The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Senior Architect
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 153 167
Rank change year-on-year +14 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 10 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.38% 0.35% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.37% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £71,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2490 2737 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.58% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1572 1896
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in Scotland

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in Scotland

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +20 5 £61,250 -
Edinburgh -5 5 £50,000 -47.36%
Senior Architect
UK

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
2 12 (63.16%) RDBMS
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) Data Modelling
3 11 (57.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (57.89%) Hadoop
4 10 (52.63%) Data Architecture
4 10 (52.63%) Data Management
4 10 (52.63%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) SOA
6 8 (42.11%) ETL
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 8 (42.11%) ERwin
6 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (42.11%) Teradata
6 8 (42.11%) Degree
6 8 (42.11%) Apache Hive
6 8 (42.11%) HBase
6 8 (42.11%) Apache Spark
6 8 (42.11%) Machine Learning
6 8 (42.11%) Analytics
7 7 (36.84%) Kafka
7 7 (36.84%) IT Strategy
7 7 (36.84%) Taxonomies
7 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
7 7 (36.84%) IBM
8 6 (31.58%) Ontologies
8 6 (31.58%) Data Security
8 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (31.58%) Master Data Management

Senior Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (42.11%) Apache Spark
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.53%) CMS
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
2 12 (63.16%) RDBMS
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) Hadoop
4 8 (42.11%) Apache Hive
4 8 (42.11%) HBase
5 4 (21.05%) Big Data
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) ERwin
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) MagicDraw
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Kafka
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
1 7 (36.84%) Taxonomies
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Data Modelling
1 11 (57.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (52.63%) Data Architecture
2 10 (52.63%) Data Management
3 9 (47.37%) SOA
4 8 (42.11%) Analytics
4 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (42.11%) ETL
4 8 (42.11%) Machine Learning
5 7 (36.84%) IT Strategy
6 6 (31.58%) Data Security
6 6 (31.58%) Master Data Management
6 6 (31.58%) Ontologies
7 5 (26.32%) Service Design
7 5 (26.32%) Validation
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
8 3 (15.79%) Metadata Management
8 3 (15.79%) Microservices
8 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Scala
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) R
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
1 8 (42.11%) Teradata
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft