The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 87 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.24% 0.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
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
820 773 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.68% 98.98% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 621 696 465
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Engineer in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 2 £42,500 - 1
Principal Engineer
South West

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Principal Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (55.56%) Validation
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) OpenMP
4 4 (44.44%) UML
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Intel
4 4 (44.44%) MATLAB
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
4 4 (44.44%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (44.44%) Concurrent Programming
5 3 (33.33%) Electronics
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Qt
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (22.22%) Linux Kernel Development
7 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Principal Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) OpenMP
2 2 (22.22%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 6 (66.67%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Validation
4 4 (44.44%) Concurrent Programming
4 4 (44.44%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) Linux Kernel Development
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
6 1 (11.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) MATLAB
3 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Intel
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