Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architect
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.78% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Bedford median annual salary £72,500 - -
Bedfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year +13.04% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Permanent vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 251 348 527
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.05% 98.86% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 211 310 489
Bedford median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured Software Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in Bedford

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect in Bedford.

Salary trend for Software Architect in Bedford

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Software Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

Software Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft