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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 22 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 95 87 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.89% 7.32% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.28% 7.76% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 61 76 67
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £77,500 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £63,600 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +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
1024 1121 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.79% 94.28% 94.24%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1025 905
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +29 33 £67,500 +28.57% 4
Luton -7 18 £73,750 -1.66% 2
Dunstable +7 13 £86,000 +66.99% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 60 (33.15%) .NET
2 55 (30.39%) Microsoft
3 37 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (20.44%) Oracle
4 34 (18.78%) Scrum
5 33 (18.23%) C#
6 29 (16.02%) MS Excel
7 27 (14.92%) E-Commerce
8 26 (14.36%) ASP.NET
8 26 (14.36%) SQL Server
9 25 (13.81%) Altiris
9 25 (13.81%) QA
9 25 (13.81%) SDLC
10 24 (13.26%) ITIL
11 23 (12.71%) Finance
12 22 (12.15%) MVC
12 22 (12.15%) SOA
13 21 (11.60%) HTML
13 21 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (11.05%) Java
15 18 (9.94%) JavaScript
15 18 (9.94%) CSS
16 17 (9.39%) HP
17 16 (8.84%) LoadRunner
17 16 (8.84%) Web Services
17 16 (8.84%) Non-Functional Testing
17 16 (8.84%) Oracle Database
18 15 (8.29%) TOGAF
19 14 (7.73%) Asset Management
19 14 (7.73%) Degree

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.42%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.76%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (2.76%) LiveLink
3 5 (2.76%) Documentum
4 4 (2.21%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.66%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.66%) CMS
6 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.10%) Lync
6 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.10%) Node.js
6 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (16.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Project
2 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.42%) SaaS
2 7 (3.87%) PaaS
3 5 (2.76%) Office 365
4 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.55%) Force.com
6 1 (0.55%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.42%) Internet
2 3 (1.66%) Network Security
2 3 (1.66%) WAN
3 2 (1.10%) SMTP
3 2 (1.10%) HTTP
3 2 (1.10%) SAN
3 2 (1.10%) MPLS
3 2 (1.10%) Firewall
3 2 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.10%) VLAN
4 1 (0.55%) LAN
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.84%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (4.42%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.10%) Big Data
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (8.84%) LoadRunner
2 9 (4.97%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.76%) Selenium
4 5 (2.76%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.76%) NUnit
4 5 (2.76%) Subversion
5 1 (0.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 23 (12.71%) Finance
2 5 (2.76%) Retail
3 2 (1.10%) Banking
3 2 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (0.55%) Front Office
4 1 (0.55%) Back Office
4 1 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (33.15%) .NET
2 26 (14.36%) ASP.NET
3 21 (11.60%) HTML
3 21 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (9.94%) CSS
5 16 (8.84%) Web Services
6 12 (6.63%) XML
6 12 (6.63%) WCF
7 10 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (4.42%) jQuery
9 6 (3.31%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.76%) Ajax
10 5 (2.76%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.76%) NLog
10 5 (2.76%) Entity Framework
10 5 (2.76%) Ninject
10 5 (2.76%) REST
10 5 (2.76%) WSDL
10 5 (2.76%) XSLT
11 4 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.52%) Data Integration
3 9 (4.97%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.31%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.55%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.08%) Windows
2 3 (1.66%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.66%) Linux
3 2 (1.10%) UNIX
3 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.55%) Android
4 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.78%) Scrum
3 27 (14.92%) E-Commerce
4 25 (13.81%) SDLC
5 24 (13.26%) ITIL
6 22 (12.15%) MVC
6 22 (12.15%) SOA
7 16 (8.84%) Non-Functional Testing
8 15 (8.29%) TOGAF
9 14 (7.73%) Asset Management
9 14 (7.73%) Mentoring
10 13 (7.18%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (6.63%) Performance Testing
11 12 (6.63%) Test Strategy
12 11 (6.08%) TDD
13 10 (5.52%) Software Engineering
14 9 (4.97%) Data Modelling
15 8 (4.42%) ETL
15 8 (4.42%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.23%) C#
2 20 (11.05%) Java
3 18 (9.94%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.18%) SQL
5 12 (6.63%) PL/SQL
5 12 (6.63%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.66%) C++
7 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.55%) SOQL
8 1 (0.55%) SOSL
8 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.55%) VB6
8 1 (0.55%) C
8 1 (0.55%) VB
8 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (7.73%) Degree
2 3 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.66%) CCNP
2 3 (1.66%) CCDP
2 3 (1.66%) HND
3 2 (1.10%) MCSE
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.10%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.81%) QA
2 4 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.21%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) SCCM
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (30.39%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.44%) Oracle
3 25 (13.81%) Altiris
4 17 (9.39%) HP
5 10 (5.52%) TIBCO
6 8 (4.42%) webMethods
6 8 (4.42%) VMware
7 5 (2.76%) OpenText
8 4 (2.21%) Sybase
8 4 (2.21%) Cisco
8 4 (2.21%) Citrix
9 3 (1.66%) F5
9 3 (1.66%) Juniper
10 1 (0.55%) MapR
10 1 (0.55%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.55%) FalconStor
10 1 (0.55%) Sencha
10 1 (0.55%) Teradata
10 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.55%) CommVault
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £82000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Gemini Consultants Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago