The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 78 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 22 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.95% 1.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 0
Average salary £62,500 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +11.53%
Lead 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
1096 883 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 97.08% 95.05% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 937 797 866
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Bedfordshire region.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Lead 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 Lead Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 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 +4 22 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Lead Architect
East of England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 21 (91.30%) .NET
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (78.26%) Scrum
3 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
4 15 (65.22%) C#
5 12 (52.17%) TDD
6 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
6 11 (47.83%) WCF
7 10 (43.48%) WPF
7 10 (43.48%) Silverlight
7 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
8 9 (39.13%) Oracle
8 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (39.13%) Matrix Management
8 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
9 5 (21.74%) User Stories
10 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 3 (13.04%) MVC
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) Coaching
12 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
12 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
12 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (8.70%) Subversion
12 2 (8.70%) WinForms
12 2 (8.70%) Windows

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Moq
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) WCF
3 10 (43.48%) WPF
3 10 (43.48%) Silverlight
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) WinForms
6 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Scrum
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) Matrix Management
5 5 (21.74%) User Stories
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Coaching
7 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.35%) OO
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) OOD
8 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Product Management
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
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