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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Architect
Rank 828 841 821
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 68 31 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.028% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.030% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 55 28 61
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 £61,525 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £94,500 £95,000 £99,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £95,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +28.81%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110056 102864 113144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.39% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90099 85610 97163
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 14 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 14 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 +5 57 £67,500 -28.94% 9
London -23 26 £75,000 -9.09% 2
South East -7 18 £67,500 -28.94% 3
Berkshire -11 11 £66,250 -30.26%
Reading -1 10 £66,250 -30.26%
South West -8 7 £70,000 +3.70%
Scotland - 4 £97,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £67,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £70,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £70,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £97,500 -
Gloucester - 4 £70,000 -
Wales -9 3 £85,000 +70.00%
Hampshire -12 3 £52,500 -44.73% 2
City of London - 3 £70,000 - 1
West Wales - 3 £85,000 -
Brighton - 3 £67,500 -
Swansea - 3 £85,000 -
Devon - 3 £67,500 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Exeter - 2 £67,500 -
East of England -4 1 £95,000 +80.09%
Southampton -5 1 £52,500 -44.73% 2
Stockport - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £47,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £95,000 -
Slough - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Knutsford - 1 - -

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 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 49 (35.77%) Finance
2 31 (22.63%) TOGAF
2 31 (22.63%) Telecoms
3 24 (17.52%) Banking
3 24 (17.52%) Security Cleared
4 23 (16.79%) SOA
5 22 (16.06%) Security Architecture
5 22 (16.06%) Network Design
5 22 (16.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (15.33%) SC Cleared
7 19 (13.87%) Zachman Framework
8 18 (13.14%) Business Development
9 17 (12.41%) Oracle
9 17 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (11.68%) Service Delivery
10 16 (11.68%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (11.68%) DV Cleared
10 16 (11.68%) Data Architecture
11 14 (10.22%) Investment Banking
12 13 (9.49%) International Banking
12 13 (9.49%) Data Management
12 13 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (8.76%) CRM
13 12 (8.76%) Retail
13 12 (8.76%) Information Architecture
14 11 (8.03%) Business Transformation
14 11 (8.03%) ITIL
15 10 (7.30%) ETL
15 10 (7.30%) Open Source
15 10 (7.30%) Degree

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 (4.38%) SAS
2 2 (1.46%) IIS
2 2 (1.46%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.73%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.73%) Apache
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) SaaS
1 3 (2.19%) IaaS
2 2 (1.46%) PaaS
2 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) Network Security
2 4 (2.92%) xDSL
2 4 (2.92%) RIP
2 4 (2.92%) VPN
2 4 (2.92%) Broadband
2 4 (2.92%) MPLS
2 4 (2.92%) OSPF
2 4 (2.92%) BGP
3 2 (1.46%) SAN
4 1 (0.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.73%) LAN
4 1 (0.73%) WAN
4 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.73%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.73%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.65%) Big Data
3 4 (2.92%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.19%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.19%) DataStage
4 3 (2.19%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.46%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (1.46%) Redis
5 2 (1.46%) Riak
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.73%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.73%) Triplestore
General
1 49 (35.77%) Finance
2 31 (22.63%) Telecoms
3 24 (17.52%) Banking
4 14 (10.22%) Investment Banking
5 13 (9.49%) International Banking
6 12 (8.76%) Retail
7 4 (2.92%) Marketing
7 4 (2.92%) Billing
8 3 (2.19%) Multimedia
8 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.46%) Electronics
9 2 (1.46%) Military
10 1 (0.73%) Advertising
10 1 (0.73%) German Language
10 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) Java EE
1 4 (2.92%) Middleware
2 2 (1.46%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.46%) Spring
2 2 (1.46%) Spring MVC
2 2 (1.46%) Spring Security
2 2 (1.46%) .NET
3 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.73%) Web Services
3 1 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.73%) MapReduce
3 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) Open Source
2 9 (6.57%) Mainframe
2 9 (6.57%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.65%) Kindle
4 4 (2.92%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.19%) DTV
5 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.19%) Blog
5 3 (2.19%) GIS
5 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.19%) Social Media
5 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.46%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.46%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.73%) Frameworx
7 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.73%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.73%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.73%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.19%) UNIX
2 2 (1.46%) Linux
3 1 (0.73%) OS/400
3 1 (0.73%) zOS
3 1 (0.73%) SUSE
3 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.73%) Windows
3 1 (0.73%) AIX
3 1 (0.73%) HPUX
3 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.63%) TOGAF
2 23 (16.79%) SOA
3 22 (16.06%) Network Design
3 22 (16.06%) Security Architecture
4 19 (13.87%) Zachman Framework
5 18 (13.14%) Business Development
6 17 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (11.68%) Service Delivery
7 16 (11.68%) Data Architecture
7 16 (11.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (9.49%) Data Management
9 12 (8.76%) CRM
9 12 (8.76%) Information Architecture
10 11 (8.03%) Business Transformation
10 11 (8.03%) ITIL
11 10 (7.30%) ETL
12 8 (5.84%) Project Management
12 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.84%) Data Mapping
12 8 (5.84%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.92%) Java
2 3 (2.19%) C
3 2 (1.46%) SQL
3 2 (1.46%) Ruby
3 2 (1.46%) Scala
3 2 (1.46%) Clojure
3 2 (1.46%) Golang
4 1 (0.73%) R
4 1 (0.73%) Erlang
4 1 (0.73%) Python
4 1 (0.73%) C#
4 1 (0.73%) Perl
4 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (17.52%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.33%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.68%) DV Cleared
4 10 (7.30%) Degree
5 1 (0.73%) CITP
5 1 (0.73%) CISSP
5 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.73%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.19%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.46%) KVM
2 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.73%) Docker
3 1 (0.73%) XenServer
3 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.73%) vCloud
3 1 (0.73%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.46%) Puppet
2 2 (1.46%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.73%) SCOM
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.73%) OpenView
3 1 (0.73%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Oracle
2 8 (5.84%) VMware
3 7 (5.11%) Cognizant
4 6 (4.38%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.65%) RedPrairie
6 4 (2.92%) Huawei
6 4 (2.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (2.92%) Citrix
6 4 (2.92%) SAP
6 4 (2.92%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.19%) Informatica
7 3 (2.19%) Teradata
8 2 (1.46%) CA
8 2 (1.46%) BMC
8 2 (1.46%) NetApp
8 2 (1.46%) Cisco
8 2 (1.46%) IBM
8 2 (1.46%) HP
8 2 (1.46%) EMC
9 1 (0.73%) Juniper
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Selecture
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Neg. + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £86000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago