The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Principal Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Architect
Rank 857 779 895
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +116
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 65 154 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.15% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.15% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 52 101 59
Median salary £72,500 £55,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,027 £52,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £109,250 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £71,250 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
92434 99547 107967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.55% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78534 82125 88470
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Principal Architect in the job title.

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 6 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -54 24 £85,000 +54.54% 8
East of England +34 12 £100,000 +5.26%
South East -2 12 £81,250 -4.41% 3
East Midlands - 4 £64,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £60,750 -
South West -12 3 £70,000 +33.33%
North West - 3 £65,000 - 2
North East - 1 £77,500 - 2
Principal Architect
UK

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Principal Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Principal Architect in the job title.

1 35 (26.72%) Mentoring
2 28 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (21.37%) Finance
3 26 (19.85%) SOA
3 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
4 24 (18.32%) Oracle
5 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
5 23 (17.56%) TOGAF
6 21 (16.03%) .NET
6 21 (16.03%) E-Commerce
6 21 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (15.27%) C#
7 20 (15.27%) HTML
7 20 (15.27%) Java
7 20 (15.27%) JavaScript
8 19 (14.50%) Software Engineering
9 18 (13.74%) Jenkins
9 18 (13.74%) API Design
9 18 (13.74%) OO
9 18 (13.74%) HTTP
10 17 (12.98%) SAP
10 17 (12.98%) Telecoms
11 16 (12.21%) Ajax
11 16 (12.21%) jQuery
11 16 (12.21%) ASP.NET
12 15 (11.45%) Unity DI Container
12 15 (11.45%) D3.js
12 15 (11.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (11.45%) Sass
12 15 (11.45%) CSS

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.34%) Apache Spark
1 7 (5.34%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.58%) Smallworld
3 5 (3.82%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.82%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.29%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.29%) CMS
4 3 (2.29%) Drupal
4 3 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.29%) Liferay
4 3 (2.29%) Mule
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) Node.js
6 1 (0.76%) SAS
6 1 (0.76%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.45%) SaaS
2 13 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.11%) Office 365
5 4 (3.05%) IaaS
5 4 (3.05%) PaaS
6 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.74%) HTTP
2 7 (5.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.76%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.76%) LTE
3 1 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.76%) RANAP
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) UTRAN
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
3 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (10.69%) Big Data
4 11 (8.40%) Hadoop
5 9 (6.87%) MySQL
6 8 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.58%) DB2
7 6 (4.58%) SAP HANA
8 4 (3.05%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.05%) SAP BI
9 3 (2.29%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.29%) Flink
9 3 (2.29%) Impala
9 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.29%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.76%) HBase
10 1 (0.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (13.74%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.45%) JIRA
2 15 (11.45%) NMock
2 15 (11.45%) NUnit
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (21.37%) Finance
2 17 (12.98%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.16%) Marketing
4 6 (4.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.82%) Electronics
6 4 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.29%) Banking
8 2 (1.53%) Legal
8 2 (1.53%) Retail
9 1 (0.76%) Advertising
9 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.03%) .NET
2 20 (15.27%) HTML
3 16 (12.21%) Ajax
3 16 (12.21%) ASP.NET
3 16 (12.21%) jQuery
4 15 (11.45%) .NET Framework
4 15 (11.45%) CSS
4 15 (11.45%) D3.js
4 15 (11.45%) LINQ
4 15 (11.45%) NHibernate
4 15 (11.45%) Sass
4 15 (11.45%) Unity DI Container
4 15 (11.45%) WCF
5 5 (3.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (3.82%) Web Services
6 4 (3.05%) HTML5
6 4 (3.05%) J2EE
7 3 (2.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.29%) Lucene
7 3 (2.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.69%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.92%) User Experience
4 10 (7.63%) Data Centre
5 9 (6.87%) IPTV
5 9 (6.87%) Over-the-Top Content
5 9 (6.87%) Video on Demand
6 7 (5.34%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (5.34%) Private Cloud
6 7 (5.34%) Public Cloud
7 6 (4.58%) BBC
7 6 (4.58%) iDTV
7 6 (4.58%) STB
7 6 (4.58%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.05%) Driving Licence
8 4 (3.05%) Fintech
8 4 (3.05%) Informatics
8 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.87%) Unix
1 9 (6.87%) Windows
2 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.29%) Android
3 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.29%) Linux
4 2 (1.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.76%) Solaris
5 1 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.72%) Mentoring
2 26 (19.85%) SOA
3 23 (17.56%) TOGAF
4 21 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.03%) E-Commerce
5 19 (14.50%) Software Engineering
6 18 (13.74%) API Design
6 18 (13.74%) OO
7 15 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (11.45%) Dependency Injection
7 15 (11.45%) Refactoring
8 14 (10.69%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (10.69%) Waterfall
8 14 (10.69%) Wealth Management
9 13 (9.92%) Security Architecture
10 12 (9.16%) Analytics
10 12 (9.16%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (9.16%) Presales
11 11 (8.40%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.27%) C#
1 20 (15.27%) Java
1 20 (15.27%) JavaScript
2 11 (8.40%) SQL
3 8 (6.11%) Python
4 4 (3.05%) Perl
4 4 (3.05%) Scala
5 3 (2.29%) ABAP
5 3 (2.29%) C
5 3 (2.29%) MATLAB
5 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.29%) R
6 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.76%) C-shell
6 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) CISSP
2 7 (5.34%) Degree
3 5 (3.82%) CISM
4 3 (2.29%) MCITP
4 3 (2.29%) MCSE
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.34%) COBIT
3 5 (3.82%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.82%) SSAE 16
4 3 (2.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.53%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.53%) XenApp
3 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) AirWatch
1 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.29%) Puppet
1 3 (2.29%) XenMobile
2 2 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.53%) SCCM
2 2 (1.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.32%) Oracle
3 17 (12.98%) SAP
4 10 (7.63%) VMware
5 6 (4.58%) Arqiva
5 6 (4.58%) BT
5 6 (4.58%) EMC
5 6 (4.58%) Ericsson
5 6 (4.58%) HP
5 6 (4.58%) IBM
5 6 (4.58%) NetApp
5 6 (4.58%) Virgin Media
6 5 (3.82%) Citrix
7 3 (2.29%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.29%) Dell
7 3 (2.29%) Endeca
7 3 (2.29%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.29%) hybris
7 3 (2.29%) MobileIron
7 3 (2.29%) TIBCO
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Brilliant benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000 - £65,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000 - £65,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000 - £65,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000 - £65,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £90,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 20% Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Excellent compensation package
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 22 days ago
West London
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 22 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 22 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 23 days ago