The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 257 264 254
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 9 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 19
Average salary £58,500 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £53,250 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.00%
Principal Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7159 7958 7774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.07% 95.39% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5933 6624 6770
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015. 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
Essex - 5 £52,000 -
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £66,250 +15.21% 8
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) C
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) JSP 440
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
5 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) ASN.1
1 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
1 1 (7.69%) UMTS
1 1 (7.69%) WCDMA
1 1 (7.69%) HSPA
1 1 (7.69%) LTE
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) J2SE
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (15.38%) VHDL
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Handset
3 1 (7.69%) GIS
3 1 (7.69%) Verilog
3 1 (7.69%) DTV
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Process Management
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
2 4 (30.77%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) PhD
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) JSP 440
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) QNX
2 1 (7.69%) Xilinx
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
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