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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 798 846 841
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 68 55 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.050% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.053% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 22
Average salary £80,000 £70,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £70,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
96537 103416 96032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80724 85232 80344
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 30 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 30 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 +45 40 £80,000 +3.22% 2
South East -2 9 £70,000 +3.70% 1
South West -12 6 £52,500 -25.00%
East of England +8 3 £82,500 -13.15%
Yorkshire - 3 £70,000 -
Principal Architect
UK

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 62 (34.07%) Finance
2 61 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (33.52%) Java
3 59 (32.42%) Oracle
4 58 (31.87%) TOGAF
5 54 (29.67%) SOA
6 50 (27.47%) Zachman Framework
7 49 (26.92%) Retail
8 48 (26.37%) Banking
9 40 (21.98%) Middleware
10 39 (21.43%) Data Integration
11 38 (20.88%) Open Source
12 37 (20.33%) Oracle Fusion
13 36 (19.78%) Degree
14 32 (17.58%) Microsoft
15 28 (15.38%) Computer Science
16 22 (12.09%) UML
17 21 (11.54%) Telecoms
18 20 (10.99%) Marketing
18 20 (10.99%) JavaScript
19 19 (10.44%) Data Architecture
20 18 (9.89%) .NET
20 18 (9.89%) Enterprise Architecture
21 17 (9.34%) Internet
21 17 (9.34%) Big Data
21 17 (9.34%) SDLC
22 16 (8.79%) Data Modelling
23 15 (8.24%) MS Excel
23 15 (8.24%) Web Services
23 15 (8.24%) Scrum

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 12 (6.59%) OpenStack
2 7 (3.85%) Node.js
3 5 (2.75%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.75%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.75%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.55%) Mule
6 1 (0.55%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 15 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.20%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.04%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.34%) Internet
2 9 (4.95%) Software-Defined Networking
3 8 (4.40%) Broadband
4 2 (1.10%) Firewall
5 1 (0.55%) Wireless
5 1 (0.55%) IPsec
5 1 (0.55%) VoIP
5 1 (0.55%) WAN
5 1 (0.55%) HTTP
5 1 (0.55%) VPN
5 1 (0.55%) MPLS
5 1 (0.55%) OSPF
5 1 (0.55%) BGP
5 1 (0.55%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.34%) Big Data
2 12 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (6.04%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.95%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.40%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.75%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.75%) Sqoop
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.20%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.55%) MySQL
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (34.07%) Finance
2 49 (26.92%) Retail
3 48 (26.37%) Banking
4 21 (11.54%) Telecoms
5 20 (10.99%) Marketing
6 9 (4.95%) Local Government
7 6 (3.30%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.75%) Mandarin Language
8 5 (2.75%) Cantonese Language
8 5 (2.75%) German Language
9 3 (1.65%) Games
10 2 (1.10%) Billing
11 1 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.98%) Middleware
2 37 (20.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 18 (9.89%) .NET
4 15 (8.24%) Web Services
5 11 (6.04%) React
6 9 (4.95%) Ajax
6 9 (4.95%) LAMP
7 7 (3.85%) CSS
8 6 (3.30%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.30%) HTML
8 6 (3.30%) RESTful
8 6 (3.30%) Symfony
8 6 (3.30%) HTML5
8 6 (3.30%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.75%) CSS3
9 5 (2.75%) Backbone.js
9 5 (2.75%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (2.75%) MDX
10 4 (2.20%) Java EE
10 4 (2.20%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.43%) Data Integration
2 28 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.59%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.49%) Internet of Things
5 7 (3.85%) FMCG
6 6 (3.30%) User Experience
7 5 (2.75%) Machine to Machine
8 4 (2.20%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.10%) NGOSS
10 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.55%) Social Media
11 1 (0.55%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.55%) Clustering
11 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.95%) Linux
2 6 (3.30%) Windows
3 4 (2.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (31.87%) TOGAF
3 54 (29.67%) SOA
4 50 (27.47%) Zachman Framework
5 38 (20.88%) Open Source
6 22 (12.09%) UML
7 19 (10.44%) Data Architecture
8 18 (9.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (9.34%) SDLC
10 16 (8.79%) Data Modelling
11 15 (8.24%) Scrum
12 14 (7.69%) MVC
12 14 (7.69%) ITIL
12 14 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 13 (7.14%) Business Development
13 13 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
14 12 (6.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (6.59%) TDD
15 11 (6.04%) ArchiMate
16 10 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 61 (33.52%) Java
2 20 (10.99%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.69%) PHP
4 12 (6.59%) Python
5 11 (6.04%) C#
6 6 (3.30%) R
7 4 (2.20%) C
8 2 (1.10%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.55%) Groovy
9 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (19.78%) Degree
2 9 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.20%) MCP
4 4 (2.20%) MCSD
4 4 (2.20%) MCDBA
4 4 (2.20%) MCITP
5 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.55%) VCDX
6 1 (0.55%) VCP5
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.55%) CCNA
6 1 (0.55%) CCA
6 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MCSE
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.69%) QA
2 11 (6.04%) COBIT
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.75%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.55%) Docker
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Puppet
1 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.55%) Ansible
1 1 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 59 (32.42%) Oracle
2 32 (17.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.59%) SAP
4 6 (3.30%) JDA
4 6 (3.30%) VMware
4 6 (3.30%) Facebook
5 4 (2.20%) Twitter
5 4 (2.20%) IBM
5 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.65%) Citrix
6 3 (1.65%) Cisco
7 2 (1.10%) CA
7 2 (1.10%) Pega
7 2 (1.10%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.55%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.55%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.55%) webMethods
8 1 (0.55%) EMC
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