The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 205 211 211
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 17 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.16% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.17% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 3
Average salary - £65,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £70,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
Principal Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4982 5245 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.15% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3688 3819 3900
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Principal Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Principal Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Principal Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Principal Architect Salary Trend in Berkshire

Principal Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Reading -7 13 - -
Principal Architect
South East

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Principal 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 Principal Architect in their job title.

1 21 (80.77%) Telecoms
2 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 15 (57.69%) Internet
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Computer Science
3 13 (50.00%) Marketing
4 12 (46.15%) OpenStack
5 10 (38.46%) Open Source
6 9 (34.62%) Big Data
6 9 (34.62%) Internet of Things
7 8 (30.77%) Network Management
7 8 (30.77%) Software-Defined Networking
7 8 (30.77%) Broadband
8 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 6 (23.08%) Cyber Security
8 6 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
8 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
9 5 (19.23%) Machine to Machine
9 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
9 5 (19.23%) Network Design
9 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (19.23%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (19.23%) Cantonese Language
9 5 (19.23%) German Language
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Principal 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 Principal Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (46.15%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Internet
2 8 (30.77%) Broadband
2 8 (30.77%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (7.69%) CTI
3 2 (7.69%) MPLS
3 2 (7.69%) OSPF
3 2 (7.69%) BGP
3 2 (7.69%) RTP
3 2 (7.69%) SS7
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Big Data
2 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 21 (80.77%) Telecoms
2 13 (50.00%) Marketing
3 5 (19.23%) Mandarin Language
3 5 (19.23%) Cantonese Language
3 5 (19.23%) German Language
3 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (15.38%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Computer Science
2 10 (38.46%) Open Source
3 9 (34.62%) Internet of Things
4 5 (19.23%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Network Management
3 6 (23.08%) Cyber Security
4 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) Business Development
5 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Data Security
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) SABSA
6 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco