Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Architect
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 22 16
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 124 150 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.39% 9.34% 11.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.78% 9.75% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 105 137 207
Bedfordshire median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £85,500 £87,500 £78,750
East of England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 1053 1538 1925
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 95.77% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1350 1711
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Bedfordshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Architect in Bedfordshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Bedfordshire

Architect
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +4 55 £70,000 -
Bedford +28 20 £67,500 +8.00% 1
Dunstable -10 13 £55,000 -28.10% 2
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 54 (43.55%) TOGAF
2 44 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 37 (29.84%) Oracle
4 33 (26.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (26.61%) Retail
5 32 (25.81%) SOA
6 29 (23.39%) Java
7 24 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 24 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (14.52%) Finance
9 18 (14.52%) SQL Server
9 18 (14.52%) Citrix
10 16 (12.90%) Data Modelling
10 16 (12.90%) SaaS
10 16 (12.90%) Office 365
11 15 (12.10%) Data Integration
11 15 (12.10%) Degree
11 15 (12.10%) .NET
12 14 (11.29%) ERP
12 14 (11.29%) Cisco
12 14 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (11.29%) Mentoring
13 13 (10.48%) Relational Database
13 13 (10.48%) RDBMS
13 13 (10.48%) Unix
13 13 (10.48%) Data Security
14 12 (9.68%) Spring
14 12 (9.68%) SDLC
14 12 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (8.06%) JBoss
3 6 (4.84%) WildFly
4 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.42%) CMS
6 2 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Infor CloudSuite
2 3 (2.42%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (2.42%) Unica
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.90%) Office 365
2 16 (12.90%) SaaS
3 7 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.84%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 6 (4.84%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (2.42%) Silverpop
6 2 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) Firewall
1 8 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (2.42%) Network Security
3 2 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.61%) Internet
3 2 (1.61%) Skype
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.48%) RDBMS
2 13 (10.48%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.26%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.84%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (4.84%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.42%) Big Data
8 2 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (26.61%) Retail
2 18 (14.52%) Finance
3 7 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.84%) Banking
5 5 (4.03%) Marketing
6 2 (1.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.61%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.10%) .NET
2 12 (9.68%) Spring
3 10 (8.06%) Web Services
4 9 (7.26%) Java EE
5 7 (5.65%) EJB
5 7 (5.65%) JDBC
5 7 (5.65%) JPA
5 7 (5.65%) Servlets
6 4 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.23%) REST
6 4 (3.23%) SOAP
7 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.42%) JMS
8 2 (1.61%) HTML
8 2 (1.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.03%) iPad
5 4 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.61%) Linked Data
6 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.61%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.48%) Unix
2 11 (8.87%) Windows
3 8 (6.45%) Linux
3 8 (6.45%) Solaris
4 2 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.55%) TOGAF
2 33 (26.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (25.81%) SOA
4 24 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (12.90%) Data Modelling
7 15 (12.10%) Data Integration
8 14 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (11.29%) ERP
8 14 (11.29%) Mentoring
9 13 (10.48%) Data Security
10 12 (9.68%) IT Strategy
10 12 (9.68%) SDLC
11 11 (8.87%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.87%) Supplier Management
12 10 (8.06%) CRM
12 10 (8.06%) Data Architecture
13 9 (7.26%) Migration
13 9 (7.26%) Network Architecture
14 8 (6.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.39%) Java
2 11 (8.87%) SQL
3 10 (8.06%) C#
4 6 (4.84%) C++
5 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.61%) C
6 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) Degree
2 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.03%) CCA
4 5 (4.03%) CCNP
4 5 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.03%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (4.03%) MCP
4 5 (4.03%) MCSA
4 5 (4.03%) MCSE
4 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.61%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.81%) CCDP
7 1 (0.81%) CISA
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) COBIT
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) SCCM
2 3 (2.42%) Ansible
3 2 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 37 (29.84%) Oracle
3 18 (14.52%) Citrix
4 14 (11.29%) Cisco
5 11 (8.87%) SAP
6 9 (7.26%) VMware
7 6 (4.84%) Infor
7 6 (4.84%) TIBCO
7 6 (4.84%) Workday
8 4 (3.23%) Informatica
9 3 (2.42%) hybris
9 3 (2.42%) IBM
9 3 (2.42%) Pega
10 2 (1.61%) Adobe
10 2 (1.61%) Ensighten
10 2 (1.61%) F5
10 2 (1.61%) Google
10 2 (1.61%) Juniper
10 2 (1.61%) webMethods
11 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com