The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 41 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 2 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.88% 8.52% 8.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 8.90% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 29
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Architect
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
222 292 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.80% 95.74% 99.50%
Number of salaries quoted 213 244 341
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Architect
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Bedford region.

Architect Salary Trend in Bedford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 14 (77.78%) VMware
1 14 (77.78%) iSeries
2 13 (72.22%) WAN
3 12 (66.67%) Unix
3 12 (66.67%) SAN
4 11 (61.11%) High Availability
5 10 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (55.56%) Data Management
5 10 (55.56%) Information Management
6 9 (50.00%) Presales
6 9 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 8 (44.44%) Use Case
8 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
9 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (27.78%) Marketing
10 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
10 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (27.78%) Project Management
11 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
11 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
12 3 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
12 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
12 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
12 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (16.67%) CRM
13 2 (11.11%) Cisco
13 2 (11.11%) Time Management
13 2 (11.11%) Line Management
13 2 (11.11%) Mentoring

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) WAN
2 12 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) iSeries
2 10 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
5 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) High Availability
2 10 (55.56%) Data Management
2 10 (55.56%) Information Management
3 9 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 9 (50.00%) Presales
4 8 (44.44%) Use Case
5 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) CRM
8 3 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
9 2 (11.11%) Line Management
9 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.11%) Time Management
10 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (5.56%) MVC
10 1 (5.56%) Scrum
10 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCDP
1 1 (5.56%) CCIE
1 1 (5.56%) CCMSE
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) CCSE
1 1 (5.56%) CCSM
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) VCAP
1 1 (5.56%) VCDX
1 1 (5.56%) VCP5
1 1 (5.56%) VCP6
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com