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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
South West / Dorset
Rank 63 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.23% 0.52% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.53% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Median salary - £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

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
427 756 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.39% 98.82% 98.74%
Number of salaries quoted 376 599 616
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,350 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Dorset region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#