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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Architect
Rank 560 616 602
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 52 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.044% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.047% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 43 19 21
Average salary £77,500 £87,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £100,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £87,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +40.00%
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
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
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 19 December 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 December 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 +50 20 £55,000 -40.54% 1
Principal Architect
England

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (48.78%) Finance
2 39 (47.56%) TOGAF
3 33 (40.24%) Zachman Framework
4 32 (39.02%) SOA
4 32 (39.02%) Banking
5 28 (34.15%) Oracle
6 26 (31.71%) Data Integration
7 25 (30.49%) Retail
7 25 (30.49%) Middleware
8 22 (26.83%) Java
9 20 (24.39%) Oracle Fusion
10 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (15.85%) E-Commerce
11 13 (15.85%) Open Source
12 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
13 10 (12.20%) Investment Banking
14 9 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (10.98%) Broadband
14 9 (10.98%) Internet
15 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (8.54%) International Banking
15 7 (8.54%) Degree
15 7 (8.54%) Client/Server
15 7 (8.54%) Mainframe
16 6 (7.32%) SAP
16 6 (7.32%) Cognos
16 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
16 6 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
16 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (6.10%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) Lync
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Magento
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Broadband
1 9 (10.98%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) Wireless
2 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (48.78%) Finance
2 32 (39.02%) Banking
3 25 (30.49%) Retail
4 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
5 10 (12.20%) Investment Banking
6 7 (8.54%) International Banking
7 5 (6.10%) Marketing
8 4 (4.88%) Multimedia
8 4 (4.88%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.49%) Middleware
2 20 (24.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.71%) Data Integration
2 13 (15.85%) Open Source
3 7 (8.54%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.54%) Mainframe
4 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.88%) DTV
5 4 (4.88%) Social Media
6 3 (3.66%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.44%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.22%) Windows
1 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) TOGAF
2 33 (40.24%) Zachman Framework
3 32 (39.02%) SOA
4 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.85%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.10%) Network Management
9 5 (6.10%) Analytics
9 5 (6.10%) Information Architecture
9 5 (6.10%) Business Development
9 5 (6.10%) ERP
10 4 (4.88%) ETL
10 4 (4.88%) CRM
10 4 (4.88%) TDD
10 4 (4.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) Java
2 1 (1.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) CITP
2 3 (3.66%) MBCS
3 1 (1.22%) MCSE
3 1 (1.22%) MCSA
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.22%) MCTS
3 1 (1.22%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) SAP
2 6 (7.32%) Cognos
3 3 (3.66%) Tableau
4 1 (1.22%) IBM
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.22%) Retek
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