The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 734 819 754
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 146 86 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.078% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.083% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 73 62
Average salary £61,750 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £42,500 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £86,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
Principal Engineer
UK

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
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 7 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
South West +32 48 £66,250 +47.22% 7
South East +37 35 £55,000 -18.51% 6
London +31 33 £75,000 - 8
East of England +8 11 £63,250 -2.69% 2
West Midlands -14 6 £62,000 +55.00% 1
North West +11 5 £49,500 +41.42%
Yorkshire +10 4 £72,500 +31.81% 1
East Midlands - 1 £38,038 -
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Principal 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 119 (55.61%) Software Engineering
2 81 (37.85%) Degree
3 78 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (33.18%) Java
5 61 (28.50%) C++
6 54 (25.23%) Web Services
7 49 (22.90%) Oracle
7 49 (22.90%) VMware
8 46 (21.50%) JavaScript
9 44 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (20.09%) Mentoring
11 41 (19.16%) Python
12 39 (18.22%) SDLC
13 38 (17.76%) Continuous Delivery
13 38 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (16.36%) Linux
14 35 (16.36%) C
15 32 (14.95%) Maven
16 31 (14.49%) Windows
16 31 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (14.49%) SaaS
17 30 (14.02%) Git (software)
17 30 (14.02%) Hudson
18 29 (13.55%) Docker
19 28 (13.08%) Jenkins
20 27 (12.62%) Gradle
20 27 (12.62%) KVM
20 27 (12.62%) Ant
21 26 (12.15%) Manufacturing
21 26 (12.15%) Artifactory

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Principal 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (10.75%) OpenStack
2 15 (7.01%) Node.js
3 9 (4.21%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.74%) nginx
4 8 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.40%) JBoss
6 3 (1.40%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.93%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.47%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (2.34%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.47%) MS Project
2 1 (0.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (14.49%) SaaS
2 23 (10.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 22 (10.28%) PaaS
4 21 (9.81%) Google App Engine
5 20 (9.35%) HP Helion
6 11 (5.14%) IaaS
7 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.93%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.54%) WAN
2 12 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.61%) Firewall
3 10 (4.67%) MPLS
3 10 (4.67%) LAN
4 9 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (3.74%) VPN
6 7 (3.27%) Ethernet
6 7 (3.27%) OSPF
6 7 (3.27%) BGP
7 6 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (2.80%) SSL
7 6 (2.80%) Network Security
8 5 (2.34%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (2.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (2.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (2.34%) 3G
8 5 (2.34%) IPsec
8 5 (2.34%) TACACS
9 4 (1.87%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.74%) MongoDB
2 8 (3.74%) MySQL
3 7 (3.27%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.34%) RavenDB
5 4 (1.87%) Big Data
5 4 (1.87%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.47%) Riak
7 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (14.95%) Maven
2 30 (14.02%) Git (software)
2 30 (14.02%) Hudson
3 28 (13.08%) Jenkins
4 27 (12.62%) Gradle
4 27 (12.62%) Ant
5 26 (12.15%) Artifactory
6 22 (10.28%) Subversion
7 19 (8.88%) JIRA
8 18 (8.41%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.34%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.40%) TestDirector
11 3 (1.40%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.40%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.93%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.93%) LabVIEW
General
1 26 (12.15%) Manufacturing
2 18 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.21%) Finance
3 9 (4.21%) Electronics
4 8 (3.74%) Military
5 7 (3.27%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.87%) Back Office
7 3 (1.40%) Retail
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
7 3 (1.40%) French Language
7 3 (1.40%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.93%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.23%) Web Services
2 24 (11.21%) HTML
3 21 (9.81%) CSS
4 18 (8.41%) .NET
5 15 (7.01%) Java EE
6 13 (6.07%) RESTful
7 11 (5.14%) HTML5
7 11 (5.14%) ASP.NET
7 11 (5.14%) XML
8 10 (4.67%) J2EE
8 10 (4.67%) REST
8 10 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (4.21%) JMX
9 9 (4.21%) Ajax
10 8 (3.74%) LAMP
10 8 (3.74%) React
11 7 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (3.27%) Qt
11 7 (3.27%) OpenGL
12 6 (2.80%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.35%) Public Cloud
2 19 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 17 (7.94%) Computer Science
5 14 (6.54%) Physics
5 14 (6.54%) User Experience
6 13 (6.07%) Mathematics
7 12 (5.61%) Algorithms
8 11 (5.14%) Data Centre
9 9 (4.21%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (4.21%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
10 8 (3.74%) CUDA
11 7 (3.27%) Digital Media
11 7 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (2.80%) GIS
13 4 (1.87%) STB
13 4 (1.87%) Semantic Web
13 4 (1.87%) EMC VNX
14 3 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.36%) Linux
2 31 (14.49%) Windows
3 18 (8.41%) UNIX
4 6 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.40%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.40%) Windows CE
7 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.93%) Debian
8 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.93%) CentOS
8 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.47%) zOS
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (55.61%) Software Engineering
2 78 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (20.09%) Mentoring
5 39 (18.22%) SDLC
6 38 (17.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 25 (11.68%) OO
8 22 (10.28%) MVC
8 22 (10.28%) Open Source
9 21 (9.81%) Data Management
10 20 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (9.35%) Multithreading
11 17 (7.94%) TDD
12 15 (7.01%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.07%) Scrum
14 11 (5.14%) OOD
14 11 (5.14%) SOA
14 11 (5.14%) Coaching
15 10 (4.67%) BDD
16 9 (4.21%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 71 (33.18%) Java
2 61 (28.50%) C++
3 46 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 41 (19.16%) Python
5 35 (16.36%) C
6 24 (11.21%) Clojure
7 23 (10.75%) Scala
8 22 (10.28%) C#
9 20 (9.35%) Embedded C++
10 19 (8.88%) SQL
11 18 (8.41%) Embedded C
12 12 (5.61%) Ruby
13 9 (4.21%) PHP
14 4 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.87%) Perl
14 4 (1.87%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.87%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.40%) AspectJ
16 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (37.85%) Degree
2 13 (6.07%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.67%) CCIE
3 10 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.80%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.34%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (2.34%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.93%) PhD
8 2 (0.93%) CCNP
9 1 (0.47%) HNC
9 1 (0.47%) MCSE
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.40%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.47%) TickIT
System Software
1 38 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (13.55%) Docker
3 27 (12.62%) KVM
4 25 (11.68%) Xen
4 25 (11.68%) LXC
5 18 (8.41%) Firmware
6 9 (4.21%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.93%) NFS
7 2 (0.93%) Samba
7 2 (0.93%) Squid
7 2 (0.93%) oVirt
7 2 (0.93%) GFS2
7 2 (0.93%) RHEV
7 2 (0.93%) Gluster
8 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.47%) XenApp
8 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.80%) Kibana
2 6 (2.80%) Graphite
3 5 (2.34%) Puppet
4 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.93%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.93%) Pacemaker
4 2 (0.93%) SELinux
4 2 (0.93%) Nagios
4 2 (0.93%) SCOM
5 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.47%) SCCM
5 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (22.90%) Oracle
1 49 (22.90%) VMware
2 24 (11.21%) HP
3 22 (10.28%) Google
4 21 (9.81%) Rackspace
5 14 (6.54%) Cisco
6 11 (5.14%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.14%) QNX
7 10 (4.67%) Citrix
8 8 (3.74%) EMC
9 6 (2.80%) F5
9 6 (2.80%) Facebook
9 6 (2.80%) Juniper
9 6 (2.80%) SAP
10 4 (1.87%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.40%) Dell
12 2 (0.93%) IBM
12 2 (0.93%) Informatica
12 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.93%) Mitel
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