Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Solutions Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 830 893
Rank change year-on-year 0 +63 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 12 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.012% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.012% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 12
London median annual salary £80,000 £92,500 £97,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% -5.13% +77.27%
10th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £93,125 £109,000 £114,500
England 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 London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Principal Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Solutions Architect in London

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Principal Solutions Architect in London

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Solutions Architect in London

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring Principal Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (50.00%) DevOps
3 6 (50.00%) AWS Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
3 6 (50.00%) Google
3 6 (50.00%) GCP
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (8.33%) JMS
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security

Principal Solutions 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) Grails
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (8.33%) SABSA
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) GCP
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft