The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 48 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.53% 5.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 5.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 0
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -3.63%
Technical 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
276 253 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 84.40% 88.77% 88.33%
Number of salaries quoted 269 230 149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) WCF
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (38.46%) Matrix Management
6 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) Subversion
6 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) WinForms
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Product Management
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) LINQ

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Team Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Architect
3 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) WCF
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) WinForms
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Matrix Management
5 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Product Management
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft