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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 69 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.36% 0.45% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.46% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Principal Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
553 658 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.46% 98.80% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 455 543 504
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Dorset

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 2 £42,500 -
Principal Engineer
South West

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Dorset region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Linux Kernel Development
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (60.00%) Qt
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Physics
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) OpenMP
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Qt
2 1 (20.00%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Linux Kernel Development
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Intel
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth University
Salary: From £32,600 to £37,768 per annum
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