Period
to 7 April 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 35 59
Rank change year-on-year -21 +24 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 69 135 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.71% 6.89% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 7.10% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 37 105 97
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £47,056 £42,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £74,700
Scotland median annual salary £67,750 £65,035 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.18% +0.05% +8.33%

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 1,403 1,901 2,362
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.09% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,024 1,350 1,659
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 7 April 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 27 (39.13%) Azure
2 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.74%) IT Strategy
4 14 (20.29%) Java
5 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.94%) Finance
6 11 (15.94%) VMware
6 11 (15.94%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (15.94%) SCCM
6 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
6 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
6 11 (15.94%) Office 365
6 11 (15.94%) Project Delivery
7 10 (14.49%) Technical Leadership
7 10 (14.49%) Citrix
7 10 (14.49%) SAN
7 10 (14.49%) .NET
8 9 (13.04%) Web Services
8 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (13.04%) IaaS
8 9 (13.04%) AWS
8 9 (13.04%) PaaS
8 9 (13.04%) Chatbot
8 9 (13.04%) Kubernetes
8 9 (13.04%) Conversational UI
9 8 (11.59%) Application Virtualisation
9 8 (11.59%) SaaS
9 8 (11.59%) SOAP
10 7 (10.14%) JavaScript

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 (8.70%) Red Hat Fuse
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.90%) Anypoint
4 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.90%) Drupal
4 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.90%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) Mule
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 27 (39.13%) Azure
2 11 (15.94%) Office 365
3 9 (13.04%) AWS
3 9 (13.04%) IaaS
3 9 (13.04%) PaaS
4 8 (11.59%) SaaS
5 5 (7.25%) OpenShift
6 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.90%) GCP
7 2 (2.90%) npm
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.45%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle CX
8 1 (1.45%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) SAN
2 5 (7.25%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) CTI
3 2 (2.90%) DNS
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.90%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.90%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Big Data
2 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.45%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.45%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.45%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.45%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.45%) Power BI
5 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.90%) JUnit
1 2 (2.90%) Metasploit
1 2 (2.90%) SonarQube
1 2 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (2.90%) WebScarab
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Law
3 3 (4.35%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.90%) Games
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) .NET
2 9 (13.04%) Web Services
3 8 (11.59%) SOAP
4 7 (10.14%) Middleware
5 5 (7.25%) CSS
5 5 (7.25%) Node.js
5 5 (7.25%) REST
5 5 (7.25%) RESTful
6 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.80%) HTML
6 4 (5.80%) OAuth
6 4 (5.80%) OAuth2
6 4 (5.80%) OpenID
7 3 (4.35%) JSON
7 3 (4.35%) XML
8 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.90%) React
8 2 (2.90%) Redux
8 2 (2.90%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.90%) Social Media
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) IT Strategy
2 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.94%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (15.94%) Project Delivery
4 10 (14.49%) Technical Leadership
5 9 (13.04%) Conversational UI
6 8 (11.59%) Application Virtualisation
7 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.14%) Web Development
8 6 (8.70%) Strategic Roadmap
9 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
9 5 (7.25%) Line Management
9 5 (7.25%) Presales
9 5 (7.25%) SDLC
9 5 (7.25%) SOA
9 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (7.25%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.80%) Coaching
10 4 (5.80%) DevOps
10 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) Java
2 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.25%) C#
4 4 (5.80%) SQL
5 3 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (2.90%) C
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.45%) R
7 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.90%) CCNA
2 2 (2.90%) CCNP
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.90%) MBA
2 2 (2.90%) MCSE
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) HND
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
1 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.80%) Docker
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) SCCM
2 9 (13.04%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.80%) WSUS
4 2 (2.90%) CloudHub
4 2 (2.90%) Core Impact
4 2 (2.90%) Nessus
4 2 (2.90%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) VMware
3 10 (14.49%) Citrix
4 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.80%) Google
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco
7 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.45%) HubSpot