The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Architect
Rank 832 850 794
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 61 30 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.028% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.029% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 51 26 68
Average salary £70,000 £95,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,625 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £95,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Principal Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 22 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
England -2 54 £70,000 -26.31% 7
London -15 27 £77,500 -6.06% 2
South East 0 16 £67,500 -28.94% 2
Berkshire +9 10 £67,500 -28.94% 1
Reading +8 9 £67,500 -28.94% 1
South West -14 6 £70,000 +3.70%
City of London - 4 £76,250 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £67,500 -
Wales -3 3 £85,000 +70.00%
Devon - 3 £67,500 -
West Wales - 3 £85,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £70,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £70,000 -
Swansea - 3 £85,000 -
Brighton - 3 £67,500 -
Cheltenham - 3 £70,000 -
Hampshire -16 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £97,500 -
Exeter - 2 £67,500 -
Scotland - 2 £97,500 -
East of England -13 1 £95,000 +80.09%
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Bromley - 1 £85,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £95,000 -
Slough - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £95,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £47,500 -

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 50 (36.23%) Finance
2 33 (23.91%) Telecoms
3 29 (21.01%) TOGAF
4 25 (18.12%) Banking
4 25 (18.12%) Security Cleared
5 23 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 23 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (16.67%) Network Design
6 22 (15.94%) SOA
6 22 (15.94%) SC Cleared
7 18 (13.04%) Business Development
7 18 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
8 17 (12.32%) Oracle
8 17 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (12.32%) DV Cleared
9 16 (11.59%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (11.59%) Service Delivery
10 15 (10.87%) Data Architecture
11 14 (10.14%) Investment Banking
11 14 (10.14%) Data Management
12 13 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (9.42%) CRM
13 12 (8.70%) Retail
13 12 (8.70%) International Banking
13 12 (8.70%) Information Architecture
14 11 (7.97%) ITIL
14 11 (7.97%) Business Transformation
15 10 (7.25%) ETL
15 10 (7.25%) Degree
16 9 (6.52%) Open Source

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 6 (4.35%) SAS
2 2 (1.45%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.45%) IIS
2 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) Apache
3 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) SaaS
1 3 (2.17%) IaaS
2 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.45%) PaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Network Security
2 5 (3.62%) Broadband
3 4 (2.90%) xDSL
3 4 (2.90%) RIP
3 4 (2.90%) VPN
3 4 (2.90%) MPLS
3 4 (2.90%) OSPF
3 4 (2.90%) BGP
4 2 (1.45%) Internet
4 2 (1.45%) SAN
5 1 (0.72%) LAN
5 1 (0.72%) WAN
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.72%) NAS
5 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.62%) Big Data
3 4 (2.90%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.17%) SAP BI
4 3 (2.17%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.17%) DataStage
4 3 (2.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.45%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.72%) DB2
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
General
1 50 (36.23%) Finance
2 33 (23.91%) Telecoms
3 25 (18.12%) Banking
4 14 (10.14%) Investment Banking
5 12 (8.70%) Retail
5 12 (8.70%) International Banking
6 5 (3.62%) Billing
7 4 (2.90%) Marketing
7 4 (2.90%) Multimedia
8 3 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.45%) Military
9 2 (1.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.72%) Advertising
10 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.72%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) Java EE
1 4 (2.90%) Middleware
2 2 (1.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.72%) Spring
3 1 (0.72%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.72%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.72%) Spring Security
3 1 (0.72%) MapReduce
3 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Open Source
2 8 (5.80%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.80%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.62%) Kindle
4 4 (2.90%) SWIFT
4 4 (2.90%) DTV
5 3 (2.17%) GIS
5 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.17%) Blog
5 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.17%) Social Media
5 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.45%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.72%) IPTV
7 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.72%) Frameworx
7 1 (0.72%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.17%) UNIX
2 2 (1.45%) Linux
3 1 (0.72%) SUSE
3 1 (0.72%) zOS
3 1 (0.72%) OS/400
3 1 (0.72%) Windows
3 1 (0.72%) AIX
3 1 (0.72%) HPUX
3 1 (0.72%) Solaris
3 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.01%) TOGAF
2 23 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 23 (16.67%) Network Design
3 22 (15.94%) SOA
4 18 (13.04%) Business Development
4 18 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
5 17 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (11.59%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (11.59%) Service Delivery
7 15 (10.87%) Data Architecture
8 14 (10.14%) Data Management
9 13 (9.42%) CRM
10 12 (8.70%) Information Architecture
11 11 (7.97%) ITIL
11 11 (7.97%) Business Transformation
12 10 (7.25%) ETL
13 8 (5.80%) Analytics
13 8 (5.80%) Problem Management
13 8 (5.80%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.17%) C
1 3 (2.17%) Java
2 2 (1.45%) SQL
3 1 (0.72%) Python
3 1 (0.72%) Perl
3 1 (0.72%) PHP
3 1 (0.72%) C#
3 1 (0.72%) Scala
3 1 (0.72%) Erlang
3 1 (0.72%) Ruby
3 1 (0.72%) Clojure
3 1 (0.72%) R
3 1 (0.72%) Golang
Qualifications
1 25 (18.12%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.94%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.32%) DV Cleared
4 10 (7.25%) Degree
5 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.72%) MBCS
5 1 (0.72%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.45%) KVM
2 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) XenServer
3 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.72%) vCloud
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.72%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.72%) OpenView
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.72%) SCOM
2 1 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (12.32%) Oracle
2 8 (5.80%) VMware
3 7 (5.07%) Cognizant
4 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.62%) RedPrairie
6 4 (2.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (2.90%) Huawei
6 4 (2.90%) SAP
6 4 (2.90%) Citrix
6 4 (2.90%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.17%) Teradata
7 3 (2.17%) Informatica
8 2 (1.45%) Tableau
8 2 (1.45%) HP
8 2 (1.45%) EMC
8 2 (1.45%) Cisco
8 2 (1.45%) IBM
8 2 (1.45%) CA
8 2 (1.45%) BMC
8 2 (1.45%) NetApp
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