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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Architect
Rank 885 806 894
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 69 159 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.14% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.15% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 55 100 67
Median salary £72,500 £55,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,185 £52,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £107,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 2016 within the UK.

Principal Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Architect
Top 30 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 4 May 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 -68 66 £72,500 +31.81% 11
London -67 26 £87,500 +59.09% 4
East of England +23 12 £100,000 +5.26%
South East -8 12 £81,250 -4.41% 3
Berkshire +7 7 £75,000 +167.85% 3
Brentwood - 7 £125,000 -
Essex - 7 £125,000 -
Cambridge +5 5 £43,641 -54.06%
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £43,641 -54.06%
Reading -9 4 £75,000 +167.85%
West Midlands - 4 £60,750 -
Gloucester +10 3 £70,000 +7.69%
Gloucestershire +1 3 £70,000 +7.69%
South West -6 3 £70,000 +33.33%
North West - 3 £65,000 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £62,500 - 1
Redhill - 3 £82,500 -
Surrey - 3 £82,500 -
Newport - 2 £77,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £77,500 -
Wales - 2 £77,500 -
Hampshire -9 1 £80,000 -5.88%
Brighton - 1 £67,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £67,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £62,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £77,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 £87,500 - 1
Southampton - 1 £80,000 -

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 35 (24.31%) Mentoring
2 30 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (20.83%) SOA
3 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
3 29 (20.14%) Finance
4 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (17.36%) TOGAF
5 25 (17.36%) Java
5 25 (17.36%) Oracle
6 24 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 23 (15.97%) SQL Server
7 23 (15.97%) JavaScript
7 23 (15.97%) C#
7 23 (15.97%) HTML
8 21 (14.58%) E-Commerce
9 20 (13.89%) HTTP
9 20 (13.89%) .NET
10 18 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 18 (12.50%) API Design
10 18 (12.50%) OO
11 17 (11.81%) SAP
11 17 (11.81%) Telecoms
11 17 (11.81%) Big Data
12 16 (11.11%) Ajax
12 16 (11.11%) Degree
12 16 (11.11%) jQuery
12 16 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (11.11%) ASP.NET
13 15 (10.42%) CSS
13 15 (10.42%) Business Intelligence

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 10 (6.94%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.86%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.86%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.17%) Smallworld
4 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.78%) Node.js
6 3 (2.08%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.08%) CMS
6 3 (2.08%) Drupal
6 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.08%) Liferay
6 3 (2.08%) Mule
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.69%) SAS
8 1 (0.69%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.42%) SaaS
2 13 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.56%) Office 365
5 4 (2.78%) IaaS
5 4 (2.78%) PaaS
6 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.89%) HTTP
2 7 (4.86%) Network Security
3 2 (1.39%) RTSP
4 1 (0.69%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.69%) LTE
4 1 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.69%) RANAP
4 1 (0.69%) SSL
4 1 (0.69%) UTRAN
4 1 (0.69%) VPN
4 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.81%) Big Data
3 15 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (9.72%) Hadoop
5 9 (6.25%) MySQL
6 8 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.17%) DB2
7 6 (4.17%) SAP HANA
8 4 (2.78%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.78%) SAP BI
9 3 (2.08%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.08%) Flink
9 3 (2.08%) Impala
9 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.08%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.69%) HBase
10 1 (0.69%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 18 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.42%) JIRA
2 15 (10.42%) NMock
2 15 (10.42%) NUnit
3 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (20.14%) Finance
2 17 (11.81%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.33%) Marketing
4 7 (4.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.47%) Electronics
7 3 (2.08%) Banking
8 2 (1.39%) Legal
8 2 (1.39%) Retail
9 1 (0.69%) Advertising
9 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.97%) HTML
2 20 (13.89%) .NET
3 16 (11.11%) Ajax
3 16 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 16 (11.11%) jQuery
4 15 (10.42%) .NET Framework
4 15 (10.42%) CSS
4 15 (10.42%) D3.js
4 15 (10.42%) LINQ
4 15 (10.42%) NHibernate
4 15 (10.42%) Sass
4 15 (10.42%) Unity DI Container
4 15 (10.42%) WCF
5 7 (4.86%) HTML5
5 7 (4.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (4.86%) Web Services
6 4 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.78%) J2EE
6 4 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.72%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.03%) Data Centre
3 13 (9.03%) User Experience
4 10 (6.94%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.25%) IPTV
5 9 (6.25%) Over-the-Top Content
5 9 (6.25%) Video on Demand
6 7 (4.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (4.86%) Private Cloud
6 7 (4.86%) Public Cloud
7 6 (4.17%) BBC
7 6 (4.17%) iDTV
7 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.17%) STB
7 6 (4.17%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (2.78%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.78%) Health Informatics
8 4 (2.78%) Informatics
8 4 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.25%) Windows
2 8 (5.56%) Unix
3 5 (3.47%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.08%) Android
4 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.08%) Linux
5 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.69%) Solaris
6 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.31%) Mentoring
2 30 (20.83%) SOA
3 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (17.36%) TOGAF
5 24 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 21 (14.58%) E-Commerce
7 18 (12.50%) API Design
7 18 (12.50%) OO
8 16 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (10.42%) Dependency Injection
9 15 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (10.42%) Refactoring
10 14 (9.72%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (9.72%) Presales
10 14 (9.72%) Waterfall
10 14 (9.72%) Wealth Management
11 13 (9.03%) Open Source
11 13 (9.03%) Security Architecture
12 12 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.36%) Java
2 23 (15.97%) C#
2 23 (15.97%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.94%) SQL
4 8 (5.56%) Python
5 7 (4.86%) Scala
6 4 (2.78%) Perl
7 3 (2.08%) ABAP
7 3 (2.08%) Ada
7 3 (2.08%) C
7 3 (2.08%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.08%) R
8 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.69%) C-shell
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Degree
2 8 (5.56%) CISSP
3 5 (3.47%) CISM
4 3 (2.08%) MBA
4 3 (2.08%) MCITP
4 3 (2.08%) MCSE
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.86%) COBIT
3 5 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.47%) SSAE 16
4 3 (2.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.39%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.39%) XenApp
3 2 (1.39%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) AirWatch
1 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.08%) Puppet
1 3 (2.08%) XenMobile
2 2 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.39%) SCCM
2 2 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.36%) Oracle
3 17 (11.81%) SAP
4 10 (6.94%) VMware
5 8 (5.56%) IBM
6 6 (4.17%) Arqiva
6 6 (4.17%) BT
6 6 (4.17%) EMC
6 6 (4.17%) Ericsson
6 6 (4.17%) HP
6 6 (4.17%) NetApp
6 6 (4.17%) Virgin Media
7 5 (3.47%) CA
7 5 (3.47%) Citrix
8 3 (2.08%) Charles River
8 3 (2.08%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.08%) Dell
8 3 (2.08%) Hortonworks
8 3 (2.08%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.08%) WSO2
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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