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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 841 848 840
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 92 91 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.088% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.091% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 70 50 112
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
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
93163 99616 107707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.52% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79053 82097 88100
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +24 41 £77,500 +10.71% 3
Yorkshire +34 23 £57,500 +18.55% 2
South West -9 9 £52,500 +5.00% 4
South East +10 6 £50,000 -4.76% 6
West Midlands -17 5 £47,500 -22.13% 1
East of England +6 3 £57,000 -0.86% 2
North West +26 2 £52,500 +23.52% 1
East Midlands +2 2 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 113 (55.67%) Software Engineering
2 80 (39.41%) Linux
3 75 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (32.02%) Java
5 53 (26.11%) C#
6 52 (25.62%) Jenkins
7 49 (24.14%) C
8 48 (23.65%) JavaScript
9 46 (22.66%) Telecoms
10 43 (21.18%) C++
11 40 (19.70%) MySQL
11 40 (19.70%) Mentoring
12 39 (19.21%) Web Services
12 39 (19.21%) HTML
12 39 (19.21%) E-Commerce
13 38 (18.72%) REST
14 35 (17.24%) Scrum
15 34 (16.75%) DevOps
16 33 (16.26%) Apple iOS
16 33 (16.26%) Android
17 32 (15.76%) CSS
18 31 (15.27%) TCP/IP
18 31 (15.27%) PostgreSQL
18 31 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
19 30 (14.78%) Multithreading
20 29 (14.29%) Degree
20 29 (14.29%) OO
21 28 (13.79%) Microsoft
21 28 (13.79%) Puppet
22 27 (13.30%) Opscode Chef

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 19 (9.36%) Apache Pig
2 18 (8.87%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.43%) Apache
4 7 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.45%) Node.js
5 4 (1.97%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.97%) nginx
6 3 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.99%) IIS
7 2 (0.99%) JBoss
7 2 (0.99%) WildFly
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.99%) Simulink
4 1 (0.49%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 14 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.34%) SaaS
3 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.48%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.99%) IaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.27%) TCP/IP
2 24 (11.82%) Firewall
3 21 (10.34%) HTTP
4 8 (3.94%) LAN
4 8 (3.94%) SSL
4 8 (3.94%) WAN
5 7 (3.45%) Internet
5 7 (3.45%) Wireless
6 6 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (2.96%) Ethernet
6 6 (2.96%) MPLS
6 6 (2.96%) SAN
6 6 (2.96%) VPN
7 4 (1.97%) Network Security
8 3 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.48%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (1.48%) NAS
8 3 (1.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.70%) MySQL
2 31 (15.27%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (12.32%) Hadoop
4 23 (11.33%) SQL Server
5 22 (10.84%) Apache Hive
5 22 (10.84%) Big Data
6 18 (8.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (7.39%) NoSQL
7 15 (7.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (4.93%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.94%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.46%) DB2
11 2 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.49%) HBase
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 52 (25.62%) Jenkins
2 22 (10.84%) JIRA
3 16 (7.88%) NMock
4 15 (7.39%) NUnit
5 14 (6.90%) Maven
6 8 (3.94%) IntelliJ
7 6 (2.96%) Gradle
7 6 (2.96%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.46%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.97%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.48%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.99%) JUnit
11 2 (0.99%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.99%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 46 (22.66%) Telecoms
2 25 (12.32%) Electronics
3 18 (8.87%) Finance
4 16 (7.88%) Manufacturing
4 16 (7.88%) Marketing
4 16 (7.88%) Retail
5 15 (7.39%) Games
6 4 (1.97%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.97%) Legal
7 3 (1.48%) Banking
7 3 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.48%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Military
8 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.21%) HTML
1 39 (19.21%) Web Services
2 38 (18.72%) REST
3 32 (15.76%) CSS
4 24 (11.82%) .NET
5 22 (10.84%) Ajax
6 20 (9.85%) Java EE
7 19 (9.36%) RESTful
8 18 (8.87%) ASP.NET
8 18 (8.87%) JSON
8 18 (8.87%) STL
9 17 (8.37%) jQuery
9 17 (8.37%) SOAP
10 16 (7.88%) NHibernate
11 15 (7.39%) .NET Framework
11 15 (7.39%) D3.js
11 15 (7.39%) LINQ
11 15 (7.39%) Sass
11 15 (7.39%) Unity DI Container
11 15 (7.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.81%) Mobile App
2 25 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.37%) Cybercrime
3 17 (8.37%) User Experience
4 14 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.91%) Digital Media
6 11 (5.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (5.42%) Mathematics
7 9 (4.43%) Mobile Games
7 9 (4.43%) Physics
8 8 (3.94%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
10 6 (2.96%) CUDA
10 6 (2.96%) Telematics
11 5 (2.46%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.97%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.48%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (1.48%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 80 (39.41%) Linux
2 33 (16.26%) Android
2 33 (16.26%) Apple iOS
3 25 (12.32%) Windows
4 22 (10.84%) CentOS
5 19 (9.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (7.39%) Windows Phone
7 9 (4.43%) Unix
8 5 (2.46%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (1.97%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.48%) Debian
10 3 (1.48%) Solaris
10 3 (1.48%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.49%) LynxOS
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (55.67%) Software Engineering
2 75 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (19.70%) Mentoring
4 39 (19.21%) E-Commerce
5 35 (17.24%) Scrum
6 34 (16.75%) DevOps
7 30 (14.78%) Multithreading
8 29 (14.29%) OO
9 26 (12.81%) Configuration Management
9 26 (12.81%) TDD
10 23 (11.33%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (8.87%) Analytics
12 18 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (8.87%) Ethical Hacking
13 17 (8.37%) Mobile Development
13 17 (8.37%) Product Management
13 17 (8.37%) Reverse Engineering
14 16 (7.88%) Kanban
14 16 (7.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (32.02%) Java
2 53 (26.11%) C#
3 49 (24.14%) C
4 48 (23.65%) JavaScript
5 43 (21.18%) C++
6 22 (10.84%) Python
7 19 (9.36%) SQL
8 17 (8.37%) Objective-C
9 14 (6.90%) PHP
10 5 (2.46%) Embedded C
10 5 (2.46%) Ruby
10 5 (2.46%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.97%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.97%) Perl
12 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.48%) VB
13 2 (0.99%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.49%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 29 (14.29%) Degree
2 24 (11.82%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 20 (9.85%) CISSP
4 20 (9.85%) MCSE
4 20 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (9.85%) SSCP
5 17 (8.37%) CCNA
5 17 (8.37%) GIAC
5 17 (8.37%) Linux+ Certification
5 17 (8.37%) SANS
6 12 (5.91%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (3.45%) CCIE
7 7 (3.45%) PhD
8 3 (1.48%) CCNP
8 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.48%) MCSA
8 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.88%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) DICOM
2 4 (1.97%) HL7
2 4 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.49%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.49%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.49%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.49%) MISRA
System Software
1 17 (8.37%) Docker
2 13 (6.40%) Firmware
3 11 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.45%) KVM
4 7 (3.45%) Xen
5 5 (2.46%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.99%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.99%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.99%) XenApp
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 28 (13.79%) Puppet
2 27 (13.30%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.97%) Ansible
3 4 (1.97%) Oozie
4 3 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.48%) Cobbler
4 3 (1.48%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.99%) Simpana
5 2 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.90%) SAP
3 12 (5.91%) Oracle
4 11 (5.42%) VMware
5 7 (3.45%) Cisco
5 7 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.96%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.96%) IBM
7 5 (2.46%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.97%) F5
9 3 (1.48%) Atmel
9 3 (1.48%) MobileIron
9 3 (1.48%) NetApp
9 3 (1.48%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.48%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.99%) Citrix
10 2 (0.99%) CommVault
10 2 (0.99%) EMC
10 2 (0.99%) Google
10 2 (0.99%) QNX
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