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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 104 98 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 2 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.59% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 5
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
UK excluding London median salary £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +4.54%
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
1153 1356 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.63% 96.86% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1141 1347
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) RS-232

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) RS-232
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Adteq Limited
Salary: Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Capita plc
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago