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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 594 626 603
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 37 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.054% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.058% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 6
Average salary £85,000 £77,500 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £80,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £83,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £70,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
41213 44984 41450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.26% 93.44% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 34953 37794 34623
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 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 3 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 +41 9 £55,000 -27.86% 1
Principal Architect
England

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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 55 (52.88%) Finance
2 49 (47.12%) Java
3 45 (43.27%) Banking
4 43 (41.35%) SOA
5 42 (40.38%) Retail
6 41 (39.42%) TOGAF
6 41 (39.42%) Oracle
7 36 (34.62%) Data Integration
8 35 (33.65%) Oracle Fusion
8 35 (33.65%) Middleware
8 35 (33.65%) Zachman Framework
9 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (17.31%) Degree
11 17 (16.35%) Open Source
12 15 (14.42%) .NET
13 14 (13.46%) Web Services
13 14 (13.46%) Computer Science
14 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 12 (11.54%) Python
15 12 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (11.54%) QA
16 11 (10.58%) UML
16 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
16 11 (10.58%) MVC
17 10 (9.62%) Business Development
17 10 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
17 10 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
18 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
18 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
18 9 (8.65%) C#

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (4.81%) Apache Pig
1 5 (4.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (0.96%) Wireless
2 1 (0.96%) IPsec
2 1 (0.96%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (0.96%) VoIP
2 1 (0.96%) WAN
2 1 (0.96%) VPN
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) MPLS
2 1 (0.96%) OSPF
2 1 (0.96%) BGP
2 1 (0.96%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.73%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.73%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.73%) Big Data
3 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.81%) Apache Hive
4 5 (4.81%) Sqoop
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (52.88%) Finance
2 45 (43.27%) Banking
3 42 (40.38%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.65%) Middleware
1 35 (33.65%) Oracle Fusion
2 15 (14.42%) .NET
3 14 (13.46%) Web Services
4 6 (5.77%) LAMP
4 6 (5.77%) Symfony
4 6 (5.77%) React
5 4 (3.85%) CAML
5 4 (3.85%) Ajax
5 4 (3.85%) WCF
5 4 (3.85%) WPF
5 4 (3.85%) WF
5 4 (3.85%) Silverlight
5 4 (3.85%) XSLT
5 4 (3.85%) ADO.NET
5 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.92%) SOAP
6 2 (1.92%) Java EE
7 1 (0.96%) JMS
7 1 (0.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.62%) Data Integration
2 14 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.77%) FMCG
3 6 (5.77%) User Experience
4 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.96%) Social Media
7 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.35%) SOA
2 41 (39.42%) TOGAF
3 35 (33.65%) Zachman Framework
4 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (16.35%) Open Source
6 11 (10.58%) MVC
6 11 (10.58%) UML
7 10 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (9.62%) Business Development
7 10 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (8.65%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (7.69%) Line Management
9 8 (7.69%) API Design
10 6 (5.77%) Microservices
10 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.77%) CRM
11 5 (4.81%) RAD
11 5 (4.81%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.12%) Java
2 12 (11.54%) Python
3 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.65%) C#
5 6 (5.77%) R
5 6 (5.77%) PHP
6 2 (1.92%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.96%) Ruby
7 1 (0.96%) Groovy
7 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) MCITP
2 4 (3.85%) MCP
2 4 (3.85%) MCSD
2 4 (3.85%) MCDBA
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.96%) VCDX
4 1 (0.96%) VCP5
4 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) COBIT
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) vSphere
3 1 (0.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Puppet
1 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.96%) Ansible
1 1 (0.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (39.42%) Oracle
2 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.69%) SAP
4 6 (5.77%) JDA
4 6 (5.77%) Facebook
5 2 (1.92%) VMware
5 2 (1.92%) Amdocs
5 2 (1.92%) Pega
5 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.92%) Citrix
5 2 (1.92%) CA
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (0.96%) EMC
6 1 (0.96%) webMethods
6 1 (0.96%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.96%) SaltStack
London
ASOS
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago