The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 136 139
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 17 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.74% 0.99% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.09% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 19
Median salary £72,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.63% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £37,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.27%  

Technical 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 2101 2659 2772
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.39% 90.53% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1716 1690
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Scotland

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Technical Architecture in Scotland

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in Scotland

Technical 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 Technical Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Glasgow +15 11 £75,000 +81.81% 2
Edinburgh +5 6 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (29.27%) SOA
4 10 (24.39%) Client/Server
4 10 (24.39%) Middleware
4 10 (24.39%) Network Design
4 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (21.95%) Internet
6 8 (19.51%) BPR
6 8 (19.51%) Degree
6 8 (19.51%) Financial Modelling
6 8 (19.51%) Network Architecture
6 8 (19.51%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (17.07%) Big Data
7 7 (17.07%) Analytics
8 6 (14.63%) SDLC
8 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.63%) LAN
8 6 (14.63%) WAN
8 6 (14.63%) .NET
8 6 (14.63%) Project Management
8 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) Business Development
9 5 (12.20%) HTML
9 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
9 5 (12.20%) CSS
9 5 (12.20%) Cognizant
9 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (12.20%) Data Centre

Technical 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 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) JBoss
1 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Internet
2 6 (14.63%) LAN
2 6 (14.63%) WAN
3 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (7.32%) DMZ
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) OLTP
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Architect
2 8 (19.51%) Technical Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Digital Developer
4 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Network Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Technology Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (4.88%) Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Information Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum Master
6 2 (4.88%) Senior PeopleSoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Middleware
2 6 (14.63%) .NET
3 5 (12.20%) CSS
3 5 (12.20%) HTML
4 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE
5 2 (4.88%) Spring
6 1 (2.44%) Ajax
6 1 (2.44%) CSS3
6 1 (2.44%) HTML5
6 1 (2.44%) JSON
6 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (24.39%) Client/Server
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Internet of Things
3 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (29.27%) SOA
3 10 (24.39%) Network Design
4 8 (19.51%) BPR
4 8 (19.51%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (19.51%) Financial Modelling
4 8 (19.51%) Network Architecture
5 7 (17.07%) Analytics
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) Project Management
6 6 (14.63%) SDLC
6 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) Business Development
7 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (12.20%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.76%) Microservices
8 4 (9.76%) Software Delivery
8 4 (9.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Clojure
4 1 (2.44%) PeopleCode
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) SQR
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) CCNA
2 4 (9.76%) CCNP
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) COBIT
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Cognizant
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Qualys
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
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