The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 131 132 152
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 9 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.36% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +15.55%
Principal Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2371 2154 2815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.11% 93.73% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1872 1851 2476
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 7 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Peterborough - 2 £52,500 -
Principal Engineer
East of England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (41.18%) C
2 6 (35.29%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) GSM
3 4 (23.53%) ASIC
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) VHDL
4 3 (17.65%) Verilog
4 3 (17.65%) TETRA
4 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) Bluetooth
4 3 (17.65%) DECT
4 3 (17.65%) GPRS
4 3 (17.65%) Sun
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Genesys
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) Sybase
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) Solaris
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Degree

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Simulink
2 1 (5.88%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) GSM
2 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
2 3 (17.65%) TETRA
2 3 (17.65%) Bluetooth
2 3 (17.65%) DECT
2 3 (17.65%) GPRS
2 3 (17.65%) ZigBee
2 3 (17.65%) LTE
3 1 (5.88%) IGMP
3 1 (5.88%) RTSP
3 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DVB
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) J2EE
1 2 (11.76%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) ASIC
2 3 (17.65%) VHDL
2 3 (17.65%) Verilog
3 2 (11.76%) STB
3 2 (11.76%) Physics
3 2 (11.76%) IPTV
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.88%) DTV
4 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
4 1 (5.88%) MPEG
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Solaris
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.76%) CAD
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) IC Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C
2 6 (35.29%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Sybase
1 3 (17.65%) Sun
1 3 (17.65%) EMC
1 3 (17.65%) Genesys
1 3 (17.65%) Synopsys
2 1 (5.88%) SolidWorks
2 1 (5.88%) Huawei
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