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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 560 592 595
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 46 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.073% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.078% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 18
Average salary £70,000 £90,000 £84,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £76,000 £80,400
10% offered a salary of more than £102,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £95,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +35.71%
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
39433 40982 41542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.75% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33271 33550 35413
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +28 22 £55,000 -37.14% 1
Principal Architect
England

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 56 (53.85%) Finance
2 53 (50.96%) TOGAF
3 51 (49.04%) Banking
4 46 (44.23%) Zachman Framework
5 45 (43.27%) SOA
6 43 (41.35%) Oracle
7 39 (37.50%) Java
8 37 (35.58%) Middleware
8 37 (35.58%) Retail
8 37 (35.58%) Data Integration
9 33 (31.73%) Oracle Fusion
10 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (15.38%) Open Source
11 16 (15.38%) Degree
12 12 (11.54%) UML
13 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
14 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
15 9 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (8.65%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (7.69%) International Banking
16 8 (7.69%) Client/Server
16 8 (7.69%) SAP
16 8 (7.69%) Investment Banking
16 8 (7.69%) Mainframe
17 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
17 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
17 7 (6.73%) Cognos
17 7 (6.73%) Microsoft

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (2.88%) OpenStack
1 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.92%) Lync
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.85%) Office 365
3 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Internet
2 3 (2.88%) Broadband
2 3 (2.88%) WAN
3 2 (1.92%) MPLS
3 2 (1.92%) Firewall
3 2 (1.92%) Wireless
4 1 (0.96%) IPsec
4 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.96%) OSPF
4 1 (0.96%) BGP
4 1 (0.96%) TACACS
4 1 (0.96%) VPN
4 1 (0.96%) LAN
4 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.88%) MySQL
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (53.85%) Finance
2 51 (49.04%) Banking
3 37 (35.58%) Retail
4 8 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.69%) International Banking
5 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.58%) Middleware
2 33 (31.73%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (4.81%) .NET
4 3 (2.88%) XSLT
4 3 (2.88%) ADO.NET
4 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.88%) Web Services
4 3 (2.88%) Ajax
4 3 (2.88%) WCF
4 3 (2.88%) WPF
4 3 (2.88%) WF
4 3 (2.88%) Silverlight
4 3 (2.88%) CAML
5 1 (0.96%) Java EE
5 1 (0.96%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.96%) Spring
5 1 (0.96%) XML
5 1 (0.96%) XSD
5 1 (0.96%) HTML
5 1 (0.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.58%) Data Integration
2 16 (15.38%) Open Source
3 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 8 (7.69%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.85%) Social Media
6 3 (2.88%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.81%) Windows
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.96%) TOGAF
2 46 (44.23%) Zachman Framework
3 45 (43.27%) SOA
4 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.54%) UML
6 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.65%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.73%) Business Development
9 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.77%) TDD
10 5 (4.81%) ERP
11 4 (3.85%) Migration
11 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.85%) Web Development
11 4 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (0.96%) PHP
3 1 (0.96%) Ruby
3 1 (0.96%) Groovy
3 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.85%) MCITP
3 3 (2.88%) MBCS
3 3 (2.88%) CITP
3 3 (2.88%) MCP
3 3 (2.88%) MCSD
3 3 (2.88%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.96%) CCIE
4 1 (0.96%) CCNP
4 1 (0.96%) CCNA
4 1 (0.96%) CCDA
4 1 (0.96%) CCDP
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.96%) MCSE
4 1 (0.96%) MCSA
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) VCP4
4 1 (0.96%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
1 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 43 (41.35%) Oracle
2 8 (7.69%) SAP
3 7 (6.73%) Cognos
3 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (0.96%) IBM
5 1 (0.96%) Citrix
5 1 (0.96%) Avaya
5 1 (0.96%) Juniper
5 1 (0.96%) Retek
5 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.96%) F5
5 1 (0.96%) SaltStack
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Competitive base salary + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago