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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 25 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 24 34 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.97% 9.16% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.28% 9.32% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 3
Average salary £65,000 £59,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% +31.11%
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
290 365 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.35% 98.38% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 254 307 232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 26 January 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Bedford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 53 (77.94%) .NET
1 53 (77.94%) Microsoft
2 47 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (67.65%) C#
4 44 (64.71%) Scrum
5 35 (51.47%) TDD
6 29 (42.65%) SQL Server
6 29 (42.65%) Visual Studio
7 27 (39.71%) WCF
7 27 (39.71%) WPF
8 23 (33.82%) Matrix Management
9 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET
10 18 (26.47%) Oracle
10 18 (26.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 18 (26.47%) Silverlight
10 18 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (26.47%) Oracle Database
11 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
12 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (11.76%) MVC
12 8 (11.76%) HTML
12 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
12 8 (11.76%) SQL
12 8 (11.76%) CSS
13 7 (10.29%) Project Management
13 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
15 5 (7.35%) Java
15 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
15 5 (7.35%) SLA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.47%) Oracle Database 10g
2 18 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 18 (26.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (42.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
2 1 (1.47%) Billing
2 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (77.94%) .NET
2 27 (39.71%) WCF
2 27 (39.71%) WPF
3 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET
4 18 (26.47%) Silverlight
5 8 (11.76%) CSS
5 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (2.94%) XML
6 2 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.94%) Middleware
6 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) UNIX
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (64.71%) Scrum
3 35 (51.47%) TDD
4 23 (33.82%) Matrix Management
5 8 (11.76%) MVC
6 7 (10.29%) Project Management
7 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.88%) High Availability
8 4 (5.88%) User Stories
8 4 (5.88%) Line Management
8 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.41%) OO
9 3 (4.41%) SOA
10 2 (2.94%) UML
10 2 (2.94%) Migration
10 2 (2.94%) Logistics
10 2 (2.94%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.94%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (67.65%) C#
2 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.76%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.35%) Java
5 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 53 (77.94%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.47%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Altiris
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