The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 33 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 22 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.85% 1.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 1.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 0
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Technical 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
311 255 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.88% 98.46% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 301 245 181
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Bedford

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (75.86%) TDD
3 22 (75.86%) C#
3 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
4 19 (65.52%) Scrum
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
6 11 (37.93%) MVC
7 10 (34.48%) HTML
7 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
7 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
7 10 (34.48%) CSS
7 10 (34.48%) WCF
7 10 (34.48%) WPF
7 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
8 8 (27.59%) HTTP
9 6 (20.69%) Project Management
9 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
10 5 (17.24%) User Stories
11 4 (13.79%) Capita
12 3 (10.34%) Finance
12 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
12 3 (10.34%) Windows
13 2 (6.90%) Product Management
13 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Moq
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
3 10 (34.48%) WCF
3 10 (34.48%) WPF
3 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (34.48%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.45%) LINQ
4 1 (3.45%) WinForms
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) TDD
3 19 (65.52%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) MVC
5 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) User Stories
8 2 (6.90%) Line Management
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
8 2 (6.90%) Product Management
9 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.45%) OO
9 1 (3.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Capita