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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 811 753 828
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 93 186 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 86 109 96
Median salary £61,250 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.43% +4.54%
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
88424 98706 105739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75252 82384 86955
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 29 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 29 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 +46 30 £70,000 +3.70% 5
South East -3 27 £65,000 +18.18% 6
East of England +32 10 £47,500 -17.39% 2
South West -33 9 £55,000 - 4
North West +15 7 £52,750 +6.56% 2
West Midlands -13 4 £47,500 -40.62% 1
Yorkshire +24 3 £56,250 -6.25%
East Midlands +7 3 £55,000 +44.59%
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 71 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
1 71 (38.38%) Software Engineering
2 51 (27.57%) Jenkins
3 44 (23.78%) Linux
4 43 (23.24%) Java
5 42 (22.70%) DevOps
6 40 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
7 36 (19.46%) JavaScript
8 35 (18.92%) Puppet
9 34 (18.38%) Scrum
10 33 (17.84%) Windows
11 31 (16.76%) Web Services
12 30 (16.22%) Mentoring
13 29 (15.68%) C#
13 29 (15.68%) E-Commerce
14 28 (15.14%) CentOS
15 27 (14.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 27 (14.59%) Mobile App
15 27 (14.59%) SQL
16 25 (13.51%) MySQL
16 25 (13.51%) REST
16 25 (13.51%) Analytics
17 24 (12.97%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (12.97%) .NET
18 23 (12.43%) TDD
19 22 (11.89%) Python
19 22 (11.89%) Docker
20 21 (11.35%) Opscode Chef
20 21 (11.35%) C++
20 21 (11.35%) HTML

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 19 (10.27%) OpenStack
2 13 (7.03%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.41%) IIS
4 9 (4.86%) Apache
5 7 (3.78%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.24%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.24%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.70%) nginx
8 2 (1.08%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.08%) JBoss
8 2 (1.08%) WildFly
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.57%) 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 9 (4.86%) 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
6 4 (2.16%) Internet
6 4 (2.16%) MPLS
6 4 (2.16%) SSL
6 4 (2.16%) VPN
6 4 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
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
8 2 (1.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.51%) MySQL
2 24 (12.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (9.19%) Big Data
5 14 (7.57%) 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 51 (27.57%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.57%) JIRA
2 14 (7.57%) Maven
3 8 (4.32%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.32%) NMock
3 8 (4.32%) NUnit
4 6 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (3.24%) Gradle
4 6 (3.24%) Subversion
4 6 (3.24%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.70%) Hudson
5 5 (2.70%) Selenium
5 5 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.62%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.62%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.62%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.62%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.62%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.08%) JUnit
General
1 20 (10.81%) Retail
2 17 (9.19%) Electronics
2 17 (9.19%) Finance
3 14 (7.57%) Games
4 10 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.32%) Law
6 7 (3.78%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.24%) Marketing
8 3 (1.62%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.08%) 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 31 (16.76%) Web Services
2 25 (13.51%) REST
3 24 (12.97%) .NET
4 21 (11.35%) HTML
5 20 (10.81%) CSS
6 18 (9.73%) AngularJS
6 18 (9.73%) RESTful
7 16 (8.65%) XML
8 14 (7.57%) ASP.NET
9 12 (6.49%) .NET Framework
10 11 (5.95%) jQuery
10 11 (5.95%) Sensu
10 11 (5.95%) SOAP
11 10 (5.41%) HTML5
11 10 (5.41%) JSON
12 9 (4.86%) Ajax
12 9 (4.86%) LINQ
12 9 (4.86%) Spring
13 8 (4.32%) NHibernate
13 8 (4.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.59%) Mobile App
2 18 (9.73%) User Experience
3 14 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.86%) Mobile Games
6 8 (4.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (4.32%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.78%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.70%) Cryptography
8 5 (2.70%) Physics
8 5 (2.70%) VHDL
9 4 (2.16%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.16%) CUDA
9 4 (2.16%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.62%) Clustering
10 3 (1.62%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.62%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.78%) Linux
2 33 (17.84%) Windows
3 28 (15.14%) CentOS
4 27 (14.59%) 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%) Unix
8 10 (5.41%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.16%) Solaris
9 4 (2.16%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.08%) LynxOS
10 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
1 71 (38.38%) Software Engineering
2 42 (22.70%) DevOps
3 34 (18.38%) Scrum
4 30 (16.22%) Mentoring
5 29 (15.68%) E-Commerce
6 25 (13.51%) Analytics
7 23 (12.43%) TDD
8 18 (9.73%) OO
8 18 (9.73%) Product Management
8 18 (9.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (9.19%) Configuration Management
9 17 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (8.65%) Android Development
10 16 (8.65%) iOS Development
10 16 (8.65%) Mobile Application Development
10 16 (8.65%) Open Source
11 14 (7.57%) Multithreading
12 13 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (7.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.24%) Java
2 36 (19.46%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.68%) C#
4 27 (14.59%) SQL
5 22 (11.89%) Python
6 21 (11.35%) C
6 21 (11.35%) C++
7 12 (6.49%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.86%) PHP
9 8 (4.32%) Ruby
10 6 (3.24%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.70%) 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 14 (7.57%) 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 22 (11.89%) 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 35 (18.92%) Puppet
2 21 (11.35%) 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 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
1 19 (10.27%) VMware
2 7 (3.78%) Cisco
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle
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
6 3 (1.62%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.62%) EMC
6 3 (1.62%) Google
6 3 (1.62%) Red Hat
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: 8 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + BUPA + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Adteq Limited
Salary: Bonus and Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
We Source Talent
Salary: From £85,000 to £125,000 per annum bonus, pensions, shares..
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, share options
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Surrey
Mint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
South West
Resource Group
Salary: £60-120K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £49000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago