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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Software Engineer
England / East of England
Rank - 261 260
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 0 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.10% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 4
Median salary - £65,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.93%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +24.32%

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
5710 6664 7051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.94% 96.97% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4698 5512 5704
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Java EE

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 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle