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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Architect
Rank 604 598 603
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 30 8 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.018% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.019% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 43
Average salary £77,500 £77,500 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £75,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,250 £81,250 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £67,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +15 10 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Principal Architect
England

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (36.84%) TOGAF
2 16 (28.07%) Zachman Framework
3 14 (24.56%) Finance
4 13 (22.81%) Banking
5 12 (21.05%) SOA
6 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce
6 11 (19.30%) Data Integration
7 10 (17.54%) Retail
7 10 (17.54%) Middleware
8 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 9 (15.79%) Broadband
8 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (14.04%) Oracle
9 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
10 7 (12.28%) Java
10 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (12.28%) Degree
11 6 (10.53%) Business Development
11 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
11 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.53%) Project Management
11 6 (10.53%) OpenStack
12 5 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (8.77%) Internet
12 5 (8.77%) CRM
12 5 (8.77%) DNA
12 5 (8.77%) Data Management
12 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
12 5 (8.77%) Logistics
12 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) PaaS
2 2 (3.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Broadband
2 5 (8.77%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
3 1 (1.75%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.75%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Banking
3 10 (17.54%) Retail
4 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
5 5 (8.77%) Marketing
5 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
6 4 (7.02%) Multimedia
6 4 (7.02%) Billing
7 2 (3.51%) International Banking
8 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) Middleware
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Data Integration
2 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.77%) Open Source
5 4 (7.02%) DTV
6 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.75%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.75%) Kindle
7 1 (1.75%) Frameworx
7 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) TOGAF
2 16 (28.07%) Zachman Framework
3 12 (21.05%) SOA
4 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.53%) Business Development
7 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.53%) Project Management
8 5 (8.77%) CRM
8 5 (8.77%) DNA
8 5 (8.77%) Data Management
8 5 (8.77%) Logistics
8 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.77%) Data Architecture
8 5 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (8.77%) Network Management
9 4 (7.02%) Information Architecture
9 4 (7.02%) Business Transformation
9 4 (7.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) C
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) CITP
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.75%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) XenServer
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.75%) vCloud
2 1 (1.75%) KVM
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.75%) OpenView
1 1 (1.75%) Unicenter
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.75%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) RedPrairie
3 3 (5.26%) Tableau
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.75%) CA
5 1 (1.75%) NetApp
5 1 (1.75%) Peregrine
5 1 (1.75%) Remedy
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) EMC
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) BMC
5 1 (1.75%) TippingPoint
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.75%) Isilon
London
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Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £85k - 100k per year + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £85k - 100k per year + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago