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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 130 136 137
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 4 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.32% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.33% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 15
Average salary £67,500 £58,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.89% +17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.00%
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
2041 2396 2449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.23% 94.89% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1693 2001 2185
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,644 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +14 4 £67,500 +14.89% 5
Principal Engineer
East of England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) J2SE
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) VHDL
2 1 (14.29%) Verilog
2 1 (14.29%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) PhD
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) EMC
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Cambridgeshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary + good benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, BUPA, etc.
Posted: 21 days ago