Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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

Principal Architect
England > London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 776 818 781
Rank change year-on-year +42 -37 +95
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Architect 56 64 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.076% 0.078% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.081% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 115
London median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% +19.23% -21.21%
10th Percentile £67,625 £68,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £102,125 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% +19.23% -7.14%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 70294 79046 86109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 96.02% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 56350 68621 72655
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Principal Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Architect in London

Principal Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Principal Architect in London

Principal Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Architect in London over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Architect in London

Principal Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
East London - 3 £82,500 -
West London +5 2 £87,500 +25.00%
Principal Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 London region featuring Principal Architect in the job title.

1 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (21.43%) Line Management
4 12 (21.43%) Big Data
5 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (17.86%) Java
6 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (16.07%) Windows
7 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
7 9 (16.07%) Finance
7 9 (16.07%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
7 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.29%) Linux
8 8 (14.29%) C
8 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (12.50%) Coaching
9 7 (12.50%) Open Source
9 7 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 7 (12.50%) TDD
10 6 (10.71%) Information Security
10 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.71%) Scrum
10 6 (10.71%) IBM
10 6 (10.71%) Unix
10 6 (10.71%) Python

Principal Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 4 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (7.14%) Jetty
3 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Mule
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.14%) OpenShift
3 4 (7.14%) PaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) Office 365
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) Big Data
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.93%) Apache Hive
4 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.93%) Power BI
4 5 (8.93%) PowerPivot
4 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.93%) Sqoop
5 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.57%) DB2
7 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Artifactory
2 4 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) NuGet
2 4 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.57%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.79%) Ant
4 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.79%) Hudson
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Local Government
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
1 5 (8.93%) Kafka
1 5 (8.93%) Spring
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) Node.js
3 2 (3.57%) React
3 2 (3.57%) REST
3 2 (3.57%) SOAP
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) J2EE
4 1 (1.79%) Java EE
4 1 (1.79%) JPA
4 1 (1.79%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) RESTful
4 1 (1.79%) Struts
4 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Fintech
4 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.57%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.79%) Blog
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Unix
4 2 (3.57%) AIX
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (21.43%) Line Management
5 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
6 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
6 9 (16.07%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
8 7 (12.50%) Coaching
8 7 (12.50%) Open Source
8 7 (12.50%) TDD
9 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.71%) DevOps
9 6 (10.71%) Information Security
9 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.71%) Scrum
10 5 (8.93%) ETL
10 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
10 5 (8.93%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) C
3 6 (10.71%) Python
3 6 (10.71%) Scala
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.14%) Perl
6 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) Clojure
7 2 (3.57%) Erlang
7 2 (3.57%) Go
7 2 (3.57%) Kotlin
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) SQL
8 1 (1.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) COBIT
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.57%) QA
3 2 (3.57%) SEPA
4 1 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
1 4 (7.14%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Hortonworks
1 6 (10.71%) IBM
2 5 (8.93%) Ab Initio
2 5 (8.93%) Cognizant
2 5 (8.93%) Informatica
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Teradata
3 4 (7.14%) CA
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) BT
4 2 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.57%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) webMethods
5 1 (1.79%) AppSense
5 1 (1.79%) MapR
5 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.79%) Workday
London
Martin & Conley
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago