The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 76 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 17 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.45% 0.89% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.94% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 14
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
Technical 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
1135 953 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.68% 94.73% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 969 868 865
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 £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +2 15 £60,000 +6.66%
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 30 (81.08%) .NET
3 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (70.27%) TDD
4 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET
5 23 (62.16%) C#
6 19 (51.35%) Scrum
7 17 (45.95%) HTML
8 15 (40.54%) MVC
9 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
9 14 (37.84%) CSS
10 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
11 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
12 11 (29.73%) HTTP
13 10 (27.03%) WCF
14 9 (24.32%) WPF
14 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
15 8 (21.62%) SQL
15 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
16 7 (18.92%) Project Management
16 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
16 7 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
17 6 (16.22%) Matrix Management
17 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
18 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
18 4 (10.81%) Capita
18 4 (10.81%) Subversion
18 4 (10.81%) WinForms
18 4 (10.81%) Windows

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Moq
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) .NET
2 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET
3 17 (45.95%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) CSS
5 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (27.03%) WCF
7 9 (24.32%) WPF
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.81%) WinForms
9 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (8.11%) LINQ
10 1 (2.70%) jQuery
10 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.70%) Ajax
10 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET
10 1 (2.70%) Web Services
10 1 (2.70%) XML
10 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (70.27%) TDD
2 19 (51.35%) Scrum
3 15 (40.54%) MVC
4 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.22%) Matrix Management
7 3 (8.11%) Product Management
7 3 (8.11%) Web Development
7 3 (8.11%) User Stories
8 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.70%) OO
9 1 (2.70%) OOD
9 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.70%) MCITP
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
1 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Capita
3 1 (2.70%) VMware