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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 41 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 64 74 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.65% 7.64% 6.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 8.08% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 49 69 62
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -0.80%
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
1096 916 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.82% 94.63% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 921 838 899
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 -4 35 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Luton -29 11 £70,000 +12.00% 3
Dunstable - 8 £67,500 -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 70 (52.63%) .NET
2 62 (46.62%) Microsoft
3 60 (45.11%) C#
4 47 (35.34%) SQL Server
4 47 (35.34%) ASP.NET
5 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (30.83%) Scrum
6 41 (30.83%) TDD
7 39 (29.32%) Technical Architecture
8 38 (28.57%) WCF
9 34 (25.56%) Visual Studio
10 31 (23.31%) SQL
11 28 (21.05%) E-Commerce
12 24 (18.05%) HTML
12 24 (18.05%) Project Management
12 24 (18.05%) Business Analysis
12 24 (18.05%) Enterprise Architecture
13 23 (17.29%) Software Engineering
14 22 (16.54%) WPF
14 22 (16.54%) People Management
15 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
15 21 (15.79%) T-SQL
15 21 (15.79%) Finance
16 20 (15.04%) CSS
16 20 (15.04%) MS Excel
16 20 (15.04%) SOA
17 19 (14.29%) Oracle
18 18 (13.53%) Windows
18 18 (13.53%) SharePoint
18 18 (13.53%) WinForms

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 18 (13.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.50%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.75%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 20 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) SAP CRM
1 6 (4.51%) HFM
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) HTTP
2 4 (3.01%) LAN
2 4 (3.01%) WAN
2 4 (3.01%) Internet
3 2 (1.50%) Firewall
3 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.50%) VPN
3 2 (1.50%) DNS
3 2 (1.50%) DMZ
3 2 (1.50%) VLAN
4 1 (0.75%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (35.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.28%) Oracle Database
3 14 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 13 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.51%) SAP BW
6 6 (4.51%) SAP BI
6 6 (4.51%) SAP HANA
6 6 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.26%) Big Data
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (25.56%) Visual Studio
2 18 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (10.53%) Subversion
4 7 (5.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.75%) Moq
General
1 21 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.50%) Automotive
3 2 (1.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (52.63%) .NET
2 47 (35.34%) ASP.NET
3 38 (28.57%) WCF
4 24 (18.05%) HTML
5 22 (16.54%) WPF
6 20 (15.04%) CSS
7 18 (13.53%) WinForms
8 14 (10.53%) .NET Framework
9 13 (9.77%) Silverlight
9 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (9.02%) Web Services
11 9 (6.77%) XML
11 9 (6.77%) jQuery
12 8 (6.02%) LINQ
13 7 (5.26%) ADO.NET
14 6 (4.51%) Middleware
14 6 (4.51%) Ajax
14 6 (4.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (3.76%) HTML5
16 4 (3.01%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.26%) Web 2.0
2 3 (2.26%) Open Source
3 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.50%) CESG
4 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Windows
2 2 (1.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.83%) TDD
2 41 (30.83%) Scrum
3 39 (29.32%) Technical Architecture
4 28 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 24 (18.05%) Project Management
5 24 (18.05%) Business Analysis
5 24 (18.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 23 (17.29%) Software Engineering
7 22 (16.54%) People Management
8 20 (15.04%) SOA
9 17 (12.78%) Product Management
10 16 (12.03%) MVC
11 15 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (11.28%) Multithreading
12 14 (10.53%) Matrix Management
13 12 (9.02%) Mentoring
14 11 (8.27%) Change Management
15 10 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (7.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.11%) C#
2 31 (23.31%) SQL
3 21 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.27%) Java
5 9 (6.77%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.51%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.26%) CCNP
1 3 (2.26%) CCDP
1 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) vSphere
2 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 62 (46.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (6.77%) SAP
4 7 (5.26%) HP
4 7 (5.26%) IBM
5 6 (4.51%) Hyperion
6 4 (3.01%) Capita
7 3 (2.26%) F5
7 3 (2.26%) Juniper
7 3 (2.26%) Cisco
8 2 (1.50%) Cincom
8 2 (1.50%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.75%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.75%) VMware
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