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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 22 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 85 70 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.89% 6.80% 8.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 7.07% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 43 62 96
Average salary £65,000 £59,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% -0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £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
1021 990 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.80% 96.12% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 787 908 971
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +15 25 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Luton -11 19 £65,000 -5.10% 2
Dunstable - 3 £67,500 -
Leighton Buzzard - 2 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 61 (36.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (34.34%) .NET
3 53 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (27.71%) C#
5 45 (27.11%) Scrum
6 32 (19.28%) Oracle
7 31 (18.67%) SQL Server
8 29 (17.47%) TDD
9 24 (14.46%) Oracle Database
10 23 (13.86%) WCF
11 22 (13.25%) ITIL
11 22 (13.25%) MS Excel
12 21 (12.65%) Visual Studio
12 21 (12.65%) Altiris
12 21 (12.65%) WPF
13 20 (12.05%) Matrix Management
13 20 (12.05%) ASP.NET
14 19 (11.45%) Finance
15 17 (10.24%) QA
16 16 (9.64%) E-Commerce
16 16 (9.64%) SOA
17 15 (9.04%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (9.04%) Java
17 15 (9.04%) Silverlight
17 15 (9.04%) Oracle Database 11g
18 14 (8.43%) MVC
18 14 (8.43%) HP
19 13 (7.83%) LoadRunner
19 13 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC
20 12 (7.23%) SQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (2.41%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) Lync
2 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.60%) Node.js
3 1 (0.60%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Project
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) Firewall
2 2 (1.20%) VLAN
2 2 (1.20%) SAN
2 2 (1.20%) MPLS
2 2 (1.20%) WAN
2 2 (1.20%) SMTP
2 2 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.46%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (9.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (12.65%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.83%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.60%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 19 (11.45%) Finance
2 3 (1.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.60%) Marketing
3 1 (0.60%) Retail
3 1 (0.60%) Billing
3 1 (0.60%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (34.34%) .NET
2 23 (13.86%) WCF
3 21 (12.65%) WPF
4 20 (12.05%) ASP.NET
5 15 (9.04%) Silverlight
6 13 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (6.63%) HTML
8 10 (6.02%) CSS
9 6 (3.61%) Web Services
10 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (2.41%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.41%) XML
11 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.20%) J2EE
13 1 (0.60%) Ember.js
13 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.60%) Backbone.js
13 1 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (0.60%) jQuery
13 1 (0.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.42%) Data Integration
2 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) Open Source
5 1 (0.60%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.02%) Windows
2 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.81%) Linux
3 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.20%) UNIX
3 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.11%) Scrum
3 29 (17.47%) TDD
4 22 (13.25%) ITIL
5 20 (12.05%) Matrix Management
6 16 (9.64%) E-Commerce
6 16 (9.64%) SOA
7 14 (8.43%) MVC
8 10 (6.02%) TOGAF
8 10 (6.02%) Performance Testing
8 10 (6.02%) Test Strategy
8 10 (6.02%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.82%) OO
11 7 (4.22%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (3.61%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.61%) CRM
12 6 (3.61%) ERP
12 6 (3.61%) ETL
13 5 (3.01%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.71%) C#
2 15 (9.04%) Java
3 12 (7.23%) SQL
4 10 (6.02%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.42%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.42%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.60%) C++
8 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (2.41%) CCNP
1 4 (2.41%) CCDP
2 3 (1.81%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.20%) MCSE
3 2 (1.20%) VCP4
4 1 (0.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.24%) QA
2 10 (6.02%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.01%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.41%) SCCM
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 61 (36.75%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.28%) Oracle
3 21 (12.65%) Altiris
4 14 (8.43%) HP
5 10 (6.02%) VMware
6 6 (3.61%) SAP
6 6 (3.61%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.41%) webMethods
7 4 (2.41%) Cisco
7 4 (2.41%) Juniper
7 4 (2.41%) Citrix
7 4 (2.41%) Sybase
7 4 (2.41%) F5
8 1 (0.60%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.60%) FalconStor
8 1 (0.60%) Sencha
8 1 (0.60%) CommVault
8 1 (0.60%) IBM
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