The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 249 308 328
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 5 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.081% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 13
Median salary £55,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £58,000 £56,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +8.09%
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
5924 9406 11518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.98% 95.17% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5409 8095 9633
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 25 August 2016.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 City of London region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) Law
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 5 (45.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) ISDN
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Extranet
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) DSL

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (27.27%) DSL
2 3 (27.27%) Extranet
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) ISDN
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Gradle
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (45.45%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
1 1 (9.09%) EMC VNXe
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCIE
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
1 3 (27.27%) SSCP
2 1 (9.09%) VCAP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) IBM