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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 770 781 749
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 84 108 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 39 91 79
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £44,600
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.58% -3.50%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +31 23 £70,000 +3.70% 2
South East +2 22 £50,250 +0.50% 7
South West -3 18 £66,250 +43.24% 7
East of England +9 9 £65,000 +13.04% 9
West Midlands -8 5 £62,000 +55.00%
North West -2 4 £48,250 +37.85% 2
East Midlands +8 1 £70,000 +75.00%
Yorkshire +1 1 £62,500 +8.69%
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (44.27%) Software Engineering
2 50 (38.17%) Degree
3 36 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (22.14%) Java
5 27 (20.61%) JavaScript
6 24 (18.32%) C++
7 23 (17.56%) Web Services
8 22 (16.79%) C
9 20 (15.27%) Computer Science
10 19 (14.50%) VMware
11 18 (13.74%) MVC
11 18 (13.74%) Oracle
11 18 (13.74%) Python
11 18 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (13.74%) Mentoring
12 16 (12.21%) Maven
13 15 (11.45%) Windows
13 15 (11.45%) Open Source
14 14 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (10.69%) HTML
14 14 (10.69%) Manufacturing
14 14 (10.69%) Mathematics
15 13 (9.92%) Linux
15 13 (9.92%) CSS
15 13 (9.92%) OO
15 13 (9.92%) WAN
15 13 (9.92%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (9.16%) Security Cleared
16 12 (9.16%) Docker

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (7.63%) Node.js
1 10 (7.63%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.05%) nginx
2 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.29%) Apache
4 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.53%) MS Project
3 2 (1.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.76%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (6.11%) Google App Engine
3 8 (6.11%) HP Helion
4 7 (5.34%) SaaS
4 7 (5.34%) PaaS
5 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.53%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) WAN
2 9 (6.87%) Firewall
2 9 (6.87%) MPLS
2 9 (6.87%) LAN
3 8 (6.11%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (4.58%) Network Security
4 6 (4.58%) OSPF
4 6 (4.58%) BGP
4 6 (4.58%) VPN
5 5 (3.82%) Ethernet
5 5 (3.82%) LDAP
5 5 (3.82%) 3G
5 5 (3.82%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (3.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (3.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (3.05%) NetScreen
6 4 (3.05%) TACACS
6 4 (3.05%) VoIP
6 4 (3.05%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (3.05%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.05%) MySQL
3 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.29%) RavenDB
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Maven
2 10 (7.63%) Gradle
2 10 (7.63%) Artifactory
2 10 (7.63%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.63%) Hudson
2 10 (7.63%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.63%) Ant
2 10 (7.63%) Subversion
3 6 (4.58%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.58%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (4.58%) JIRA
4 5 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.53%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.53%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.53%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.76%) Carbide.c++
General
1 14 (10.69%) Manufacturing
2 11 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.87%) Aerospace
4 8 (6.11%) Electronics
5 7 (5.34%) Finance
6 5 (3.82%) Military
6 5 (3.82%) French Language
7 4 (3.05%) Back Office
8 3 (2.29%) Retail
8 3 (2.29%) Automotive
8 3 (2.29%) Online Betting
9 2 (1.53%) Avionics
10 1 (0.76%) Legal
10 1 (0.76%) Publishing
10 1 (0.76%) German Language
10 1 (0.76%) Marketing
10 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.56%) Web Services
2 14 (10.69%) HTML
3 13 (9.92%) CSS
4 12 (9.16%) .NET
5 8 (6.11%) RESTful
5 8 (6.11%) XML
6 7 (5.34%) LAMP
6 7 (5.34%) Ajax
6 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.34%) OpenGL
6 7 (5.34%) Qt
7 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.58%) J2EE
8 5 (3.82%) Symfony
8 5 (3.82%) FreeMarker
8 5 (3.82%) Spring
8 5 (3.82%) JDBC
8 5 (3.82%) Servlets
8 5 (3.82%) Struts
8 5 (3.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.45%) Open Source
3 14 (10.69%) Mathematics
4 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.16%) Physics
5 10 (7.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (6.87%) 3D Graphics
6 9 (6.87%) User Experience
7 8 (6.11%) CUDA
7 8 (6.11%) Public Cloud
7 8 (6.11%) Management Information System
8 7 (5.34%) GIS
8 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (4.58%) Algorithms
10 5 (3.82%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (3.82%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (3.05%) VHDL
12 3 (2.29%) Verilog
12 3 (2.29%) Blog
12 3 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Windows
2 13 (9.92%) Linux
3 5 (3.82%) UNIX
3 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.53%) CentOS
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.53%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.53%) Debian
7 1 (0.76%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
7 1 (0.76%) Solaris
7 1 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.27%) Software Engineering
2 36 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.74%) MVC
3 18 (13.74%) Mentoring
4 13 (9.92%) OO
4 13 (9.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (8.40%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.63%) Multithreading
6 10 (7.63%) OOD
6 10 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.87%) 3D Modelling
8 8 (6.11%) SOA
8 8 (6.11%) ITIL
8 8 (6.11%) Validation
9 7 (5.34%) Migration
9 7 (5.34%) Data Management
9 7 (5.34%) TDD
9 7 (5.34%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.58%) Software Architecture
10 6 (4.58%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.14%) Java
2 27 (20.61%) JavaScript
3 24 (18.32%) C++
4 22 (16.79%) C
5 18 (13.74%) Python
6 11 (8.40%) C#
7 9 (6.87%) Scala
7 9 (6.87%) Clojure
8 7 (5.34%) Embedded C
8 7 (5.34%) Embedded C++
9 6 (4.58%) PHP
9 6 (4.58%) SQL
10 5 (3.82%) AspectJ
11 3 (2.29%) Ruby
11 3 (2.29%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.53%) Ada
12 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (38.17%) Degree
2 12 (9.16%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.40%) CCIE
3 11 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.58%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.58%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.82%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.53%) CCNP
8 2 (1.53%) PhD
9 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.76%) HNC
9 1 (0.76%) MCSE
9 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.29%) SLA
3 3 (2.29%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.53%) JTAG
4 2 (1.53%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.76%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.76%) TickIT
System Software
1 18 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.16%) Docker
3 11 (8.40%) KVM
4 9 (6.87%) Xen
4 9 (6.87%) LXC
5 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
5 7 (5.34%) Firmware
6 2 (1.53%) oVirt
6 2 (1.53%) GFS2
6 2 (1.53%) Gluster
6 2 (1.53%) RHEV
6 2 (1.53%) NFS
6 2 (1.53%) Squid
6 2 (1.53%) Samba
7 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.76%) XenApp
7 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.53%) Graphite
2 2 (1.53%) Pacemaker
2 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (1.53%) Cobbler
2 2 (1.53%) Puppet
2 2 (1.53%) Kibana
2 2 (1.53%) SELinux
2 2 (1.53%) Nagios
3 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) VMware
2 18 (13.74%) Oracle
3 12 (9.16%) Cisco
4 10 (7.63%) HP
4 10 (7.63%) Citrix
4 10 (7.63%) Google
5 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.11%) Rackspace
7 7 (5.34%) EMC
7 7 (5.34%) Juniper
8 6 (4.58%) SAP
9 5 (3.82%) QNX
9 5 (3.82%) F5
9 5 (3.82%) Facebook
10 4 (3.05%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.05%) IBM
11 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.53%) Xilinx
11 2 (1.53%) Hyland
11 2 (1.53%) Mitel
Havant, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + ASAP
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + ASAP
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Shoreham-By-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £49000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South Cambridgeshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary + good benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
DSTL
Posted: 11 days ago