Period
to 25 May 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 60 68
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 125 133 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.54% 5.38% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.69% 5.56% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81 92 58
Glasgow median annual salary £60,000 £62,074 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.34% +5.21% -1.67%
10th Percentile £42,250 £42,500 £44,075
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 1,868 2,391 1,893
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.80% 96.80% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,317 1,733 1,163
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,800
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%

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 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 39 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 30 (24.00%) Finance
4 26 (20.80%) Analytics
5 25 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 25 (20.00%) Java
6 23 (18.40%) SOA
6 23 (18.40%) Big Data
7 22 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (17.60%) JavaScript
8 21 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (16.00%) Web Services
10 18 (14.40%) Waterfall
11 17 (13.60%) Data Architecture
11 17 (13.60%) Zachman Framework
12 15 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (12.00%) .NET
12 15 (12.00%) Oracle
12 15 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
12 15 (12.00%) ArchiMate
13 14 (11.20%) Data Analytics
13 14 (11.20%) SDLC
13 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
14 12 (9.60%) MySQL
14 12 (9.60%) Computer Science
14 12 (9.60%) Hadoop
14 12 (9.60%) Presales
14 12 (9.60%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (9.60%) Systems Engineering
15 11 (8.80%) Technical Leadership

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 8 (6.40%) SAS
2 5 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.80%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.60%) PaaS
3 7 (5.60%) SaaS
4 6 (4.80%) Office 365
5 4 (3.20%) Serverless
6 3 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.40%) IaaS
7 2 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.60%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.60%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) Internet
2 3 (2.40%) Network Security
3 2 (1.60%) ADSL
3 2 (1.60%) BGP
3 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.60%) Firewall
3 2 (1.60%) OSPF
3 2 (1.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.80%) CHAP
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.80%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.80%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.80%) L2TP
4 1 (0.80%) LAN
4 1 (0.80%) MPLS
4 1 (0.80%) PPP
4 1 (0.80%) VPN
4 1 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.40%) Big Data
2 15 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (9.60%) Hadoop
3 12 (9.60%) MySQL
4 11 (8.80%) MongoDB
5 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.20%) MariaDB
7 8 (6.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (6.40%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
7 8 (6.40%) QlikView
8 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.60%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (6.40%) ERwin
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.60%) JIRA
3 2 (1.60%) JMeter
4 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (24.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.00%) Web Services
2 15 (12.00%) .NET
3 7 (5.60%) React
3 7 (5.60%) REST
4 6 (4.80%) Node.js
5 5 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.20%) JSON
6 4 (3.20%) SOAP
7 3 (2.40%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.40%) CSS
7 3 (2.40%) Express
7 3 (2.40%) HTML
7 3 (2.40%) Middleware
8 2 (1.60%) CGI
8 2 (1.60%) LDAP
8 2 (1.60%) SAML
8 2 (1.60%) Swagger
9 1 (0.80%) Spring
9 1 (0.80%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.40%) Internet of Things
2 8 (6.40%) Smartphone
3 7 (5.60%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.80%) User Experience
5 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.20%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.40%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.60%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.60%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.80%) IVR
9 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.80%) Linux
2 10 (8.00%) Unix
3 5 (4.00%) Windows
4 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 26 (20.80%) Analytics
4 25 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 23 (18.40%) SOA
6 18 (14.40%) Waterfall
7 17 (13.60%) Data Architecture
7 17 (13.60%) Zachman Framework
8 15 (12.00%) ArchiMate
8 15 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (11.20%) Data Analytics
9 14 (11.20%) SDLC
10 12 (9.60%) Computer Science
10 12 (9.60%) Presales
10 12 (9.60%) Systems Engineering
11 11 (8.80%) Microservices
11 11 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.80%) Technical Leadership
12 10 (8.00%) CRM
12 10 (8.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.00%) Java
2 22 (17.60%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.20%) C
4 8 (6.40%) PHP
4 8 (6.40%) TypeScript
5 6 (4.80%) SQL
6 3 (2.40%) C#
7 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.60%) Python
8 1 (0.80%) C++
8 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) PhD
3 5 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.80%) CCIE
5 1 (0.80%) CCNP
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.00%) QA
3 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Docker
2 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.40%) Ansible
2 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.40%) Puppet
3 2 (1.60%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (12.00%) Oracle
2 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.40%) Cloudera
3 8 (6.40%) Informatica
3 8 (6.40%) SAP
3 8 (6.40%) Tableau
3 8 (6.40%) TIBCO
3 8 (6.40%) Vertica
4 4 (3.20%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.60%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco
5 2 (1.60%) Citrix
5 2 (1.60%) Dynatrace
5 2 (1.60%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.60%) Google
5 2 (1.60%) Lotus
5 2 (1.60%) MobileIron
5 2 (1.60%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.60%) Splunk
6 1 (0.80%) Juniper