The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 591 621 599
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 21 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.053% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.057% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 5
Average salary £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £67,750 £75,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £84,800 £81,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
- -26.31%
Principal Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40376 43976 41848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.15% 93.53% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34392 36762 35111
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Principal Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Principal Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Principal Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Principal Architect Salary Trend in London

Principal Architect
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Principal Architect Salary Histogram in London

Principal Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
City of London +26 1 - - 2
Principal Architect
England

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 51 (56.67%) Finance
2 44 (48.89%) Java
3 40 (44.44%) SOA
4 37 (41.11%) Retail
5 35 (38.89%) Banking
5 35 (38.89%) TOGAF
5 35 (38.89%) Oracle
6 31 (34.44%) Data Integration
7 30 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 30 (33.33%) Middleware
7 30 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
8 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (18.89%) Open Source
10 13 (14.44%) Web Services
11 12 (13.33%) Python
11 12 (13.33%) QA
12 11 (12.22%) .NET
12 11 (12.22%) MVC
13 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 10 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (10.00%) NoSQL
14 9 (10.00%) Degree
15 8 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
15 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
15 8 (8.89%) Line Management
16 7 (7.78%) Big Data

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 5 (5.56%) Apache Pig
1 5 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.22%) SaaS
5 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
1 1 (1.11%) Firewall
1 1 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.78%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.78%) Big Data
4 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 5 (5.56%) Sqoop
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (56.67%) Finance
2 37 (41.11%) Retail
3 35 (38.89%) Banking
4 5 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.33%) Middleware
1 30 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (14.44%) Web Services
3 11 (12.22%) .NET
4 6 (6.67%) LAMP
4 6 (6.67%) Symfony
4 6 (6.67%) React
5 2 (2.22%) HTML
5 2 (2.22%) Spring Integration
5 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.22%) Spring
5 2 (2.22%) CSS
5 2 (2.22%) SOAP
6 1 (1.11%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.11%) XSLT
6 1 (1.11%) JMS
6 1 (1.11%) WSDL
6 1 (1.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.44%) Data Integration
2 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.67%) FMCG
3 6 (6.67%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.33%) Social Media
5 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.44%) SOA
2 35 (38.89%) TOGAF
3 30 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (18.89%) Open Source
6 11 (12.22%) MVC
7 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.89%) Line Management
9 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (6.67%) Microservices
11 5 (5.56%) Data Architecture
11 5 (5.56%) Business Development
11 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (5.56%) Migration
11 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.56%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.89%) Java
2 12 (13.33%) Python
3 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.67%) PHP
4 6 (6.67%) C#
4 6 (6.67%) R
5 2 (2.22%) SQL
5 2 (2.22%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.11%) Ruby
6 1 (1.11%) Groovy
6 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.11%) MCITP
3 1 (1.11%) VCDX
3 1 (1.11%) VCP5
3 1 (1.11%) MCP
3 1 (1.11%) MCSD
3 1 (1.11%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) vSphere
3 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
1 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.11%) Ansible
1 1 (1.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (38.89%) Oracle
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.78%) SAP
4 6 (6.67%) JDA
4 6 (6.67%) Facebook
5 2 (2.22%) CA
5 2 (2.22%) Pega
5 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.22%) VMware
5 2 (2.22%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.11%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.11%) webMethods
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco
6 1 (1.11%) EMC
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix
6 1 (1.11%) SaltStack
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £125,000 per annum Excellent Base, Bonus, Car Allowance and Bene
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Kainos Software
Salary: Highly competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago