The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 83 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 17 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.57% 1.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 0
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.35%
Software Architecture
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
861 791 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.72% 84.96% 77.69%
Number of salaries quoted 722 716 710
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Luton +5 8 - -
Dunstable - 5 £40,000 -
Bedford -7 4 £35,500 -25.26%
Software Architecture
East of England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (50.00%) Retail
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Time Management
3 18 (47.37%) Java
4 16 (42.11%) OOP
4 16 (42.11%) Banking
5 13 (34.21%) J2SE
5 13 (34.21%) J2EE
5 13 (34.21%) EJB
5 13 (34.21%) JSP
6 11 (28.95%) Windows
6 11 (28.95%) C++
6 11 (28.95%) .NET
7 10 (26.32%) Scrum
7 10 (26.32%) JIRA
8 9 (23.68%) STL
8 9 (23.68%) MFC
9 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
9 8 (21.05%) MVC
9 8 (21.05%) Ruby
9 8 (21.05%) Marketing
9 8 (21.05%) Web Development
9 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
9 8 (21.05%) WATIR
9 8 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
9 8 (21.05%) BDD
9 8 (21.05%) Test Planning

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) JIRA
2 8 (21.05%) WATIR
2 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (50.00%) Retail
2 16 (42.11%) Banking
3 8 (21.05%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Test Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Tester
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Tester
7 4 (10.53%) Lead Tester
8 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
9 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.63%) VB6 Developer
10 1 (2.63%) QA Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) J2SE
1 13 (34.21%) J2EE
1 13 (34.21%) EJB
1 13 (34.21%) JSP
2 11 (28.95%) .NET
3 9 (23.68%) STL
3 9 (23.68%) MFC
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Silverlight
6 2 (5.26%) Spring
6 2 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) EMV
1 3 (7.89%) EFT
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (50.00%) Time Management
2 16 (42.11%) OOP
3 10 (26.32%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) MVC
4 8 (21.05%) Web Development
4 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 8 (21.05%) BDD
4 8 (21.05%) Test Planning
5 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
5 7 (18.42%) Performance Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Agile Testing
6 6 (15.79%) People Management
7 2 (5.26%) UML
7 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) DoDAF
7 2 (5.26%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) C++
3 8 (21.05%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) VB6
4 3 (7.89%) XAML
4 3 (7.89%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) VB
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) ESRI
2 2 (5.26%) Luciad
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle