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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 135 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 8 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 6
Average salary - £65,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £70,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
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
2101 2172 2109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.22% 92.46% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1572 1717
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Marketing
2 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
3 11 (61.11%) Internet
4 8 (44.44%) Broadband
4 8 (44.44%) OpenStack
4 8 (44.44%) Open Source
4 8 (44.44%) Software-Defined Networking
4 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 8 (44.44%) Network Management
5 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
6 5 (27.78%) Big Data
6 5 (27.78%) Cyber Security
6 5 (27.78%) Internet of Things
6 5 (27.78%) Machine to Machine
6 5 (27.78%) Mandarin Language
6 5 (27.78%) Cantonese Language
6 5 (27.78%) German Language
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Network Design
7 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (11.11%) Business Development
8 2 (11.11%) Information Security

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (44.44%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Internet
2 8 (44.44%) Broadband
2 8 (44.44%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
General
1 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 13 (72.22%) Marketing
3 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
3 5 (27.78%) Mandarin Language
3 5 (27.78%) Cantonese Language
3 5 (27.78%) German Language
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
2 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 5 (27.78%) Internet of Things
3 5 (27.78%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Open Source
2 8 (44.44%) Network Management
3 5 (27.78%) Cyber Security
4 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Data Security
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001