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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 24 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 70 81 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.08% 8.08% 7.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.54% 8.39% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 66 45 63
Average salary £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
734 966 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.20% 96.31% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 660 784 908
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Luton +10 19 £72,500 +5.45% 7
Dunstable +5 16 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Bedford -12 2 £62,500 -3.84%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (46.43%) SOA
2 90 (40.18%) TOGAF
3 70 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 68 (30.36%) Unix
5 62 (27.68%) Retail
5 62 (27.68%) VMware
6 60 (26.79%) Microsoft
7 59 (26.34%) Oracle
8 57 (25.45%) Finance
9 50 (22.32%) Cisco
9 50 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (20.98%) Telecoms
11 43 (19.20%) Citrix
12 40 (17.86%) Data Security
13 36 (16.07%) Banking
13 36 (16.07%) Presales
14 33 (14.73%) Management Information System
15 31 (13.84%) Information Architecture
16 30 (13.39%) Windows
17 27 (12.05%) Mentoring
18 26 (11.61%) Degree
19 25 (11.16%) Enterprise Architecture
19 25 (11.16%) Linux
20 24 (10.71%) PowerShell
20 24 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
20 24 (10.71%) Perl
21 23 (10.27%) Data Management
22 22 (9.82%) Firewall
22 22 (9.82%) Middleware
23 21 (9.38%) Agile Software Development

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (4.46%) CMS
3 5 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.23%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.34%) JBoss
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.46%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.68%) SaaS
2 5 (2.23%) Office 365
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.82%) Firewall
2 18 (8.04%) WAN
3 16 (7.14%) SAN
4 11 (4.91%) LDAP
5 2 (0.89%) HTTP
5 2 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.23%) MySQL
2 5 (2.23%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.89%) Big Data
4 2 (0.89%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (4.46%) ERwin
2 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (27.68%) Retail
2 57 (25.45%) Finance
3 47 (20.98%) Telecoms
4 36 (16.07%) Banking
5 6 (2.68%) Marketing
6 5 (2.23%) Front Office
6 5 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.82%) Middleware
2 16 (7.14%) .NET
3 11 (4.91%) J2EE
3 11 (4.91%) REST
3 11 (4.91%) RESTful
3 11 (4.91%) SailPoint
3 11 (4.91%) SOAP
3 11 (4.91%) Web Services
4 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.34%) HTML
6 2 (0.89%) HTML5
6 2 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.45%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.45%) WCF
7 1 (0.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.73%) Management Information System
2 24 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.70%) iSeries
4 11 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.02%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.68%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.34%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.89%) FMCG
9 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 68 (30.36%) Unix
2 30 (13.39%) Windows
3 25 (11.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (46.43%) SOA
2 90 (40.18%) TOGAF
3 70 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 40 (17.86%) Data Security
5 36 (16.07%) Presales
6 31 (13.84%) Information Architecture
7 27 (12.05%) Mentoring
8 25 (11.16%) Enterprise Architecture
9 23 (10.27%) Data Management
10 21 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (8.93%) EAI
12 19 (8.48%) High Availability
13 18 (8.04%) Data Architecture
13 18 (8.04%) Data Modelling
13 18 (8.04%) Service Delivery
14 17 (7.59%) Information Management
14 17 (7.59%) Process Improvement
15 16 (7.14%) IT Governance
16 15 (6.70%) Information Security
17 11 (4.91%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.71%) Perl
1 24 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 18 (8.04%) Java
3 11 (4.91%) C++
3 11 (4.91%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.34%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.34%) Python
5 2 (0.89%) SQL
6 1 (0.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (11.61%) Degree
2 5 (2.23%) CCDP
2 5 (2.23%) CCNP
2 5 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.45%) CCIE
3 1 (0.45%) CCMSE
3 1 (0.45%) CCSE
3 1 (0.45%) CCSM
3 1 (0.45%) VCAP
3 1 (0.45%) VCDX
3 1 (0.45%) VCP5
3 1 (0.45%) VCP6
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 50 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 62 (27.68%) VMware
2 60 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 59 (26.34%) Oracle
4 50 (22.32%) Cisco
5 43 (19.20%) Citrix
6 18 (8.04%) TIBCO
7 16 (7.14%) Informatica
8 13 (5.80%) IBM
9 11 (4.91%) CA
9 11 (4.91%) Dell
10 6 (2.68%) hybris
11 5 (2.23%) F5
12 4 (1.79%) Juniper
13 2 (0.89%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.45%) ATG
14 1 (0.45%) CheckPoint
14 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
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