The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank - - 127
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £70,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
Principal Architect
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1437 1726 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.70% 95.15% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1479 1615
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Principal Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Principal Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Principal Architect
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Principal Architect Salary Trend in Cambridge

Principal Architect
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Google