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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 52 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 48 52 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.16% 4.85% 6.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 5.12% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31 48 57
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1105 1016 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.75% 94.78% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 956 922 752
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -4 21 £58,750 +17.50% 9
Luton -27 11 - - 2
Dunstable +2 3 £67,500 +22.72%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 75 (53.57%) .NET
2 69 (49.29%) Microsoft
3 67 (47.86%) C#
4 57 (40.71%) ASP.NET
5 55 (39.29%) SQL Server
6 50 (35.71%) TDD
7 47 (33.57%) Scrum
8 43 (30.71%) Technical Architecture
9 42 (30.00%) WCF
10 37 (26.43%) Software Engineering
10 37 (26.43%) Business Analysis
10 37 (26.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 37 (26.43%) SQL
11 36 (25.71%) Project Management
12 35 (25.00%) Visual Studio
13 34 (24.29%) SOA
14 32 (22.86%) Relational Database
15 31 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (21.43%) WinForms
16 30 (21.43%) N-Tier
17 29 (20.71%) Windows
17 29 (20.71%) Product Management
18 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (20.00%) SharePoint
19 27 (19.29%) T-SQL
19 27 (19.29%) Subversion
19 27 (19.29%) .NET Framework
20 26 (18.57%) Multithreading
20 26 (18.57%) HTML
21 24 (17.14%) MS Excel

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.86%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.86%) SAS
5 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) SPSS
3 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) SAP CRM
1 6 (4.29%) HFM
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) HTTP
2 10 (7.14%) Internet
3 8 (5.71%) LAN
3 8 (5.71%) WAN
4 4 (2.86%) Firewall
5 3 (2.14%) VPN
5 3 (2.14%) DNS
6 2 (1.43%) VLAN
6 2 (1.43%) DMZ
6 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.71%) DHCP
7 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.71%) WEP
7 1 (0.71%) Network Security
7 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 32 (22.86%) Relational Database
3 24 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.29%) SAP HANA
5 6 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.29%) SAP BW
5 6 (4.29%) SAP BI
6 4 (2.86%) DataStage
6 4 (2.86%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.86%) Big Data
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (26.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 27 (19.29%) Subversion
4 5 (3.57%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.71%) Moq
General
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.14%) Retail
4 2 (1.43%) Marketing
4 2 (1.43%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (53.57%) .NET
2 57 (40.71%) ASP.NET
3 42 (30.00%) WCF
4 30 (21.43%) WinForms
5 27 (19.29%) .NET Framework
6 26 (18.57%) HTML
7 22 (15.71%) CSS
8 20 (14.29%) Web Services
9 18 (12.86%) WPF
10 17 (12.14%) XML
11 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (10.71%) LINQ
13 13 (9.29%) Silverlight
14 12 (8.57%) ADO.NET
14 12 (8.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 9 (6.43%) LINQ to SQL
15 9 (6.43%) jQuery
15 9 (6.43%) Middleware
16 7 (5.00%) Ajax
16 7 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.86%) Open Source
4 3 (2.14%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.43%) Statistics
6 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.71%) EFT
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) CESG
6 1 (0.71%) SecurID
6 1 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.71%) Windows
2 1 (0.71%) VMS
2 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.71%) Android
2 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.71%) TDD
2 47 (33.57%) Scrum
3 43 (30.71%) Technical Architecture
4 37 (26.43%) Software Engineering
4 37 (26.43%) Business Analysis
5 36 (25.71%) Project Management
6 34 (24.29%) SOA
7 31 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (20.71%) Product Management
9 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (18.57%) Multithreading
11 23 (16.43%) MVC
12 21 (15.00%) E-Commerce
13 18 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (12.14%) OO
14 17 (12.14%) Change Management
15 15 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
16 14 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
17 13 (9.29%) OOD
18 12 (8.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 67 (47.86%) C#
2 37 (26.43%) SQL
3 27 (19.29%) T-SQL
4 23 (16.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.57%) Java
6 9 (6.43%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.43%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.29%) ABAP
8 1 (0.71%) XPath
8 1 (0.71%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (1.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (0.71%) MCITP
2 1 (0.71%) MCSE
2 1 (0.71%) CCNP
2 1 (0.71%) CCDP
2 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) vSphere
3 1 (0.71%) vCloud
3 1 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) MOM
1 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 69 (49.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.71%) Oracle
3 10 (7.14%) SAP
4 6 (4.29%) Hyperion
5 5 (3.57%) IBM
5 5 (3.57%) HP
6 4 (2.86%) Capita
7 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.43%) VMware
7 2 (1.43%) Cincom
7 2 (1.43%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.71%) Northgate
8 1 (0.71%) hybris
8 1 (0.71%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix
8 1 (0.71%) Lotus
8 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.71%) Symantec
8 1 (0.71%) McAfee
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