The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Principal Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Architect
Rank 605 571 658
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +87
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 31 87 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.19% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.20% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 27 72 22
Median salary £85,000 £65,000 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £94,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
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
38177 42950 47461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.67% 95.70% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33215 36341 39768
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Principal Architect in the job title.

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 29 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 4 £77,500 +40.90%
Principal Architect
England

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Principal Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Principal Architect in the job title.

1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 19 (30.16%) Enterprise Architecture
3 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Java
4 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
5 15 (23.81%) C#
5 15 (23.81%) .NET
5 15 (23.81%) OO
5 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 15 (23.81%) SaaS
5 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
6 14 (22.22%) Big Data
7 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (20.63%) HTML
7 13 (20.63%) CSS
7 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
7 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
8 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
9 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (17.46%) Sass
9 11 (17.46%) Unity DI Container
9 11 (17.46%) D3.js
9 11 (17.46%) NMock
9 11 (17.46%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (17.46%) Lambda Expressions
9 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
9 11 (17.46%) Oracle
9 11 (17.46%) HTTP
9 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.59%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) Big Data
2 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (12.70%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.76%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.76%) Flink
6 3 (4.76%) Impala
7 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
7 2 (3.17%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.59%) DB2
8 1 (1.59%) MySQL
8 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.59%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 11 (17.46%) JIRA
2 11 (17.46%) NMock
2 11 (17.46%) NUnit
3 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.17%) Selenium
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.11%) Retail
4 6 (9.52%) Electronics
4 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.52%) Marketing
5 3 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) .NET
2 13 (20.63%) CSS
2 13 (20.63%) HTML
3 11 (17.46%) .NET Framework
3 11 (17.46%) Ajax
3 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.46%) D3.js
3 11 (17.46%) jQuery
3 11 (17.46%) Lambda Expressions
3 11 (17.46%) LINQ
3 11 (17.46%) NHibernate
3 11 (17.46%) Sass
3 11 (17.46%) Unity DI Container
3 11 (17.46%) WCF
4 3 (4.76%) Node.js
5 2 (3.17%) Java EE
5 2 (3.17%) Kafka
6 1 (1.59%) JMS
6 1 (1.59%) Web Services
6 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Fintech
5 1 (1.59%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.59%) BYOD
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Social Media
5 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Unix
2 7 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Enterprise Architecture
2 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
3 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 15 (23.81%) OO
4 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
5 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (17.46%) Dependency Injection
5 11 (17.46%) Refactoring
5 11 (17.46%) Scrum
6 10 (15.87%) Analytics
7 9 (14.29%) TOGAF
8 8 (12.70%) BDD
9 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 7 (11.11%) SDLC
9 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.11%) TDD
10 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (9.52%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) Java
2 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.81%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) MATLAB
4 3 (4.76%) Python
4 3 (4.76%) R
4 3 (4.76%) Scala
5 2 (3.17%) Ruby
5 2 (3.17%) SQL
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.59%) CISA
3 1 (1.59%) CISSP
3 1 (1.59%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) COBIT
1 2 (3.17%) QA
1 2 (3.17%) SDET
2 1 (1.59%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle
3 10 (15.87%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.17%) CA
5 2 (3.17%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.17%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) F5
6 1 (1.59%) Pega
6 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
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