The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 36 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 94 98 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.30% 8.65% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.74% 9.12% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 91 94 53
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,750 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1215 1074 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.33% 94.79% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 940 838
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Architect
East of England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bedford +6 48 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Luton -13 39 £75,000 +36.36% 3
Dunstable -3 1 £51,500 -5.50%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 100 (59.88%) Microsoft
2 96 (57.49%) .NET
3 87 (52.10%) C#
4 75 (44.91%) SQL Server
5 71 (42.51%) ASP.NET
6 67 (40.12%) TDD
7 61 (36.53%) Scrum
7 61 (36.53%) SOA
8 52 (31.14%) N-Tier
8 52 (31.14%) SharePoint
8 52 (31.14%) Project Management
9 51 (30.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 49 (29.34%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (28.74%) WCF
11 48 (28.74%) Relational Database
12 47 (28.14%) Technical Architecture
12 47 (28.14%) Software Engineering
12 47 (28.14%) Business Analysis
13 45 (26.95%) SQL
14 44 (26.35%) Visual Studio
14 44 (26.35%) Product Management
15 41 (24.55%) Web Services
16 40 (23.95%) Windows
17 35 (20.96%) T-SQL
18 33 (19.76%) .NET Framework
18 33 (19.76%) Subversion
19 31 (18.56%) WinForms
19 31 (18.56%) Multithreading
19 31 (18.56%) MVC
20 30 (17.96%) SQL Server 2008

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (31.14%) SharePoint
2 28 (16.77%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (6.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (5.39%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (4.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.59%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.40%) SAS
8 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.20%) Lync
8 2 (1.20%) Node.js
8 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.60%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.60%) IIS
9 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (16.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.99%) MS Office
3 4 (2.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) HFM
1 2 (1.20%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.78%) Internet
2 12 (7.19%) HTTP
2 12 (7.19%) LAN
2 12 (7.19%) WAN
3 7 (4.19%) Firewall
4 4 (2.40%) Wireless
4 4 (2.40%) VPN
4 4 (2.40%) DNS
5 3 (1.80%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.20%) SAN
6 2 (1.20%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.60%) VoIP
7 1 (0.60%) DHCP
7 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.60%) DMZ
7 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.60%) WEP
7 1 (0.60%) Network Security
7 1 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (44.91%) SQL Server
2 48 (28.74%) Relational Database
3 30 (17.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.40%) DataStage
4 4 (2.40%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.40%) Big Data
5 2 (1.20%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.20%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.20%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.60%) DB2
6 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 51 (30.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (26.35%) Visual Studio
3 33 (19.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (13.17%) Finance
2 9 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.99%) Legal
4 3 (1.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Front Office
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (57.49%) .NET
2 71 (42.51%) ASP.NET
3 48 (28.74%) WCF
4 41 (24.55%) Web Services
5 33 (19.76%) .NET Framework
6 31 (18.56%) WinForms
7 29 (17.37%) HTML
7 29 (17.37%) XML
8 23 (13.77%) CSS
9 20 (11.98%) WPF
10 19 (11.38%) Silverlight
11 18 (10.78%) LINQ
11 18 (10.78%) Middleware
12 16 (9.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (8.98%) ADO.NET
13 15 (8.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (8.98%) LINQ to SQL
14 10 (5.99%) HTML5
14 10 (5.99%) jQuery
14 10 (5.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 52 (31.14%) N-Tier
2 17 (10.18%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.39%) Open Source
4 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.80%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.20%) Statistics
6 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.60%) EFT
6 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.60%) PKI
6 1 (0.60%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.95%) Windows
2 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
2 1 (0.60%) VMS
2 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.60%) Android
2 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.12%) TDD
2 61 (36.53%) Scrum
2 61 (36.53%) SOA
3 52 (31.14%) Project Management
4 49 (29.34%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (28.14%) Technical Architecture
5 47 (28.14%) Software Engineering
5 47 (28.14%) Business Analysis
6 44 (26.35%) Product Management
7 31 (18.56%) Multithreading
7 31 (18.56%) MVC
8 29 (17.37%) OO
9 28 (16.77%) Domain-Driven Design
10 25 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (13.77%) OOD
13 20 (11.98%) Change Management
13 20 (11.98%) Unit Testing
14 18 (10.78%) AOP
14 18 (10.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 87 (52.10%) C#
2 45 (26.95%) SQL
3 35 (20.96%) T-SQL
4 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.78%) Java
6 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.40%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.80%) Delphi
7 3 (1.80%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.80%) XPath
8 2 (1.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (4.79%) MCSE
2 7 (4.19%) CCNP
3 5 (2.99%) MCSA
4 4 (2.40%) CCNA
5 3 (1.80%) CCDP
5 3 (1.80%) HP AIS
5 3 (1.80%) HP ASE
5 3 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.20%) Degree
6 2 (1.20%) CCDA
6 2 (1.20%) MCP
6 2 (1.20%) CCIP
6 2 (1.20%) CCSP
7 1 (0.60%) VCAP
7 1 (0.60%) NCDA
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.20%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) MOM
1 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 100 (59.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.57%) Oracle
3 13 (7.78%) Cisco
4 12 (7.19%) VMware
5 7 (4.19%) SAP
6 6 (3.59%) HP
7 5 (2.99%) EMC
7 5 (2.99%) NetApp
8 4 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.80%) IBM
10 2 (1.20%) hybris
10 2 (1.20%) Cognizant
10 2 (1.20%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.20%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.60%) Clearswift
11 1 (0.60%) Symantec
11 1 (0.60%) McAfee
11 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.60%) Lotus
11 1 (0.60%) Citrix
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and 10% bonu
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: US$45000 - US$50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton, London, South East, UK
easyJet
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Luton
easyJet
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Bupa, No travel!
Posted: 20 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago