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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 791 836 843
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 92 60 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.054% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.057% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 64 48 23
Average salary £80,000 £67,500 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -28.94%
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 £67,500 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.94%
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
97407 105944 97156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81361 87724 81693
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +80 56 £80,000 +14.28% 2
South East +5 16 £85,000 +30.76% 1
South West -13 10 £52,500 -25.00% 1
East of England +7 2 £81,250 -14.47%
Yorkshire - 2 £70,000 - 2
Principal Architect
UK

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 69 (35.94%) Finance
2 68 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (32.81%) Oracle
4 62 (32.29%) Java
5 59 (30.73%) TOGAF
6 56 (29.17%) SOA
7 52 (27.08%) Banking
8 51 (26.56%) Zachman Framework
9 50 (26.04%) Retail
10 42 (21.88%) Open Source
11 41 (21.35%) Middleware
12 39 (20.31%) Oracle Fusion
12 39 (20.31%) Data Integration
13 37 (19.27%) Degree
14 34 (17.71%) Microsoft
15 28 (14.58%) Computer Science
16 25 (13.02%) UML
17 22 (11.46%) Telecoms
18 21 (10.94%) JavaScript
18 21 (10.94%) Data Architecture
18 21 (10.94%) Marketing
19 19 (9.90%) .NET
20 18 (9.38%) Data Modelling
20 18 (9.38%) Scrum
21 17 (8.85%) Internet
21 17 (8.85%) MS Excel
21 17 (8.85%) Big Data
21 17 (8.85%) SDLC
22 16 (8.33%) Data Centre
22 16 (8.33%) Data Warehouse

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 13 (6.77%) OpenStack
2 7 (3.65%) Node.js
3 6 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.60%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.60%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.56%) IIS
6 3 (1.56%) Apache
7 2 (1.04%) CMS
7 2 (1.04%) Lync
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.52%) Mule
8 1 (0.52%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 17 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.73%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.08%) Office 365
4 4 (2.08%) IaaS
5 2 (1.04%) SaaS
5 2 (1.04%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.85%) Internet
2 9 (4.69%) Software-Defined Networking
3 8 (4.17%) Broadband
4 6 (3.13%) Firewall
5 5 (2.60%) MPLS
6 3 (1.56%) OSPF
6 3 (1.56%) BGP
6 3 (1.56%) WAN
7 2 (1.04%) RTP
7 2 (1.04%) SS7
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco ICM
7 2 (1.04%) VLAN
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.04%) CTI
8 1 (0.52%) Wireless
8 1 (0.52%) IPsec
8 1 (0.52%) TACACS
8 1 (0.52%) HTTP
8 1 (0.52%) VPN
8 1 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.85%) Big Data
2 16 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.77%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.73%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.69%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.60%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.60%) Sqoop
7 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.52%) MySQL
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (35.94%) Finance
2 52 (27.08%) Banking
3 50 (26.04%) Retail
4 22 (11.46%) Telecoms
5 21 (10.94%) Marketing
6 9 (4.69%) Local Government
7 6 (3.13%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.60%) Mandarin Language
8 5 (2.60%) Cantonese Language
8 5 (2.60%) German Language
9 3 (1.56%) Games
10 2 (1.04%) Legal
10 2 (1.04%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.35%) Middleware
2 39 (20.31%) Oracle Fusion
3 19 (9.90%) .NET
4 14 (7.29%) Web Services
5 11 (5.73%) React
6 9 (4.69%) Ajax
7 8 (4.17%) CSS
7 8 (4.17%) LAMP
8 7 (3.65%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.13%) HTML
9 6 (3.13%) Symfony
9 6 (3.13%) HTML5
9 6 (3.13%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.60%) CSS3
10 5 (2.60%) Backbone.js
10 5 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (2.60%) RESTful
10 5 (2.60%) MDX
11 4 (2.08%) Java EE
11 4 (2.08%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.31%) Data Integration
2 28 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.77%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.21%) Internet of Things
6 6 (3.13%) FMCG
6 6 (3.13%) User Experience
7 5 (2.60%) Machine to Machine
8 4 (2.08%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.04%) NGOSS
10 2 (1.04%) IVR
10 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.52%) Social Media
11 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.73%) Linux
2 10 (5.21%) Windows
3 4 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (30.73%) TOGAF
3 56 (29.17%) SOA
4 51 (26.56%) Zachman Framework
5 42 (21.88%) Open Source
6 25 (13.02%) UML
7 21 (10.94%) Data Architecture
8 18 (9.38%) Data Modelling
8 18 (9.38%) Scrum
9 17 (8.85%) SDLC
10 15 (7.81%) Logical Data Model
10 15 (7.81%) MVC
11 14 (7.29%) E-Commerce
11 14 (7.29%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (6.77%) TDD
13 12 (6.25%) ITIL
13 12 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (6.25%) Business Development
13 12 (6.25%) Line Management
13 12 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.29%) Java
2 21 (10.94%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.29%) PHP
4 13 (6.77%) Python
5 12 (6.25%) C#
6 6 (3.13%) R
7 4 (2.08%) C
8 2 (1.04%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.04%) Ruby
8 2 (1.04%) Erlang
9 1 (0.52%) Groovy
9 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (19.27%) Degree
2 13 (6.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.08%) MCITP
4 4 (2.08%) MCP
4 4 (2.08%) MCSD
4 4 (2.08%) MCDBA
4 4 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.56%) CCNA
5 3 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.04%) CCSA
6 2 (1.04%) CCSE
6 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.04%) JNCIP
6 2 (1.04%) JNCIE
6 2 (1.04%) CCDA
6 2 (1.04%) CCDP
6 2 (1.04%) CCIE
6 2 (1.04%) CCNP
7 1 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.29%) QA
2 9 (4.69%) COBIT
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.60%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.04%) Firmware
4 1 (0.52%) Docker
4 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Puppet
1 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.52%) Ansible
1 1 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 63 (32.81%) Oracle
2 34 (17.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.73%) SAP
4 8 (4.17%) VMware
5 7 (3.65%) Cisco
6 6 (3.13%) JDA
6 6 (3.13%) Facebook
7 5 (2.60%) IBM
8 4 (2.08%) Twitter
8 4 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.56%) Citrix
10 2 (1.04%) Avaya
10 2 (1.04%) Juniper
10 2 (1.04%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.04%) Pega
10 2 (1.04%) F5
10 2 (1.04%) Amdocs
11 1 (0.52%) GoldenSource
11 1 (0.52%) Google
11 1 (0.52%) EMC
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