The first table below looks at the demand for Technical 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 Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 47 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.82% 2.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 3.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 0
Average salary £46,750 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
237 230 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.45% 81.56% 91.54%
Number of salaries quoted 209 225 176
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Technical Architecture
Bedfordshire

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in Bedford

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 30 (96.77%) Scrum
2 27 (87.10%) C#
2 27 (87.10%) .NET
2 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (70.97%) Project Management
3 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
3 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET
3 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
3 22 (70.97%) WCF
3 22 (70.97%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (64.52%) Multithreading
4 20 (64.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (64.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (64.52%) .NET Framework
4 20 (64.52%) Relational Database
4 20 (64.52%) Subversion
4 20 (64.52%) WinForms
4 20 (64.52%) Visual Studio
4 20 (64.52%) SQL
4 20 (64.52%) T-SQL
4 20 (64.52%) Windows
5 17 (54.84%) TDD
5 17 (54.84%) Business Analysis
5 17 (54.84%) Product Management
6 11 (35.48%) SharePoint
7 9 (29.03%) N-Tier
7 9 (29.03%) OOD
7 9 (29.03%) SOA
7 9 (29.03%) OO
7 9 (29.03%) Domain-Driven Design

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (35.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (64.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (64.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (64.52%) Subversion
1 20 (64.52%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Architect
2 16 (51.61%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (41.94%) Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Architect
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Architect
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
6 4 (12.90%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Architect
6 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Team Leader
6 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) C# Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET
2 22 (70.97%) WCF
3 20 (64.52%) .NET Framework
3 20 (64.52%) WinForms
4 9 (29.03%) LINQ
5 7 (22.58%) WPF
5 7 (22.58%) Silverlight
5 7 (22.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (22.58%) LINQ to SQL
5 7 (22.58%) Middleware
5 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) ADO.NET
6 4 (12.90%) CSS
6 4 (12.90%) Web Services
6 4 (12.90%) jQuery
6 4 (12.90%) HTML5
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 4 (12.90%) Ajax
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Scrum
2 22 (70.97%) Project Management
2 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
2 22 (70.97%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (64.52%) Multithreading
4 17 (54.84%) TDD
4 17 (54.84%) Business Analysis
4 17 (54.84%) Product Management
5 9 (29.03%) OOD
5 9 (29.03%) SOA
5 9 (29.03%) OO
5 9 (29.03%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (19.35%) Matrix Management
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) MVC
9 1 (3.23%) ITIL
9 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 20 (64.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft