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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 764 804 847
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 73 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.050% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.053% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 52 39 24
Average salary £77,500 £87,500 £83,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £101,750 £100,000 £89,500
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £97,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +56.00%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £26,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -4 34 £75,000 -15.49% 5
South East -7 19 £77,500 -6.06% 1
East of England +1 12 £85,000 +6.25% 1
North West -2 2 £67,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £48,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £76,250 - 1
South West -17 1 £65,000 -16.12%
Principal Architect
UK

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 68 (43.59%) Finance
1 68 (43.59%) TOGAF
2 55 (35.26%) Zachman Framework
3 46 (29.49%) Middleware
4 45 (28.85%) SOA
5 44 (28.21%) Banking
6 42 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (26.28%) Oracle
8 35 (22.44%) Retail
9 32 (20.51%) Java
9 32 (20.51%) Data Integration
10 26 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
11 24 (15.38%) Open Source
12 22 (14.10%) Degree
13 20 (12.82%) Computer Science
14 15 (9.62%) E-Commerce
15 14 (8.97%) SAP
15 14 (8.97%) Marketing
16 13 (8.33%) Data Architecture
16 13 (8.33%) Data Modelling
17 12 (7.69%) Telecoms
18 11 (7.05%) OpenStack
18 11 (7.05%) Capacity Planning
18 11 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
19 10 (6.41%) Management Information System
19 10 (6.41%) Broadband
19 10 (6.41%) Network Management
19 10 (6.41%) Line Management
19 10 (6.41%) Mentoring
20 9 (5.77%) Data Structures

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (7.05%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.56%) Lync
3 3 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.92%) Apache
4 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.28%) CMS
4 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) TargetLink
2 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) SAP ERP
1 3 (1.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.85%) IaaS
3 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.92%) PaaS
5 2 (1.28%) SaaS
5 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) Broadband
2 8 (5.13%) Internet
3 4 (2.56%) Firewall
3 4 (2.56%) MPLS
4 3 (1.92%) WAN
5 2 (1.28%) CTI
5 2 (1.28%) OSPF
5 2 (1.28%) BGP
5 2 (1.28%) RTP
5 2 (1.28%) SS7
5 2 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.28%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (1.28%) VLAN
6 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.64%) Wireless
6 1 (0.64%) SAN
6 1 (0.64%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.21%) Big Data
3 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.64%) Ant
General
1 68 (43.59%) Finance
2 44 (28.21%) Banking
3 35 (22.44%) Retail
4 14 (8.97%) Marketing
5 12 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.77%) Investment Banking
7 8 (5.13%) International Banking
8 5 (3.21%) Electronics
8 5 (3.21%) Automotive
9 3 (1.92%) Back Office
10 1 (0.64%) Legal
10 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.49%) Middleware
2 26 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (2.56%) .NET
4 3 (1.92%) J2EE
5 1 (0.64%) Java EE
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.64%) COM+
5 1 (0.64%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) XML
5 1 (0.64%) XSD
5 1 (0.64%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.51%) Data Integration
2 24 (15.38%) Open Source
3 20 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.41%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.77%) Data Structures
6 8 (5.13%) Client/Server
6 8 (5.13%) Mainframe
7 5 (3.21%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.21%) Physics
8 4 (2.56%) Social Media
8 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.92%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.92%) Kindle
10 2 (1.28%) IVR
10 2 (1.28%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.64%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.64%) Ergonomics
11 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (1.28%) Linux
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.64%) UNIX
3 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.59%) TOGAF
2 55 (35.26%) Zachman Framework
3 45 (28.85%) SOA
4 42 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.62%) E-Commerce
6 13 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 13 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 11 (7.05%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.41%) Network Management
8 10 (6.41%) Line Management
8 10 (6.41%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (5.77%) Customer Engagement
9 9 (5.77%) ERP
10 7 (4.49%) Network Design
10 7 (4.49%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.49%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.51%) Java
2 5 (3.21%) C
2 5 (3.21%) Embedded C
3 3 (1.92%) Python
4 2 (1.28%) PHP
4 2 (1.28%) C#
4 2 (1.28%) Erlang
4 2 (1.28%) Ruby
5 1 (0.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (14.10%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.92%) MBCS
4 3 (1.92%) CITP
5 2 (1.28%) CCIE
5 2 (1.28%) CCNP
5 2 (1.28%) CCNA
5 2 (1.28%) CCDA
5 2 (1.28%) CCDP
5 2 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.28%) CCSA
5 2 (1.28%) CCSE
5 2 (1.28%) JNCIP
5 2 (1.28%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.64%) MCTS
6 1 (0.64%) MCITP
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.56%) COBIT
3 3 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) Firmware
2 2 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (26.28%) Oracle
2 14 (8.97%) SAP
3 7 (4.49%) Cognos
4 4 (2.56%) Cisco
4 4 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.92%) IBM
6 2 (1.28%) Avaya
6 2 (1.28%) Juniper
6 2 (1.28%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.28%) VMware
6 2 (1.28%) F5
6 2 (1.28%) Google
7 1 (0.64%) Tableau
7 1 (0.64%) Retek
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