The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 102 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 4 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.43% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.46% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 15
Average salary £67,500 £58,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.89% +17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.58% -3.50%
Principal Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) GIS
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) VHDL
3 1 (14.29%) Verilog
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) VHDL
2 1 (14.29%) Verilog
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) EMC
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