The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Architect
Rank 762 837 853
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 111 82 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.069% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.073% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 70 63 23
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £70,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Principal Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Architect
Top 18 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 29 May 2015. 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 +94 109 £70,000 +3.70% 2
London +94 67 £55,000 -31.25% 1
City of London +66 31 £55,000 -21.42%
South East +18 27 £85,000 +30.76%
Hampshire +9 15 £85,000 +61.90%
Berkshire +9 12 - -
South West -7 10 £52,500 -25.00%
Reading -6 8 - -
Andover - 8 £85,000 -
Bristol - 5 £52,500 -
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Dorset - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £81,250 -
East of England - 2 £81,250 -
Gloucestershire -8 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Gloucester -19 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Watford - 1 £80,000 -
Newbury - 1 - -

Principal Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 83 (40.29%) Finance
2 73 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (33.98%) Oracle
4 69 (33.50%) TOGAF
5 65 (31.55%) Java
6 62 (30.10%) SOA
7 61 (29.61%) Zachman Framework
8 57 (27.67%) Banking
9 51 (24.76%) Retail
10 49 (23.79%) Middleware
11 45 (21.84%) Open Source
12 42 (20.39%) Oracle Fusion
12 42 (20.39%) Data Integration
13 36 (17.48%) Degree
14 30 (14.56%) Telecoms
15 29 (14.08%) Microsoft
16 28 (13.59%) Computer Science
17 25 (12.14%) UML
18 22 (10.68%) Marketing
18 22 (10.68%) Big Data
19 21 (10.19%) Data Architecture
20 20 (9.71%) .NET
21 19 (9.22%) Scrum
21 19 (9.22%) Capacity Planning
22 18 (8.74%) JavaScript
22 18 (8.74%) Data Modelling
22 18 (8.74%) Data Centre
23 17 (8.25%) SDLC
23 17 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
24 16 (7.77%) Data Warehouse

Principal Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 14 (6.80%) OpenStack
2 7 (3.40%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.43%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.43%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.43%) Node.js
4 4 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.46%) IIS
5 3 (1.46%) Apache
6 2 (0.97%) Lync
6 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.97%) CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Mule
7 1 (0.49%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 14 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.43%) IaaS
4 4 (1.94%) Office 365
5 3 (1.46%) PaaS
6 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.97%) SaaS
6 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.77%) Internet
2 8 (3.88%) Software-Defined Networking
2 8 (3.88%) Broadband
3 5 (2.43%) Firewall
3 5 (2.43%) MPLS
4 4 (1.94%) WAN
5 3 (1.46%) OSPF
5 3 (1.46%) BGP
6 2 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.97%) VLAN
6 2 (0.97%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (0.97%) RTP
6 2 (0.97%) SS7
6 2 (0.97%) CTI
7 1 (0.49%) HTTP
7 1 (0.49%) VPN
7 1 (0.49%) LAN
7 1 (0.49%) VoIP
7 1 (0.49%) IPsec
7 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.68%) Big Data
2 16 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.31%) Hadoop
4 10 (4.85%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.37%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.40%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.43%) Sqoop
7 5 (2.43%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.49%) MySQL
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 83 (40.29%) Finance
2 57 (27.67%) Banking
3 51 (24.76%) Retail
4 30 (14.56%) Telecoms
5 22 (10.68%) Marketing
6 9 (4.37%) Local Government
7 6 (2.91%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.43%) Mandarin Language
8 5 (2.43%) Cantonese Language
8 5 (2.43%) German Language
9 3 (1.46%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.46%) International Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.49%) Legal
10 1 (0.49%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.79%) Middleware
2 42 (20.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 20 (9.71%) .NET
4 13 (6.31%) Web Services
5 10 (4.85%) React
6 9 (4.37%) Ajax
7 8 (3.88%) CSS
8 7 (3.40%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.91%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.91%) HTML5
9 6 (2.91%) HTML
10 5 (2.43%) LAMP
10 5 (2.43%) RESTful
10 5 (2.43%) Symfony
10 5 (2.43%) Backbone.js
10 5 (2.43%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (2.43%) CSS3
11 4 (1.94%) WCF
11 4 (1.94%) WPF
11 4 (1.94%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.39%) Data Integration
2 28 (13.59%) Computer Science
3 18 (8.74%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.28%) Internet of Things
5 14 (6.80%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.40%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.43%) Machine to Machine
7 5 (2.43%) User Experience
8 4 (1.94%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.94%) FMCG
9 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.97%) IVR
11 1 (0.49%) Clustering
11 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.49%) NGOSS
11 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.85%) Windows
2 9 (4.37%) Linux
3 4 (1.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (33.50%) TOGAF
3 62 (30.10%) SOA
4 61 (29.61%) Zachman Framework
5 45 (21.84%) Open Source
6 25 (12.14%) UML
7 21 (10.19%) Data Architecture
8 19 (9.22%) Scrum
8 19 (9.22%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (8.74%) Data Modelling
10 17 (8.25%) SDLC
10 17 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (7.28%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.80%) Business Development
12 14 (6.80%) MVC
13 13 (6.31%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (6.31%) Logical Data Model
14 12 (5.83%) Line Management
14 12 (5.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (5.34%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 65 (31.55%) Java
2 18 (8.74%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.80%) PHP
4 13 (6.31%) Python
5 12 (5.83%) C#
6 6 (2.91%) R
7 4 (1.94%) C
8 3 (1.46%) Ruby
9 2 (0.97%) Erlang
9 2 (0.97%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.49%) Scala
10 1 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 36 (17.48%) Degree
2 15 (7.28%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.94%) MCITP
4 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.94%) MCDBA
4 4 (1.94%) MCP
4 4 (1.94%) MCSD
5 3 (1.46%) CCIE
5 3 (1.46%) CCNP
5 3 (1.46%) CCNA
5 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.46%) JNCIE
5 3 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) JNCIP
6 2 (0.97%) CCSE
6 2 (0.97%) CCSA
6 2 (0.97%) CCDA
6 2 (0.97%) CCDP
7 1 (0.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.83%) QA
2 10 (4.85%) COBIT
3 4 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.43%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.46%) Firmware
4 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Ansible
1 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.49%) Salt
1 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (33.98%) Oracle
2 29 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.80%) SAP
4 7 (3.40%) Cisco
5 6 (2.91%) IBM
5 6 (2.91%) VMware
6 5 (2.43%) Facebook
7 4 (1.94%) Twitter
7 4 (1.94%) JDA
8 3 (1.46%) Cognos
8 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.46%) Juniper
9 2 (0.97%) F5
9 2 (0.97%) Pega
9 2 (0.97%) Google
9 2 (0.97%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.97%) Avaya
9 2 (0.97%) Amdocs
10 1 (0.49%) Citrix
10 1 (0.49%) Ericsson
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