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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 48 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 9 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.91% 3.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 4.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 0
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
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
264 249 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 85.44% 84.41% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 234 245 179
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Architecture
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) Data Security
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) System Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.88%) ISEB
7 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
7 1 (5.88%) QA
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Lead Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Tester
2 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Data Security
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
1 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft