The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 136 136 153
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.16% 0.044% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.047% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
Principal Software 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
2399 2133 2792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.05% 93.88% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1833 2459
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Principal Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Principal Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Principal Software 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 Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Peterborough - 3 £55,000 -
Cambridge -1 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Principal Software Engineer
East of England

Principal Software Engineer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware

Principal Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++