The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 222 219 210
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 4 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.077% 0.072% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.075% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 17
Average salary £58,750 £80,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.56% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £80,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
Principal Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4899 5316 5189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.85% 95.94% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3943 3820
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 4 £58,750 -26.56% 2
Principal Engineer
South East

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Development
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Derivative
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 (14.29%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
1 1 (14.29%) LTE
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) WiMAX
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Business Development
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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