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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Architect
Rank 849 890 910
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 66 66 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.060% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.063% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 50 51 52
Median salary £72,250 £77,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £58,950
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +59 65 £72,500 -3.33% 7
London +48 35 £77,500 -13.88% 3
East of England +25 6 £65,000 -27.77%
South East +4 6 £70,000 -
East Midlands +16 5 £77,500 +63.15%
Berkshire +9 5 £82,500 +17.85%
Croydon - 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £65,000 -
Reading +13 4 £70,000 +7.69%
South West - 4 £80,000 - 1
City of London +66 3 £77,500 - 2
Yorkshire +31 3 £70,000 - 3
Leicestershire +2 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 £77,500 -
Dorset - 3 £77,500 -
Leeds +27 2 £71,000 +1.42% 2
West Yorkshire +19 2 £71,000 +1.42% 2
North West +19 2 £66,000 +5.60%
Nottingham - 2 £77,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £61,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £77,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £66,000 -
Hertfordshire +18 1 £70,000 -22.22%
County Antrim - 1 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £67,500 -
Bristol - 1 £82,500 - 1
Brighton - 1 £67,500 -
Watford - 1 £70,000 -

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 54 (40.00%) Finance
2 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (29.63%) Oracle
4 39 (28.89%) Java
5 26 (19.26%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (17.78%) SAP
6 24 (17.78%) Big Data
7 22 (16.30%) Mentoring
7 22 (16.30%) SQL
8 21 (15.56%) Unix
9 19 (14.07%) Linux
9 19 (14.07%) Scrum
9 19 (14.07%) TOGAF
9 19 (14.07%) Analytics
10 18 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 17 (12.59%) Telecoms
11 17 (12.59%) Security Architecture
12 16 (11.85%) OO
12 16 (11.85%) E-Commerce
12 16 (11.85%) SOA
13 15 (11.11%) C#
13 15 (11.11%) Hadoop
14 14 (10.37%) SDLC
14 14 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (10.37%) HTML
14 14 (10.37%) .NET
15 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
15 13 (9.63%) TDD
15 13 (9.63%) BDD
16 12 (8.89%) Presales

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 8 (5.93%) Apache
1 8 (5.93%) Tomcat
1 8 (5.93%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.48%) CMS
3 2 (1.48%) Drupal
3 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.48%) Liferay
3 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.48%) Mule
3 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.15%) SaaS
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.44%) IaaS
4 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.70%) Office 365
4 5 (3.70%) PaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) HTTP
2 5 (3.70%) Internet
3 4 (2.96%) Network Security
4 2 (1.48%) RTSP
4 2 (1.48%) VPN
4 2 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.48%) Wireless
5 1 (0.74%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.74%) LTE
5 1 (0.74%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.74%) RANAP
5 1 (0.74%) TETRA
5 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.74%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) Big Data
2 15 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.93%) SAP HANA
4 7 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.19%) SAP BW
5 6 (4.44%) MySQL
6 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.48%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.48%) DB2
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.48%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.96%) JIRA
2 4 (2.96%) NMock
2 4 (2.96%) NUnit
3 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.22%) Selenium
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (40.00%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.15%) Retail
4 10 (7.41%) Marketing
5 7 (5.19%) Electronics
5 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.96%) Games
7 3 (2.22%) Banking
8 2 (1.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) .NET
1 14 (10.37%) HTML
2 8 (5.93%) HTML5
2 8 (5.93%) J2EE
3 7 (5.19%) Node.js
4 6 (4.44%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.44%) CSS
4 6 (4.44%) REST
5 5 (3.70%) EDI
5 5 (3.70%) J2SE
6 4 (2.96%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.96%) Ajax
6 4 (2.96%) D3.js
6 4 (2.96%) jQuery
6 4 (2.96%) Lambda Expressions
6 4 (2.96%) LINQ
6 4 (2.96%) NHibernate
6 4 (2.96%) Spring
6 4 (2.96%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (2.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.19%) iPad
4 6 (4.44%) Clustering
5 5 (3.70%) User Experience
6 4 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.48%) Fintech
8 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.74%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.56%) Unix
2 19 (14.07%) Linux
3 6 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (3.70%) Solaris
4 5 (3.70%) Windows
5 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.26%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (16.30%) Mentoring
4 19 (14.07%) Analytics
4 19 (14.07%) Scrum
4 19 (14.07%) TOGAF
5 18 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (12.59%) Security Architecture
7 16 (11.85%) E-Commerce
7 16 (11.85%) OO
7 16 (11.85%) SOA
8 14 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (10.37%) SDLC
9 13 (9.63%) BDD
9 13 (9.63%) TDD
10 12 (8.89%) People Management
10 12 (8.89%) Presales
10 12 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 11 (8.15%) Data Architecture
12 10 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.89%) Java
2 22 (16.30%) SQL
3 15 (11.11%) C#
4 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.70%) Scala
6 3 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (0.74%) ABAP
7 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.74%) Perl
7 1 (0.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.74%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) CISSP
4 2 (1.48%) MBA
5 1 (0.74%) CEH
5 1 (0.74%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.74%) CISM
5 1 (0.74%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 7 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (2.22%) SDET
5 1 (0.74%) COBIT
5 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.74%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.48%) XenApp
3 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.48%) SCCM
1 2 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 40 (29.63%) Oracle
2 24 (17.78%) SAP
3 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.70%) Cisco
4 5 (3.70%) Sun
4 5 (3.70%) VMware
5 3 (2.22%) Citrix
5 3 (2.22%) HP
5 3 (2.22%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.48%) AppSense
6 2 (1.48%) Aruba
6 2 (1.48%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.48%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.48%) EMC
6 2 (1.48%) Endeca
6 2 (1.48%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.48%) hybris
6 2 (1.48%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.48%) NetApp
6 2 (1.48%) Symantec
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Storm Global Analytics
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: 60000-70000 Per Annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 23 days ago