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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 51 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 7 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.20% 4.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 4.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 0
Average salary £45,000 £56,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -5.45%
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
269 248 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 84.59% 84.64% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 239 244 179
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 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 23 (100.00%) Scrum
2 20 (86.96%) C#
2 20 (86.96%) .NET
3 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
4 15 (65.22%) Project Management
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
4 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
4 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
4 15 (65.22%) WCF
4 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (56.52%) Multithreading
5 13 (56.52%) Subversion
5 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
5 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (56.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (56.52%) Relational Database
5 13 (56.52%) Windows
5 13 (56.52%) Visual Studio
5 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
5 13 (56.52%) WinForms
6 12 (52.17%) TDD
7 10 (43.48%) Business Analysis
7 10 (43.48%) Product Management
8 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
9 7 (30.43%) HTML
9 7 (30.43%) LINQ
10 6 (26.09%) Matrix Management
10 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (56.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Visual Studio
1 13 (56.52%) Subversion
1 13 (56.52%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Architect
2 11 (47.83%) Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (26.09%) Technical Architect
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
5 4 (17.39%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Team Leader
5 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Architect
5 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
2 15 (65.22%) WCF
3 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
3 13 (56.52%) WinForms
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) LINQ
5 5 (21.74%) WPF
5 5 (21.74%) Silverlight
5 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (21.74%) LINQ to SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Middleware
5 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) Ajax
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 4 (17.39%) HTML5
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Scrum
2 15 (65.22%) Project Management
2 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (56.52%) Multithreading
4 12 (52.17%) TDD
5 10 (43.48%) Product Management
5 10 (43.48%) Business Analysis
6 6 (26.09%) Matrix Management
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) OO
7 4 (17.39%) OOD
7 4 (17.39%) SOA
7 4 (17.39%) Web Development
7 4 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft