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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 413 447 445
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 38 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.080% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.085% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 1
Average salary £85,000 £62,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% -34.73%
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
20356 22430 21702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.96% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 17934 17955
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 £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 19 £85,000 +61.90%
Berkshire +6 18 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £100,000 -
Principal Architect
England

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) Telecoms
3 19 (34.55%) Open Source
4 15 (27.27%) Internet
4 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 15 (27.27%) Degree
5 14 (25.45%) Marketing
5 14 (25.45%) TOGAF
6 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
7 12 (21.82%) COBIT
7 12 (21.82%) Scrum
7 12 (21.82%) ITIL
7 12 (21.82%) SOA
7 12 (21.82%) Zachman Framework
7 12 (21.82%) OpenStack
8 11 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
8 11 (20.00%) Data Architecture
8 11 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 11 (20.00%) Oracle
9 9 (16.36%) Internet of Things
9 9 (16.36%) Big Data
10 8 (14.55%) ArchiMate
10 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (14.55%) Network Management
10 8 (14.55%) Software-Defined Networking
10 8 (14.55%) UML
10 8 (14.55%) Broadband
10 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.55%) Local Government
10 8 (14.55%) SysML

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) 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
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (3.64%) VLAN
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
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 8 (14.55%) 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
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Open Source
2 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 9 (16.36%) Internet of Things
4 5 (9.09%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (3.64%) IVR
6 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) TOGAF
3 12 (21.82%) Zachman Framework
3 12 (21.82%) ITIL
3 12 (21.82%) SOA
3 12 (21.82%) Scrum
4 11 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 11 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 11 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
5 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (14.55%) Network Management
5 8 (14.55%) ArchiMate
5 8 (14.55%) BPMN
5 8 (14.55%) SysML
5 8 (14.55%) UML
6 6 (10.91%) Cyber Security
7 5 (9.09%) Network Design
7 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 5 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) P3M3
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 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) COBIT
2 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) SAP