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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 137 149
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 11 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.41% 0.88% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.97% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 11
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +20.12%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 2463 2589 2832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.46% 91.42% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1455 1775
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 26 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
Edinburgh -1 7 £43,750 -32.69% 1
Glasgow -6 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Software Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 11 (55.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) RESTful
6 4 (20.00%) Java EE
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Domain Models
8 2 (10.00%) Content Management
8 2 (10.00%) Front End Development

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 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (20.00%) Java EE
4 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.00%) Apache OpenJPA
6 2 (10.00%) CGI
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 2 (10.00%) JPA
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) JSF
6 2 (10.00%) JSP
6 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) Domain Models
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Content Management
7 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.00%) Microservices
7 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (10.00%) People Management
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
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