Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Principal Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 287 318
Rank change year-on-year +37 +31 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 4 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.063% 0.092% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.096% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 19
Berkshire median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £70,500 £67,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £96,500 £73,250
South East median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +17.86% +7.69% -3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6078 8309 10573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.64% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 6513 8406
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Principal Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Principal Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Architect in Berkshire

Principal Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Architect in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Principal Architect in Berkshire

Principal Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Architect in Berkshire

Principal Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +40 4 £85,000 +21.43%
Newbury - 1 - -
Principal Architect
South East

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Principal Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) MBCS
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Principal Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle