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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 17 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 32 39 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.40% 10.26% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.96% 10.54% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 39 9
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
247 370 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.74% 97.37% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 176 365 239
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Bedford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (49.15%) .NET
2 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.68%) Scrum
4 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
5 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
5 16 (27.12%) C#
6 15 (25.42%) ITIL
6 15 (25.42%) Altiris
7 12 (20.34%) MVC
7 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
7 12 (20.34%) CSS
7 12 (20.34%) HTML
7 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
7 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (16.95%) SDLC
9 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 8 (13.56%) Mobile App
10 8 (13.56%) QA
10 8 (13.56%) Asset Management
11 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
12 4 (6.78%) Oracle
12 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
12 4 (6.78%) Web Services
12 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (6.78%) VMware
12 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (6.78%) TDD
12 4 (6.78%) WCF
12 4 (6.78%) WPF
12 4 (6.78%) Silverlight

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (3.39%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.39%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) SMTP
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) SAN
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) MPLS
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) VLAN
2 2 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) .NET
2 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
2 12 (20.34%) CSS
2 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (20.34%) HTML
3 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (6.78%) Web Services
4 4 (6.78%) WCF
4 4 (6.78%) WPF
4 4 (6.78%) Silverlight
5 2 (3.39%) SOAP
5 2 (3.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) Scrum
3 15 (25.42%) ITIL
4 12 (20.34%) MVC
5 10 (16.95%) SDLC
6 8 (13.56%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.78%) Matrix Management
7 4 (6.78%) TDD
7 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.39%) Mobile Development
8 2 (3.39%) Software Architecture
8 2 (3.39%) High Availability
8 2 (3.39%) Analytics
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.39%) Line Management
8 2 (3.39%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.39%) Time Management
8 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.39%) Project Management
8 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) C#
2 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.69%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.42%) Altiris
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco
4 1 (1.69%) HP
4 1 (1.69%) CommVault
4 1 (1.69%) FalconStor
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