The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Architect
Rank 814 833 795
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 55 21 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.021% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.022% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 44 18 77
Average salary £77,500 £95,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £61,800 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £95,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-28.94% +18.75%
Principal Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Principal Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Principal Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Principal Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Principal Architect Salary Trend in England

Principal Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Principal Architect Salary Histogram in England

Principal Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
London +12 25 £80,000 - 7
South East -16 13 £65,000 -31.57% 2
South West -14 3 £68,750 +1.85%
East of England +3 2 £95,000 +65.57%
West Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Principal Architect
UK

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 39 (33.62%) Finance
2 30 (25.86%) Telecoms
3 25 (21.55%) Security Cleared
4 23 (19.83%) Security Architecture
4 23 (19.83%) Network Design
4 23 (19.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (19.83%) TOGAF
5 22 (18.97%) SC Cleared
6 21 (18.10%) Banking
7 17 (14.66%) DV Cleared
8 14 (12.07%) Zachman Framework
9 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (9.48%) Degree
10 11 (9.48%) Data Management
10 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.48%) SOA
11 10 (8.62%) Broadband
11 10 (8.62%) Business Development
11 10 (8.62%) Investment Banking
12 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (7.76%) Marketing
12 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
13 8 (6.90%) Project Management
13 8 (6.90%) ISO 9001
13 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
13 8 (6.90%) Data Architecture
13 8 (6.90%) Kindle
13 8 (6.90%) Open Source
14 7 (6.03%) International Banking
14 7 (6.03%) Software Engineering

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 5 (4.31%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.59%) SAS
2 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.86%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) TargetLink
1 1 (0.86%) SPSS
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
1 2 (1.72%) PaaS
1 2 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) Broadband
2 6 (5.17%) Internet
3 5 (4.31%) Network Security
4 4 (3.45%) BGP
4 4 (3.45%) MPLS
4 4 (3.45%) OSPF
4 4 (3.45%) RIP
4 4 (3.45%) VPN
4 4 (3.45%) xDSL
5 2 (1.72%) SAN
6 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.86%) NAS
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.86%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.86%) LAN
6 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.59%) Big Data
2 3 (2.59%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.72%) Base SAS
3 2 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.86%) Triplestore
4 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.86%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.86%) HBase
4 1 (0.86%) Redis
4 1 (0.86%) Riak
General
1 39 (33.62%) Finance
2 30 (25.86%) Telecoms
3 21 (18.10%) Banking
4 10 (8.62%) Investment Banking
5 9 (7.76%) Marketing
6 7 (6.03%) International Banking
7 4 (3.45%) Retail
7 4 (3.45%) Multimedia
7 4 (3.45%) Billing
8 3 (2.59%) Electronics
8 3 (2.59%) Back Office
9 2 (1.72%) Military
10 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.86%) Automotive
10 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) Middleware
2 2 (1.72%) .NET
2 2 (1.72%) Java EE
3 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.86%) Spring
3 1 (0.86%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.86%) Spring Security
3 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.86%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 8 (6.90%) Kindle
1 8 (6.90%) Open Source
2 4 (3.45%) DTV
3 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.59%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.59%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.59%) GIS
3 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Human Factors
4 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) IBM XIV
5 1 (0.86%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.86%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.86%) Frameworx
5 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.86%) Physics
5 1 (0.86%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.72%) Linux
1 2 (1.72%) UNIX
2 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.86%) zOS
2 1 (0.86%) OS/400
2 1 (0.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.86%) AIX
2 1 (0.86%) HPUX
2 1 (0.86%) Solaris
2 1 (0.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) Security Architecture
1 23 (19.83%) Network Design
1 23 (19.83%) TOGAF
2 14 (12.07%) Zachman Framework
3 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.48%) Data Management
4 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
4 11 (9.48%) SOA
5 10 (8.62%) Business Development
6 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.90%) Project Management
7 8 (6.90%) Data Architecture
8 7 (6.03%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.03%) ERP
8 7 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.17%) B2B
9 6 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (5.17%) Analytics
9 6 (5.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.45%) C
1 4 (3.45%) Java
2 2 (1.72%) SQL
3 1 (0.86%) Golang
3 1 (0.86%) R
3 1 (0.86%) Scala
3 1 (0.86%) Clojure
3 1 (0.86%) Ruby
3 1 (0.86%) Erlang
3 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
3 1 (0.86%) Perl
3 1 (0.86%) PHP
3 1 (0.86%) C#
3 1 (0.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (21.55%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 17 (14.66%) DV Cleared
4 11 (9.48%) Degree
5 1 (0.86%) MBCS
5 1 (0.86%) CITP
5 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.90%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.59%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.72%) KVM
3 1 (0.86%) Docker
3 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.86%) vCloud
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) SCOM
2 1 (0.86%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.86%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.86%) OpenView
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 7 (6.03%) Oracle
1 7 (6.03%) VMware
2 5 (4.31%) RedPrairie
2 5 (4.31%) SAP
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.45%) Citrix
3 4 (3.45%) Ericsson
3 4 (3.45%) Huawei
3 4 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (2.59%) Tableau
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco
5 2 (1.72%) IBM
5 2 (1.72%) NetApp
5 2 (1.72%) HP
5 2 (1.72%) EMC
5 2 (1.72%) BMC
5 2 (1.72%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.72%) CA
6 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.86%) 3PAR
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Salary: £75k - 85k per year
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £90k - 120k per year + Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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