The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Solution Architect
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 107 144
Rank change year-on-year -19 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 26 59 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.98% 2.06% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 2.14% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 14
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,130 £52,500 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,800 £66,750
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2505 2761 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.96% 96.57% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1586 1887
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.32% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Scotland

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Scotland

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Scotland

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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 -30 14 £72,500 +16.00% 2
Glasgow +11 12 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 31 (49.21%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Banking
3 18 (28.57%) Java
4 16 (25.40%) TOGAF
5 14 (22.22%) SOA
6 13 (20.63%) Project Management
7 10 (15.87%) SuccessFactors
7 10 (15.87%) Retail Banking
7 10 (15.87%) Retail
7 10 (15.87%) SAP
8 9 (14.29%) Oracle
8 9 (14.29%) Service Management
8 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
9 8 (12.70%) Presales
9 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.70%) JBoss
10 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (11.11%) Big Data
10 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (11.11%) Degree
10 7 (11.11%) OO
10 7 (11.11%) Scrum
10 7 (11.11%) Mobile Development
11 6 (9.52%) Domain Models
11 6 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
11 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
11 6 (9.52%) ITIL

Solutions Architect Skill Set
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 8 (12.70%) JBoss
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (9.52%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.59%) Pega PRPC
2 1 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (7.94%) iPaaS
4 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.17%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.59%) IaaS
5 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Network Security
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (49.21%) Finance
2 18 (28.57%) Banking
3 10 (15.87%) Retail
3 10 (15.87%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) Apache CXF
1 6 (9.52%) JPA
1 6 (9.52%) JSF
1 6 (9.52%) RichFaces
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) Drools
2 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
2 5 (7.94%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) Node.js
4 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.59%) CGI
4 1 (1.59%) COM
4 1 (1.59%) LINQ
4 1 (1.59%) React
4 1 (1.59%) RESTful
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.59%) WCF
4 1 (1.59%) WF
4 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Smart City
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Linux
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) AIX
2 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.40%) TOGAF
3 14 (22.22%) SOA
4 13 (20.63%) Project Management
5 9 (14.29%) Service Management
6 8 (12.70%) Presales
6 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (11.11%) Mobile Development
7 7 (11.11%) OO
7 7 (11.11%) Scrum
8 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.52%) Domain Models
8 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.52%) ITIL
8 6 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (9.52%) UML
8 6 (9.52%) Use Case
8 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.94%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (6.35%) C#
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) SAP
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco
4 2 (3.17%) EMC
4 2 (3.17%) Google
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Ariba
5 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Concur
5 1 (1.59%) Dell
5 1 (1.59%) F5
5 1 (1.59%) hybris
5 1 (1.59%) Pega
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
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