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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 49 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 5 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.81% 4.72% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 4.82% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 6
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £58,935 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -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
271 311 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 98.19% 97.80% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 250 282 282
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) WPF
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) iSeries
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Altiris

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Altiris
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco