The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the County Antrim region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank - 29 26
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - 0.87% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.89% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -29.16%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
Principal Engineer
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100 112 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 96.15% 97.39% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 66 63 92
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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 County Antrim

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in County Antrim