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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Architect
UK
Rank 788 856 855
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 58 77 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.075% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.078% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 62
Median salary £85,000 £90,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £58,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £136,250 £108,000 £101,750
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £90,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
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 £41,500 £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 23 February 2017 within the UK.

Principal Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Architect
Top 28 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 23 February 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 +76 55 £85,000 -5.55% 5
London +73 30 £85,000 +7.93% 2
South East +59 12 £75,000 - 1
South West +17 7 £82,500 +11.86% 1
Hampshire - 6 £77,500 -
Gloucestershire 0 3 £71,250 -22.97%
North West - 3 £47,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 £80,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Abingdon - 3 - -
Brighton - 2 £65,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £47,500 -
Fareham - 2 £75,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £65,000 - 1
Bristol +9 1 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Hertfordshire +8 1 £102,500 +13.88%
Cheltenham +7 1 £75,000 -18.91%
East of England +2 1 £102,500 +7.89%
Canary Wharf - 1 £85,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £70,000 -
Blackpool - 1 - - 1
Gatwick - 1 £75,000 -
Halifax - 1 £57,500 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £57,500 -
City of London - 1 £85,000 - 1

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 37 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.82%) Finance
3 29 (25.44%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (21.05%) .NET
6 23 (20.18%) SQL
7 21 (18.42%) Security Architecture
8 20 (17.54%) Presales
9 19 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (16.67%) Java
9 19 (16.67%) Big Data
10 18 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (14.04%) Analytics
11 16 (14.04%) Hadoop
12 15 (13.16%) Oracle
12 15 (13.16%) Linux
12 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
12 15 (13.16%) E-Commerce
12 15 (13.16%) Splunk
12 15 (13.16%) Line Management
12 15 (13.16%) Security Operations
12 15 (13.16%) Security Operations Centre
13 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.28%) Data Centre
13 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
13 14 (12.28%) C#
14 13 (11.40%) Windows
14 13 (11.40%) Information Security
14 13 (11.40%) Retail
14 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared

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 (7.02%) Apache
2 5 (4.39%) Apache Pig
2 5 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.75%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.02%) Sumo Logic
4 6 (5.26%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (2.63%) IaaS
5 3 (2.63%) Office 365
5 3 (2.63%) PaaS
6 2 (1.75%) SaaS
7 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Firewall
1 5 (4.39%) Internet
1 5 (4.39%) MPLS
1 5 (4.39%) Network Security
2 3 (2.63%) BGP
2 3 (2.63%) DHCP
2 3 (2.63%) DNS
2 3 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.63%) LAN
2 3 (2.63%) WAN
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.75%) HTTP
3 2 (1.75%) VoIP
3 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.88%) LTE
4 1 (0.88%) NAS
4 1 (0.88%) RANAP
4 1 (0.88%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.88%) SSH
4 1 (0.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) Big Data
2 16 (14.04%) Hadoop
3 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.65%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (9.65%) Power BI
4 11 (9.65%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (9.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.02%) Data Lake
6 7 (6.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.26%) Apache Hive
7 6 (5.26%) Data Mining
7 6 (5.26%) HDInsight
7 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (3.51%) PowerPivot
8 4 (3.51%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.51%) Sqoop
9 2 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MSTest
1 4 (3.51%) NUnit
2 3 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.75%) JIRA
3 2 (1.75%) Maven
3 2 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.88%) NuGet
4 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (29.82%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Retail
3 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.26%) Legal
5 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.51%) Electronics
6 4 (3.51%) Marketing
7 2 (1.75%) Banking
7 2 (1.75%) Local Government
7 2 (1.75%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.05%) .NET
2 7 (6.14%) MDX
3 6 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 6 (5.26%) WCF
3 6 (5.26%) XML
4 5 (4.39%) Kafka
5 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.51%) LINQ
5 4 (3.51%) Node.js
5 4 (3.51%) Web Services
5 4 (3.51%) WF
5 4 (3.51%) WPF
6 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.63%) J2EE
6 3 (2.63%) JSON
7 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.75%) Dropwizard
7 2 (1.75%) Guava
7 2 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Security Operations Centre
2 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.28%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.51%) Derivative
4 4 (3.51%) iPad
4 4 (3.51%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.63%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.75%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.75%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Social Media
7 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Linux
2 13 (11.40%) Windows
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (4.39%) Unix
4 4 (3.51%) CentOS
4 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.75%) Android
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.44%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (18.42%) Security Architecture
4 20 (17.54%) Presales
5 18 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (14.04%) Analytics
7 15 (13.16%) E-Commerce
7 15 (13.16%) Line Management
7 15 (13.16%) Security Operations
8 13 (11.40%) Information Security
9 12 (10.53%) Open Source
9 12 (10.53%) TOGAF
10 11 (9.65%) ETL
10 11 (9.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.77%) TDD
12 9 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.89%) Data Architecture
12 9 (7.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.18%) SQL
2 19 (16.67%) Java
3 14 (12.28%) C#
4 12 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 12 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.65%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.89%) Python
7 8 (7.02%) Ruby
8 6 (5.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (5.26%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.51%) C
9 4 (3.51%) C++
9 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.65%) Degree
3 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.89%) GIAC
4 9 (7.89%) SANS
5 8 (7.02%) CREST Certified
5 8 (7.02%) GCFA
5 8 (7.02%) GPEN
5 8 (7.02%) OSCP
6 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.39%) CISM
6 5 (4.39%) CISSP
7 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.63%) CCSP
9 2 (1.75%) CCDE
9 2 (1.75%) CCDP
10 1 (0.88%) CEH
10 1 (0.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.02%) SSAE 16
3 7 (6.14%) QA
4 6 (5.26%) COBIT
5 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.75%) Docker
3 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) logstash
1 8 (7.02%) WMI
2 3 (2.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.63%) Puppet
3 2 (1.75%) Ansible
3 2 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.75%) SCCM
3 2 (1.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.88%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (13.16%) Oracle
1 15 (13.16%) Splunk
2 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.89%) SAP
4 8 (7.02%) Sophos
5 7 (6.14%) ArcSight
5 7 (6.14%) Teradata
6 5 (4.39%) Cisco
6 5 (4.39%) Hortonworks
7 4 (3.51%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.51%) Citrix
7 4 (3.51%) Informatica
7 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.51%) VMware
8 3 (2.63%) BT
8 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.75%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.75%) IBM
9 2 (1.75%) Juniper
9 2 (1.75%) Netezza
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Car Allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £100,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Manchester
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £91,535 at G6 up to £72,045 at G7 plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago