The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 426 440 435
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 10 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.048% 0.067% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.070% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 12
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -28.94%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £70,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19643 21374 20828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 95.00% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16206 17040 17156
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Principal Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Principal Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Principal Architect Salary Trend in the South East

Principal Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Principal Architect Salary Histogram in the South East

Principal Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Berkshire +5 6 £70,000 +5.66% 1
Hampshire +13 4 £50,000 -
Principal Architect
England

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Telecoms
3 18 (39.13%) Open Source
4 15 (32.61%) Internet
5 14 (30.43%) Degree
6 13 (28.26%) Marketing
6 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
7 12 (26.09%) Data Architecture
7 12 (26.09%) OpenStack
7 12 (26.09%) Logical Data Model
7 12 (26.09%) Data Modelling
8 10 (21.74%) Oracle
8 10 (21.74%) ITIL
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 10 (21.74%) Scrum
9 9 (19.57%) COBIT
9 9 (19.57%) Zachman Framework
9 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
9 9 (19.57%) Local Government
9 9 (19.57%) SysML
9 9 (19.57%) UML
9 9 (19.57%) SOA
9 9 (19.57%) Internet of Things
9 9 (19.57%) SDLC
9 9 (19.57%) Big Data
9 9 (19.57%) ArchiMate
9 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (19.57%) BPMN
9 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.39%) Network Management

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 12 (26.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) Internet
2 8 (17.39%) Software-Defined Networking
2 8 (17.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Big Data
2 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
General
1 19 (41.30%) Telecoms
2 13 (28.26%) Marketing
3 9 (19.57%) Local Government
4 5 (10.87%) Mandarin Language
4 5 (10.87%) Cantonese Language
4 5 (10.87%) German Language
4 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Billing
5 2 (4.35%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.57%) Internet of Things
3 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.87%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) NGOSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Open Source
3 12 (26.09%) Data Modelling
3 12 (26.09%) Logical Data Model
3 12 (26.09%) Data Architecture
4 10 (21.74%) Scrum
4 10 (21.74%) ITIL
5 9 (19.57%) UML
5 9 (19.57%) Zachman Framework
5 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
5 9 (19.57%) SysML
5 9 (19.57%) BPMN
5 9 (19.57%) SOA
5 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (19.57%) SDLC
5 9 (19.57%) ArchiMate
6 8 (17.39%) Network Management
7 5 (10.87%) Cyber Security
8 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) CCA
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) COBIT
2 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
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