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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 222 - 318
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% - 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% - 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £85,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
4840 6482 9929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.43% 95.75% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4432 5784 8546
Median salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (28.57%) Android Development
3 2 (28.57%) PayPal
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps

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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) 3GPP
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Multicast
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) NX-OS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) VCAP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) PayPal
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) EMC