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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 41 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 59 65 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.12% 6.46% 6.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.30% 6.82% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 59 64
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 £50,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +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
1114 953 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.62% 94.73% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 954 867 863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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 -1 34 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Luton -19 9 £70,000 +13.82% 4
Dunstable - 5 £67,500 -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 78 (53.42%) .NET
2 71 (48.63%) Microsoft
3 68 (46.58%) C#
4 55 (37.67%) ASP.NET
5 53 (36.30%) SQL Server
6 47 (32.19%) Scrum
6 47 (32.19%) TDD
7 43 (29.45%) Technical Architecture
8 42 (28.77%) WCF
9 37 (25.34%) SQL
10 36 (24.66%) Visual Studio
10 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (21.23%) Software Engineering
12 30 (20.55%) Business Analysis
12 30 (20.55%) Project Management
13 29 (19.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (18.49%) E-Commerce
15 26 (17.81%) SOA
15 26 (17.81%) MS Excel
15 26 (17.81%) HTML
15 26 (17.81%) WinForms
16 25 (17.12%) T-SQL
16 25 (17.12%) SharePoint
17 24 (16.44%) Windows
17 24 (16.44%) WPF
18 23 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (15.75%) Product Management
18 23 (15.75%) Relational Database
18 23 (15.75%) JavaScript
19 22 (15.07%) Oracle

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (17.12%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.16%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.37%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.37%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 26 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) HFM
1 6 (4.11%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.53%) HTTP
2 7 (4.79%) Internet
3 6 (4.11%) LAN
3 6 (4.11%) WAN
4 3 (2.05%) Firewall
5 2 (1.37%) VLAN
5 2 (1.37%) DMZ
5 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.37%) VPN
5 2 (1.37%) DNS
6 1 (0.68%) WEP
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (36.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.75%) Relational Database
3 19 (13.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (9.59%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.11%) SAP HANA
5 6 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (4.11%) SAP BI
5 6 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.11%) SAP BW
6 4 (2.74%) Big Data
7 2 (1.37%) DataStage
7 2 (1.37%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (24.66%) Visual Studio
2 29 (19.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (15.07%) Subversion
4 7 (4.79%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) Moq
General
1 21 (14.38%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.37%) Marketing
4 2 (1.37%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (53.42%) .NET
2 55 (37.67%) ASP.NET
3 42 (28.77%) WCF
4 26 (17.81%) HTML
4 26 (17.81%) WinForms
5 24 (16.44%) WPF
6 22 (15.07%) CSS
6 22 (15.07%) .NET Framework
7 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (10.27%) Silverlight
8 15 (10.27%) Web Services
9 14 (9.59%) XML
9 14 (9.59%) LINQ
10 12 (8.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (7.53%) ADO.NET
12 10 (6.85%) Middleware
13 9 (6.16%) jQuery
14 8 (5.48%) LINQ to SQL
15 6 (4.11%) Ajax
16 5 (3.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.70%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.05%) Web 2.0
3 3 (2.05%) Open Source
4 2 (1.37%) CESG
5 1 (0.68%) EFT
5 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) Statistics
5 1 (0.68%) PKI
5 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.44%) Windows
2 2 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.19%) Scrum
1 47 (32.19%) TDD
2 43 (29.45%) Technical Architecture
3 36 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (21.23%) Software Engineering
5 30 (20.55%) Business Analysis
5 30 (20.55%) Project Management
6 27 (18.49%) E-Commerce
7 26 (17.81%) SOA
8 23 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (15.75%) Product Management
9 21 (14.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 21 (14.38%) Multithreading
10 20 (13.70%) MVC
11 15 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (9.59%) Change Management
12 14 (9.59%) Matrix Management
13 10 (6.85%) Data Modelling
13 10 (6.85%) OO
14 8 (5.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (46.58%) C#
2 37 (25.34%) SQL
3 25 (17.12%) T-SQL
4 23 (15.75%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.90%) Java
6 11 (7.53%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.16%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) CCNP
2 1 (0.68%) CCDP
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (0.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) MCITP
2 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) vCloud
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) MOM
Vendors
1 71 (48.63%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.07%) Oracle
3 9 (6.16%) SAP
4 7 (4.79%) IBM
4 7 (4.79%) HP
5 6 (4.11%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.74%) Capita
7 2 (1.37%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.37%) Cincom
8 1 (0.68%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.68%) Northgate
8 1 (0.68%) VMware
8 1 (0.68%) hybris
8 1 (0.68%) VocaLink
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