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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 23 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 94 80 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.34% 6.81% 8.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.74% 7.18% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 53 76 104
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
1076 1114 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.47% 94.89% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 816 1034 1001
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £56,000
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 27 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 27 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 +18 28 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Luton -11 23 £65,000 -9.72% 1
Dunstable +6 6 £80,750 +56.79%
Leighton Buzzard - 2 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 54 (33.33%) .NET
2 50 (30.86%) Microsoft
3 46 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (24.69%) C#
5 36 (22.22%) Scrum
6 33 (20.37%) Oracle
7 28 (17.28%) SQL Server
8 24 (14.81%) ITIL
9 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
9 23 (14.20%) Altiris
9 23 (14.20%) Oracle Database
10 20 (12.35%) TDD
10 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET
11 19 (11.73%) Java
11 19 (11.73%) QA
12 18 (11.11%) WCF
12 18 (11.11%) SOA
13 17 (10.49%) Finance
13 17 (10.49%) MVC
13 17 (10.49%) HP
14 16 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (9.88%) LoadRunner
14 16 (9.88%) E-Commerce
15 14 (8.64%) Visual Studio
15 14 (8.64%) HTML
15 14 (8.64%) WPF
15 14 (8.64%) Matrix Management
16 13 (8.02%) Performance Testing
16 13 (8.02%) Test Strategy
16 13 (8.02%) SQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (2.47%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.47%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.85%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.23%) Lync
3 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.23%) Node.js
3 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS Project
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Force.com
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
1 1 (0.62%) Heroku
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) MPLS
2 2 (1.23%) Firewall
2 2 (1.23%) VLAN
2 2 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (1.23%) WAN
2 2 (1.23%) SMTP
2 2 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.20%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.79%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (6.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (9.88%) LoadRunner
2 14 (8.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 17 (10.49%) Finance
2 3 (1.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (0.62%) Billing
4 1 (0.62%) Marketing
4 1 (0.62%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (33.33%) .NET
2 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET
3 18 (11.11%) WCF
4 16 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (8.64%) WPF
5 14 (8.64%) HTML
6 13 (8.02%) CSS
7 11 (6.79%) Silverlight
8 8 (4.94%) Web Services
8 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (3.70%) XML
10 4 (2.47%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.85%) jQuery
12 2 (1.23%) J2EE
13 1 (0.62%) HTML5
13 1 (0.62%) Backbone.js
13 1 (0.62%) Ember.js
13 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.17%) Data Integration
2 8 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.62%) Open Source
5 1 (0.62%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.17%) Windows
2 3 (1.85%) Linux
2 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.23%) UNIX
3 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.62%) Android
4 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.22%) Scrum
3 24 (14.81%) ITIL
4 20 (12.35%) TDD
5 18 (11.11%) SOA
6 17 (10.49%) MVC
7 16 (9.88%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.64%) Matrix Management
9 13 (8.02%) Performance Testing
9 13 (8.02%) Test Strategy
10 11 (6.79%) TOGAF
11 10 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.17%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (4.94%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.94%) OO
13 7 (4.32%) ETL
14 6 (3.70%) Software Engineering
15 5 (3.09%) Project Management
15 5 (3.09%) Service Delivery
15 5 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.69%) C#
2 19 (11.73%) Java
3 13 (8.02%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.02%) SQL
4 12 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 12 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.23%) C++
5 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.62%) SOQL
6 1 (0.62%) SOSL
6 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (1.85%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.23%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.23%) MCSE
3 1 (0.62%) CCNP
3 1 (0.62%) CCDP
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.73%) QA
2 10 (6.17%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.47%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) SCCM
2 3 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 50 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 33 (20.37%) Oracle
3 23 (14.20%) Altiris
4 17 (10.49%) HP
5 10 (6.17%) VMware
6 6 (3.70%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.47%) webMethods
7 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.47%) Citrix
7 4 (2.47%) Sybase
8 3 (1.85%) SAP
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco
9 1 (0.62%) IBM
9 1 (0.62%) Juniper
9 1 (0.62%) CommVault
9 1 (0.62%) FalconStor
9 1 (0.62%) Sencha
9 1 (0.62%) F5
9 1 (0.62%) Appcelerator
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £86000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens - health, pension
Posted: 5 days ago