The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 794 742 744
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 92 106 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 74 66 106
Average salary £65,000 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.82% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £42,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £87,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103008 96405 105410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.35% 94.40% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85094 81003 91215
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Principal Engineer
UK

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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 -43 36 £75,000 - 4
South East -34 27 £62,500 +38.88% 7
North West +9 10 £35,000 +1.44%
East of England -26 9 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 - 3
South West -7 4 £55,000 -8.33%
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 91 (45.05%) Software Engineering
2 88 (43.56%) Java
2 88 (43.56%) Degree
3 60 (29.70%) TDD
4 49 (24.26%) C++
5 47 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (21.78%) Scrum
7 42 (20.79%) UML
8 38 (18.81%) Web Services
9 37 (18.32%) Linux
10 35 (17.33%) Spring
11 32 (15.84%) C
11 32 (15.84%) SQL
12 31 (15.35%) QA
13 30 (14.85%) HTML
14 29 (14.36%) Security Cleared
14 29 (14.36%) REST
15 28 (13.86%) Open Source
15 28 (13.86%) Electronics
16 27 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (12.87%) Big Data
17 26 (12.87%) Hibernate
17 26 (12.87%) Oracle
18 25 (12.38%) MATLAB
18 25 (12.38%) MongoDB
19 23 (11.39%) RESTful
20 21 (10.40%) FreeMarker
20 21 (10.40%) Windows
21 20 (9.90%) SOA
21 20 (9.90%) MySQL

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 (5.45%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.46%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.96%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (2.97%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.48%) WebSphere Process Server
5 5 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.48%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.98%) Jetty
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.99%) Node.js
7 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.47%) Simulink
3 5 (2.48%) MS Office
4 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.49%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.99%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.49%) SaaS
4 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.44%) GSM
2 11 (5.45%) Wireless
3 10 (4.95%) HTTP
4 9 (4.46%) LTE
5 7 (3.47%) Internet
6 6 (2.97%) UMTS
6 6 (2.97%) GPRS
7 5 (2.48%) LDAP
7 5 (2.48%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.48%) SAN
8 4 (1.98%) ZigBee
8 4 (1.98%) 2G
8 4 (1.98%) Broadband
8 4 (1.98%) LAN
8 4 (1.98%) 3G
8 4 (1.98%) 4G
9 3 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.49%) DECT
9 3 (1.49%) Bluetooth
9 3 (1.49%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.87%) Big Data
2 25 (12.38%) MongoDB
3 20 (9.90%) MySQL
4 14 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (6.44%) Data Mining
6 12 (5.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (5.94%) Hadoop
6 12 (5.94%) Oracle Database
7 11 (5.45%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.95%) SQL Server
9 9 (4.46%) QlikView
10 8 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (3.96%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (2.97%) Riak
13 4 (1.98%) SAP Data Services
13 4 (1.98%) HBase
13 4 (1.98%) Triplestore
13 4 (1.98%) Text Mining
13 4 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (8.91%) Subversion
1 18 (8.91%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (6.44%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.46%) Selenium
4 9 (4.46%) ClearCase
5 7 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.97%) Maven
7 5 (2.48%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.48%) Behat
8 4 (1.98%) JIRA
8 4 (1.98%) WATIR
8 4 (1.98%) Ant
8 4 (1.98%) JUnit
8 4 (1.98%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.98%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.98%) Hudson
8 4 (1.98%) GDB
8 4 (1.98%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (13.86%) Electronics
2 17 (8.42%) Military
3 15 (7.43%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.95%) Publishing
5 9 (4.46%) Banking
5 9 (4.46%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.96%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.47%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.48%) Law
8 5 (2.48%) Marketing
9 4 (1.98%) Games
10 2 (0.99%) Finance
10 2 (0.99%) French Language
11 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.50%) Automotive
11 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.81%) Web Services
2 35 (17.33%) Spring
3 30 (14.85%) HTML
4 29 (14.36%) REST
5 26 (12.87%) Hibernate
6 23 (11.39%) RESTful
7 21 (10.40%) FreeMarker
8 19 (9.41%) Velocity
8 19 (9.41%) ActiveMQ
8 19 (9.41%) .NET
9 17 (8.42%) XML
10 12 (5.94%) J2EE
11 8 (3.96%) .NET Framework
11 8 (3.96%) Apache Flex
12 7 (3.47%) Spring MVC
13 6 (2.97%) WCF
13 6 (2.97%) WPF
13 6 (2.97%) Servlets
13 6 (2.97%) WinForms
14 5 (2.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.86%) Open Source
2 18 (8.91%) Physics
2 18 (8.91%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.92%) Mathematics
4 13 (6.44%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.46%) Statistics
5 9 (4.46%) DTV
6 7 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.47%) NHS
6 7 (3.47%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (2.48%) Firmware
8 5 (2.48%) VHDL
8 5 (2.48%) Verilog
9 4 (1.98%) ASIC
9 4 (1.98%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.98%) Ontologies
9 4 (1.98%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.98%) Linked Data
9 4 (1.98%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.32%) Linux
2 21 (10.40%) Windows
3 18 (8.91%) UNIX
4 3 (1.49%) Solaris
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Android
6 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (45.05%) Software Engineering
2 60 (29.70%) TDD
3 47 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (21.78%) Scrum
5 42 (20.79%) UML
6 27 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (9.90%) SOA
8 17 (8.42%) Configuration Management
8 17 (8.42%) Multithreading
9 16 (7.92%) Analytics
10 14 (6.93%) Test Automation
10 14 (6.93%) Unit Testing
11 12 (5.94%) ETL
11 12 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.94%) BDD
12 11 (5.45%) CAD
12 11 (5.45%) Validation
13 10 (4.95%) OOP
13 10 (4.95%) Kanban
14 9 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 88 (43.56%) Java
2 49 (24.26%) C++
3 32 (15.84%) C
3 32 (15.84%) SQL
4 25 (12.38%) MATLAB
5 17 (8.42%) C#
5 17 (8.42%) Perl
6 10 (4.95%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.46%) Python
7 9 (4.46%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.96%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.96%) Ruby
9 6 (2.97%) PHP
9 6 (2.97%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.48%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.98%) XQuery
11 4 (1.98%) XPath
11 4 (1.98%) SPARQL
11 4 (1.98%) Scala
12 2 (0.99%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 88 (43.56%) Degree
2 29 (14.36%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.47%) HND
5 5 (2.48%) CCIE
5 5 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.98%) CCNP
7 3 (1.49%) HNC
8 2 (0.99%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.50%) CISM
9 1 (0.50%) CISSP
9 1 (0.50%) PhD
9 1 (0.50%) NCDA
9 1 (0.50%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.35%) QA
2 6 (2.97%) JTAG
3 1 (0.50%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) NFS
1 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.50%) XenServer
1 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.98%) Nessus
2 2 (0.99%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (12.87%) Oracle
2 17 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.93%) IBM
4 13 (6.44%) SAP
5 11 (5.45%) Sybase
6 8 (3.96%) Business Objects
6 8 (3.96%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.98%) Toshiba
7 4 (1.98%) EMC
8 3 (1.49%) Sun
8 3 (1.49%) Cisco
8 3 (1.49%) Genesys
8 3 (1.49%) Synopsys
8 3 (1.49%) Huawei
9 2 (0.99%) Anite
9 2 (0.99%) ZTE
9 2 (0.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (0.99%) Ericsson
9 2 (0.99%) Motorola
9 2 (0.99%) Mercator
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Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Medical , Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: to £65k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + healthcare, share scheme, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 to £45000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
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HMGCC
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 10 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DOE
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