Architect Jobs in Scotland

Architect
UK > Scotland

The median Architect salary in Scotland is £75,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

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

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 67 27 46
Rank change year-on-year -40 +19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 373 436 321
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 5.63% 9.12% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.80% 10.10% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 135 127 120
10th Percentile £62,500 £56,219 £57,375
25th Percentile £67,500 £57,184 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +11.11%
75th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £98,250 £97,290 £105,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 6,427 4,315 5,457
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 90.29% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,616 2,324 2,962
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £38,635
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,283 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.07% +9.52% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,776 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - +9.09%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Scotland

Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in Scotland.

Salary trend for Architect in Scotland

Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Architect in Scotland

Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Glasgow -60 211 £80,000 +14.29% 20
Edinburgh +5 153 £70,576 +1.62% 20
South Lanarkshire - 5 £80,000 - 5
Aberdeen -14 1 £100,000 - 2
Fife - 1 £40,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 April 2024, Architect job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 135 (36.19%) Actionable Insight
2 122 (32.71%) Finance
3 118 (31.64%) TOGAF
4 90 (24.13%) AWS
5 89 (23.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 87 (23.32%) Agile
7 86 (23.06%) Azure
8 79 (21.18%) Technical Architecture
9 77 (20.64%) Cloud Native
10 76 (20.38%) Roadmaps
11 75 (20.11%) Law
12 70 (18.77%) Software Engineering
13 69 (18.50%) Validation
13 69 (18.50%) Marketing
13 69 (18.50%) Network Management
13 69 (18.50%) Model Validation
14 67 (17.96%) Requirements Management
14 67 (17.96%) Network Architecture
14 67 (17.96%) VSAT
15 66 (17.69%) Banking
15 66 (17.69%) Operational Stability
16 60 (16.09%) Data Architecture
17 57 (15.28%) Java
18 54 (14.48%) Social Skills
19 52 (13.94%) Migration
19 52 (13.94%) Security Cleared
20 51 (13.67%) Architecture Governance
20 51 (13.67%) Microservices
21 47 (12.60%) Public Cloud
21 47 (12.60%) Presales

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.07%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.54%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Simulink
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 6 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 90 (24.13%) AWS
2 86 (23.06%) Azure
3 33 (8.85%) GCP
3 33 (8.85%) SaaS
4 25 (6.70%) Microsoft 365
5 18 (4.83%) IaaS
5 18 (4.83%) PaaS
6 13 (3.49%) Entra ID
7 12 (3.22%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (2.14%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.07%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (1.07%) Azure AKS
10 4 (1.07%) Azure DevOps
11 3 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.80%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.80%) Azure API Management
11 3 (0.80%) Snowflake
12 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 67 (17.96%) VSAT
2 9 (2.41%) DNS
3 8 (2.14%) BGP
3 8 (2.14%) SSL
3 8 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.88%) Firewall
5 4 (1.07%) SD-WAN
6 3 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.80%) Network Security
6 3 (0.80%) VPN
7 2 (0.54%) SAN
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.77%) Big Data
2 15 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.95%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.88%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.34%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.80%) Metadata
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.27%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.27%) DynamoDB
11 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (3.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.07%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.07%) Maven
3 1 (0.27%) GitLab
3 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 122 (32.71%) Finance
2 89 (23.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 75 (20.11%) Law
4 69 (18.50%) Marketing
5 66 (17.69%) Banking
6 54 (14.48%) Social Skills
7 26 (6.97%) Legal
8 19 (5.09%) Presentation Skills
9 17 (4.56%) Retail Banking
10 12 (3.22%) Public Sector
11 10 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (2.14%) Retail
13 6 (1.61%) Games
14 5 (1.34%) Automotive
15 3 (0.80%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.54%) Police
17 1 (0.27%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.77%) Spring Boot
2 28 (7.51%) Kafka
3 22 (5.90%) Spring
4 16 (4.29%) .NET
5 12 (3.22%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.41%) OAuth
6 9 (2.41%) SAML
7 8 (2.14%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (1.61%) JSON
8 6 (1.61%) OpenID
8 6 (1.61%) Web Services
8 6 (1.61%) XML
9 4 (1.07%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.07%) Java EE
9 4 (1.07%) REST
10 3 (0.80%) Node.js
11 2 (0.54%) CSS
11 2 (0.54%) Django
11 2 (0.54%) HTML
11 2 (0.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 77 (20.64%) Cloud Native
2 47 (12.60%) Public Cloud
3 34 (9.12%) Product Ownership
4 28 (7.51%) Credit Risk
5 18 (4.83%) Blockchain
6 14 (3.75%) PKI
6 14 (3.75%) Robotics
7 10 (2.68%) SWIFT Messaging Network
8 8 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.61%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.34%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.07%) IoT
13 3 (0.80%) Cyber Threat
13 3 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.80%) Operational Technology
14 2 (0.54%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.54%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.63%) Linux
2 11 (2.95%) Windows
3 8 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.07%) Mesosphere
4 4 (1.07%) Unix
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (36.19%) Actionable Insight
2 118 (31.64%) TOGAF
3 87 (23.32%) Agile
4 79 (21.18%) Technical Architecture
5 76 (20.38%) Roadmaps
6 70 (18.77%) Software Engineering
7 69 (18.50%) Model Validation
7 69 (18.50%) Network Management
7 69 (18.50%) Validation
8 67 (17.96%) Network Architecture
8 67 (17.96%) Requirements Management
9 66 (17.69%) Operational Stability
10 60 (16.09%) Data Architecture
11 52 (13.94%) Migration
12 51 (13.67%) Architecture Governance
12 51 (13.67%) Microservices
13 47 (12.60%) Presales
14 46 (12.33%) Scrum
15 44 (11.80%) Mentoring
16 42 (11.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.28%) Java
2 37 (9.92%) Python
3 17 (4.56%) C++
4 16 (4.29%) C#
5 14 (3.75%) SQL
6 9 (2.41%) C
7 7 (1.88%) Embedded C
8 6 (1.61%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.34%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.27%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.27%) R
11 1 (0.27%) Ruby
11 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (13.94%) Security Cleared
2 45 (12.06%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.56%) Azure Certification
4 16 (4.29%) Degree
5 13 (3.49%) AWS Certification
6 12 (3.22%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
6 12 (3.22%) CISSP
7 10 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.61%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
8 6 (1.61%) CISM
8 6 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (1.34%) CCNA
10 4 (1.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (1.07%) CISA
10 4 (1.07%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.07%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.54%) CCSP
11 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.54%) PMP
12 1 (0.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.75%) SEPA
2 8 (2.14%) NIST
3 6 (1.61%) COBIT
4 5 (1.34%) QA
5 4 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.07%) ISO 20022
5 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.54%) GDPR
6 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 28 (7.51%) Docker
2 4 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.07%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) KVM
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (10.46%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.41%) Terraform
3 7 (1.88%) Ansible
4 6 (1.61%) OpenView
5 4 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.07%) Progress Chef
5 4 (1.07%) Puppet
6 2 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.27%) Grafana
7 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 40 (10.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.36%) Google
3 16 (4.29%) Oracle
4 10 (2.68%) Sparx
5 9 (2.41%) Cisco
6 6 (1.61%) BMC
6 6 (1.61%) HP
6 6 (1.61%) Remedy
6 6 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.07%) VMware
8 3 (0.80%) Citrix
8 3 (0.80%) Databricks
8 3 (0.80%) Salesforce
9 2 (0.54%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.54%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.27%) ForeScout
10 1 (0.27%) Meraki
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.27%) Teradata