The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 22 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 79 76 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.40% 7.69% 9.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.88% 7.94% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 45 64 105
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
890 957 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.68% 96.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 744 857 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Architect Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Architect
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -1 25 £65,000 +10.16% 2
Luton -11 11 £72,500 +7.40% 4
Dunstable +6 5 £67,500 +8.00%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 62 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 58 (37.18%) .NET
3 51 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (31.41%) C#
5 44 (28.21%) Scrum
6 35 (22.44%) SQL Server
6 35 (22.44%) TDD
7 34 (21.79%) Oracle
8 30 (19.23%) WCF
9 29 (18.59%) Oracle Database
10 28 (17.95%) Visual Studio
11 27 (17.31%) WPF
12 23 (14.74%) Matrix Management
13 21 (13.46%) ASP.NET
14 20 (12.82%) MS Excel
14 20 (12.82%) E-Commerce
14 20 (12.82%) Finance
15 18 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
15 18 (11.54%) SQL
15 18 (11.54%) Silverlight
15 18 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (10.90%) ITIL
17 16 (10.26%) Altiris
18 15 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
18 15 (9.62%) Java
18 15 (9.62%) HP
18 15 (9.62%) LoadRunner
19 14 (8.97%) SOA
20 13 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
21 12 (7.69%) QA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.28%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.64%) Node.js
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.44%) SQL Server
2 29 (18.59%) Oracle Database
3 18 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.62%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 20 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (0.64%) Marketing
3 1 (0.64%) Retail
3 1 (0.64%) Billing
3 1 (0.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (37.18%) .NET
2 30 (19.23%) WCF
3 27 (17.31%) WPF
4 21 (13.46%) ASP.NET
5 18 (11.54%) Silverlight
6 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (5.13%) HTML
8 7 (4.49%) CSS
9 3 (1.92%) XML
10 2 (1.28%) Web Services
10 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.28%) jQuery
10 2 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.64%) Ember.js
11 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (0.64%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.64%) HTML5
11 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.56%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.28%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.64%) Open Source
4 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.64%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.64%) Android
2 1 (0.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (28.21%) Scrum
3 35 (22.44%) TDD
4 23 (14.74%) Matrix Management
5 20 (12.82%) E-Commerce
6 17 (10.90%) ITIL
7 15 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (8.97%) SOA
9 13 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (7.69%) Performance Testing
10 12 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 12 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (7.05%) MVC
12 10 (6.41%) People Management
13 9 (5.77%) TOGAF
14 6 (3.85%) ERP
14 6 (3.85%) CRM
14 6 (3.85%) OO
14 6 (3.85%) Project Management
15 5 (3.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.41%) C#
2 18 (11.54%) SQL
3 15 (9.62%) Java
4 12 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 11 (7.05%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.49%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (3.21%) CCNP
1 5 (3.21%) CCDP
2 3 (1.92%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) QA
1 12 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.21%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.92%) XenDesktop
2 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) SCCM
1 3 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 62 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 34 (21.79%) Oracle
3 16 (10.26%) Altiris
4 15 (9.62%) HP
5 7 (4.49%) VMware
6 6 (3.85%) SAP
6 6 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.21%) F5
7 5 (3.21%) Cisco
7 5 (3.21%) TIBCO
7 5 (3.21%) Juniper
8 3 (1.92%) webMethods
8 3 (1.92%) Citrix
9 2 (1.28%) Sybase
9 2 (1.28%) IBM
10 1 (0.64%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.64%) Sencha
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car, pension & shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 25 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 25 days ago