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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 251 261 247
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 11 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 6
Average salary £60,750 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.65% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
7084 7732 7322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.78% 95.86% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5927 6419 6271
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 5 August 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
Cambridgeshire +18 9 £60,750 +5.65% 2
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Principal Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (41.18%) C
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (29.41%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) JSP 440
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (17.65%) Electronics
5 3 (17.65%) VHDL
5 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) Process Management
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) IPsec
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) H.323
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SNMP
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) MPLS
1 2 (11.76%) OSPF
1 2 (11.76%) BGP
1 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
1 2 (11.76%) ICMP
1 2 (11.76%) H.323
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
1 2 (11.76%) IPsec
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) IGMP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (11.76%) Junos
1 2 (11.76%) Multicast
2 1 (5.88%) HSPA
2 1 (5.88%) LTE
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
2 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) J2SE
1 1 (5.88%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) VHDL
1 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Human Factors
2 2 (11.76%) Verilog
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Handset
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
2 2 (11.76%) Communications Security
2 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
2 2 (11.76%) Network Management
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Process Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
2 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C
2 5 (29.41%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) JSP 440
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.88%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) EMC
1 2 (11.76%) Juniper
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
1 2 (11.76%) WorldPay
2 1 (5.88%) Xilinx
2 1 (5.88%) QNX
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
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