) Police
5 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.05%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.70%) Back Office
6 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Publishing
7 1 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) .NET
2 5 (6.76%) REST
2 5 (6.76%) SOAP
3 4 (5.41%) Visualforce
3 4 (5.41%) Web Services
4 3 (4.05%) LDAP
4 3 (4.05%) SAML
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.70%) HTML
5 2 (2.70%) JSON
5 2 (2.70%) Lightning Web Components
5 2 (2.70%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.70%) Velocity
5 2 (2.70%) XML
6 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.35%) COM
6 1 (1.35%) Django
6 1 (1.35%) Middleware
6 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.81%) Public Cloud
2 8 (10.81%) Smart Meter
3 7 (9.46%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.11%) User Experience
5 3 (4.05%) Cloud Native
5 3 (4.05%) Low-Code
5 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.05%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.70%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.70%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Android
1 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
1 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Agile
2 22 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (14.86%) CRM
4 10 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (13.51%) Technical Leadership
5 9 (12.16%) Customer Engagement
5 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.16%) Migration
5 9 (12.16%) Software Licensing
6 8 (10.81%) Line Management
6 8 (10.81%) Microservices
6 8 (10.81%) Security Testing
6 8 (10.81%) SIEM
6 8 (10.81%) Visualisation
6 8 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (9.46%) ArchiMate
8 6 (8.11%) Machine Learning
8 6 (8.11%) Time Management
8 6 (8.11%) TOGAF
8 6 (8.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) Java
2 7 (9.46%) SQL
3 6 (8.11%) C#
3 6 (8.11%) Python
4 4 (5.41%) Apex Code
4 4 (5.41%) C
4 4 (5.41%) C++
4 4 (5.41%) SOQL
5 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.70%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) CCDP
1 2 (2.70%) CCIE
1 2 (2.70%) CCNA
1 2 (2.70%) CCNP
1 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
1 2 (2.70%) JNCIA
1 2 (2.70%) JNCIE
1 2 (2.70%) JNCIS
1 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) Cyber Essentials
1 11 (14.86%) GDPR
2 8 (10.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 8 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.81%) NIST
3 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Single Sign-On
1 3 (4.05%) Terraform
2 2 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) Podman
3 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.92%) Adobe
3 9 (12.16%) Apple
4 7 (9.46%) Google
5 6 (8.11%) MuleSoft
6 5 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (6.76%) Sitecore
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco
8 3 (4.05%) Dell
9 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.70%) Juniper
9 2 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (2.70%) Oracle
10 1 (1.35%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.35%) Informatica
10 1 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.35%) Netezza
10 1 (1.35%) Sun
10 1 (1.35%) Talend