The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Solutions Architect
Rank 847 873 855
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 19 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.013% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.014% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 3
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £90,000 £57,375
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +56.86%
Principal Solutions 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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect across the England region.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Trend in England

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in England

Principal Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
South East +11 8 £65,000 - 11
London +10 3 £75,000 -6.25% 2
South West - 2 £65,000 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £65,000 - 5
East of England - 2 £65,000 - 6
Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
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Principal Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Principal Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) GCIA
2 12 (29.27%) GCIH
2 12 (29.27%) CEH
2 12 (29.27%) Network Security
2 12 (29.27%) C
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) CISSP
2 12 (29.27%) CISA
2 12 (29.27%) SIEM
3 11 (26.83%) Open Source
3 11 (26.83%) SDLC
3 11 (26.83%) Marketing
4 10 (24.39%) Wireshark
4 10 (24.39%) McAfee
4 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
4 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
4 10 (24.39%) SolarWinds
4 10 (24.39%) Splunk
4 10 (24.39%) ArcSight
4 10 (24.39%) Trustwave
4 10 (24.39%) LogRhythm
5 9 (21.95%) Oracle
6 8 (19.51%) Zachman Framework
6 8 (19.51%) TOGAF
6 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
6 8 (19.51%) QA
6 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.07%) Big Data

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Principal Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) Apache Pig
1 5 (12.20%) Apache Spark
2 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Network Security
2 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
2 10 (24.39%) Wireshark
3 4 (9.76%) Broadband
3 4 (9.76%) Internet
3 4 (9.76%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Big Data
2 5 (12.20%) Sqoop
2 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.20%) Apache Hive
2 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (26.83%) Marketing
2 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (17.07%) Local Government
4 5 (12.20%) Finance
5 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.88%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (4.88%) Cantonese Language
5 2 (4.88%) German Language
5 2 (4.88%) Billing
6 1 (2.44%) Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) NGOSS
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.88%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.44%) FMCG
5 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) SIEM
3 11 (26.83%) SDLC
3 11 (26.83%) Open Source
4 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (19.51%) Zachman Framework
4 8 (19.51%) TOGAF
5 7 (17.07%) SysML
5 7 (17.07%) BPMN
5 7 (17.07%) ITIL
5 7 (17.07%) UML
5 7 (17.07%) CRM
5 7 (17.07%) SOA
5 7 (17.07%) Scrum
5 7 (17.07%) ArchiMate
6 5 (12.20%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) RAD
6 5 (12.20%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (12.20%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) C
2 5 (12.20%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) Python
3 4 (9.76%) R
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) GCIA
1 12 (29.27%) GCIH
1 12 (29.27%) CEH
1 12 (29.27%) CISSP
1 12 (29.27%) CISA
2 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 7 (17.07%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) SolarWinds
2 10 (24.39%) Splunk
2 10 (24.39%) ArcSight
2 10 (24.39%) Trustwave
2 10 (24.39%) LogRhythm
2 10 (24.39%) McAfee
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.88%) Amdocs
5 2 (4.88%) Pega
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
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