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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 29 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 80 81 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.35% 8.96% 5.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.60% 9.41% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 65 74 55
Average salary £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
1052 861 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.60% 95.24% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 914 781 885
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +2 44 £61,250 +11.36% 4
Luton -25 13 £70,000 +3.70% 3
Dunstable - 10 £67,500 -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 63 (48.46%) .NET
2 57 (43.85%) Microsoft
3 52 (40.00%) C#
4 48 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (32.31%) Scrum
6 39 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 38 (29.23%) TDD
8 34 (26.15%) WCF
9 33 (25.38%) ASP.NET
10 31 (23.85%) Visual Studio
11 30 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
12 27 (20.77%) Oracle
13 26 (20.00%) SQL
13 26 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 26 (20.00%) WPF
14 25 (19.23%) Oracle Database
15 22 (16.92%) Enterprise Architecture
15 22 (16.92%) Finance
16 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
17 20 (15.38%) People Management
18 19 (14.62%) Matrix Management
19 15 (11.54%) Project Management
19 15 (11.54%) Silverlight
20 14 (10.77%) Shell Script
20 14 (10.77%) Business Analysis
21 13 (10.00%) LoadRunner
21 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
21 13 (10.00%) HP
21 13 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
21 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.54%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.77%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) SAP CRM
1 4 (3.08%) HFM
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) HTTP
2 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.77%) VPN
2 1 (0.77%) DNS
2 1 (0.77%) DMZ
2 1 (0.77%) Firewall
2 1 (0.77%) VLAN
2 1 (0.77%) LAN
2 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (19.23%) Oracle Database
3 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.08%) SAP BW
4 4 (3.08%) SAP BI
4 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.08%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.77%) Big Data
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (23.85%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.31%) Subversion
3 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.77%) Moq
General
1 22 (16.92%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Marketing
3 2 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (0.77%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.77%) Billing
4 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (48.46%) .NET
2 34 (26.15%) WCF
3 33 (25.38%) ASP.NET
4 26 (20.00%) WPF
5 15 (11.54%) Silverlight
6 10 (7.69%) CSS
6 10 (7.69%) HTML
6 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (5.38%) WinForms
8 5 (3.85%) XML
9 4 (3.08%) ADO.NET
9 4 (3.08%) LINQ
9 4 (3.08%) jQuery
10 3 (2.31%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (2.31%) Middleware
10 3 (2.31%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.31%) Web Services
11 2 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 2 (1.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.31%) N-Tier
1 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.54%) CESG
2 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.77%) Web 2.0
3 1 (0.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.15%) Windows
2 2 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.31%) Scrum
3 38 (29.23%) TDD
4 30 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
5 26 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 22 (16.92%) Enterprise Architecture
7 20 (15.38%) People Management
8 19 (14.62%) Matrix Management
9 15 (11.54%) Project Management
10 14 (10.77%) Business Analysis
11 13 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (9.23%) Test Strategy
13 11 (8.46%) Performance Testing
13 11 (8.46%) Line Management
13 11 (8.46%) Mentoring
13 11 (8.46%) MVC
14 10 (7.69%) CRM
15 9 (6.92%) Software Engineering
16 7 (5.38%) TOGAF
16 7 (5.38%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.00%) C#
2 26 (20.00%) SQL
3 14 (10.77%) Shell Script
4 12 (9.23%) T-SQL
4 12 (9.23%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.92%) Java
7 4 (3.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.08%) CCNP
1 4 (3.08%) CCDP
1 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.77%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.77%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.77%) vSphere
2 1 (0.77%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.77%) MOM
Vendors
1 57 (43.85%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.77%) Oracle
3 13 (10.00%) HP
4 12 (9.23%) SAP
5 6 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.85%) IBM
7 4 (3.08%) F5
7 4 (3.08%) Capita
7 4 (3.08%) Cisco
7 4 (3.08%) Juniper
7 4 (3.08%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.54%) VMware
8 2 (1.54%) Cincom
9 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.77%) VocaLink
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £1 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago