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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 563 634 602
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 68 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.057% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.061% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 51 25 15
Average salary £55,000 £90,000 £86,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +4.04%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £70,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -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
41825 45977 42442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.60% 93.83% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35281 38040 35854
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +67 36 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Principal Architect
England

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 66 (65.35%) Finance
2 55 (54.46%) Banking
3 48 (47.52%) TOGAF
3 48 (47.52%) Java
3 48 (47.52%) SOA
4 45 (44.55%) Oracle
5 44 (43.56%) Zachman Framework
6 40 (39.60%) Retail
7 37 (36.63%) Middleware
7 37 (36.63%) Data Integration
7 37 (36.63%) Oracle Fusion
8 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (20.79%) Open Source
10 15 (14.85%) Degree
11 14 (13.86%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (13.86%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (12.87%) UML
13 11 (10.89%) .NET
13 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
13 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
13 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
14 10 (9.90%) Web Services
15 9 (8.91%) SAP
15 9 (8.91%) Business Development
15 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
16 8 (7.92%) Python
17 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
17 7 (6.93%) C#

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.96%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.97%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.99%) Lync
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.99%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.96%) Office 365
4 3 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) MPLS
1 2 (1.98%) WAN
1 2 (1.98%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) Wireless
2 1 (0.99%) IPsec
2 1 (0.99%) VPN
2 1 (0.99%) OSPF
2 1 (0.99%) BGP
2 1 (0.99%) TACACS
2 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.93%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.93%) Big Data
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.97%) Sqoop
7 2 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (65.35%) Finance
2 55 (54.46%) Banking
3 40 (39.60%) Retail
4 6 (5.94%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.94%) International Banking
5 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.97%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.63%) Middleware
1 37 (36.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (10.89%) .NET
3 10 (9.90%) Web Services
4 4 (3.96%) XSLT
4 4 (3.96%) ADO.NET
4 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.96%) WCF
4 4 (3.96%) WPF
4 4 (3.96%) WF
4 4 (3.96%) Silverlight
4 4 (3.96%) Ajax
4 4 (3.96%) CAML
5 3 (2.97%) React
5 3 (2.97%) Symfony
5 3 (2.97%) LAMP
6 2 (1.98%) Java EE
7 1 (0.99%) HTML
7 1 (0.99%) HTML5
7 1 (0.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (36.63%) Data Integration
2 21 (20.79%) Open Source
3 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.94%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.94%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.97%) User Experience
7 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.98%) Social Media
8 2 (1.98%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.99%) FMCG
9 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.52%) SOA
1 48 (47.52%) TOGAF
2 44 (43.56%) Zachman Framework
3 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.86%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (13.86%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (12.87%) UML
6 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
7 9 (8.91%) Business Development
8 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.94%) MVC
9 5 (4.95%) Web Development
9 5 (4.95%) Analytics
10 4 (3.96%) Software Delivery
10 4 (3.96%) Workflow
10 4 (3.96%) Project Management
10 4 (3.96%) CRM
10 4 (3.96%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (3.96%) OO
10 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) Java
2 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.92%) Python
3 7 (6.93%) C#
4 5 (4.95%) R
5 4 (3.96%) PHP
6 2 (1.98%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby
7 1 (0.99%) Groovy
7 1 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.96%) MCP
2 4 (3.96%) MCSD
2 4 (3.96%) MCDBA
2 4 (3.96%) MCITP
3 1 (0.99%) MBCS
3 1 (0.99%) CCIE
3 1 (0.99%) CCNP
3 1 (0.99%) CCNA
3 1 (0.99%) CCDA
3 1 (0.99%) CCDP
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.99%) CCSA
3 1 (0.99%) CCSE
3 1 (0.99%) JNCIP
3 1 (0.99%) JNCIE
3 1 (0.99%) CITP
3 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Puppet
1 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.99%) Ansible
1 1 (0.99%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (44.55%) Oracle
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) SAP
4 6 (5.94%) Cognos
5 3 (2.97%) Facebook
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco
7 1 (0.99%) IBM
7 1 (0.99%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.99%) Citrix
7 1 (0.99%) Avaya
7 1 (0.99%) Juniper
7 1 (0.99%) JDA
7 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.99%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.99%) F5
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