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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 97 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.38% 0.14% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.14% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Median salary £58,750 £67,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.96% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £54,700
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £67,500 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,000 £54,250
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +3.22%
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
1030 1409 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.54% 96.57% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 874 1202 1347
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

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 3 December 2016.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 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 Cambridge region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) C++
4 5 (35.71%) C
4 5 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) Apache
4 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
4 5 (35.71%) J2SE
4 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Clustering
4 5 (35.71%) J2EE
4 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 5 (35.71%) Sun
4 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) HTTP
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) C#

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
1 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
1 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
1 5 (35.71%) J2SE
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Solaris
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
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Salary: to £65k DoE
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Salary: to £85k DoE + excellent benefits
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