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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 755 798 829
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 91 50 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.051% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.054% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 49 40 19
Average salary £75,000 £90,000 £84,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £72,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £92,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-16.21% +32.14%
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
92746 92860 91869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.46% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77029 75604 78139
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 £65,000 £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 5 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 5 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
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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 +42 44 £55,000 -39.72% 2
South East +4 31 £77,500 +25.00% 1
East of England +6 9 £85,000 +6.25%
Yorkshire - 2 £48,500 -
South West -26 1 £65,000 -16.12%
East Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
Principal Architect
UK

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 76 (42.94%) Finance
1 76 (42.94%) TOGAF
2 61 (34.46%) Zachman Framework
3 53 (29.94%) Banking
4 52 (29.38%) Oracle
5 51 (28.81%) SOA
6 50 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (27.12%) Middleware
8 44 (24.86%) Java
9 40 (22.60%) Retail
10 35 (19.77%) Data Integration
11 33 (18.64%) Degree
12 32 (18.08%) Oracle Fusion
13 24 (13.56%) Open Source
13 24 (13.56%) Computer Science
14 18 (10.17%) Telecoms
14 18 (10.17%) UML
15 17 (9.60%) Data Modelling
15 17 (9.60%) Data Architecture
16 15 (8.47%) Microsoft
17 14 (7.91%) E-Commerce
17 14 (7.91%) SAP
17 14 (7.91%) Internet
18 13 (7.34%) Business Development
18 13 (7.34%) Marketing
19 12 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
19 12 (6.78%) .NET
19 12 (6.78%) Windows
20 11 (6.21%) MS Excel
20 11 (6.21%) Data Warehouse

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 9 (5.08%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.26%) Lync
2 4 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (2.26%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.26%) Apache
2 4 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.69%) IIS
4 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.13%) CMS
4 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.26%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.69%) TargetLink
4 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.39%) IaaS
4 5 (2.82%) Office 365
5 3 (1.69%) PaaS
6 2 (1.13%) SaaS
6 2 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.91%) Internet
2 6 (3.39%) Broadband
3 5 (2.82%) Firewall
3 5 (2.82%) MPLS
4 4 (2.26%) WAN
4 4 (2.26%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (1.69%) OSPF
5 3 (1.69%) BGP
6 2 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.13%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (1.13%) VLAN
6 2 (1.13%) HTTP
6 2 (1.13%) RTP
6 2 (1.13%) SS7
6 2 (1.13%) CTI
6 2 (1.13%) Wireless
7 1 (0.56%) IPsec
7 1 (0.56%) SAN
7 1 (0.56%) TACACS
7 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.52%) Big Data
3 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.82%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.26%) MySQL
6 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.56%) Ant
General
1 76 (42.94%) Finance
2 53 (29.94%) Banking
3 40 (22.60%) Retail
4 18 (10.17%) Telecoms
5 13 (7.34%) Marketing
6 8 (4.52%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.52%) International Banking
7 4 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.69%) Electronics
8 3 (1.69%) Automotive
8 3 (1.69%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (1.69%) Cantonese Language
8 3 (1.69%) German Language
9 2 (1.13%) Local Government
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (27.12%) Middleware
2 32 (18.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (6.78%) .NET
4 7 (3.95%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.82%) Web Services
6 4 (2.26%) CAML
6 4 (2.26%) WCF
6 4 (2.26%) WPF
6 4 (2.26%) WF
6 4 (2.26%) Silverlight
6 4 (2.26%) Ajax
6 4 (2.26%) ADO.NET
6 4 (2.26%) J2EE
6 4 (2.26%) XSLT
7 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.69%) MSMQ
7 3 (1.69%) COM+
7 3 (1.69%) CSS
7 3 (1.69%) Java EE
8 2 (1.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.77%) Data Integration
2 24 (13.56%) Open Source
2 24 (13.56%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.08%) Data Structures
3 9 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.52%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.52%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.82%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.26%) Social Media
6 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.69%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.69%) Physics
7 3 (1.69%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.13%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.13%) IVR
9 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.78%) Windows
2 3 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.56%) Solaris
3 1 (0.56%) UNIX
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.94%) TOGAF
2 61 (34.46%) Zachman Framework
3 51 (28.81%) SOA
4 50 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.17%) UML
6 17 (9.60%) Data Modelling
6 17 (9.60%) Data Architecture
7 14 (7.91%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.34%) Business Development
9 12 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (6.21%) Scrum
10 11 (6.21%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (5.65%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.65%) ITIL
11 10 (5.65%) Line Management
11 10 (5.65%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (5.08%) Project Management
12 9 (5.08%) TDD
12 9 (5.08%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.86%) Java
2 8 (4.52%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.52%) C#
3 4 (2.26%) PHP
4 3 (1.69%) Embedded C
4 3 (1.69%) C
4 3 (1.69%) Python
4 3 (1.69%) Ruby
5 2 (1.13%) Erlang
6 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.56%) Scala
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (18.64%) Degree
2 11 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.82%) MCITP
5 4 (2.26%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.26%) MCDBA
5 4 (2.26%) MCP
5 4 (2.26%) MCSD
6 3 (1.69%) MBCS
6 3 (1.69%) CITP
6 3 (1.69%) VCP4
7 2 (1.13%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.13%) JNCIE
7 2 (1.13%) CCSE
7 2 (1.13%) CCIE
7 2 (1.13%) CCNP
7 2 (1.13%) CCNA
7 2 (1.13%) CCDA
7 2 (1.13%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) COBIT
2 5 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Firmware
1 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Salt
1 1 (0.56%) Ansible
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (29.38%) Oracle
2 15 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.91%) SAP
4 7 (3.95%) Cognos
5 5 (2.82%) Cisco
6 3 (1.69%) VMware
6 3 (1.69%) IBM
7 2 (1.13%) F5
7 2 (1.13%) Google
7 2 (1.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.13%) Avaya
7 2 (1.13%) Juniper
8 1 (0.56%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.56%) Retek
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix
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Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive base salary + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago