The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 324 308 329
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 8 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.066% 0.10% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.11% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 6
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +15.55%
Principal Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11159 11162 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.49% 93.34% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9370 9880 11062
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 the City of London

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 23 (92.00%) Java
1 23 (92.00%) TDD
2 15 (60.00%) Web Services
2 15 (60.00%) Scrum
2 15 (60.00%) RESTful
2 15 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) MySQL
3 14 (56.00%) SOA
3 14 (56.00%) Hibernate
3 14 (56.00%) ActiveMQ
3 14 (56.00%) Spring
3 14 (56.00%) QA
3 14 (56.00%) Velocity
3 14 (56.00%) FreeMarker
3 14 (56.00%) REST
4 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (32.00%) Publishing
5 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (32.00%) Open Source
6 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
7 2 (8.00%) WAN
8 1 (4.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) C++
8 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) SOAP
8 1 (4.00%) XML
8 1 (4.00%) Windows
8 1 (4.00%) MCSE

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 14 (56.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 8 (32.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Web Services
1 15 (60.00%) RESTful
2 14 (56.00%) REST
2 14 (56.00%) Velocity
2 14 (56.00%) FreeMarker
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) Hibernate
2 14 (56.00%) ActiveMQ
2 14 (56.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Open Source
2 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) TDD
2 15 (60.00%) Scrum
3 14 (56.00%) SOA
4 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Kanban
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) CCSP
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) CCA
1 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Citrix
1 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat