Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £62,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 47 79
Rank change year-on-year -32 +32 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 74 116 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.22% 5.27% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 5.45% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 50
Glasgow median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £45,567 £47,500 £42,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £84,250
Scotland median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% +5.69%

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 2198 2128 2464
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 96.60% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 1172 1591
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.59% - +6.25%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.73%) Finance
3 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 15 (20.27%) Java
4 15 (20.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (18.92%) Oracle
6 13 (17.57%) TOGAF
7 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.86%) IBM
7 11 (14.86%) SQL
7 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (14.86%) Waterfall
7 11 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (13.51%) Windows
8 10 (13.51%) UML
8 10 (13.51%) Scrum
9 9 (12.16%) Data Modelling
9 9 (12.16%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (10.81%) Data Architecture
10 8 (10.81%) Migration
11 7 (9.46%) N-Tier
11 7 (9.46%) XML
11 7 (9.46%) Data Integration
11 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
12 6 (8.11%) Presales
12 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
12 6 (8.11%) Degree
12 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
12 6 (8.11%) 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 3 (4.05%) IIS
2 2 (2.70%) Apache
2 2 (2.70%) JBoss
2 2 (2.70%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) GemFire
3 1 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.16%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.70%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (2.70%) IaaS
5 2 (2.70%) Office 365
6 1 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.35%) PaaS
6 1 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Firewall
2 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
2 3 (4.05%) VPN
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.70%) LAN
3 2 (2.70%) SAN
3 2 (2.70%) SSL
3 2 (2.70%) VoIP
3 2 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.35%) DHCP
4 1 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) Skype
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.76%) Star Schema
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.05%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.70%) GIS
6 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.70%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
7 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) ERwin
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.05%) MagicDraw
1 3 (4.05%) Maven
2 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) JUnit
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.35%) Gradle
3 1 (1.35%) Sublime Text
3 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) XML
2 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.11%) Web Services
3 5 (6.76%) .NET
4 4 (5.41%) REST
4 4 (5.41%) SOAP
4 4 (5.41%) Spring
5 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.05%) J2EE
5 3 (4.05%) XML Schema
6 2 (2.70%) CSS
6 2 (2.70%) CSS3
6 2 (2.70%) JMS
6 2 (2.70%) MSMQ
6 2 (2.70%) React
6 2 (2.70%) RESTful
6 2 (2.70%) SAML
6 2 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.35%) HTML5
7 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.41%) User Experience
4 3 (4.05%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.70%) Equities
5 2 (2.70%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.70%) IVR
5 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.70%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.70%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.70%) AIX
4 2 (2.70%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (1.35%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (17.57%) TOGAF
4 11 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.86%) Waterfall
5 10 (13.51%) Scrum
5 10 (13.51%) UML
6 9 (12.16%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.81%) Data Architecture
7 8 (10.81%) Migration
8 7 (9.46%) Data Integration
9 6 (8.11%) IT Strategy
9 6 (8.11%) Presales
10 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.76%) Use Case
11 4 (5.41%) Analytics
11 4 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (5.41%) Line Management
11 4 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) Java
2 11 (14.86%) SQL
3 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.05%) C
4 3 (4.05%) C#
4 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) Perl
5 1 (1.35%) PHP
5 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
1 1 (1.35%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.35%) Packer
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
1 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle
3 11 (14.86%) IBM
4 6 (8.11%) Capita
4 6 (8.11%) Cisco
5 5 (6.76%) VMware
6 4 (5.41%) Dell
6 4 (5.41%) EMC
7 3 (4.05%) Citrix
7 3 (4.05%) Google
8 2 (2.70%) Pega
8 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.70%) Symantec
9 1 (1.35%) SAP
9 1 (1.35%) Veritas