The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 119 127 130
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 4 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.24% 0.094% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.096% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Median salary £52,500 £57,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -0.86%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +6.59%

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
1576 2079 2172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.75% 97.24% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1616 1770
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,191 £25,773
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +9 4 £52,500 -7.89% 2
Principal Engineer
East of England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (37.50%) Firmware
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Atmel
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) J2SE
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) IBM

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) J2SE
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Microservices
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Atmel
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Sun
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