The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 210 217 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 13 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5483 4954 5888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.11% 93.51% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 3893 5061
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Principal Engineer
South East

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
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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Newbury - 2 £53,750 - 1
Principal Engineer
South East

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 24 (75.00%) Java
1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 23 (71.88%) Computer Science
3 21 (65.63%) C++
4 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 20 (62.50%) Degree
5 19 (59.38%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (50.00%) Perl
6 16 (50.00%) Python
7 14 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (40.63%) Document Management
8 13 (40.63%) QA
8 13 (40.63%) Stress Testing
8 13 (40.63%) Manual Testing
8 13 (40.63%) Riak
8 13 (40.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
8 13 (40.63%) User Stories
8 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
8 13 (40.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (40.63%) Business Continuity
9 9 (28.13%) Windows
10 8 (25.00%) UML
10 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
10 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
11 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
12 6 (18.75%) MySQL
12 6 (18.75%) SQL
13 4 (12.50%) Apache

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (9.38%) Drupal
2 3 (9.38%) nginx
2 3 (9.38%) Eucalyptus
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
1 3 (9.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) LTE
2 3 (9.38%) GSM
2 3 (9.38%) UMTS
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) VoLTE
4 1 (3.13%) 3G
4 1 (3.13%) MPLS
4 1 (3.13%) OSPF
4 1 (3.13%) BGP
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) SMTP
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) SNMP
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Apache Cassandra
1 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
1 13 (40.63%) Riak
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) J2EE
1 3 (9.38%) EJB
1 3 (9.38%) JDBC
1 3 (9.38%) Servlets
1 3 (9.38%) Struts
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
1 3 (9.38%) Java RMI
1 3 (9.38%) LAMP
1 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
1 3 (9.38%) Spring
2 2 (6.25%) WPF
2 2 (6.25%) LINQ
2 2 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (71.88%) Computer Science
2 19 (59.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (40.63%) Stress Testing
3 13 (40.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (40.63%) Business Continuity
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Document Management
3 13 (40.63%) Manual Testing
3 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
3 13 (40.63%) User Stories
4 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (25.00%) UML
4 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.38%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) SOA
7 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) Java
2 21 (65.63%) C++
3 16 (50.00%) Perl
3 16 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) OpenView
1 3 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
1 3 (9.38%) Cacti
1 3 (9.38%) Ganglia
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
1 3 (9.38%) JBoss
1 3 (9.38%) BMC
1 3 (9.38%) Splunk
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Juniper
3 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee
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