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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Architect
Rank 824 841 812
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 57 29 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.027% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.028% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 48 26 73
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 £50,825 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £95,000 £76,250
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +24.59%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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 -31 53 £70,000 -26.31% 5
London -11 25 £77,500 -4.61% 2
South East -6 15 £67,500 -28.94% 1
Berkshire -1 9 £66,250 -30.26%
Reading -5 8 £66,250 -30.26%
South West -15 6 £70,000 +3.70%
East Sussex - 4 £67,500 -
City of London - 4 £76,250 - 1
Wales -8 3 £85,000 +70.00%
West Wales - 3 £85,000 -
Brighton - 3 £67,500 -
Devon - 3 £67,500 -
Swansea - 3 £85,000 -
Hampshire -15 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £70,000 -
Exeter - 2 £67,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £70,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £70,000 -
East of England -15 1 £95,000 +80.09%
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Bromley - 1 £85,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £95,000 -
Slough - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £95,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £58,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Swindon - 1 £58,500 -
Worcester - 1 £47,500 -

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 49 (36.03%) Finance
2 32 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 28 (20.59%) TOGAF
4 25 (18.38%) Banking
4 25 (18.38%) Security Cleared
5 23 (16.91%) Security Architecture
5 23 (16.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (16.91%) Network Design
6 22 (16.18%) SC Cleared
7 20 (14.71%) SOA
8 18 (13.24%) Oracle
8 18 (13.24%) Business Development
9 17 (12.50%) DV Cleared
10 16 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
10 16 (11.76%) Service Delivery
11 15 (11.03%) Data Management
12 14 (10.29%) Data Architecture
13 13 (9.56%) CRM
14 12 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (8.82%) Retail
14 12 (8.82%) Investment Banking
15 11 (8.09%) Information Architecture
16 10 (7.35%) ITIL
16 10 (7.35%) International Banking
16 10 (7.35%) Business Transformation
17 9 (6.62%) Degree
17 9 (6.62%) Open Source
17 9 (6.62%) E-Commerce

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (4.41%) SAS
2 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.47%) IIS
2 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) SaaS
1 3 (2.21%) IaaS
2 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.47%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) Network Security
2 5 (3.68%) Broadband
3 4 (2.94%) RIP
3 4 (2.94%) VPN
3 4 (2.94%) MPLS
3 4 (2.94%) OSPF
3 4 (2.94%) BGP
3 4 (2.94%) xDSL
4 3 (2.21%) Internet
5 2 (1.47%) SAN
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.74%) NAS
6 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.74%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.74%) LAN
6 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.68%) Big Data
3 4 (2.94%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.21%) SAP BI
4 3 (2.21%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.21%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.21%) DataStage
5 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.47%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
General
1 49 (36.03%) Finance
2 32 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 25 (18.38%) Banking
4 12 (8.82%) Retail
4 12 (8.82%) Investment Banking
5 10 (7.35%) International Banking
6 5 (3.68%) Billing
7 4 (2.94%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.94%) Marketing
8 2 (1.47%) Military
8 2 (1.47%) Electronics
8 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.74%) German Language
9 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.68%) Java EE
2 4 (2.94%) Middleware
3 2 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.74%) Spring Security
4 1 (0.74%) MapReduce
4 1 (0.74%) Spring
4 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) Open Source
2 6 (4.41%) Client/Server
2 6 (4.41%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.68%) Kindle
4 4 (2.94%) DTV
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.21%) Blog
5 3 (2.21%) Social Media
5 3 (2.21%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.21%) GIS
5 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.47%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.47%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) IPTV
7 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.74%) Frameworx
7 1 (0.74%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.47%) Linux
1 2 (1.47%) UNIX
2 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.74%) SUSE
2 1 (0.74%) Windows
2 1 (0.74%) AIX
2 1 (0.74%) HPUX
2 1 (0.74%) Solaris
2 1 (0.74%) OS/400
2 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) TOGAF
2 23 (16.91%) Security Architecture
2 23 (16.91%) Network Design
3 20 (14.71%) SOA
4 18 (13.24%) Business Development
5 16 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
5 16 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 15 (11.03%) Data Management
7 14 (10.29%) Data Architecture
8 13 (9.56%) CRM
9 11 (8.09%) Information Architecture
10 10 (7.35%) ITIL
10 10 (7.35%) Business Transformation
11 9 (6.62%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.62%) ETL
12 8 (5.88%) Project Management
12 8 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.94%) Java
2 3 (2.21%) C
3 2 (1.47%) SQL
4 1 (0.74%) Ruby
4 1 (0.74%) Erlang
4 1 (0.74%) Scala
4 1 (0.74%) Clojure
4 1 (0.74%) R
4 1 (0.74%) C#
4 1 (0.74%) Perl
4 1 (0.74%) PHP
4 1 (0.74%) Python
4 1 (0.74%) Golang
Qualifications
1 25 (18.38%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.18%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.62%) Degree
5 1 (0.74%) MBCS
5 1 (0.74%) CITP
5 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.68%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.21%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.47%) KVM
2 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) XenServer
3 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.74%) vCloud
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.74%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.74%) SCOM
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.74%) OpenView
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.74%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 18 (13.24%) Oracle
2 7 (5.15%) VMware
2 7 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.68%) RedPrairie
3 5 (3.68%) SAP
3 5 (3.68%) Cognizant
4 4 (2.94%) Ericsson
4 4 (2.94%) Citrix
4 4 (2.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (2.94%) Huawei
5 3 (2.21%) Teradata
5 3 (2.21%) Informatica
6 2 (1.47%) CA
6 2 (1.47%) BMC
6 2 (1.47%) NetApp
6 2 (1.47%) HP
6 2 (1.47%) EMC
6 2 (1.47%) Cisco
6 2 (1.47%) IBM
6 2 (1.47%) Tableau
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