The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 143 121
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 9 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.39% 0.71% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.78% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 24
Median salary £57,500 £46,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.32% +20.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,750 £45,700
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2131 2678 2747
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.22% 90.47% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1729 1674
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Scotland

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Scotland

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Edinburgh +7 7 £57,500 - 3
Glasgow +3 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Software Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 15 (71.43%) MVC
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) CSS3
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 6 (28.57%) Front End Development
6 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
7 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 5 (23.81%) Ajax
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Web Development
7 5 (23.81%) jQuery
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
8 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
8 4 (19.05%) Node.js
8 4 (19.05%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 4 (19.05%) Domain Models

Software Architecture
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 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (23.81%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 4 (19.05%) HTML Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior UI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Leader
7 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (33.33%) CSS3
4 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (23.81%) Ajax
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 4 (19.05%) Node.js
6 4 (19.05%) Spring
6 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
6 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
7 3 (14.29%) Apache OpenJPA
7 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (14.29%) JPA
7 3 (14.29%) JSF
7 3 (14.29%) RichFaces
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) MVC
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (19.05%) Domain Models
8 3 (14.29%) BPMN
8 3 (14.29%) OO
8 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (14.29%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) UML
8 3 (14.29%) Use Case
9 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 2 (9.52%) Content Management
9 2 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Clojure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
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