The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 132 143 125
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.25% 0.043% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.047% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £67,500 £100,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £95,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +52.00%
Principal Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2239 2143 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.04% 91.78% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1641 1599
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Architect in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Principal Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Architect across the Reading region.

Principal Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Principal Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Principal Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Principal Architect
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Data Security
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Broadband
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
1 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Business Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Security
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory