The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 52 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 3 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.08% 2.92% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 3.36% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 10
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% -8.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
Software Architecture
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 268 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 85.66% 87.01% 85.08%
Number of salaries quoted 224 238 247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Bedford region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Software Architect
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago