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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Architect
Rank 781 835 834
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 85 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.028% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.030% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 73 24 31
Average salary £82,500 £87,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £100,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £87,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +40.00%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +56 52 £77,500 -11.42% 1
South East +17 11 £82,500 -8.33% 1
East of England - 11 £85,000 - 1
North West -4 4 £78,750 +16.66%
Yorkshire - 4 £48,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £76,250 - 1
West Midlands -8 1 - - 1
Principal Architect
UK

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 62 (42.76%) Finance
2 59 (40.69%) TOGAF
3 48 (33.10%) Zachman Framework
4 41 (28.28%) Banking
5 39 (26.90%) Middleware
6 38 (26.21%) SOA
7 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (21.38%) Oracle
9 29 (20.00%) Retail
10 26 (17.93%) Data Integration
11 25 (17.24%) Java
12 20 (13.79%) Oracle Fusion
13 19 (13.10%) Open Source
13 19 (13.10%) Telecoms
14 18 (12.41%) Degree
15 17 (11.72%) Computer Science
16 15 (10.34%) E-Commerce
17 14 (9.66%) Broadband
18 13 (8.97%) SAP
18 13 (8.97%) Marketing
19 12 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
20 11 (7.59%) Data Architecture
21 10 (6.90%) Data Management
21 10 (6.90%) Business Development
21 10 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
21 10 (6.90%) Data Modelling
21 10 (6.90%) Network Management
21 10 (6.90%) Mentoring
21 10 (6.90%) Internet
21 10 (6.90%) Investment Banking

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (6.21%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.38%) Lync
3 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) TargetLink
2 2 (1.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) SAP ERP
1 3 (2.07%) Magento
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) Broadband
2 10 (6.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) Wireless
3 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.69%) LAN
3 1 (0.69%) WAN
3 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.45%) Big Data
2 3 (2.07%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 62 (42.76%) Finance
2 41 (28.28%) Banking
3 29 (20.00%) Retail
4 19 (13.10%) Telecoms
5 13 (8.97%) Marketing
6 10 (6.90%) Investment Banking
7 7 (4.83%) International Banking
8 5 (3.45%) Automotive
8 5 (3.45%) Electronics
9 4 (2.76%) Multimedia
9 4 (2.76%) Billing
10 3 (2.07%) Back Office
11 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.90%) Middleware
2 20 (13.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.38%) Java EE
4 1 (0.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) J2EE
4 1 (0.69%) XML
4 1 (0.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Data Integration
2 19 (13.10%) Open Source
3 17 (11.72%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.21%) Data Structures
5 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.83%) Client/Server
6 7 (4.83%) Mainframe
7 5 (3.45%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.45%) Physics
8 4 (2.76%) DTV
8 4 (2.76%) Social Media
9 3 (2.07%) Kindle
9 3 (2.07%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.38%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.69%) Ergonomics
11 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.38%) Windows
2 1 (0.69%) Solaris
2 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (40.69%) TOGAF
2 48 (33.10%) Zachman Framework
3 38 (26.21%) SOA
4 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 12 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (7.59%) Data Architecture
8 10 (6.90%) Data Management
8 10 (6.90%) Business Development
8 10 (6.90%) Network Management
8 10 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 10 (6.90%) Data Modelling
8 10 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.21%) ERP
9 9 (6.21%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (5.52%) Line Management
11 7 (4.83%) Analytics
11 7 (4.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (4.83%) Security Architecture
11 7 (4.83%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (3.45%) C
2 5 (3.45%) Embedded C
3 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (0.69%) C#
3 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (12.41%) Degree
2 9 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.14%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.07%) CITP
5 3 (2.07%) MBCS
6 1 (0.69%) MCSE
6 1 (0.69%) MCSA
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.69%) MCTS
6 1 (0.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.76%) COBIT
3 3 (2.07%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 31 (21.38%) Oracle
2 13 (8.97%) SAP
3 6 (4.14%) Cognos
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.07%) Tableau
5 1 (0.69%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.69%) Retek
5 1 (0.69%) Huawei
5 1 (0.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
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