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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Solution Architect
Rank 923 897 965
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 8 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.038% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.039% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 11
Average salary £65,000 £85,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £85,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
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
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
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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
West Midlands - 4 £60,750 -
North West - 2 £65,000 -
South East +9 1 £75,000 -11.76%
Principal Solutions Architect
UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 9 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) IBM
4 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (38.89%) Open Source
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (27.78%) SOA
7 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) PaaS
8 3 (16.67%) Office 365
8 3 (16.67%) IaaS
8 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
8 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (16.67%) SAP
9 2 (11.11%) CRM
9 2 (11.11%) CISSP
9 2 (11.11%) Project Management
9 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (11.11%) Data Management
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (5.56%) REST

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) IaaS
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
1 3 (16.67%) PaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) EJB
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 9 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (27.78%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) Data Management
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (5.56%) Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (5.56%) Master Data Management
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) AppSense
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) VMware