Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Solutions Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Principal Solution Architect
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1140 1165 1215
Rank change year-on-year +25 +50 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 19 20 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.011% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.012% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 54
England median annual salary £90,000 £77,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% +19.23% -
10th Percentile £74,250 £62,850 £60,000
90th Percentile £94,625 £100,000 £106,250
UK median annual salary £90,000 £77,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +16.13% +19.23% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Principal Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Solutions Architect in England

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Principal Solutions Architect in England

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Solutions Architect in England

Principal Solutions Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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
London +1 10 £80,000 -13.51% 1
Midlands +21 3 £90,000 +16.13%
West Midlands +18 3 £90,000 +46.34%
North of England +9 3 £90,000 +25.00%
South West - 3 £90,000 -
North West - 2 £90,000 -
Yorkshire +33 1 - -
Principal Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Principal Solutions 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 England region featuring Principal Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) SABSA
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
2 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
3 5 (26.32%) Google
3 5 (26.32%) GCP
3 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) AWS Certification
3 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (26.32%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (21.05%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Spring
5 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.79%) Presales
6 2 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (10.53%) Pattern Matching
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Kanban
6 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
6 2 (10.53%) SIEM
6 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Office 365
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared

Principal Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) BGP
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (10.53%) MPLS
1 2 (10.53%) OSPF
2 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) Grails
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) JSF
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) SABSA
2 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
2 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
3 5 (26.32%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Presales
5 2 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Pattern Matching
5 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) SIEM
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Groovy
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) AWS Certification
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) GCP
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) EMC
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft