The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
UK / England
Rank 724 828 857
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 115 98 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.10% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 89 81 55
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +8.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
76158 91202 95401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.47% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63631 77193 79218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the England region.

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in England

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
South East +71 31 £60,000 +33.33% 3
London +40 25 £90,000 +24.13% 8
North West +4 22 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Yorkshire +13 11 £55,000 - 3
East of England +35 8 £72,500 +27.19% 3
South West +5 7 £56,250 +7.14% 4
West Midlands +34 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East Midlands +7 5 £49,000 -2.00% 3
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Principal 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 England region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 101 (42.98%) Software Engineering
2 95 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (36.60%) Java
4 49 (20.85%) JavaScript
5 47 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 46 (19.57%) Test Automation
7 43 (18.30%) DevOps
8 39 (16.60%) C
9 38 (16.17%) Microservices
10 35 (14.89%) C++
11 34 (14.47%) Windows
11 34 (14.47%) Linux
12 33 (14.04%) SQL
12 33 (14.04%) QA
13 32 (13.62%) C#
14 31 (13.19%) Software Architecture
14 31 (13.19%) Jenkins
15 28 (11.91%) Cisco Certification
15 28 (11.91%) TDD
15 28 (11.91%) Scrum
16 27 (11.49%) Cisco
16 27 (11.49%) Dropwizard
17 26 (11.06%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (11.06%) VMware
17 26 (11.06%) Redis
17 26 (11.06%) Line Management
17 26 (11.06%) Mentoring
18 25 (10.64%) CouchDB
19 24 (10.21%) Degree

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 15 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.40%) Apache
3 6 (2.55%) Confluence
4 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.43%) JBoss
5 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.43%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.38%) SaaS
3 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.85%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.43%) Google Container Engine
7 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.09%) LAN
2 13 (5.53%) Firewall
3 12 (5.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (4.26%) VPN
4 10 (4.26%) WAN
4 10 (4.26%) Wireless
5 9 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (3.83%) DNS
5 9 (3.83%) MPLS
6 6 (2.55%) HTTP
7 5 (2.13%) SAN
7 5 (2.13%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.70%) BGP
8 4 (1.70%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.70%) H.323
8 4 (1.70%) Network Security
8 4 (1.70%) VoIP
9 3 (1.28%) DHCP
9 3 (1.28%) LTE
9 3 (1.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.06%) PostgreSQL
1 26 (11.06%) Redis
2 25 (10.64%) CouchDB
3 12 (5.11%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.40%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.98%) Big Data
6 6 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.13%) BigQuery
7 5 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.13%) MySQL
7 5 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.13%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.70%) Data Mart
8 4 (1.70%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.85%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (13.19%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.55%) Bugzilla
3 6 (2.55%) CruiseControl
3 6 (2.55%) Hudson
3 6 (2.55%) JIRA
3 6 (2.55%) Moq
3 6 (2.55%) Subversion
3 6 (2.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.70%) Mockito
4 4 (1.70%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.28%) Maven
5 3 (1.28%) NUnit
5 3 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.28%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.85%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (9.79%) Finance
2 14 (5.96%) Electronics
3 13 (5.53%) Banking
4 10 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.83%) Automotive
6 7 (2.98%) Marketing
7 5 (2.13%) Military
8 3 (1.28%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.28%) Games
9 2 (0.85%) Billing
9 2 (0.85%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 27 (11.49%) Dropwizard
3 24 (10.21%) Spring
4 17 (7.23%) .NET
4 17 (7.23%) WPF
5 15 (6.38%) HTML
6 14 (5.96%) Node.js
6 14 (5.96%) RESTful
7 13 (5.53%) J2EE
8 12 (5.11%) Hibernate
8 12 (5.11%) REST
9 11 (4.68%) Web Services
10 10 (4.26%) JSON
11 9 (3.83%) Apache Camel
11 9 (3.83%) Ember.js
11 9 (3.83%) HTML5
12 7 (2.98%) CSS
12 7 (2.98%) MFC
12 7 (2.98%) Spring Integration
13 6 (2.55%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.66%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.68%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.98%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.55%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.70%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.28%) Derivative
8 3 (1.28%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.85%) CUDA
9 2 (0.85%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.85%) iPad
9 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.85%) Verilog
9 2 (0.85%) VHDL
10 1 (0.43%) Blog
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.47%) Linux
1 34 (14.47%) Windows
2 23 (9.79%) Unix
3 8 (3.40%) Android
3 8 (3.40%) CentOS
3 8 (3.40%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.55%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.70%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.28%) Solaris
8 2 (0.85%) Debian
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (42.98%) Software Engineering
2 95 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (19.57%) Test Automation
5 43 (18.30%) DevOps
6 38 (16.17%) Microservices
7 31 (13.19%) Software Architecture
8 28 (11.91%) Scrum
8 28 (11.91%) TDD
9 26 (11.06%) Line Management
9 26 (11.06%) Mentoring
10 22 (9.36%) Coaching
11 20 (8.51%) Configuration Management
12 19 (8.09%) Multithreading
12 19 (8.09%) MVC
13 17 (7.23%) Pair Programming
13 17 (7.23%) Project Management
13 17 (7.23%) Software Testing
14 15 (6.38%) Project Planning
14 15 (6.38%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (36.60%) Java
2 49 (20.85%) JavaScript
3 39 (16.60%) C
4 35 (14.89%) C++
5 33 (14.04%) SQL
6 32 (13.62%) C#
7 24 (10.21%) TypeScript
8 14 (5.96%) Bash Shell
9 13 (5.53%) PowerShell
9 13 (5.53%) Python
10 9 (3.83%) Embedded C
11 7 (2.98%) Bourne shell
12 5 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.70%) Perl
13 4 (1.70%) PHP
13 4 (1.70%) Ruby
13 4 (1.70%) Scala
13 4 (1.70%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.85%) Go
14 2 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (11.91%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (10.21%) Degree
3 22 (9.36%) Security Cleared
4 16 (6.81%) CCNP
5 14 (5.96%) ISTQB
5 14 (5.96%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.68%) CCIE
7 8 (3.40%) ISEB
8 6 (2.55%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.28%) CCDA
9 3 (1.28%) CCNA
9 3 (1.28%) MCSA
9 3 (1.28%) MCSE
9 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.85%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.43%) CCDP
11 1 (0.43%) HND
11 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.04%) QA
2 4 (1.70%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.28%) SDET
4 2 (0.85%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) DO-254
5 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.43%) MISRA
5 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.55%) Docker
3 6 (2.55%) Firmware
4 5 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (2.13%) vSphere
5 4 (1.70%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.28%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.85%) KVM
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.43%) NFS
8 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.98%) Puppet
2 5 (2.13%) WSUS
3 4 (1.70%) SCCM
3 4 (1.70%) SCOM
4 3 (1.28%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.85%) Ansible
5 2 (0.85%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.85%) Consul
5 2 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.85%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.85%) Mesos
5 2 (0.85%) Nagios
5 2 (0.85%) StatsD
5 2 (0.85%) Terraform
6 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (11.49%) Cisco
2 26 (11.06%) VMware
3 21 (8.94%) Oracle
4 10 (4.26%) F5
5 7 (2.98%) SAP
6 6 (2.55%) EMC
6 6 (2.55%) NetApp
7 5 (2.13%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.13%) Google
7 5 (2.13%) Juniper
7 5 (2.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.70%) Birst
8 4 (1.70%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.70%) Tableau
9 3 (1.28%) Atmel
9 3 (1.28%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.28%) Sophos
10 2 (0.85%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.85%) Tandberg
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Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, training, pension ect
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £110000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Fareham
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 14 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum + Substantial Equity
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Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive Base Salary with pension, bonus and other
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Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 20 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
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