The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Principal Engineer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. 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
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 147 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 98.81% 97.35% 81.65%
Number of salaries quoted 46 79 90
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Engineer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the Belfast region.

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Belfast

Principal Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Principal Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Principal Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft