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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 37 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 2 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.44% 1.10% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.20% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Median salary £41,750 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.28% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £35,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.04%
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
133 251 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.68% 91.94% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 115 237 265
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft