The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 268 248 256
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 3 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.038% 0.078% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.082% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 17
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7631 7312 8121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.61% 94.67% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6389 6276 6918
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Principal Software Engineer
England

Principal Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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 +3 3 £50,000 - 1
Principal Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) GPRS
3 4 (66.67%) GSM
3 4 (66.67%) ZigBee
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) UML
5 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
6 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) GPRS
1 4 (66.67%) GSM
1 4 (66.67%) ZigBee
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (16.67%) VectorCAST
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) UML
5 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
6 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
6 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension etc.
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