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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 75 60 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.87% 5.19% 6.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.17% 5.37% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 66 47 60
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
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
918 1118 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.33% 96.71% 94.68%
Number of salaries quoted 814 949 860
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Luton +22 28 £74,250 +6.07% 1
Bedford -14 16 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Dunstable -17 7 £52,500 -22.22%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 49 (27.84%) .NET
3 40 (22.73%) SOA
4 37 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (18.75%) Oracle
6 30 (17.05%) Mentoring
7 29 (16.48%) E-Commerce
7 29 (16.48%) TOGAF
8 28 (15.91%) Scrum
8 28 (15.91%) ASP.NET
9 26 (14.77%) C#
9 26 (14.77%) VMware
9 26 (14.77%) Finance
10 24 (13.64%) Cisco
11 23 (13.07%) SQL Server
12 22 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
13 21 (11.93%) Degree
13 21 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (11.93%) MVC
13 21 (11.93%) SDLC
14 20 (11.36%) MS Excel
15 18 (10.23%) SQL
15 18 (10.23%) HTML
15 18 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (9.09%) Java
18 15 (8.52%) JavaScript
18 15 (8.52%) CSS
18 15 (8.52%) UNIX
18 15 (8.52%) WAN

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (3.41%) CMS
4 5 (2.84%) LiveLink
4 5 (2.84%) Documentum
4 5 (2.84%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.70%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.14%) JBoss
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.55%) SaaS
1 8 (4.55%) Office 365
2 7 (3.98%) PaaS
3 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.57%) Heroku
5 1 (0.57%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.52%) WAN
2 8 (4.55%) Network Security
3 7 (3.98%) LAN
3 7 (3.98%) SAN
4 4 (2.27%) Firewall
5 2 (1.14%) Internet
5 2 (1.14%) MPLS
5 2 (1.14%) HTTP
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (3.98%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.57%) Big Data
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.68%) LoadRunner
4 8 (4.55%) NUnit
4 8 (4.55%) Subversion
4 8 (4.55%) Selenium
4 8 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.57%) JDeveloper
General
1 26 (14.77%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Retail
3 8 (4.55%) Marketing
3 8 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.98%) Banking
5 3 (1.70%) Front Office
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.84%) .NET
2 28 (15.91%) ASP.NET
3 21 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (10.23%) HTML
5 15 (8.52%) CSS
6 14 (7.95%) Web Services
6 14 (7.95%) WCF
7 12 (6.82%) jQuery
7 12 (6.82%) XML
8 9 (5.11%) XSLT
8 9 (5.11%) WSDL
8 9 (5.11%) Middleware
8 9 (5.11%) Entity Framework
9 8 (4.55%) Ninject
9 8 (4.55%) REST
9 8 (4.55%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.55%) NLog
9 8 (4.55%) Ajax
10 6 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (1.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.52%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.55%) iSeries
4 8 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.70%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.14%) Statistics
7 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.57%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
8 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.52%) UNIX
2 8 (4.55%) Linux
3 4 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.73%) SOA
2 37 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.05%) Mentoring
4 29 (16.48%) TOGAF
4 29 (16.48%) E-Commerce
5 28 (15.91%) Scrum
6 22 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 21 (11.93%) MVC
7 21 (11.93%) SDLC
8 17 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (7.95%) TDD
9 14 (7.95%) Asset Management
10 12 (6.82%) Service Delivery
10 12 (6.82%) High Availability
11 11 (6.25%) Project Management
11 11 (6.25%) Kanban
11 11 (6.25%) Information Architecture
12 10 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (5.68%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.77%) C#
2 18 (10.23%) SQL
3 16 (9.09%) Java
4 15 (8.52%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.68%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.11%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.84%) Perl
8 2 (1.14%) C++
8 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.57%) Python
9 1 (0.57%) XQuery
9 1 (0.57%) VB6
9 1 (0.57%) XPath
9 1 (0.57%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.57%) SOQL
9 1 (0.57%) SOSL
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (11.93%) Degree
2 10 (5.68%) CCNP
2 10 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.11%) CCDP
4 3 (1.70%) HND
4 3 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) CCDE
5 1 (0.57%) CCIE
5 1 (0.57%) ISEB
5 1 (0.57%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.39%) QA
2 6 (3.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 60 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 33 (18.75%) Oracle
3 26 (14.77%) VMware
4 24 (13.64%) Cisco
5 10 (5.68%) F5
5 10 (5.68%) TIBCO
5 10 (5.68%) HP
6 9 (5.11%) Juniper
6 9 (5.11%) Altiris
7 8 (4.55%) Citrix
8 5 (2.84%) webMethods
8 5 (2.84%) OpenText
9 4 (2.27%) SAP
10 2 (1.14%) Informatica
10 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.57%) Teradata
11 1 (0.57%) MapR
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Healthcare and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago