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 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 414 432 428
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 27 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.10% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 7
Average salary £85,000 £65,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -31.57%
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 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
19413 21740 21368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.33% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15730 17645 17702
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 £62,750 £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
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 29 May 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
Hampshire +9 15 £85,000 +61.90%
Berkshire +9 12 - -
Principal Architect
England

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) Telecoms
3 20 (36.36%) Open Source
4 15 (27.27%) Degree
4 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 15 (27.27%) Internet
5 14 (25.45%) Marketing
6 13 (23.64%) Scrum
6 13 (23.64%) Data Modelling
6 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
6 13 (23.64%) Data Architecture
6 13 (23.64%) Logical Data Model
6 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
7 12 (21.82%) OpenStack
7 12 (21.82%) Oracle
7 12 (21.82%) TOGAF
8 10 (18.18%) COBIT
8 10 (18.18%) ITIL
8 10 (18.18%) SOA
8 10 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
9 9 (16.36%) BPMN
9 9 (16.36%) Big Data
9 9 (16.36%) ArchiMate
9 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (16.36%) SDLC
9 9 (16.36%) Internet of Things
9 9 (16.36%) UML
9 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.36%) Local Government
9 9 (16.36%) SysML

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (21.82%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (9.09%) IaaS
3 3 (5.45%) PaaS
4 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) Internet
2 8 (14.55%) Broadband
2 8 (14.55%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (3.64%) VLAN
3 2 (3.64%) CTI
3 2 (3.64%) MPLS
3 2 (3.64%) OSPF
3 2 (3.64%) BGP
3 2 (3.64%) RTP
3 2 (3.64%) SS7
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Big Data
2 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
General
1 21 (38.18%) Telecoms
2 14 (25.45%) Marketing
3 9 (16.36%) Local Government
4 6 (10.91%) Finance
5 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 5 (9.09%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (9.09%) Cantonese Language
5 5 (9.09%) German Language
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
3 9 (16.36%) Internet of Things
4 5 (9.09%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (3.64%) IVR
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) NGOSS
6 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Open Source
3 13 (23.64%) Scrum
3 13 (23.64%) Data Modelling
3 13 (23.64%) Data Architecture
3 13 (23.64%) Logical Data Model
4 12 (21.82%) TOGAF
5 10 (18.18%) ITIL
5 10 (18.18%) SOA
5 10 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (16.36%) BPMN
6 9 (16.36%) ArchiMate
6 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (16.36%) SDLC
6 9 (16.36%) UML
6 9 (16.36%) SysML
7 8 (14.55%) Network Management
8 6 (10.91%) Cyber Security
9 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
10 4 (7.27%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Erlang
2 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Degree
2 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) COBIT
2 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com