Period
to 16 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 16 July 2020.

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 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 40 64
Rank change year-on-year -5 +24 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 48 114 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.96% 6.03% 5.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 6.20% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 69 96
Median annual salary £57,500 £58,913 £62,074
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.40% -5.09% +7.95%
10th Percentile £51,875 £41,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £88,750 £76,250
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 £68,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year -8.42% +5.00% -3.70%

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 921 1,838 2,383
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 97.25% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 627 1,290 1,719
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,975 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £67,600
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 16 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2020, 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 24 (50.00%) Azure
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) IT Strategy
4 10 (20.83%) Technical Leadership
4 10 (20.83%) Project Delivery
4 10 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (20.83%) Web Services
4 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.75%) PaaS
5 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 8 (16.67%) SaaS
6 8 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (16.67%) C#
6 8 (16.67%) Java
6 8 (16.67%) .NET
7 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
7 7 (14.58%) SOAP
7 7 (14.58%) Finance
7 7 (14.58%) IaaS
7 7 (14.58%) Kubernetes
8 6 (12.50%) Office 365
9 5 (10.42%) Node.js
9 5 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (10.42%) RESTful
9 5 (10.42%) Web Development
9 5 (10.42%) Degree
9 5 (10.42%) OAuth
9 5 (10.42%) OOD
9 5 (10.42%) OO
9 5 (10.42%) DevOps

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 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Fuse
2 2 (4.17%) Anypoint
2 2 (4.17%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) Mule
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Chatbot
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 24 (50.00%) Azure
2 9 (18.75%) PaaS
3 8 (16.67%) SaaS
4 7 (14.58%) IaaS
5 6 (12.50%) Office 365
6 4 (8.33%) AWS
7 3 (6.25%) OpenShift
8 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (4.17%) GCP
8 2 (4.17%) npm
9 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
9 1 (2.08%) Azure Functions
9 1 (2.08%) Logic Apps
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle CX
9 1 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) CTI
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) IPsec
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) JUnit
2 2 (4.17%) Metasploit
2 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
2 2 (4.17%) WebScarab
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Web Services
2 8 (16.67%) .NET
3 7 (14.58%) SOAP
4 5 (10.42%) Node.js
4 5 (10.42%) OAuth
4 5 (10.42%) RESTful
5 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.33%) CSS
5 4 (8.33%) OAuth2
5 4 (8.33%) OpenID
5 4 (8.33%) REST
6 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (6.25%) SAML
7 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.17%) HTML
7 2 (4.17%) JSON
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (4.17%) React
7 2 (4.17%) Redux
8 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Native
1 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.17%) Social Media
2 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.08%) PKI
2 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) IT Strategy
3 10 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (20.83%) Project Delivery
3 10 (20.83%) Technical Leadership
4 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 8 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (10.42%) DevOps
6 5 (10.42%) OO
6 5 (10.42%) OOD
6 5 (10.42%) Web Development
7 4 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (8.33%) Coaching
7 4 (8.33%) Conversational UI
7 4 (8.33%) Line Management
7 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.33%) Microservices
7 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) C#
1 8 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) F#
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) R
5 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.17%) CCNA
2 2 (4.17%) CCNP
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) CISSP
3 1 (2.08%) SANS
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) NIST
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.25%) Docker
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) CloudHub
3 2 (4.17%) Core Impact
3 2 (4.17%) Nessus
3 2 (4.17%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.08%) CASB
4 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Citrix
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) Google
4 2 (4.17%) MuleSoft