The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 17 April 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 129 132 148
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 13 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.52% 0.68% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.71% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 9
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2390 2662 2961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.99% 95.82% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2001 2344 2457
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Principal Engineer
East of England

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region.

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Cambridge -1 11 £70,000 +40.00% 6
Peterborough - 1 £55,000 -
Principal Engineer
East of England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 20 (64.52%) C
2 19 (61.29%) Software Engineering
3 16 (51.61%) C++
3 16 (51.61%) Linux
4 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (35.48%) TDD
5 11 (35.48%) OO
5 11 (35.48%) GSM
5 11 (35.48%) Open Source
6 10 (32.26%) ZigBee
6 10 (32.26%) GPRS
6 10 (32.26%) Wireless
7 9 (29.03%) Scrum
7 9 (29.03%) UNIX
8 8 (25.81%) Project Management
8 8 (25.81%) Device Driver
8 8 (25.81%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (25.81%) Marketing
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
9 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
9 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
10 6 (19.35%) Internet
10 6 (19.35%) Perl
11 5 (16.13%) SQL
11 5 (16.13%) Java
11 5 (16.13%) Oracle
11 5 (16.13%) Sybase
11 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
12 4 (12.90%) Python

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) GSM
2 10 (32.26%) GPRS
2 10 (32.26%) Wireless
2 10 (32.26%) ZigBee
3 6 (19.35%) Internet
4 2 (6.45%) Intranet
5 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.23%) DECT
5 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.23%) LTE
5 1 (3.23%) TETRA
5 1 (3.23%) IGMP
5 1 (3.23%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (25.81%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) J2EE
1 2 (6.45%) J2SE
1 2 (6.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Open Source
2 8 (25.81%) Device Driver
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.90%) Cryptography
4 2 (6.45%) Firmware
4 2 (6.45%) ASIC
4 2 (6.45%) VHDL
4 2 (6.45%) Verilog
5 1 (3.23%) STB
5 1 (3.23%) Streaming Video
5 1 (3.23%) MPEG
5 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) UNIX
3 8 (25.81%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Software Engineering
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
3 11 (35.48%) OO
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) Project Management
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
6 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
7 4 (12.90%) Security Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.90%) Product Management
7 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) UML
9 2 (6.45%) Refactoring
9 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.23%) OOD
10 1 (3.23%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C
2 16 (51.61%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
4 6 (19.35%) Perl
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
1 5 (16.13%) Sybase
2 4 (12.90%) Sun
3 2 (6.45%) EMC
3 2 (6.45%) Synopsys
4 1 (3.23%) Genesys
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