The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 55 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 48 56 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.13% 5.23% 6.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 5.51% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 59
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.81%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1112 1016 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.78% 94.86% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 962 922 761
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -5 21 £58,750 +17.50% 9
Luton -28 11 - - 2
Dunstable +1 3 £67,500 +22.72%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 73 (52.90%) .NET
2 66 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 65 (47.10%) C#
4 55 (39.86%) ASP.NET
5 53 (38.41%) SQL Server
6 48 (34.78%) TDD
7 44 (31.88%) Scrum
8 40 (28.99%) Technical Architecture
8 40 (28.99%) WCF
9 36 (26.09%) Business Analysis
10 35 (25.36%) Software Engineering
10 35 (25.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (25.36%) Project Management
10 35 (25.36%) SQL
11 34 (24.64%) Visual Studio
12 33 (23.91%) SOA
13 30 (21.74%) Relational Database
14 29 (21.01%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (21.01%) WinForms
15 28 (20.29%) N-Tier
15 28 (20.29%) SharePoint
15 28 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (20.29%) Product Management
16 27 (19.57%) Windows
16 27 (19.57%) HTML
17 25 (18.12%) T-SQL
17 25 (18.12%) Subversion
17 25 (18.12%) .NET Framework
18 24 (17.39%) Multithreading
18 24 (17.39%) JavaScript

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (20.29%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.25%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.90%) SAS
6 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 23 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) HFM
1 6 (4.35%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.70%) HTTP
2 10 (7.25%) Internet
3 8 (5.80%) LAN
3 8 (5.80%) WAN
4 4 (2.90%) Firewall
5 3 (2.17%) VPN
5 3 (2.17%) DNS
6 2 (1.45%) VLAN
6 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.45%) DMZ
7 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.72%) WEP
7 1 (0.72%) DHCP
7 1 (0.72%) SAN
7 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (38.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 22 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.25%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.35%) SAP HANA
5 6 (4.35%) SAP BW
5 6 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.35%) SAP BI
6 4 (2.90%) Big Data
6 4 (2.90%) DataStage
6 4 (2.90%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (25.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (24.64%) Visual Studio
3 25 (18.12%) Subversion
4 5 (3.62%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.72%) Moq
5 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (14.49%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (1.45%) Marketing
4 2 (1.45%) Automotive
5 1 (0.72%) Front Office
5 1 (0.72%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (52.90%) .NET
2 55 (39.86%) ASP.NET
3 40 (28.99%) WCF
4 29 (21.01%) WinForms
5 27 (19.57%) HTML
6 25 (18.12%) .NET Framework
7 23 (16.67%) CSS
8 19 (13.77%) Web Services
9 18 (13.04%) WPF
10 16 (11.59%) XML
11 15 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (10.14%) LINQ
13 12 (8.70%) Silverlight
13 12 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (7.97%) ADO.NET
15 9 (6.52%) Middleware
15 9 (6.52%) jQuery
16 8 (5.80%) LINQ to SQL
17 7 (5.07%) HTML5
17 7 (5.07%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.29%) N-Tier
2 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.90%) Open Source
4 3 (2.17%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.45%) Statistics
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.72%) CESG
6 1 (0.72%) EFT
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.72%) PKI
6 1 (0.72%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.57%) Windows
2 1 (0.72%) VMS
2 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
2 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (0.72%) Android
2 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) TDD
2 44 (31.88%) Scrum
3 40 (28.99%) Technical Architecture
4 36 (26.09%) Business Analysis
5 35 (25.36%) Software Engineering
5 35 (25.36%) Project Management
6 33 (23.91%) SOA
7 29 (21.01%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (20.29%) Product Management
9 24 (17.39%) Multithreading
10 21 (15.22%) MVC
11 20 (14.49%) E-Commerce
12 18 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (12.32%) Change Management
14 15 (10.87%) OO
15 14 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
16 12 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
16 12 (8.70%) Data Modelling
17 11 (7.97%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 65 (47.10%) C#
2 35 (25.36%) SQL
3 25 (18.12%) T-SQL
4 24 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.70%) Java
6 9 (6.52%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.45%) Degree
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.72%) MCSE
2 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.72%) CCNP
2 1 (0.72%) CCDP
2 1 (0.72%) MCITP
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.45%) vSphere
3 1 (0.72%) vCloud
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.72%) MOM
1 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 66 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.94%) Oracle
3 10 (7.25%) SAP
4 6 (4.35%) Hyperion
5 5 (3.62%) IBM
5 5 (3.62%) HP
6 4 (2.90%) Capita
7 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.45%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.45%) Cincom
7 2 (1.45%) VMware
8 1 (0.72%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.72%) Symantec
8 1 (0.72%) McAfee
8 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.72%) Lotus
8 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.72%) Citrix
8 1 (0.72%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.72%) hybris
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