Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 172 203
Rank change year-on-year -21 +31 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 38 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.54% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 18
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.55% +0.56% +16.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £40,000 £35,850
90th Percentile £63,500 £56,800 £70,375
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 5,038 4,254 5,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.19% 91.29% 90.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,300 2,691 3,544
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Edinburgh -9 20 £32,000 -44.35% 2
Glasgow -17 17 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Stirling - 1 £40,000 -
Software Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 24 (63.16%) Java
2 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) TDD
4 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 11 (28.95%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) HTML
6 10 (26.32%) Linux
6 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 9 (23.68%) RESTful
7 9 (23.68%) SOA
7 9 (23.68%) C++
7 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
7 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
8 8 (21.05%) .NET
8 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
8 8 (21.05%) Spring
8 8 (21.05%) JIRA
9 7 (18.42%) C#
10 6 (15.79%) CSS
10 6 (15.79%) Python
10 6 (15.79%) Windows
10 6 (15.79%) Scrum
10 6 (15.79%) BDD
10 6 (15.79%) React
10 6 (15.79%) Innovative Thinking
11 5 (13.16%) Robot Operating System
11 5 (13.16%) Task Automation
11 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
11 5 (13.16%) Analytics

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 (10.53%) GemFire
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.53%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) JIRA
2 5 (13.16%) NetBeans
3 4 (10.53%) Selenium
3 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
2 2 (5.26%) Local Government
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Engineering Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Software Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Development Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Principal Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Principal Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) RESTful
3 8 (21.05%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
3 8 (21.05%) Spring
4 6 (15.79%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) React
5 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
5 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
5 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 4 (10.53%) Java EE
6 4 (10.53%) JPA
6 4 (10.53%) JSP
6 4 (10.53%) Spring MVC
6 4 (10.53%) XML
7 3 (7.89%) HTML5
7 3 (7.89%) JAX-RS
7 3 (7.89%) Meteor
8 2 (5.26%) JSON
8 2 (5.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
1 5 (13.16%) Robotics
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) Animation
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Robot Operating System
3 5 (13.16%) Unix
4 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
5 9 (23.68%) SOA
6 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 6 (15.79%) Innovative Thinking
6 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) Analytics
7 5 (13.16%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
7 5 (13.16%) MVC
7 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Task Automation
7 5 (13.16%) Web Development
8 4 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (7.89%) Coaching
9 3 (7.89%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) C++
4 7 (18.42%) C#
5 6 (15.79%) Python
6 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
6 5 (13.16%) Scala
7 3 (7.89%) C
7 3 (7.89%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Clojure
8 1 (2.63%) Lisp
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) Reuters
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO