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 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 259 253 232
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 5 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.071% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 17
Average salary £53,750 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.46% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £47,250 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,750 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
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
6789 7083 6613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.64% 96.68% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5559 5746 5341
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 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
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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 +3 2 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Suffolk - 2 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £40,000 -17.94%
Principal Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (72.73%) C
2 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
4 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) C++
6 7 (31.82%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 6 (27.27%) Unix
7 6 (27.27%) Wireless
7 6 (27.27%) JTAG
7 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Open Source
7 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 6 (27.27%) SDLC
8 4 (18.18%) OSINT
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (18.18%) SANS
8 4 (18.18%) Apache Hive
8 4 (18.18%) Big Data
8 4 (18.18%) Apache Pig
8 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (18.18%) Lauterbach
8 4 (18.18%) Mobile Development
8 4 (18.18%) Cybercrime
8 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (18.18%) Java EE

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) Apache Pig
2 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Wireless
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) TETRA
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Apache Hive
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
1 4 (18.18%) GIS
1 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Couchbase
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Java EE
1 4 (18.18%) STL
2 1 (4.55%) DirectX
2 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
2 1 (4.55%) Qt
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Cybercrime
1 4 (18.18%) Device Driver
2 3 (13.64%) Physics
3 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Unix
4 4 (18.18%) Android
4 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Open Source
3 6 (27.27%) SDLC
3 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Code Coverage
4 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 4 (18.18%) OSINT
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C
2 7 (31.82%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CISSP
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) GIAC
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Linux+ Certification
2 4 (18.18%) MCSE
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (18.18%) SANS
2 4 (18.18%) SSCP
3 1 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) JTAG
2 4 (18.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Lauterbach
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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