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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 21 20 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 35 29 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.04% 10.47% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.36% 10.70% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 3
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,250
% change year-on-year
- +0.40%
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
308 271 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.16% 97.83% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 287 265 190
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 18 September 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Bedford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 59 (96.72%) .NET
2 49 (80.33%) C#
3 48 (78.69%) Microsoft
4 39 (63.93%) SQL Server
4 39 (63.93%) ASP.NET
5 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (59.02%) TDD
6 36 (59.02%) Scrum
7 33 (54.10%) WCF
8 32 (52.46%) Visual Studio
9 22 (36.07%) SQL
10 21 (34.43%) HTML
10 21 (34.43%) WPF
11 19 (31.15%) T-SQL
11 19 (31.15%) Project Management
11 19 (31.15%) Software Engineering
12 18 (29.51%) Business Analysis
12 18 (29.51%) CSS
12 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
13 16 (26.23%) WinForms
13 16 (26.23%) Windows
14 14 (22.95%) Product Management
15 13 (21.31%) Multithreading
15 13 (21.31%) Matrix Management
15 13 (21.31%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
16 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
16 12 (19.67%) MVC
16 12 (19.67%) Subversion
16 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.28%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (63.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (52.46%) Visual Studio
2 12 (19.67%) Subversion
2 12 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) Moq
General
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (96.72%) .NET
2 39 (63.93%) ASP.NET
3 33 (54.10%) WCF
4 21 (34.43%) HTML
4 21 (34.43%) WPF
5 18 (29.51%) CSS
6 16 (26.23%) WinForms
7 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
7 12 (19.67%) Silverlight
8 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (11.48%) LINQ
9 7 (11.48%) Web Services
10 6 (9.84%) ADO.NET
11 5 (8.20%) jQuery
11 5 (8.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (8.20%) HTML5
11 5 (8.20%) Middleware
11 5 (8.20%) Ajax
12 4 (6.56%) XML
12 4 (6.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (59.02%) TDD
2 36 (59.02%) Scrum
3 19 (31.15%) Project Management
3 19 (31.15%) Software Engineering
4 18 (29.51%) Business Analysis
5 14 (22.95%) Product Management
6 13 (21.31%) Multithreading
6 13 (21.31%) Matrix Management
6 13 (21.31%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (19.67%) MVC
7 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.11%) OO
9 7 (11.48%) Web Development
10 6 (9.84%) OOD
10 6 (9.84%) SOA
11 5 (8.20%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (4.92%) User Stories
12 3 (4.92%) Line Management
12 3 (4.92%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 49 (80.33%) C#
2 22 (36.07%) SQL
3 19 (31.15%) T-SQL
4 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.28%) Java
5 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) MOM
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Capita
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
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