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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 802 758 839
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 91 185 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 82 106 96
Median salary £61,250 £58,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,250 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +9.52%
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
88528 99311 104845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75361 82800 86272
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +37 29 £75,000 +9.09% 6
South East +7 27 £65,000 +18.18% 6
South West -27 10 £55,000 -0.90%
North West +24 7 £52,750 +6.56% 5
East of England +13 7 £47,500 -17.39% 4
Yorkshire +15 5 £56,250 -6.25% 1
West Midlands -12 4 £47,500 -30.90% 1
East Midlands +6 2 £52,500 +38.01% 2
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 73 (39.46%) Software Engineering
2 71 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (28.65%) Jenkins
4 46 (24.86%) Linux
5 44 (23.78%) DevOps
6 43 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
7 42 (22.70%) Java
8 38 (20.54%) JavaScript
8 38 (20.54%) Puppet
9 34 (18.38%) Scrum
10 33 (17.84%) Windows
11 32 (17.30%) Web Services
11 32 (17.30%) Mentoring
12 30 (16.22%) CentOS
13 29 (15.68%) C#
13 29 (15.68%) E-Commerce
14 28 (15.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 27 (14.59%) REST
15 27 (14.59%) Mobile App
15 27 (14.59%) SQL
16 26 (14.05%) MySQL
17 25 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
17 25 (13.51%) Analytics
18 24 (12.97%) .NET
19 23 (12.43%) HTML
19 23 (12.43%) Opscode Chef
19 23 (12.43%) Docker
20 22 (11.89%) Python
20 22 (11.89%) TDD
21 21 (11.35%) PostgreSQL

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 20 (10.81%) OpenStack
2 13 (7.03%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.41%) IIS
4 8 (4.32%) Apache
5 6 (3.24%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.24%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.24%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.70%) nginx
7 2 (1.08%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.08%) JBoss
7 2 (1.08%) WildFly
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.11%) SaaS
4 5 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.08%) IaaS
6 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.41%) HTTP
3 7 (3.78%) Ethernet
4 6 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.24%) Firewall
4 6 (3.24%) LAN
5 5 (2.70%) SAN
5 5 (2.70%) SSL
6 4 (2.16%) Internet
6 4 (2.16%) MPLS
6 4 (2.16%) VPN
6 4 (2.16%) Wireless
7 3 (1.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.62%) DSL
7 3 (1.62%) Extranet
7 3 (1.62%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.62%) ISDN
7 3 (1.62%) WAN
7 3 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.05%) MySQL
2 25 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 21 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (9.19%) Big Data
5 15 (8.11%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 10 (5.41%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.78%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.70%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.16%) DB2
11 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.08%) Data Mart
12 2 (1.08%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.54%) GIS
13 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (28.65%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.11%) JIRA
3 14 (7.57%) Maven
4 9 (4.86%) NMock
5 8 (4.32%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.32%) NUnit
6 6 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.24%) Gradle
6 6 (3.24%) Subversion
6 6 (3.24%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.70%) Hudson
7 5 (2.70%) Selenium
7 5 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.62%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.62%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.62%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.62%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.62%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (10.81%) Retail
2 17 (9.19%) Electronics
3 16 (8.65%) Games
4 15 (8.11%) Finance
5 12 (6.49%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.32%) Law
7 7 (3.78%) Manufacturing
8 6 (3.24%) Marketing
9 3 (1.62%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.54%) Automotive
10 1 (0.54%) Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Legal
10 1 (0.54%) Military
10 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.30%) Web Services
2 27 (14.59%) REST
3 24 (12.97%) .NET
4 23 (12.43%) HTML
5 21 (11.35%) CSS
6 19 (10.27%) RESTful
7 17 (9.19%) AngularJS
8 16 (8.65%) XML
9 13 (7.03%) ASP.NET
9 13 (7.03%) SOAP
10 12 (6.49%) .NET Framework
11 11 (5.95%) jQuery
11 11 (5.95%) JSON
11 11 (5.95%) Sensu
12 10 (5.41%) Ajax
12 10 (5.41%) HTML5
13 9 (4.86%) LINQ
13 9 (4.86%) NHibernate
13 9 (4.86%) Spring
14 8 (4.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.59%) Mobile App
2 18 (9.73%) User Experience
3 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.41%) Mobile Games
5 8 (4.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (3.78%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.78%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.70%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.70%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.70%) VHDL
8 4 (2.16%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.16%) Physics
9 3 (1.62%) CUDA
9 3 (1.62%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.62%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.86%) Linux
2 33 (17.84%) Windows
3 30 (16.22%) CentOS
4 28 (15.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (9.19%) Apple iOS
6 16 (8.65%) Android
6 16 (8.65%) Windows Phone
7 14 (7.57%) Debian
8 10 (5.41%) Windows Server
9 8 (4.32%) Unix
10 4 (2.16%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.62%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.62%) Solaris
12 2 (1.08%) LynxOS
12 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (39.46%) Software Engineering
2 71 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (23.78%) DevOps
4 34 (18.38%) Scrum
5 32 (17.30%) Mentoring
6 29 (15.68%) E-Commerce
7 25 (13.51%) Analytics
8 22 (11.89%) TDD
9 18 (9.73%) Configuration Management
9 18 (9.73%) Product Management
9 18 (9.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (9.19%) OO
10 17 (9.19%) Open Source
11 16 (8.65%) Android Development
11 16 (8.65%) iOS Development
11 16 (8.65%) Mobile Application Development
12 14 (7.57%) Kanban
13 13 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (7.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.70%) Java
2 38 (20.54%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.68%) C#
4 27 (14.59%) SQL
5 22 (11.89%) Python
6 20 (10.81%) C
6 20 (10.81%) C++
7 12 (6.49%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.41%) PHP
9 8 (4.32%) Ruby
10 6 (3.24%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.16%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.62%) Perl
12 3 (1.62%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.62%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.54%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (10.81%) Degree
2 11 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.86%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.32%) CCIE
4 8 (4.32%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.24%) CCNP
6 5 (2.70%) MCSA
6 5 (2.70%) MCSE
6 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.62%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (1.62%) CISSP
7 3 (1.62%) SSCP
8 2 (1.08%) MOS
8 2 (1.08%) PhD
9 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.11%) QA
2 4 (2.16%) DICOM
2 4 (2.16%) HL7
2 4 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.62%) SDET
4 2 (1.08%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.54%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.54%) SEPA
5 1 (0.54%) TickIT
System Software
1 23 (12.43%) Docker
2 17 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.03%) Firmware
4 12 (6.49%) Active Directory
5 8 (4.32%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (3.78%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.24%) KVM
7 6 (3.24%) Xen
8 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.08%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.08%) XenApp
10 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 38 (20.54%) Puppet
2 23 (12.43%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.65%) Ansible
4 11 (5.95%) Graphite
4 11 (5.95%) Terraform
5 5 (2.70%) Kibana
5 5 (2.70%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.70%) logstash
6 4 (2.16%) Oozie
7 3 (1.62%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.62%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.08%) Simpana
8 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.27%) VMware
3 7 (3.78%) Cisco
4 5 (2.70%) IBM
4 5 (2.70%) Mentor Graphics
4 5 (2.70%) NetApp
4 5 (2.70%) SAP
4 5 (2.70%) Xilinx
5 4 (2.16%) Citrix
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle
5 4 (2.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.62%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.62%) EMC
6 3 (1.62%) Google
7 2 (1.08%) Atmel
7 2 (1.08%) CommVault
7 2 (1.08%) QNX
7 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.54%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.54%) Meraki
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70k + Brilliant benefits and Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, share options
Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45 - 50,0000
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Adteq Limited
Salary: Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Mint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 43,000 - 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £49000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Salary: Excellent salary, bonus, benefits etc
Posted: 26 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 25 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Capita plc
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago