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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 23 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 26 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.41% 7.59% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.72% 7.86% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 4
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +11.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £45,450
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £74,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
298 369 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.44% 96.60% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 237 324 266
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Bedford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 49 (71.01%) .NET
2 47 (68.12%) Microsoft
2 47 (68.12%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (63.77%) Scrum
4 40 (57.97%) C#
5 29 (42.03%) TDD
6 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 21 (30.43%) Visual Studio
7 21 (30.43%) WCF
7 21 (30.43%) WPF
8 20 (28.99%) Matrix Management
9 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET
10 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
11 15 (21.74%) Silverlight
11 15 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (21.74%) Oracle Database
11 15 (21.74%) Oracle
11 15 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (17.39%) MVC
12 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (14.49%) CSS
13 10 (14.49%) HTML
13 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
14 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (8.70%) VMware
16 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
17 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
17 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 5 (7.25%) Altiris

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
1 2 (2.90%) SMTP
1 2 (2.90%) SAN
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
1 2 (2.90%) MPLS
1 2 (2.90%) Firewall
1 2 (2.90%) VLAN
1 2 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.45%) Billing
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (71.01%) .NET
2 21 (30.43%) WCF
2 21 (30.43%) WPF
3 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 15 (21.74%) Silverlight
5 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (14.49%) CSS
6 10 (14.49%) HTML
7 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (2.90%) Web Services
8 2 (2.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) UNIX
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
1 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
1 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (68.12%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (63.77%) Scrum
3 29 (42.03%) TDD
4 20 (28.99%) Matrix Management
5 12 (17.39%) MVC
6 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.25%) ITIL
7 5 (7.25%) Project Management
7 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.80%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.80%) High Availability
9 3 (4.35%) OO
9 3 (4.35%) SOA
10 2 (2.90%) Time Management
10 2 (2.90%) User Stories
10 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.90%) Line Management
11 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) C#
2 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.35%) SQL
3 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) vSphere
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 47 (68.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) VMware
4 5 (7.25%) Altiris
5 1 (1.45%) FalconStor
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) CommVault
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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