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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 72 76 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 19 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.97% 1.45% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.50% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 9
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £53,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,935 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -8.00%
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
929 1135 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.47% 96.68% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 824 969 868
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 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
Bedford -7 6 £57,500 -4.16%
Dunstable - 5 £52,500 -
Luton - 3 £72,500 -
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) .NET
3 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (50.00%) Scrum
5 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 15 (41.67%) SDLC
7 14 (38.89%) C#
7 14 (38.89%) E-Commerce
8 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
8 13 (36.11%) MVC
8 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 11 (30.56%) TDD
10 11 (30.56%) WCF
11 10 (27.78%) Degree
11 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
11 10 (27.78%) HTML
11 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
11 10 (27.78%) CSS
12 9 (25.00%) UNIX
12 9 (25.00%) Oracle
12 9 (25.00%) Web Development
12 9 (25.00%) jQuery
12 9 (25.00%) Entity Framework
12 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (22.22%) TeamCity
13 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 8 (22.22%) Ninject
13 8 (22.22%) REST
13 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Documentum
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) LiveLink
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (22.22%) NUnit
3 8 (22.22%) Subversion
3 8 (22.22%) Selenium
3 8 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (30.56%) WCF
5 10 (27.78%) HTML
5 10 (27.78%) CSS
6 9 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 9 (25.00%) jQuery
7 8 (22.22%) NLog
7 8 (22.22%) Ninject
7 8 (22.22%) REST
7 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 8 (22.22%) Web Services
7 8 (22.22%) XML
7 8 (22.22%) XSLT
7 8 (22.22%) WSDL
7 8 (22.22%) Ajax
8 3 (8.33%) WPF
9 1 (2.78%) LINQ
9 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Scrum
3 15 (41.67%) SDLC
4 14 (38.89%) E-Commerce
5 13 (36.11%) MVC
6 11 (30.56%) TDD
7 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
8 9 (25.00%) Web Development
9 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (22.22%) Kanban
9 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
11 5 (13.89%) Data Security
12 3 (8.33%) SOA
12 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (5.56%) DevOps
13 2 (5.56%) Use Case
13 2 (5.56%) EAI
13 2 (5.56%) Document Management
13 2 (5.56%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) Perl
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (22.22%) VMware
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco
5 6 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.56%) webMethods
6 2 (5.56%) OpenText
7 1 (2.78%) Altiris
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat