The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Belfast region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank - - 23
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.66%
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
127 80 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 91.37% 97.56% 99.04%
Number of salaries quoted 84 58 52
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,050 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region that featured Principal Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Principal Engineer 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 Belfast region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Presales

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft