Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 82 53
Rank change year-on-year +39 -29 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 144 65 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.57% 2.91% 4.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.80% 3.07% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 115 49 53
Glasgow median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +8.11%
10th Percentile £42,000 £44,750 £47,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £74,750
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -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 2,118 2,119 2,209
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 94.94% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,536 1,350 1,200
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £30,330 £30,750 £27,500
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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 65 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.86%) TOGAF
3 40 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 36 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 36 (25.00%) Finance
5 28 (19.44%) SQL
6 27 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
7 26 (18.06%) SDLC
8 23 (15.97%) .NET
8 23 (15.97%) Technical Architecture
9 22 (15.28%) Microsoft
10 20 (13.89%) SOA
10 20 (13.89%) CRM
11 19 (13.19%) Banking
11 19 (13.19%) ArchiMate
12 18 (12.50%) Open Source
12 18 (12.50%) IT Strategy
13 16 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (11.11%) Windows
13 16 (11.11%) Oracle
14 15 (10.42%) Data Architecture
15 14 (9.72%) Master Data Management
15 14 (9.72%) C#
15 14 (9.72%) Java
16 13 (9.03%) Cisco
16 13 (9.03%) Scrum
16 13 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
17 12 (8.33%) Presales

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 (5.56%) JBoss
2 7 (4.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics SL
2 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.47%) SaaS
5 4 (2.78%) IaaS
5 4 (2.78%) PaaS
6 3 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.08%) Office 365
7 2 (1.39%) Force.com
7 2 (1.39%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) MPLS
2 8 (5.56%) WAN
3 5 (3.47%) BGP
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) Network Security
4 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.56%) DB2
3 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.47%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.78%) Blockchain
5 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.39%) Big Data
6 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) JIRA
1 4 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.39%) Subversion
3 1 (0.69%) Hudson
3 1 (0.69%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.69%) WebScarab
General
1 36 (25.00%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Banking
3 10 (6.94%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.94%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Law
5 2 (1.39%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.97%) .NET
2 12 (8.33%) REST
2 12 (8.33%) Web Services
3 10 (6.94%) Java EE
4 9 (6.25%) XML
5 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 8 (5.56%) J2EE
5 8 (5.56%) SOAP
5 8 (5.56%) Struts
6 6 (4.17%) Node.js
7 5 (3.47%) .NET Core
7 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.08%) CGI
8 3 (2.08%) HTML
8 3 (2.08%) JSON
9 2 (1.39%) COM
9 2 (1.39%) CSS
9 2 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.47%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.47%) User Experience
6 4 (2.78%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.08%) NHS
8 2 (1.39%) CESG
8 2 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.39%) Replication
8 2 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.69%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.86%) TOGAF
3 40 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 36 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 27 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
6 26 (18.06%) SDLC
7 23 (15.97%) Technical Architecture
8 20 (13.89%) CRM
8 20 (13.89%) SOA
9 19 (13.19%) ArchiMate
10 18 (12.50%) IT Strategy
10 18 (12.50%) Open Source
11 15 (10.42%) Data Architecture
12 14 (9.72%) Master Data Management
13 13 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (9.03%) Scrum
14 12 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
14 12 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (8.33%) Mentoring
14 12 (8.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.44%) SQL
2 14 (9.72%) C#
2 14 (9.72%) Java
3 9 (6.25%) C
4 5 (3.47%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.69%) Ruby
6 1 (0.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) Degree
2 9 (6.25%) CCIE
2 9 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.56%) TOGAF Certification
4 7 (4.86%) JNCIE
5 4 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.78%) CISSP
6 3 (2.08%) CCNP
6 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) CCNA
7 2 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.39%) CISA
7 2 (1.39%) CISM
7 2 (1.39%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) CCDP
8 1 (0.69%) CCSA
8 1 (0.69%) CCSE
8 1 (0.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) QA
2 6 (4.17%) COBIT
3 5 (3.47%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (0.69%) Core Impact
2 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.69%) Nessus
2 1 (0.69%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.11%) Oracle
3 13 (9.03%) Cisco
4 10 (6.94%) Cognizant
5 9 (6.25%) Juniper
6 8 (5.56%) Chordiant
7 6 (4.17%) IBM
8 3 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.08%) Google
8 3 (2.08%) SAP
9 2 (1.39%) Dell
9 2 (1.39%) EMC
9 2 (1.39%) VMware
10 1 (0.69%) Citrix
10 1 (0.69%) F5
10 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.69%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.69%) Progress