Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Solution Architect
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 91 133
Rank change year-on-year -32 +42 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 21 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.91% 2.10% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 2.18% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 22
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £63,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +15.91% -8.33%
10th Percentile £40,500 £47,500 £45,027
90th Percentile £68,750 £79,750 £84,250
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £58,750 £66,500
% change year-on-year +10.64% -11.65% +6.40%

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 2201 2065 2475
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.59% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1152 1599
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.90% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (23.81%) Presales
5 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 3 (14.29%) Google
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
7 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (9.52%) Open Source
7 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
7 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
7 2 (9.52%) REST

Solutions 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (9.52%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (9.52%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) Kerberos
1 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) Gradle
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) SAML
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (9.52%) IVR
1 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
1 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Presales
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) ArchiMate
6 2 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Document Management
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) RAD
6 2 (9.52%) Statistics
6 2 (9.52%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Packer
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Dell
3 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Pega
4 1 (4.76%) SAP