Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 187 194
Rank change year-on-year -35 +7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 8 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.80% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.86% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 8
Scotland median annual salary £53,125 £45,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.06% -3.74% +16.88%
10th Percentile £43,938 £28,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,250 £72,500 £64,125
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,016 5,103 4,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.04% 92.21% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,265 3,255 2,889
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -19 8 £53,125 +14.86% 2
Software Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills 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 with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) React
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) NeoLoad
3 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Gatling
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) gulp
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) webpack
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) CSS

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 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Gatling
1 3 (37.50%) JMeter
1 3 (37.50%) NeoLoad
2 2 (25.00%) gulp
2 2 (25.00%) webpack
3 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) React
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Core
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Retrofit
4 1 (12.50%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Kotlin
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin