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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 131 135 117
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 2 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.095% 0.35% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.36% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 15
Average salary £42,500 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
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
2027 2226 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.52% 96.82% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1796 1677
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 8 February 2016. 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 -5 1 - - 1
Peterborough - 1 £42,500 -
Principal Engineer
East of England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) C
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (40.00%) JTAG
3 6 (40.00%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) OSINT
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (26.67%) Lauterbach
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) JSP 440
4 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Device Driver
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) TETRA
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) GIS
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Device Driver
2 3 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (40.00%) SDLC
1 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Code Coverage
2 4 (26.67%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) OSINT
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (26.67%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) IC Design
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (13.33%) Signal Processing
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) JTAG
2 4 (26.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Lauterbach
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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