Period
to 27 July 2021

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,750 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 40 42
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 95 47 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.69% 5.05% 6.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.24% 5.30% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 70
10th Percentile £44,225 £52,375 £41,500
25th Percentile £51,313 £52,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,750 £57,500 £58,405
Median % change year-on-year +23.04% -1.55% -5.91%
75th Percentile £82,188 £63,750 £74,938
90th Percentile £97,500 £82,750 £82,750
Scotland median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £68,250
% change year-on-year +12.00% -8.42% +5.00%

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 1,312 886 1,842
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.46% 95.17% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 893 606 1,302
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% - -0.55%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,838 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 40 (42.11%) TOGAF
2 33 (34.74%) Azure
3 30 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 28 (29.47%) Social Skills
5 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (22.11%) Waterfall
6 21 (22.11%) Analytics
7 17 (17.89%) Migration
8 16 (16.84%) CESG
8 16 (16.84%) Information Security
8 16 (16.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (16.84%) JSP 440
8 16 (16.84%) Risk Analysis
8 16 (16.84%) ArchiMate
8 16 (16.84%) SABSA
8 16 (16.84%) NCSC
8 16 (16.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 15 (15.79%) Big Data
9 15 (15.79%) Data Architecture
10 14 (14.74%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
11 13 (13.68%) CRM
11 13 (13.68%) Microservices
12 11 (11.58%) Data Analytics
12 11 (11.58%) Data Governance
12 11 (11.58%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (11.58%) Power Platform
12 11 (11.58%) Project Delivery
12 11 (11.58%) AWS
13 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling

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 5 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (4.21%) Apache
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.05%) Confluence
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (34.74%) Azure
2 11 (11.58%) AWS
2 11 (11.58%) Dynamics 365
2 11 (11.58%) Power Platform
3 9 (9.47%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (8.42%) SaaS
5 7 (7.37%) IaaS
5 7 (7.37%) PaaS
6 4 (4.21%) GCP
7 3 (3.16%) Boomi
8 2 (2.11%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.11%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (1.05%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (1.05%) Azure Storage
9 1 (1.05%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (1.05%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.05%) Power Automate
9 1 (1.05%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) SAN
2 2 (2.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) Big Data
2 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.26%) Power BI
4 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.16%) Metadata
5 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.16%) Redis
5 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.11%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.11%) HBase
6 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.11%) MySQL
6 2 (2.11%) Presto
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) ER Studio
1 1 (1.05%) ERwin
1 1 (1.05%) JIRA
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (29.47%) Social Skills
2 9 (9.47%) Finance
3 7 (7.37%) Marketing
4 5 (5.26%) Billing
4 5 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.16%) Law
6 2 (2.11%) Back Office
6 2 (2.11%) Retail
7 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.05%) Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.05%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) .NET
2 5 (5.26%) REST
3 4 (4.21%) Web Services
3 4 (4.21%) XML
4 3 (3.16%) Kafka
5 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.11%) Spring
6 1 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.05%) gRPC
6 1 (1.05%) HTML
6 1 (1.05%) J2EE
6 1 (1.05%) Middleware
6 1 (1.05%) Node.js
6 1 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.05%) RESTful
6 1 (1.05%) SAML
6 1 (1.05%) SOAP
6 1 (1.05%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.05%) Spring Integration
6 1 (1.05%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) CESG
2 8 (8.42%) Smart City
3 5 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.11%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.11%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.21%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Windows 10
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (2.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) TOGAF
2 30 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (22.11%) Analytics
4 21 (22.11%) Waterfall
5 17 (17.89%) Migration
6 16 (16.84%) ArchiMate
6 16 (16.84%) Information Security
6 16 (16.84%) Risk Analysis
6 16 (16.84%) SABSA
7 15 (15.79%) Data Architecture
8 14 (14.74%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (13.68%) CRM
9 13 (13.68%) Microservices
10 11 (11.58%) Data Analytics
10 11 (11.58%) Data Governance
10 11 (11.58%) Project Delivery
11 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.47%) Data Strategy
11 9 (9.47%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) Java
2 5 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.11%) SQL
4 1 (1.05%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.05%) Python
4 1 (1.05%) R
4 1 (1.05%) SOQL
4 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) ACCA
2 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 16 (16.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (16.84%) JSP 440
1 16 (16.84%) NCSC
2 9 (9.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) GDPR
3 1 (1.05%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Docker
1 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Ansible
1 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.16%) Terraform
2 1 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle
3 6 (6.32%) MuleSoft
4 5 (5.26%) Adobe
5 3 (3.16%) Dell
5 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.11%) MKS
7 1 (1.05%) Google
7 1 (1.05%) Informatica
7 1 (1.05%) Okta
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) SAP
7 1 (1.05%) Sparx
7 1 (1.05%) Talend