The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Principal Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 266 282 287
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.014% 0.013% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.013% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £47,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%
Principal Software 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
6630 7520 8486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.71% 97.59% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5474 6159 7050
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Principal Software Engineer in the job title.

Principal Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Principal Software 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 Software Engineer across the East of England region.

Principal Software Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Principal Software Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk - 1 £47,500 - 1
Principal Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Principal Software 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 East of England region featuring Principal Software Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Multithreading
3 5 (71.43%) C
4 4 (57.14%) SANS
4 4 (57.14%) Apache Pig
4 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile Development
4 4 (57.14%) Cybercrime
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Big Data
4 4 (57.14%) Apache Hive
4 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
4 4 (57.14%) Android
4 4 (57.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
4 4 (57.14%) Java EE
4 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (57.14%) GIAC
4 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
4 4 (57.14%) STL
4 4 (57.14%) MCSE
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) SSCP

Principal Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Hive
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
1 1 (14.29%) NetBeans
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Java EE
1 4 (57.14%) STL
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) DirectX
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
2 1 (14.29%) Qt
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Cybercrime
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Multithreading
3 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Development
3 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) GIAC
1 4 (57.14%) Linux+ Certification
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Network+ Certification
1 4 (57.14%) SANS
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) SSCP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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