The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 111 109 119
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.40% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1670 1544 1742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.40% 93.12% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1362 1504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Principal Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 23 July 2014.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
5 4 (22.22%) Nessus
5 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 4 (22.22%) C
5 4 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) GSM
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 4 (22.22%) ASIC
5 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Product Management
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) Synopsys
6 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 3 (16.67%) LTE
6 3 (16.67%) Sun
6 3 (16.67%) EMC
6 3 (16.67%) Genesys
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Solaris
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Sybase

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) GSM
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) Bluetooth
2 3 (16.67%) DECT
2 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 3 (16.67%) TETRA
2 3 (16.67%) LTE
3 1 (5.56%) IGMP
3 1 (5.56%) RTSP
3 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
3 1 (5.56%) GPRS
3 1 (5.56%) DVB
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
1 2 (11.11%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) ASIC
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) VHDL
2 3 (16.67%) Verilog
3 2 (11.11%) STB
3 2 (11.11%) IPTV
4 1 (5.56%) Physics
4 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.56%) Video on Demand
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.56%) Streaming Video
4 1 (5.56%) DTV
4 1 (5.56%) MPEG
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) UNIX
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Product Management
3 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) CAD
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) IC Design
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) C
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Sybase
1 3 (16.67%) Sun
1 3 (16.67%) EMC
1 3 (16.67%) Genesys
1 3 (16.67%) Synopsys
2 1 (5.56%) SolidWorks
2 1 (5.56%) Huawei
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + healthcare, share scheme, pension
Posted: 17 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DOE
Posted: 27 days ago