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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Architect
UK
Rank 802 871 856
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 51 76 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.076% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.078% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 42 57 68
Median salary £85,000 £90,000 £81,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £72,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £140,000 £100,000 £125,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £90,000 £80,750
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +11.45%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

Principal Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Architect
Top 25 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +73 50 £85,000 -5.55% 4
London +48 25 £86,250 -
South East +66 11 £75,000 -13.04% 2
South West +27 7 £90,000 +9.09% 1
Hampshire +23 5 £75,000 -13.04%
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
Abingdon - 5 - -
Manchester - 4 £47,500 -
North West - 4 £47,500 -
Portsmouth - 3 £80,000 -
City of London - 3 £85,000 -
Gloucestershire -8 2 £75,000 -18.91% 1
Fareham - 2 £75,000 -
Berkshire +45 1 £70,000 - 1
Reading +40 1 £70,000 - 1
East of England +4 1 £55,000 -38.88% 1
Cheltenham +2 1 £75,000 -18.91%
Halifax - 1 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £55,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 1 £90,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Bristol - 1 £70,000 -
Dorset - 1 £90,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 - 1

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 42 (35.29%) Finance
2 36 (30.25%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (26.89%) SQL
4 32 (26.89%) Oracle
5 30 (25.21%) Java
6 24 (20.17%) Analytics
7 23 (19.33%) Linux
8 22 (18.49%) .NET
9 21 (17.65%) Big Data
10 20 (16.81%) Presales
10 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (15.97%) Hadoop
11 19 (15.97%) Security Architecture
12 17 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (13.45%) SAP
13 16 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (13.45%) Data Architecture
14 15 (12.61%) Security Operations
14 15 (12.61%) Security Operations Centre
14 15 (12.61%) Cybersecurity
14 15 (12.61%) Splunk
15 14 (11.76%) Apache
16 13 (10.92%) ETL
16 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
17 12 (10.08%) Bash Shell
17 12 (10.08%) Scrum
17 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
17 12 (10.08%) C#
17 12 (10.08%) NoSQL

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 (11.76%) Apache
2 10 (8.40%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.40%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.68%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.84%) Confluence
6 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.84%) IIS
6 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.72%) Sumo Logic
4 6 (5.04%) Data Lake Analytics
5 4 (3.36%) IaaS
5 4 (3.36%) Office 365
6 2 (1.68%) PaaS
6 2 (1.68%) SaaS
7 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) Internet
2 4 (3.36%) MPLS
3 3 (2.52%) DHCP
3 3 (2.52%) DNS
3 3 (2.52%) HTTP
4 2 (1.68%) BGP
4 2 (1.68%) Network Security
4 2 (1.68%) VoIP
4 2 (1.68%) Wireless
5 1 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.84%) LTE
5 1 (0.84%) NAS
5 1 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.84%) RANAP
5 1 (0.84%) RTP
5 1 (0.84%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.84%) SSH
5 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.84%) UTRAN
5 1 (0.84%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.65%) Big Data
2 19 (15.97%) Hadoop
3 17 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (10.08%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.56%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.72%) Data Lake
7 7 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (5.88%) Power BI
7 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.04%) Data Mining
8 6 (5.04%) HDInsight
8 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (3.36%) SAP BW
10 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.68%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) MSTest
1 4 (3.36%) NUnit
2 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.68%) Maven
2 2 (1.68%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (35.29%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Retail
2 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.04%) Legal
4 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.36%) Electronics
5 4 (3.36%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.84%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.49%) .NET
2 8 (6.72%) J2EE
3 7 (5.88%) EDI
3 7 (5.88%) MDX
4 6 (5.04%) J2SE
4 6 (5.04%) XML
5 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.20%) WCF
6 4 (3.36%) LINQ
6 4 (3.36%) WF
6 4 (3.36%) WPF
7 3 (2.52%) Node.js
7 3 (2.52%) Spring
7 3 (2.52%) Web Services
8 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.68%) Dropwizard
8 2 (1.68%) Guava
8 2 (1.68%) HTML
8 2 (1.68%) JSON
8 2 (1.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Security Operations Centre
2 12 (10.08%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.24%) iPad
4 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.88%) Clustering
6 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.36%) Derivative
7 4 (3.36%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.52%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.68%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.68%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.84%) Fintech
10 1 (0.84%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.33%) Linux
2 11 (9.24%) Windows
3 10 (8.40%) Oracle Linux
3 10 (8.40%) Unix
4 6 (5.04%) Solaris
5 4 (3.36%) CentOS
5 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.68%) Android
6 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.25%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.17%) Analytics
4 20 (16.81%) Presales
5 19 (15.97%) Security Architecture
6 16 (13.45%) Data Architecture
7 15 (12.61%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (12.61%) Security Operations
8 13 (10.92%) ETL
9 12 (10.08%) Scrum
10 11 (9.24%) E-Commerce
11 10 (8.40%) Line Management
11 10 (8.40%) OO
11 10 (8.40%) TDD
12 9 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (7.56%) Data Analytics
12 9 (7.56%) Information Security
12 9 (7.56%) Open Source
12 9 (7.56%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (7.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.89%) SQL
2 30 (25.21%) Java
3 12 (10.08%) Bash Shell
3 12 (10.08%) C#
4 11 (9.24%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.40%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.72%) Python
6 8 (6.72%) Ruby
7 6 (5.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.36%) C++
8 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.68%) Scala
10 1 (0.84%) C
10 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) Degree
2 9 (7.56%) GIAC
2 9 (7.56%) SANS
3 8 (6.72%) CREST Certified
3 8 (6.72%) GCFA
3 8 (6.72%) GPEN
3 8 (6.72%) OSCP
4 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) CISM
6 2 (1.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.84%) CCSP
7 1 (0.84%) CEH
7 1 (0.84%) CISA
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (6.72%) SSAE 16
2 5 (4.20%) QA
3 4 (3.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.68%) Docker
3 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) logstash
1 8 (6.72%) WMI
2 2 (1.68%) Ansible
2 2 (1.68%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.68%) Puppet
2 2 (1.68%) SCCM
2 2 (1.68%) SCOM
3 1 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 32 (26.89%) Oracle
2 16 (13.45%) SAP
3 15 (12.61%) Splunk
4 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.72%) Sophos
6 7 (5.88%) ArcSight
7 6 (5.04%) Sun
8 5 (4.20%) Cisco
9 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.36%) Teradata
9 4 (3.36%) VMware
10 3 (2.52%) HP
11 2 (1.68%) Aruba
11 2 (1.68%) Citrix
11 2 (1.68%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.68%) Meraki
11 2 (1.68%) Netezza
11 2 (1.68%) ParAccel
11 2 (1.68%) PayPal
11 2 (1.68%) Vertica
Sussex
Ballard Chalmers
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago