The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 139 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.088% 0.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £49,250 £42,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.20% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +4.71%
Principal Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2181 1863 2115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.42% 97.34% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 1564 1921
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,500 £62,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 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 Birmingham region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (60.00%) Presales
3 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) DTS
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DTS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Presales
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSA
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) NetApp
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) EMC