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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Architect
Rank 596 595 626
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 37 46 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.12% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 32
Average salary £81,250 £80,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £77,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,550 £125,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £90,000 £77,500 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -18.42%
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
39382 39313 40777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.65% 95.73% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33975 33320 33316
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

Principal Architect Salary Histogram in London

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (30.00%) Java
2 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 18 (22.50%) Open Source
5 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
5 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (21.25%) Mentoring
6 16 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (20.00%) HTTP
6 16 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 14 (17.50%) Finance
7 14 (17.50%) TOGAF
8 13 (16.25%) Oracle
8 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
8 13 (16.25%) OO
9 12 (15.00%) C#
9 12 (15.00%) HTML
9 12 (15.00%) .NET
9 12 (15.00%) CSS
9 12 (15.00%) Big Data
9 12 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (15.00%) SaaS
10 11 (13.75%) NMock
10 11 (13.75%) D3.js
10 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (13.75%) Sass
10 11 (13.75%) Unity DI Container
10 11 (13.75%) Ajax
10 11 (13.75%) NHibernate

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (13.75%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.25%) SAS
5 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.25%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.50%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) SaaS
2 6 (7.50%) Office 365
3 4 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (5.00%) Firewall
2 4 (5.00%) WAN
3 3 (3.75%) BGP
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 3 (3.75%) MPLS
3 3 (3.75%) NetScreen
3 3 (3.75%) NX-OS
3 3 (3.75%) OSPF
3 3 (3.75%) TACACS
4 2 (2.50%) RFID
5 1 (1.25%) LAN
5 1 (1.25%) Network Security
5 1 (1.25%) SAN
5 1 (1.25%) SSL
5 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.00%) Big Data
3 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.75%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.75%) Flink
7 3 (3.75%) Impala
8 1 (1.25%) DB2
8 1 (1.25%) HBase
8 1 (1.25%) IBM BigInsights
8 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.25%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.25%) Sqoop
8 1 (1.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.75%) JIRA
2 11 (13.75%) NMock
2 11 (13.75%) NUnit
3 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Retail
3 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.75%) Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Electronics
5 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 3 (3.75%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) .NET
1 12 (15.00%) CSS
1 12 (15.00%) HTML
2 11 (13.75%) .NET Framework
2 11 (13.75%) Ajax
2 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
2 11 (13.75%) D3.js
2 11 (13.75%) jQuery
2 11 (13.75%) LINQ
2 11 (13.75%) NHibernate
2 11 (13.75%) Sass
2 11 (13.75%) Unity DI Container
2 11 (13.75%) WCF
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (8.75%) Web Services
5 3 (3.75%) Spring
6 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.50%) Java EE
6 2 (2.50%) REST
7 1 (1.25%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) IPTV
2 5 (6.25%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (6.25%) Video on Demand
3 4 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.00%) Fintech
3 4 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.75%) Social Media
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Linux
1 6 (7.50%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.50%) Solaris
3 2 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) AIX
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) HPUX
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.25%) SUSE
4 1 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 18 (22.50%) Open Source
3 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.25%) Mentoring
4 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 14 (17.50%) TOGAF
6 13 (16.25%) OO
7 12 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (13.75%) Refactoring
8 11 (13.75%) SOA
8 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (11.25%) High Availability
11 8 (10.00%) Analytics
11 8 (10.00%) Migration
12 7 (8.75%) Presales
13 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (6.25%) DevOps
14 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) Java
2 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.00%) C#
4 5 (6.25%) C
4 5 (6.25%) Python
5 4 (5.00%) R
6 3 (3.75%) MATLAB
6 3 (3.75%) Scala
7 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.25%) C++
7 1 (1.25%) C-shell
7 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) MCITP
1 4 (5.00%) MCSE
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.75%) CCIE
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) CISA
4 1 (1.25%) CISSP
4 1 (1.25%) PhD
4 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.25%) vCloud
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.25%) Puppet
2 4 (5.00%) AirWatch
2 4 (5.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.25%) Oozie
3 1 (1.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) IBM
4 8 (10.00%) Citrix
5 7 (8.75%) SAP
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco
6 4 (5.00%) Dell
6 4 (5.00%) F5
6 4 (5.00%) Juniper
6 4 (5.00%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.50%) Adobe
7 2 (2.50%) hybris
7 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.50%) VMware
8 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.25%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.25%) EMC
8 1 (1.25%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 19 days ago