Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 80 44
Rank change year-on-year +42 -36 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 154 78 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.39% 3.40% 5.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.66% 3.52% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 122 63 52
Glasgow median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +2.56%
10th Percentile £42,000 £47,725 £48,775
90th Percentile £76,125 £81,000 £80,000
Scotland median annual salary £65,035 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.05% +8.33% -7.69%

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 2,010 2,218 1,941
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.60% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,433 1,431 1,118
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +12.43% -0.59%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 60 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (30.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 39 (25.32%) TOGAF
4 38 (24.68%) Waterfall
5 29 (18.83%) Finance
6 25 (16.23%) Zachman Framework
7 24 (15.58%) SQL
7 24 (15.58%) Technical Architecture
8 22 (14.29%) IT Strategy
9 21 (13.64%) SDLC
9 21 (13.64%) ArchiMate
9 21 (13.64%) SOA
10 20 (12.99%) CRM
10 20 (12.99%) Java
10 20 (12.99%) Windows
10 20 (12.99%) Data Architecture
10 20 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (12.34%) Web Services
11 19 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (11.69%) Degree
12 18 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (10.39%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (10.39%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (10.39%) Microsoft
13 16 (10.39%) .NET
14 15 (9.74%) Oracle
14 15 (9.74%) Master Data Management
14 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (9.74%) Presales
14 15 (9.74%) 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 6 (3.90%) JBoss
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.84%) SaaS
4 5 (3.25%) Office 365
4 5 (3.25%) PaaS
5 4 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.60%) IaaS
6 3 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.95%) Serverless
7 2 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.30%) Force.com
7 2 (1.30%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) MPLS
1 11 (7.14%) WAN
2 8 (5.19%) BGP
3 1 (0.65%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.14%) Big Data
3 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.90%) DB2
6 5 (3.25%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.25%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.60%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.95%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (1.30%) MySQL
9 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Hudson
2 1 (0.65%) ERwin
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.65%) Subversion
2 1 (0.65%) Toad
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) WebScarab
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 12 (7.79%) Banking
3 7 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.90%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Law
6 2 (1.30%) Local Government
6 2 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.34%) Web Services
2 16 (10.39%) .NET
3 8 (5.19%) J2EE
3 8 (5.19%) Node.js
3 8 (5.19%) XML
4 6 (3.90%) Hibernate
4 6 (3.90%) Java EE
4 6 (3.90%) React
4 6 (3.90%) REST
4 6 (3.90%) SOAP
4 6 (3.90%) Struts
5 4 (2.60%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.60%) CSS
5 4 (2.60%) HTML
6 3 (1.95%) .NET Core
6 3 (1.95%) CGI
6 3 (1.95%) Express
6 3 (1.95%) Middleware
7 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.39%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.90%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.90%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.25%) User Experience
6 3 (1.95%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.30%) NHS
7 2 (1.30%) Replication
7 2 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.30%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.65%) CESG
8 1 (0.65%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.99%) Windows
2 3 (1.95%) Linux
2 3 (1.95%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (30.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 39 (25.32%) TOGAF
4 38 (24.68%) Waterfall
5 25 (16.23%) Zachman Framework
6 24 (15.58%) Technical Architecture
7 22 (14.29%) IT Strategy
8 21 (13.64%) ArchiMate
8 21 (13.64%) SDLC
8 21 (13.64%) SOA
9 20 (12.99%) CRM
9 20 (12.99%) Data Architecture
10 18 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (10.39%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (9.74%) Master Data Management
12 15 (9.74%) Presales
12 15 (9.74%) Technical Leadership
13 14 (9.09%) Mentoring
14 12 (7.79%) Scrum
15 10 (6.49%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.58%) SQL
2 20 (12.99%) Java
3 11 (7.14%) C#
4 10 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.19%) C
6 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.65%) C++
7 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.65%) Python
7 1 (0.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (11.69%) Degree
2 10 (6.49%) CCIE
2 10 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.84%) JNCIE
4 8 (5.19%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.30%) CCNP
6 2 (1.30%) CISSP
6 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) CCDP
7 1 (0.65%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) CCSA
7 1 (0.65%) CCSE
7 1 (0.65%) CEH
7 1 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.65%) CISA
7 1 (0.65%) CISM
7 1 (0.65%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.65%) OSCP
7 1 (0.65%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) QA
2 6 (3.90%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.95%) Docker
4 2 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.30%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.30%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.65%) Nessus
3 1 (0.65%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 16 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.74%) Oracle
3 14 (9.09%) Cisco
4 11 (7.14%) Juniper
5 8 (5.19%) Cognizant
6 6 (3.90%) Chordiant
7 5 (3.25%) Google
7 5 (3.25%) SAP
8 4 (2.60%) Citrix
9 3 (1.95%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.95%) IBM
9 3 (1.95%) Tableau
10 2 (1.30%) Dell
10 2 (1.30%) EMC
10 2 (1.30%) Lotus
10 2 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.30%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.30%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.30%) VMware
11 1 (0.65%) Informatica