The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Software Engineer
Rank - 270 258
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.037% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.039% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -2.50%
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
7182 7688 7318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.90% 95.71% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6007 6433 6279
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 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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD