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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 104 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 11 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.47% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £65,000 £56,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%
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
1684 1489 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.25% 95.08% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1298 1724
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
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 September 2014.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (47.06%) C
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Physics
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
3 4 (23.53%) Automotive
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) GSM
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
3 4 (23.53%) ASIC
3 4 (23.53%) Electronics
3 4 (23.53%) TargetLink
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (17.65%) LTE
4 3 (17.65%) Synopsys
4 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) Genesys
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) Bluetooth
4 3 (17.65%) DECT
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) VHDL
4 3 (17.65%) Verilog
4 3 (17.65%) TETRA
5 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (11.76%) Billing

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) TargetLink
2 2 (11.76%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) GSM
2 3 (17.65%) LTE
2 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
2 3 (17.65%) Bluetooth
2 3 (17.65%) DECT
2 3 (17.65%) TETRA
3 1 (5.88%) DVB
3 1 (5.88%) GPRS
3 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Automotive
1 4 (23.53%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) J2SE
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Physics
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (23.53%) ASIC
3 3 (17.65%) VHDL
3 3 (17.65%) Verilog
4 2 (11.76%) IPTV
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
5 1 (5.88%) DTV
5 1 (5.88%) Firmware
5 1 (5.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) CAD
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.88%) IC Design
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C
2 4 (23.53%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Synopsys
1 3 (17.65%) Genesys
2 2 (11.76%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) Huawei
3 1 (5.88%) SolidWorks
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