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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 22 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 34 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.83% 9.22% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.07% 9.38% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 5
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 £62,000 £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
307 288 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.77% 98.29% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 278 282 192
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Bedford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 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 64 (91.43%) .NET
2 56 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 54 (77.14%) C#
4 46 (65.71%) ASP.NET
5 41 (58.57%) SQL Server
5 41 (58.57%) Scrum
6 40 (57.14%) TDD
7 35 (50.00%) WCF
8 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (45.71%) Visual Studio
9 26 (37.14%) Software Engineering
10 24 (34.29%) HTML
10 24 (34.29%) SQL
11 23 (32.86%) Project Management
11 23 (32.86%) WPF
12 22 (31.43%) Business Analysis
12 22 (31.43%) WinForms
13 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
13 21 (30.00%) T-SQL
13 21 (30.00%) CSS
14 20 (28.57%) Windows
14 20 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
15 18 (25.71%) .NET Framework
15 18 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (25.71%) Product Management
15 18 (25.71%) Subversion
16 17 (24.29%) MVC
16 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
16 17 (24.29%) Multithreading
17 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 16 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.86%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) WEP
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (58.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (45.71%) Visual Studio
2 18 (25.71%) Subversion
2 18 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.43%) Moq
General
1 1 (1.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (91.43%) .NET
2 46 (65.71%) ASP.NET
3 35 (50.00%) WCF
4 24 (34.29%) HTML
5 23 (32.86%) WPF
6 22 (31.43%) WinForms
7 21 (30.00%) CSS
8 18 (25.71%) .NET Framework
9 14 (20.00%) Silverlight
9 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (18.57%) LINQ
11 11 (15.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (14.29%) ADO.NET
13 9 (12.86%) Middleware
14 7 (10.00%) Web Services
14 7 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
15 5 (7.14%) HTML5
15 5 (7.14%) jQuery
15 5 (7.14%) Ajax
16 4 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) Scrum
2 40 (57.14%) TDD
3 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (37.14%) Software Engineering
5 23 (32.86%) Project Management
6 22 (31.43%) Business Analysis
7 20 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (25.71%) Product Management
9 17 (24.29%) Multithreading
9 17 (24.29%) MVC
10 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (20.00%) Matrix Management
12 8 (11.43%) OO
13 7 (10.00%) Web Development
14 6 (8.57%) OOD
14 6 (8.57%) SOA
14 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
16 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
17 3 (4.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 54 (77.14%) C#
2 24 (34.29%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) CCNP
1 1 (1.43%) CCDP
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) MOM
Vendors
1 56 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Capita
4 2 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
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