Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £62,074 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 74 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 134 74 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.46% 3.35% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.64% 3.54% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 95 62 75
Glasgow median annual salary £62,074 £57,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.49% -11.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £74,875 £74,500
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% +1.63%

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 2,377 2,092 2,524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 94.62% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,713 1,268 1,437
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,900 £67,650 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 68 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.58%) Finance
3 38 (28.36%) Microsoft
4 34 (25.37%) TOGAF
5 30 (22.39%) Oracle
6 29 (21.64%) SQL
7 28 (20.90%) DevOps
8 26 (19.40%) .NET
9 23 (17.16%) Open Source
10 21 (15.67%) REST
10 21 (15.67%) Banking
10 21 (15.67%) Collaborative Working
11 20 (14.93%) MVC
11 20 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (14.93%) Enterprise Architecture
12 19 (14.18%) Microservices
13 18 (13.43%) ASP.NET
14 17 (12.69%) PL/SQL
14 17 (12.69%) Waterfall
14 17 (12.69%) MongoDB
14 17 (12.69%) NoSQL
14 17 (12.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (11.94%) Software Engineering
15 16 (11.94%) JIRA
15 16 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (11.19%) T-SQL
16 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
16 15 (11.19%) CRM
16 15 (11.19%) SOA
16 15 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (4.48%) JBoss
1 6 (4.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.49%) Dynamics SL
4 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.70%) IaaS
2 13 (9.70%) PaaS
2 13 (9.70%) SaaS
3 10 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.48%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.49%) Office 365
6 1 (0.75%) Force.com
6 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.75%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Network Security
2 4 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (2.99%) LAN
2 4 (2.99%) SAN
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) MongoDB
1 17 (12.69%) NoSQL
2 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.99%) DB2
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.75%) Big Data
5 1 (0.75%) GIS
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.75%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (12.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (11.94%) JIRA
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.49%) Subversion
6 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA Agile
General
1 45 (33.58%) Finance
2 21 (15.67%) Banking
3 9 (6.72%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.22%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.40%) .NET
2 21 (15.67%) REST
3 18 (13.43%) ASP.NET
4 15 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (9.70%) .NET Core
6 9 (6.72%) JSON
6 9 (6.72%) Web Services
7 8 (5.97%) SOAP
8 6 (4.48%) Java EE
9 5 (3.73%) XML
10 4 (2.99%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.99%) J2EE
10 4 (2.99%) Struts
11 2 (1.49%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.49%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.49%) CGI
12 1 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
12 1 (0.75%) HTML5
12 1 (0.75%) jQuery
12 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.70%) User Experience
3 11 (8.21%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.72%) Enterprise Cloud
5 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.48%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.99%) IVR
7 4 (2.99%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.24%) NHS
8 3 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.49%) CESG
9 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.75%) Replication
10 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.72%) Windows
2 5 (3.73%) Linux
3 4 (2.99%) Unix
3 4 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.49%) Android
4 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.37%) TOGAF
3 28 (20.90%) DevOps
4 23 (17.16%) Open Source
5 21 (15.67%) Collaborative Working
6 20 (14.93%) Enterprise Architecture
6 20 (14.93%) MVC
7 19 (14.18%) Microservices
8 17 (12.69%) Waterfall
9 16 (11.94%) Software Engineering
9 16 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (11.19%) CRM
10 15 (11.19%) SOA
11 14 (10.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 14 (10.45%) Software Delivery
12 13 (9.70%) Customer Requirements
12 13 (9.70%) SDLC
13 11 (8.21%) Creative Thinking
13 11 (8.21%) Mentoring
13 11 (8.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.64%) SQL
2 17 (12.69%) PL/SQL
3 15 (11.19%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.21%) Python
5 9 (6.72%) C#
5 9 (6.72%) Java
5 9 (6.72%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.97%) C
7 2 (1.49%) X++
8 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.72%) TOGAF Certification
4 7 (5.22%) Degree
5 5 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.99%) CISSP
7 3 (2.24%) CCIE
7 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.49%) CCNA
8 2 (1.49%) CCNP
8 2 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.49%) CISA
8 2 (1.49%) CISM
8 2 (1.49%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.75%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.75%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) COBIT
2 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) GDPR
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (10.45%) Ansible
2 4 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.99%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) Kibana
3 1 (0.75%) logstash
3 1 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 30 (22.39%) Oracle
3 11 (8.21%) Cisco
4 10 (7.46%) IBM
5 9 (6.72%) Cognizant
6 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.73%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.73%) SAP
8 4 (2.99%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.99%) Chordiant
8 4 (2.99%) F5
8 4 (2.99%) HP
9 2 (1.49%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.49%) VMware
10 1 (0.75%) Dell
10 1 (0.75%) EMC
10 1 (0.75%) Google
10 1 (0.75%) Juniper
10 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft