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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 708 799 787
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 161 101 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.091% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.097% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 86 73 66
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +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
97204 104263 97043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81376 85795 81145
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 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +26 48 £55,000 -19.05% 3
South East +8 40 £55,000 -2.22% 1
London +21 37 £67,500 -6.89% 4
East of England +10 11 £60,750 +5.65% 2
Yorkshire +7 10 £63,250 +15.00% 3
North West -14 4 £52,500 +50.00% 1
West Midlands - 4 £75,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £38,038 -
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 132 (56.17%) Software Engineering
2 87 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (36.17%) Degree
4 81 (34.47%) Java
5 79 (33.62%) C++
6 59 (25.11%) VMware
7 57 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (23.40%) Web Services
9 51 (21.70%) Oracle
10 46 (19.57%) C
10 46 (19.57%) JavaScript
10 46 (19.57%) Mentoring
11 43 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (17.87%) SDLC
12 42 (17.87%) Python
13 41 (17.45%) Linux
14 40 (17.02%) Continuous Delivery
15 36 (15.32%) SaaS
15 36 (15.32%) Windows
16 34 (14.47%) Manufacturing
17 33 (14.04%) Hudson
18 32 (13.62%) Git (software)
19 31 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
19 31 (13.19%) Jenkins
19 31 (13.19%) Subversion
19 31 (13.19%) Maven
20 28 (11.91%) OO
20 28 (11.91%) Ant
20 28 (11.91%) Embedded C++
20 28 (11.91%) Gradle

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 21 (8.94%) OpenStack
2 13 (5.53%) Node.js
2 13 (5.53%) WebLogic
3 11 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.98%) nginx
5 5 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.70%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.28%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.85%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.85%) JBoss
8 2 (0.85%) Apache
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.43%) SAS
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.70%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.32%) SaaS
2 31 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (9.79%) PaaS
3 23 (9.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (8.94%) Google App Engine
5 20 (8.51%) HP Helion
6 16 (6.81%) IaaS
7 5 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.51%) WAN
2 17 (7.23%) LAN
2 17 (7.23%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.38%) Firewall
4 13 (5.53%) MPLS
5 12 (5.11%) OSPF
5 12 (5.11%) BGP
5 12 (5.11%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (4.68%) VPN
7 10 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (3.83%) IPsec
9 8 (3.40%) EIGRP
9 8 (3.40%) VoIP
10 6 (2.55%) SSL
10 6 (2.55%) Ethernet
10 6 (2.55%) DVB
11 5 (2.13%) ICMP
11 5 (2.13%) 3G
11 5 (2.13%) H.323
11 5 (2.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.11%) MySQL
2 10 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.83%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.40%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.40%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.98%) Big Data
6 6 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.70%) RavenDB
8 2 (0.85%) Riak
8 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.43%) Informix
9 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (14.04%) Hudson
2 32 (13.62%) Git (software)
3 31 (13.19%) Jenkins
3 31 (13.19%) Subversion
3 31 (13.19%) Maven
4 28 (11.91%) JIRA
4 28 (11.91%) Ant
4 28 (11.91%) Gradle
5 27 (11.49%) Artifactory
6 26 (11.06%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (1.28%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.28%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.28%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.85%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 34 (14.47%) Manufacturing
2 23 (9.79%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.11%) Electronics
4 9 (3.83%) Military
5 8 (3.40%) Finance
5 8 (3.40%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.13%) Retail
7 4 (1.70%) Back Office
8 3 (1.28%) Legal
8 3 (1.28%) Marketing
8 3 (1.28%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.40%) Web Services
2 25 (10.64%) HTML
3 19 (8.09%) CSS
4 18 (7.66%) Java EE
5 16 (6.81%) J2EE
6 15 (6.38%) HTML5
6 15 (6.38%) REST
7 13 (5.53%) RESTful
7 13 (5.53%) JMX
8 12 (5.11%) .NET
9 11 (4.68%) JSP
10 9 (3.83%) ASP.NET
10 9 (3.83%) Hibernate
10 9 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (3.83%) React
11 7 (2.98%) MCollective
11 7 (2.98%) Qt
11 7 (2.98%) OpenGL
11 7 (2.98%) Ajax
11 7 (2.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 19 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.09%) Public Cloud
3 18 (7.66%) Algorithms
4 16 (6.81%) User Experience
4 16 (6.81%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.96%) Mathematics
5 14 (5.96%) Physics
6 12 (5.11%) Digital Media
7 11 (4.68%) Data Centre
8 9 (3.83%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (3.83%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.83%) 3D Graphics
9 8 (3.40%) CUDA
10 7 (2.98%) STB
11 6 (2.55%) Semantic Web
12 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.70%) EMC VNX
13 3 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (1.28%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.45%) Linux
2 36 (15.32%) Windows
3 22 (9.36%) UNIX
4 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.28%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) zOS
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.43%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (56.17%) Software Engineering
2 87 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (19.57%) Mentoring
5 42 (17.87%) SDLC
6 40 (17.02%) Continuous Delivery
7 28 (11.91%) OO
8 22 (9.36%) Data Management
9 21 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (8.94%) Multithreading
10 20 (8.51%) Open Source
10 20 (8.51%) TDD
11 17 (7.23%) MVC
12 15 (6.38%) Scrum
12 15 (6.38%) E-Commerce
12 15 (6.38%) Coaching
13 12 (5.11%) ITIL
14 11 (4.68%) OOD
15 10 (4.26%) SOA
15 10 (4.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (34.47%) Java
2 79 (33.62%) C++
3 46 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 46 (19.57%) C
4 42 (17.87%) Python
5 28 (11.91%) Embedded C++
6 26 (11.06%) Clojure
7 25 (10.64%) Scala
8 24 (10.21%) Embedded C
9 19 (8.09%) SQL
10 16 (6.81%) C#
11 13 (5.53%) Ruby
12 11 (4.68%) PHP
13 5 (2.13%) MATLAB
13 5 (2.13%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.28%) Perl
15 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.43%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 85 (36.17%) Degree
2 18 (7.66%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.68%) CCIE
5 10 (4.26%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.83%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.40%) CCNP
8 5 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.70%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.28%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.85%) PhD
11 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.85%) HNC
11 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.43%) MCSE
12 1 (0.43%) CCSP
12 1 (0.43%) CISSP
12 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.96%) QA
2 10 (4.26%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.28%) SLA
3 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.43%) TickIT
5 1 (0.43%) JTAG
5 1 (0.43%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 43 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (11.91%) Docker
3 26 (11.06%) LXC
3 26 (11.06%) Xen
3 26 (11.06%) KVM
4 25 (10.64%) Firmware
5 14 (5.96%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.85%) vSphere
7 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.40%) Graphite
3 7 (2.98%) Kibana
4 5 (2.13%) Puppet
5 2 (0.85%) SCOM
6 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.43%) Cacti
6 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.43%) Ansible
6 1 (0.43%) Opsview
6 1 (0.43%) Nagios
6 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (25.11%) VMware
2 51 (21.70%) Oracle
3 25 (10.64%) HP
4 22 (9.36%) Google
5 21 (8.94%) Rackspace
5 21 (8.94%) Cisco
6 14 (5.96%) QNX
7 10 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 10 (4.26%) Juniper
7 10 (4.26%) EMC
8 8 (3.40%) Citrix
9 6 (2.55%) F5
9 6 (2.55%) Facebook
10 4 (1.70%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.70%) Talend
10 4 (1.70%) Informatica
10 4 (1.70%) Dell
11 3 (1.28%) IBM
11 3 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.28%) SolarWinds
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