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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 814 784 759
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 69 112 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 91 95
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
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 £26,988
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
London +26 19 £70,000 +7.69% 5
South West -10 19 £43,750 -4.37% 7
South East -4 18 £51,500 +3.00% 7
East of England +7 6 £58,500 -2.50% 2
North West +13 2 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Yorkshire -4 2 £62,500 +4.16% 1
East Midlands +18 1 £70,000 +75.00%
West Midlands -35 1 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (46.72%) Software Engineering
2 56 (40.88%) Degree
3 32 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (20.44%) Java
5 27 (19.71%) Security Cleared
6 26 (18.98%) C
6 26 (18.98%) Computer Science
7 23 (16.79%) JavaScript
8 21 (15.33%) C++
8 21 (15.33%) Web Services
9 20 (14.60%) Oracle
10 19 (13.87%) VMware
10 19 (13.87%) SC Cleared
10 19 (13.87%) Mentoring
11 18 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (13.14%) Windows
12 16 (11.68%) .NET
12 16 (11.68%) C#
12 16 (11.68%) OO
12 16 (11.68%) Validation
12 16 (11.68%) Maven
13 15 (10.95%) Telecoms
13 15 (10.95%) UML
13 15 (10.95%) Open Source
14 14 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (10.22%) DV Cleared
14 14 (10.22%) Python
14 14 (10.22%) Aerospace
14 14 (10.22%) Mathematics
15 13 (9.49%) MVC

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (8.03%) Node.js
2 10 (7.30%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.92%) nginx
5 3 (2.19%) Apache
6 2 (1.46%) JBoss
6 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.73%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.73%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.19%) MS Project
3 3 (2.19%) MS Office
4 2 (1.46%) Simulink
5 1 (0.73%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.73%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (5.84%) HP Helion
3 8 (5.84%) Google App Engine
4 7 (5.11%) SaaS
4 7 (5.11%) PaaS
5 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.46%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) WAN
2 9 (6.57%) MPLS
3 7 (5.11%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (4.38%) Firewall
4 6 (4.38%) VPN
4 6 (4.38%) LAN
5 5 (3.65%) LDAP
5 5 (3.65%) Ethernet
5 5 (3.65%) 3G
5 5 (3.65%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (2.92%) Network Security
6 4 (2.92%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.92%) IPsec
6 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.92%) OSPF
6 4 (2.92%) BGP
6 4 (2.92%) TACACS
6 4 (2.92%) NetScreen
6 4 (2.92%) VoIP
6 4 (2.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) MySQL
2 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.19%) RavenDB
2 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.73%) Big Data
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.73%) SSDT
4 1 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (11.68%) Maven
2 11 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.03%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (7.30%) Hudson
3 10 (7.30%) Gradle
3 10 (7.30%) Artifactory
3 10 (7.30%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.30%) Ant
4 9 (6.57%) Subversion
5 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.92%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.19%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.46%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.73%) JIRA
9 1 (0.73%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.73%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.73%) GDB
General
1 15 (10.95%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.22%) Aerospace
3 9 (6.57%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.57%) Finance
3 9 (6.57%) Electronics
4 6 (4.38%) French Language
5 5 (3.65%) Automotive
6 4 (2.92%) Back Office
6 4 (2.92%) Military
7 3 (2.19%) Retail
7 3 (2.19%) Online Betting
7 3 (2.19%) Avionics
8 1 (0.73%) German Language
8 1 (0.73%) Local Government
8 1 (0.73%) Marketing
8 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.33%) Web Services
2 16 (11.68%) .NET
3 13 (9.49%) HTML
4 12 (8.76%) CSS
5 8 (5.84%) XML
6 7 (5.11%) RESTful
7 6 (4.38%) Ajax
7 6 (4.38%) J2EE
8 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.65%) JDBC
8 5 (3.65%) Struts
8 5 (3.65%) Servlets
8 5 (3.65%) OpenGL
8 5 (3.65%) Spring
8 5 (3.65%) Struts2
8 5 (3.65%) FreeMarker
8 5 (3.65%) Qt
8 5 (3.65%) HTML5
9 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.98%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.95%) Open Source
3 14 (10.22%) Mathematics
4 13 (9.49%) Management Information System
5 12 (8.76%) Physics
6 11 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.84%) Algorithms
7 8 (5.84%) Public Cloud
7 8 (5.84%) GIS
8 7 (5.11%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (3.65%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (3.65%) CUDA
11 4 (2.92%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (2.92%) Human Factors
11 4 (2.92%) User Experience
12 3 (2.19%) Blog
12 3 (2.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (2.19%) Clustering
12 3 (2.19%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.14%) Windows
2 13 (9.49%) Linux
3 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.38%) UNIX
5 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.46%) Debian
7 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.46%) CentOS
7 2 (1.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.73%) zOS
8 1 (0.73%) AIX
8 1 (0.73%) Solaris
8 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (46.72%) Software Engineering
2 32 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.87%) Mentoring
4 16 (11.68%) Validation
4 16 (11.68%) OO
5 15 (10.95%) UML
6 13 (9.49%) MVC
6 13 (9.49%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (8.76%) Use Case
8 11 (8.03%) ITIL
9 10 (7.30%) Project Management
9 10 (7.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (6.57%) OOD
10 9 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.84%) Multithreading
11 8 (5.84%) Requirements Management
11 8 (5.84%) PRINCE2
11 8 (5.84%) Data Management
12 7 (5.11%) TDD
12 7 (5.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.44%) Java
2 26 (18.98%) C
3 23 (16.79%) JavaScript
4 21 (15.33%) C++
5 16 (11.68%) C#
6 14 (10.22%) Python
7 8 (5.84%) Scala
7 8 (5.84%) Clojure
8 6 (4.38%) SQL
9 5 (3.65%) Embedded C
9 5 (3.65%) AspectJ
10 4 (2.92%) Ada
10 4 (2.92%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.19%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.19%) PHP
12 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.46%) Perl
12 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.46%) Ruby
12 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (40.88%) Degree
2 27 (19.71%) Security Cleared
3 19 (13.87%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.22%) DV Cleared
5 11 (8.03%) CCIE
5 11 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.65%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.92%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (2.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.19%) PhD
9 2 (1.46%) MCSE
9 2 (1.46%) HNC
9 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.73%) CCA
10 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) JSP 440
2 6 (4.38%) QA
3 4 (2.92%) DO-178B
4 3 (2.19%) JTAG
4 3 (2.19%) IEC 61508
4 3 (2.19%) SLA
5 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.73%) TickIT
System Software
1 18 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.76%) Docker
3 11 (8.03%) KVM
4 9 (6.57%) LXC
4 9 (6.57%) Xen
4 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.19%) Firmware
6 2 (1.46%) Samba
6 2 (1.46%) Squid
6 2 (1.46%) XenApp
6 2 (1.46%) oVirt
6 2 (1.46%) GFS2
6 2 (1.46%) RHEV
6 2 (1.46%) NFS
6 2 (1.46%) Gluster
7 1 (0.73%) vSphere
7 1 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.46%) SELinux
2 2 (1.46%) Kibana
2 2 (1.46%) Graphite
2 2 (1.46%) Pacemaker
2 2 (1.46%) Nagios
2 2 (1.46%) Puppet
2 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (1.46%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (14.60%) Oracle
2 19 (13.87%) VMware
3 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.76%) Cisco
5 11 (8.03%) Citrix
6 10 (7.30%) HP
6 10 (7.30%) Google
7 8 (5.84%) Rackspace
8 7 (5.11%) Hyland
8 7 (5.11%) F5
8 7 (5.11%) Juniper
8 7 (5.11%) SAP
9 6 (4.38%) EMC
10 5 (3.65%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.19%) Aerohive Networks
11 3 (2.19%) Aruba
11 3 (2.19%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.19%) IBM
12 2 (1.46%) Mitel
12 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
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