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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 832 836 838
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 52 52 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.049% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.051% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 17
Average salary £70,000 £77,500 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
- -26.31%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +7 20 £90,000 +12.50% 4
South East +23 19 £65,000 - 6
Yorkshire - 3 £70,000 - 1
East of England -1 2 £77,500 -18.42% 3
West Midlands -5 1 £65,000 - 3
South West -23 1 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Principal Architect
UK

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (33.75%) Finance
2 53 (33.13%) Java
3 49 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (30.00%) Oracle
5 47 (29.38%) SOA
6 46 (28.75%) TOGAF
7 41 (25.63%) Retail
8 40 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
9 34 (21.25%) Open Source
9 34 (21.25%) Banking
10 32 (20.00%) Middleware
11 31 (19.38%) Data Integration
12 29 (18.13%) Oracle Fusion
13 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
14 19 (11.88%) Enterprise Architecture
15 18 (11.25%) Degree
16 16 (10.00%) Big Data
16 16 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 16 (10.00%) SDLC
17 15 (9.38%) E-Commerce
17 15 (9.38%) Telecoms
17 15 (9.38%) Computer Science
17 15 (9.38%) Data Architecture
18 14 (8.75%) QA
18 14 (8.75%) .NET
19 13 (8.13%) Web Services
19 13 (8.13%) TDD
19 13 (8.13%) Scrum
19 13 (8.13%) Hadoop
19 13 (8.13%) Marketing

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (5.00%) OpenStack
1 8 (5.00%) Apache Pig
1 8 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.38%) Node.js
3 4 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.88%) Apache
5 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Mule
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.63%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.25%) Internet
2 6 (3.75%) Network Security
2 6 (3.75%) Software-Defined Networking
3 5 (3.13%) Broadband
4 4 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.00%) Big Data
2 13 (8.13%) Hadoop
3 11 (6.88%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 7 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.38%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.38%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.13%) Sqoop
8 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.88%) HBase
9 3 (1.88%) Redis
9 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (33.75%) Finance
2 41 (25.63%) Retail
3 34 (21.25%) Banking
4 15 (9.38%) Telecoms
5 13 (8.13%) Marketing
6 8 (5.00%) Local Government
7 3 (1.88%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (1.88%) Cantonese Language
7 3 (1.88%) German Language
7 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.88%) Games
8 2 (1.25%) Billing
8 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.00%) Middleware
2 29 (18.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (8.75%) .NET
4 13 (8.13%) Web Services
5 11 (6.88%) React
6 9 (5.63%) LAMP
7 7 (4.38%) HTML
7 7 (4.38%) CSS
8 6 (3.75%) Ajax
8 6 (3.75%) RESTful
8 6 (3.75%) Symfony
8 6 (3.75%) MDX
9 5 (3.13%) HTML5
9 5 (3.13%) CSS3
9 5 (3.13%) Backbone.js
9 5 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (3.13%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.50%) OpenID
10 4 (2.50%) SAML
11 3 (1.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.38%) Data Integration
2 15 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.63%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.38%) FMCG
6 6 (3.75%) Internet of Things
6 6 (3.75%) User Experience
7 4 (2.50%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.88%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (1.88%) Social Media
8 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.25%) NGOSS
9 2 (1.25%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.00%) Linux
2 5 (3.13%) Windows
3 4 (2.50%) zOS
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.38%) SOA
3 46 (28.75%) TOGAF
4 40 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
5 34 (21.25%) Open Source
6 19 (11.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (10.00%) SDLC
8 15 (9.38%) Data Architecture
8 15 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 13 (8.13%) TDD
9 13 (8.13%) Scrum
10 12 (7.50%) MVC
10 12 (7.50%) ITIL
10 12 (7.50%) Data Modelling
11 11 (6.88%) UML
11 11 (6.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (6.25%) ArchiMate
12 10 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.13%) Java
2 16 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (7.50%) PHP
3 12 (7.50%) Python
4 10 (6.25%) C
5 9 (5.63%) C#
6 6 (3.75%) R
7 5 (3.13%) SQL
8 3 (1.88%) Scala
9 2 (1.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (11.25%) Degree
2 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) GCIA
3 6 (3.75%) GCIH
3 6 (3.75%) CEH
3 6 (3.75%) CISSP
3 6 (3.75%) CISA
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.63%) MCITP
5 1 (0.63%) VCDX
5 1 (0.63%) VCP5
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) MCP
5 1 (0.63%) MCSD
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.75%) QA
2 10 (6.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.13%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.88%) HDFS
4 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Vendors
1 48 (30.00%) Oracle
2 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.25%) SAP
4 6 (3.75%) JDA
4 6 (3.75%) VMware
4 6 (3.75%) Facebook
5 4 (2.50%) Twitter
5 4 (2.50%) Trustwave
5 4 (2.50%) LogRhythm
5 4 (2.50%) SolarWinds
5 4 (2.50%) Splunk
5 4 (2.50%) ArcSight
5 4 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.50%) IBM
5 4 (2.50%) McAfee
6 2 (1.25%) Amdocs
6 2 (1.25%) EMC
6 2 (1.25%) Citrix
6 2 (1.25%) CA
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco
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