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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 88 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 11 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.94% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.85% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 7
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £58,500 £56,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.46% +12.00%
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
1128 1411 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.74% 96.51% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 920 1252 1327
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) C
3 5 (41.67%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Apache
3 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (41.67%) J2SE
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Clustering
3 5 (41.67%) Sun
3 5 (41.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (8.33%) REST

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 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
1 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
1 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
1 5 (41.67%) J2SE
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Solaris
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) C
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago