Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 196 197
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 43 20 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.77% 0.38% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.42% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 25
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £49,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +19.28% +7.79%
10th Percentile £28,000 £40,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,375 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 5097 4751 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.82% 91.40% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3246 2882 3705
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +4 21 £46,250 +4.52%
Edinburgh -3 20 £32,000 -49.80% 1
Stirling - 1 £40,000 -
Software Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) Java
3 21 (48.84%) TDD
4 15 (34.88%) RESTful
5 14 (32.56%) Mentoring
5 14 (32.56%) SQL
5 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
6 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
7 11 (25.58%) Spring
7 11 (25.58%) Analytics
8 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
8 10 (23.26%) HTML
8 10 (23.26%) Linux
9 9 (20.93%) SOA
9 9 (20.93%) C++
9 9 (20.93%) .NET
9 9 (20.93%) JIRA
10 8 (18.60%) Java EE
10 8 (18.60%) C#
11 7 (16.28%) Web Services
11 7 (16.28%) Unix
11 7 (16.28%) MVC
11 7 (16.28%) Scrum
11 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
12 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
12 6 (13.95%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (13.95%) BDD
12 6 (13.95%) Innovative Thinking
12 6 (13.95%) Mac OS

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 4 (9.30%) GemFire
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.30%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) JIRA
2 6 (13.95%) NetBeans
3 4 (9.30%) Selenium
3 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Engineering Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Software Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.98%) Principal Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) RESTful
2 11 (25.58%) Spring
3 10 (23.26%) HTML
4 9 (20.93%) .NET
5 8 (18.60%) Java EE
6 7 (16.28%) Web Services
7 6 (13.95%) CSS
7 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.95%) J2EE
7 6 (13.95%) JSON
7 6 (13.95%) JSP
7 6 (13.95%) Spring MVC
8 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.63%) JAX-RS
8 5 (11.63%) XML
9 4 (9.30%) React
10 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.98%) HTML5
10 3 (6.98%) Meteor
11 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) Robotics
3 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Animation
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Unix
3 6 (13.95%) Mac OS
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) TDD
3 14 (32.56%) Mentoring
3 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
4 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
5 11 (25.58%) Analytics
6 9 (20.93%) SOA
7 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (16.28%) MVC
7 7 (16.28%) Scrum
8 6 (13.95%) BDD
8 6 (13.95%) Innovative Thinking
8 6 (13.95%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (11.63%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Task Automation
10 4 (9.30%) Open Source
11 3 (6.98%) Coaching
11 3 (6.98%) IT Strategy
11 3 (6.98%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) Java
2 14 (32.56%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.93%) C++
5 8 (18.60%) C#
6 6 (13.95%) Python
7 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
7 5 (11.63%) Scala
8 3 (6.98%) C
9 1 (2.33%) Clojure
9 1 (2.33%) F#
9 1 (2.33%) Lisp
9 1 (2.33%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby
9 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Reuters
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO