The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Architect
Rank 819 828 800
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 55 30 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.029% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.031% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 46 26 58
Average salary £67,500 £95,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.94% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £79,250 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,600 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £95,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-27.63% +31.03%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102910 96371 105386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.37% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85046 80974 91182
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Principal Architect
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -23 25 £72,500 -12.12% 2
South East -6 18 £67,500 -28.94% 3
South West -4 7 £70,000 +3.70%
East of England -3 1 £95,000 +80.09%
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
North West - 1 - - 2
Principal Architect
UK

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 45 (42.06%) Finance
2 31 (28.97%) TOGAF
3 29 (27.10%) Telecoms
4 24 (22.43%) Security Cleared
5 22 (20.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (20.56%) Security Architecture
5 22 (20.56%) Network Design
6 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
7 19 (17.76%) Zachman Framework
7 19 (17.76%) Banking
8 16 (14.95%) SOA
8 16 (14.95%) DV Cleared
9 13 (12.15%) Investment Banking
9 13 (12.15%) International Banking
10 10 (9.35%) Business Development
11 9 (8.41%) Degree
11 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (8.41%) Data Architecture
11 9 (8.41%) Mainframe
11 9 (8.41%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.41%) Client/Server
11 9 (8.41%) Oracle
12 8 (7.48%) Project Management
12 8 (7.48%) VMware
13 7 (6.54%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.61%) Cyber Security
14 6 (5.61%) Technical Architecture
14 6 (5.61%) Network Security

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (2.80%) SAS
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
2 2 (1.87%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) SaaS
1 2 (1.87%) PaaS
1 2 (1.87%) IaaS
1 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Network Security
2 4 (3.74%) xDSL
2 4 (3.74%) RIP
2 4 (3.74%) VPN
2 4 (3.74%) Broadband
2 4 (3.74%) MPLS
2 4 (3.74%) OSPF
2 4 (3.74%) BGP
3 2 (1.87%) SAN
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) LAN
4 1 (0.93%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
1 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
1 3 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (2.80%) SAP HANA
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.87%) Redis
2 2 (1.87%) Riak
2 2 (1.87%) Big Data
2 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.87%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.87%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) Base SAS
2 2 (1.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (1.87%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (0.93%) DB2
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.93%) Sqoop
General
1 45 (42.06%) Finance
2 29 (27.10%) Telecoms
3 19 (17.76%) Banking
4 13 (12.15%) Investment Banking
4 13 (12.15%) International Banking
5 4 (3.74%) Retail
6 3 (2.80%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.80%) Billing
6 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.80%) Marketing
7 2 (1.87%) Military
7 2 (1.87%) Electronics
8 1 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) Java EE
1 4 (3.74%) Middleware
2 2 (1.87%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.87%) Spring
2 2 (1.87%) Spring MVC
2 2 (1.87%) Spring Security
2 2 (1.87%) .NET
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.93%) MapReduce
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Mainframe
1 9 (8.41%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.67%) Kindle
3 4 (3.74%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.80%) DTV
4 3 (2.80%) Blog
4 3 (2.80%) GIS
4 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.80%) Open Source
4 3 (2.80%) Social Media
4 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.87%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.93%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.93%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) UNIX
2 2 (1.87%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) OS/400
3 1 (0.93%) zOS
3 1 (0.93%) SUSE
3 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) AIX
3 1 (0.93%) HPUX
3 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) TOGAF
2 22 (20.56%) Network Design
2 22 (20.56%) Security Architecture
3 19 (17.76%) Zachman Framework
4 16 (14.95%) SOA
5 10 (9.35%) Business Development
6 9 (8.41%) Data Architecture
6 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (8.41%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.48%) Project Management
8 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.54%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.61%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (5.61%) Cyber Security
9 6 (5.61%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (4.67%) Supplier Management
10 5 (4.67%) DNA
10 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.74%) Java
2 3 (2.80%) C
3 2 (1.87%) SQL
3 2 (1.87%) Ruby
3 2 (1.87%) Scala
3 2 (1.87%) Clojure
3 2 (1.87%) Golang
4 1 (0.93%) R
4 1 (0.93%) Erlang
4 1 (0.93%) Python
4 1 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) Perl
4 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (22.43%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.95%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.41%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) CITP
5 1 (0.93%) CISSP
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.93%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.67%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.80%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.87%) KVM
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Docker
3 1 (0.93%) XenServer
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.93%) vCloud
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.87%) Puppet
2 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.93%) OpenView
3 1 (0.93%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle
2 8 (7.48%) VMware
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.61%) Cognizant
4 5 (4.67%) RedPrairie
5 4 (3.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (3.74%) Citrix
5 4 (3.74%) Huawei
5 4 (3.74%) Ericsson
6 3 (2.80%) SAP
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco
7 2 (1.87%) IBM
7 2 (1.87%) HP
7 2 (1.87%) EMC
7 2 (1.87%) NetApp
7 2 (1.87%) BMC
7 2 (1.87%) CA
8 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.93%) Isilon
8 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Selecture
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Neg. + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £86000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago