The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 31 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 26 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.12% 7.07% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.15% 7.22% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 9
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,500 £61,810
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -2.11%
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
284 277 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.65% 97.88% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 256 270 191
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
Bedfordshire

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 1 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Bedford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 63 (88.73%) .NET
2 55 (77.46%) C#
3 54 (76.06%) Microsoft
4 50 (70.42%) ASP.NET
5 43 (60.56%) SQL Server
5 43 (60.56%) Scrum
6 41 (57.75%) TDD
7 38 (53.52%) WCF
8 34 (47.89%) Visual Studio
9 31 (43.66%) Software Engineering
10 29 (40.85%) Business Analysis
10 29 (40.85%) Project Management
11 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (38.03%) WinForms
12 26 (36.62%) SQL
13 25 (35.21%) HTML
13 25 (35.21%) Windows
13 25 (35.21%) Technical Architecture
13 25 (35.21%) Product Management
14 24 (33.80%) T-SQL
15 23 (32.39%) .NET Framework
15 23 (32.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (32.39%) Subversion
16 22 (30.99%) Multithreading
16 22 (30.99%) CSS
16 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
17 21 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (28.17%) SQL Server 2008
19 19 (26.76%) WPF
19 19 (26.76%) MVC

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 17 (23.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.68%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) DHCP
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.41%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (60.56%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (26.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (47.89%) Visual Studio
2 23 (32.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (32.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) Moq
General
1 1 (1.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (88.73%) .NET
2 50 (70.42%) ASP.NET
3 38 (53.52%) WCF
4 27 (38.03%) WinForms
5 25 (35.21%) HTML
6 23 (32.39%) .NET Framework
7 22 (30.99%) CSS
8 19 (26.76%) WPF
9 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (18.31%) LINQ
11 12 (16.90%) Silverlight
12 11 (15.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (14.08%) ADO.NET
14 9 (12.68%) Web Services
15 8 (11.27%) Middleware
16 7 (9.86%) Ajax
16 7 (9.86%) jQuery
16 7 (9.86%) HTML5
16 7 (9.86%) LINQ to SQL
17 4 (5.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.41%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.21%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (1.41%) VMS
2 1 (1.41%) UNIX
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.41%) Android
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Scrum
2 41 (57.75%) TDD
3 31 (43.66%) Software Engineering
4 29 (40.85%) Business Analysis
4 29 (40.85%) Project Management
5 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (35.21%) Technical Architecture
6 25 (35.21%) Product Management
7 22 (30.99%) Multithreading
8 21 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (26.76%) MVC
10 15 (21.13%) OO
11 13 (18.31%) SOA
12 12 (16.90%) Matrix Management
12 12 (16.90%) Domain-Driven Design
13 11 (15.49%) OOD
14 6 (8.45%) Web Development
14 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
16 2 (2.82%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 55 (77.46%) C#
2 26 (36.62%) SQL
3 24 (33.80%) T-SQL
4 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) MCSE
1 1 (1.41%) CCNP
1 1 (1.41%) CCDP
1 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) vSphere
1 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.41%) MOM
1 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (76.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Capita
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) IBM
3 1 (1.41%) Clearswift
3 1 (1.41%) Symantec
3 1 (1.41%) McAfee
3 1 (1.41%) Citrix
3 1 (1.41%) Lotus
3 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.41%) VMware
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