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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 778 813 841
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 100 55 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.052% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.055% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 52 43 22
Average salary £70,000 £90,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £71,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £90,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.84%
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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
London +30 54 £55,000 -45.00% 6
South East +35 37 £80,000 +29.03% 1
East of England +10 5 £70,000 -12.50%
South West - 1 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Principal Architect
UK

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 86 (46.99%) Finance
2 81 (44.26%) TOGAF
3 67 (36.61%) Zachman Framework
4 61 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (32.79%) Banking
5 60 (32.79%) Oracle
6 57 (31.15%) SOA
7 51 (27.87%) Java
7 51 (27.87%) Middleware
8 43 (23.50%) Retail
9 38 (20.77%) Degree
9 38 (20.77%) Data Integration
9 38 (20.77%) Oracle Fusion
10 32 (17.49%) Open Source
11 28 (15.30%) Computer Science
12 24 (13.11%) Telecoms
13 23 (12.57%) UML
14 19 (10.38%) Data Modelling
15 18 (9.84%) Microsoft
15 18 (9.84%) Data Architecture
16 17 (9.29%) Internet
17 16 (8.74%) Marketing
18 14 (7.65%) Capacity Planning
18 14 (7.65%) Scrum
18 14 (7.65%) .NET
18 14 (7.65%) SAP
19 13 (7.10%) ITIL
19 13 (7.10%) Security Cleared
19 13 (7.10%) Business Development
20 12 (6.56%) OpenStack

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 12 (6.56%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (2.19%) Apache
2 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.19%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.64%) IIS
3 3 (1.64%) Lync
4 2 (1.09%) CMS
4 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.19%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.55%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.28%) IaaS
3 5 (2.73%) Office 365
4 3 (1.64%) PaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.29%) Internet
2 8 (4.37%) Broadband
2 8 (4.37%) Software-Defined Networking
3 5 (2.73%) Firewall
3 5 (2.73%) MPLS
4 4 (2.19%) WAN
5 3 (1.64%) OSPF
5 3 (1.64%) BGP
6 2 (1.09%) RTP
6 2 (1.09%) SS7
6 2 (1.09%) HTTP
6 2 (1.09%) CTI
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (1.09%) VLAN
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.55%) Wireless
7 1 (0.55%) IPsec
7 1 (0.55%) VPN
7 1 (0.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.46%) Big Data
3 7 (3.83%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.28%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.19%) MySQL
5 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.55%) Ant
General
1 86 (46.99%) Finance
2 60 (32.79%) Banking
3 43 (23.50%) Retail
4 24 (13.11%) Telecoms
5 16 (8.74%) Marketing
6 8 (4.37%) International Banking
6 8 (4.37%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.28%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.73%) Mandarin Language
8 5 (2.73%) Cantonese Language
8 5 (2.73%) German Language
8 5 (2.73%) Local Government
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.87%) Middleware
2 38 (20.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (7.65%) .NET
4 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.73%) Web Services
6 4 (2.19%) XSLT
6 4 (2.19%) J2EE
6 4 (2.19%) ADO.NET
6 4 (2.19%) Ajax
6 4 (2.19%) WCF
6 4 (2.19%) WPF
6 4 (2.19%) WF
6 4 (2.19%) Silverlight
6 4 (2.19%) CAML
7 3 (1.64%) COM+
7 3 (1.64%) CSS
7 3 (1.64%) MSMQ
7 3 (1.64%) Java EE
7 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.77%) Data Integration
2 32 (17.49%) Open Source
3 28 (15.30%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.92%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.37%) Internet of Things
5 8 (4.37%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.37%) Mainframe
5 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.73%) Machine to Machine
7 4 (2.19%) Social Media
8 3 (1.64%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.09%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.09%) IVR
9 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.01%) Windows
2 3 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.55%) Solaris
3 1 (0.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.26%) TOGAF
2 67 (36.61%) Zachman Framework
3 61 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (31.15%) SOA
5 23 (12.57%) UML
6 19 (10.38%) Data Modelling
7 18 (9.84%) Data Architecture
8 14 (7.65%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (7.65%) Scrum
9 13 (7.10%) ITIL
9 13 (7.10%) Business Development
10 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (6.56%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (6.01%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (5.46%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.46%) Line Management
13 9 (4.92%) Customer Engagement
13 9 (4.92%) TDD
14 8 (4.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (27.87%) Java
2 8 (4.37%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.37%) C#
3 4 (2.19%) PHP
4 3 (1.64%) Python
4 3 (1.64%) Ruby
5 2 (1.09%) Erlang
6 1 (0.55%) Groovy
6 1 (0.55%) Scala
6 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (0.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (20.77%) Degree
2 13 (7.10%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.73%) MCITP
4 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.19%) MCP
5 4 (2.19%) MCSD
5 4 (2.19%) MCDBA
5 4 (2.19%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.64%) MBCS
6 3 (1.64%) CITP
7 2 (1.09%) CCSA
7 2 (1.09%) CCSE
7 2 (1.09%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.09%) JNCIE
7 2 (1.09%) CCIE
7 2 (1.09%) CCNP
7 2 (1.09%) CCNA
7 2 (1.09%) CCDA
7 2 (1.09%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.92%) COBIT
2 5 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.64%) Firmware
3 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Puppet
1 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.55%) Ansible
1 1 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 60 (32.79%) Oracle
2 18 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.65%) SAP
4 7 (3.83%) Cognos
5 5 (2.73%) Cisco
6 4 (2.19%) VMware
7 3 (1.64%) IBM
8 2 (1.09%) Avaya
8 2 (1.09%) Juniper
8 2 (1.09%) Google
8 2 (1.09%) F5
8 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.55%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.55%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.55%) Retek
9 1 (0.55%) Citrix
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Source Cloud
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Vodafone Group
Posted: 20 days ago
South East
Vodafone Group
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Kainos
Posted: 22 days ago