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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 42 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 15 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.69% 2.37% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 2.41% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 4
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +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
314 290 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 98.13% 98.31% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 285 283 201
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%

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 22 August 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 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 28 (87.50%) .NET
3 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (81.25%) TDD
4 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
5 21 (65.63%) C#
6 18 (56.25%) Scrum
7 16 (50.00%) HTML
8 14 (43.75%) MVC
9 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
9 13 (40.63%) CSS
10 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (34.38%) HTTP
11 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
11 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
12 9 (28.13%) WCF
12 9 (28.13%) WPF
13 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 7 (21.88%) SQL
14 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
15 6 (18.75%) Project Management
15 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
15 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (18.75%) Matrix Management
16 4 (12.50%) Capita
16 4 (12.50%) Windows
16 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
17 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
17 3 (9.38%) N-Tier

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) Subversion
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Moq
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 16 (50.00%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) CSS
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (28.13%) WCF
6 9 (28.13%) WPF
7 3 (9.38%) WinForms
7 3 (9.38%) LINQ
7 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) VMS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (81.25%) TDD
2 18 (56.25%) Scrum
3 14 (43.75%) MVC
4 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.75%) Project Management
5 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (18.75%) Matrix Management
6 3 (9.38%) User Stories
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Product Management
8 1 (3.13%) OOD
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
1 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.13%) MOM
1 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Capita
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Clearswift
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Lotus
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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