The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Principal Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Architect
Rank 822 859 866
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 55 99 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.093% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.097% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 40 88 95
Median salary £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £64,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £113,000 £100,000 £116,500
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £73,750 £82,500
% change year-on-year
-8.47% -10.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Principal Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Principal Architect in the job title.

Principal Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Architect
Salary Trend

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

Principal Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Architect over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Principal Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Architect
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 55 £88,750 +4.41% 1
London +57 30 £90,000 -5.26%
South East +49 7 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Oxfordshire +29 5 - -
South West +13 5 £86,250 +25.45%
City of London - 5 £85,000 -
Abingdon - 5 - -
North West -10 4 £53,750 -28.33%
East Midlands - 4 - -
Croydon - 4 £92,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 - -
Bristol +12 2 £78,750 +21.15%
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £60,000 +20.00%
East of England -14 2 £60,000 -29.41%
Dorset - 2 £90,000 -
Manchester - 2 £47,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £90,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £60,000 -
Berkshire +48 1 £70,000 - 1
Reading +36 1 £70,000 +7.69% 1
West Yorkshire +36 1 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +16 1 £57,500 -
Cheshire +14 1 £60,000 -20.00%
Hampshire -4 1 £65,000 -25.71%
Merseyside - 1 £90,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £60,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £65,000 -
Halifax - 1 £57,500 -
Midlands - 1 - -

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Principal Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Principal Architect in the job title.

1 51 (42.15%) Finance
2 39 (32.23%) Oracle
2 39 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (30.58%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (29.75%) Java
5 31 (25.62%) SQL
6 27 (22.31%) Analytics
7 25 (20.66%) Linux
8 22 (18.18%) Big Data
9 20 (16.53%) SAP
9 20 (16.53%) .NET
10 19 (15.70%) Scrum
11 18 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (14.05%) Hadoop
12 17 (14.05%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (14.05%) Presales
13 16 (13.22%) Data Architecture
14 15 (12.40%) Unix
15 14 (11.57%) Apache
15 14 (11.57%) C#
15 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
15 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
15 14 (11.57%) TDD
16 13 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (9.92%) Enterprise Architecture
17 12 (9.92%) TOGAF
17 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
18 11 (9.09%) ETL
18 11 (9.09%) Tomcat

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.57%) Apache
2 11 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.96%) Data Lake Analytics
4 5 (4.13%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (3.31%) IaaS
5 4 (3.31%) Office 365
5 4 (3.31%) SaaS
6 2 (1.65%) PaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) Internet
2 3 (2.48%) HTTP
3 2 (1.65%) DHCP
3 2 (1.65%) DNS
3 2 (1.65%) Network Security
3 2 (1.65%) Wireless
4 1 (0.83%) ATM
4 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.83%) LTE
4 1 (0.83%) NAS
4 1 (0.83%) RANAP
4 1 (0.83%) RTP
4 1 (0.83%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.83%) SS7
4 1 (0.83%) SSH
4 1 (0.83%) UTRAN
4 1 (0.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.83%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) Big Data
2 17 (14.05%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (14.05%) Hadoop
3 11 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (6.61%) Data Lake
6 7 (5.79%) Power BI
6 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (4.96%) Data Mining
7 6 (4.96%) HDInsight
7 6 (4.96%) SAP BW
7 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (4.13%) SAP HANA
9 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.65%) Maven
1 2 (1.65%) MSTest
1 2 (1.65%) NUnit
1 2 (1.65%) Selenium
1 2 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (42.15%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Retail
3 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.79%) Legal
5 5 (4.13%) Electronics
5 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.13%) Marketing
6 4 (3.31%) Banking
6 4 (3.31%) Games
7 2 (1.65%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) .NET
2 8 (6.61%) J2EE
3 7 (5.79%) EDI
3 7 (5.79%) MDX
4 6 (4.96%) J2SE
5 5 (4.13%) Node.js
6 4 (3.31%) Spring
6 4 (3.31%) XML
7 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.48%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.48%) HTML
7 3 (2.48%) REST
7 3 (2.48%) WCF
7 3 (2.48%) Web Services
8 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.65%) Dropwizard
8 2 (1.65%) Guava
8 2 (1.65%) HornetQ
8 2 (1.65%) JDBC
8 2 (1.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) iPad
2 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.61%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (5.79%) Clustering
4 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.13%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.31%) Derivative
6 4 (3.31%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.48%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.65%) Fintech
8 2 (1.65%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.65%) User Experience
8 2 (1.65%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.83%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.66%) Linux
2 15 (12.40%) Unix
3 10 (8.26%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (5.79%) Windows
5 6 (4.96%) Solaris
6 4 (3.31%) CentOS
6 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.58%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (22.31%) Analytics
4 19 (15.70%) Scrum
5 17 (14.05%) Presales
6 16 (13.22%) Data Architecture
7 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
7 14 (11.57%) TDD
8 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.92%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (9.92%) TOGAF
9 11 (9.09%) BDD
9 11 (9.09%) ETL
9 11 (9.09%) OO
9 11 (9.09%) Security Architecture
10 10 (8.26%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.44%) Data Analytics
11 9 (7.44%) Project Management
12 8 (6.61%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.75%) Java
2 31 (25.62%) SQL
3 14 (11.57%) C#
4 9 (7.44%) Bash Shell
4 9 (7.44%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.96%) Ruby
6 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.13%) Python
7 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.48%) Scala
9 2 (1.65%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) GIAC
3 5 (4.13%) CREST Certified
3 5 (4.13%) GCFA
3 5 (4.13%) GPEN
3 5 (4.13%) OSCP
3 5 (4.13%) SANS
4 1 (0.83%) CEH
4 1 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.83%) CISM
4 1 (0.83%) CISSP
4 1 (0.83%) MBA
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
2 7 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.13%) SSAE 16
4 4 (3.31%) COBIT
5 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.65%) SDET
6 1 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.65%) Docker
2 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) logstash
1 5 (4.13%) WMI
2 2 (1.65%) Ansible
2 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.83%) SCCM
3 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (32.23%) Oracle
2 20 (16.53%) SAP
3 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.61%) Splunk
5 6 (4.96%) Sun
6 5 (4.13%) Cisco
6 5 (4.13%) Sophos
7 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.31%) Teradata
7 4 (3.31%) VMware
8 3 (2.48%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.48%) HP
9 2 (1.65%) Citrix
9 2 (1.65%) EMC
9 2 (1.65%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.65%) Meraki
9 2 (1.65%) ParAccel
9 2 (1.65%) PayPal
9 2 (1.65%) Talend
9 2 (1.65%) Vertica
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago