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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 741 778 850
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 122 157 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 111 148 70
Median salary £58,250 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.66%
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
81279 96326 102960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.49% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67994 81128 85922
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +44 45 £87,500 +16.66% 6
South East +68 25 £57,500 +4.54% 3
North West -8 16 £57,000 +10.14% 3
South West -24 14 £55,000 -21.42%
East of England -1 8 £60,000 -7.69% 2
West Midlands +5 6 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Yorkshire +11 5 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 88 (41.71%) Software Engineering
2 85 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (36.49%) Java
4 43 (20.38%) JavaScript
5 40 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (17.06%) AngularJS
7 35 (16.59%) C
7 35 (16.59%) SQL
7 35 (16.59%) Linux
7 35 (16.59%) Finance
8 33 (15.64%) DevOps
9 29 (13.74%) Test Automation
10 27 (12.80%) Jenkins
10 27 (12.80%) Oracle
10 27 (12.80%) C++
11 25 (11.85%) Windows
11 25 (11.85%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (11.85%) TDD
11 25 (11.85%) QA
12 24 (11.37%) Degree
12 24 (11.37%) Scrum
12 24 (11.37%) C#
13 23 (10.90%) Unix
14 22 (10.43%) VMware
14 22 (10.43%) Multithreading
14 22 (10.43%) Microservices
15 21 (9.95%) Mentoring
16 20 (9.48%) Line Management
16 20 (9.48%) Security Cleared
16 20 (9.48%) Software Architecture

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 18 (8.53%) Tomcat
2 14 (6.64%) Apache
3 5 (2.37%) Confluence
3 5 (2.37%) IIS
3 5 (2.37%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.42%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.95%) CMS
6 2 (0.95%) JBoss
6 2 (0.95%) nginx
6 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.27%) SaaS
4 3 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.95%) IaaS
5 2 (0.95%) Office 365
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.69%) LAN
2 10 (4.74%) Firewall
3 9 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (3.79%) MPLS
5 7 (3.32%) Internet
5 7 (3.32%) VPN
5 7 (3.32%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (3.32%) Wireless
6 6 (2.84%) HTTP
6 6 (2.84%) WAN
7 5 (2.37%) BGP
7 5 (2.37%) SAN
7 5 (2.37%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.90%) DNS
8 4 (1.90%) OSPF
9 3 (1.42%) DHCP
9 3 (1.42%) FTP
9 3 (1.42%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (8.06%) CouchDB
2 17 (8.06%) Redis
3 10 (4.74%) Big Data
4 8 (3.79%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.32%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.37%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.90%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.42%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.95%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.95%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.95%) MySQL
9 2 (0.95%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (12.80%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.27%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.79%) Hudson
3 8 (3.79%) Subversion
4 7 (3.32%) Bugzilla
4 7 (3.32%) CruiseControl
4 7 (3.32%) Maven
4 7 (3.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (2.84%) JIRA
6 5 (2.37%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.90%) Mockito
7 4 (1.90%) Moq
8 3 (1.42%) JUnit
8 3 (1.42%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.95%) Ant
9 2 (0.95%) Gradle
9 2 (0.95%) Selenium
10 1 (0.47%) Calabash
10 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (16.59%) Finance
2 18 (8.53%) Electronics
3 11 (5.21%) Banking
3 11 (5.21%) Marketing
4 9 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.32%) Automotive
5 7 (3.32%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.84%) Military
7 4 (1.90%) Law
8 3 (1.42%) Games
9 2 (0.95%) Advertising
9 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.95%) Retail
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.06%) AngularJS
2 19 (9.00%) Dropwizard
3 17 (8.06%) Spring
4 15 (7.11%) .NET
5 12 (5.69%) HTML
5 12 (5.69%) J2EE
6 11 (5.21%) CSS
6 11 (5.21%) Node.js
6 11 (5.21%) RESTful
7 9 (4.27%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.79%) HTML5
8 8 (3.79%) REST
8 8 (3.79%) WPF
9 7 (3.32%) JSON
10 6 (2.84%) Web Services
11 5 (2.37%) Apache Camel
11 5 (2.37%) Backbone.js
11 5 (2.37%) J2SE
11 5 (2.37%) jQuery
12 4 (1.90%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.16%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.21%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.79%) Physics
4 8 (3.79%) Statistics
5 7 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.84%) Clustering
7 5 (2.37%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.37%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.37%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (2.37%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.90%) CUDA
8 4 (1.90%) Derivative
8 4 (1.90%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.90%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.42%) Replication
10 2 (0.95%) EMC VNXe
10 2 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.59%) Linux
2 25 (11.85%) Windows
3 23 (10.90%) Unix
4 9 (4.27%) CentOS
4 9 (4.27%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.32%) Android
6 7 (3.32%) Solaris
6 7 (3.32%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.90%) Debian
7 4 (1.90%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (41.71%) Software Engineering
2 85 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (15.64%) DevOps
5 29 (13.74%) Test Automation
6 25 (11.85%) TDD
7 24 (11.37%) Scrum
8 22 (10.43%) Microservices
8 22 (10.43%) Multithreading
9 21 (9.95%) Mentoring
10 20 (9.48%) Line Management
10 20 (9.48%) Software Architecture
11 19 (9.00%) Coaching
12 16 (7.58%) OO
13 12 (5.69%) MVC
13 12 (5.69%) Project Planning
13 12 (5.69%) SDLC
13 12 (5.69%) Software Testing
14 11 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.21%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 77 (36.49%) Java
2 43 (20.38%) JavaScript
3 35 (16.59%) C
3 35 (16.59%) SQL
4 27 (12.80%) C++
5 24 (11.37%) C#
6 16 (7.58%) TypeScript
7 12 (5.69%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.21%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.74%) Embedded C
9 10 (4.74%) Python
10 6 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.90%) Bourne shell
11 4 (1.90%) PHP
11 4 (1.90%) Ruby
12 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.95%) Perl
13 2 (0.95%) Scala
14 1 (0.47%) F#
14 1 (0.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (11.85%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (11.37%) Degree
3 20 (9.48%) Security Cleared
4 14 (6.64%) SC Cleared
5 13 (6.16%) CCNP
6 9 (4.27%) CCIE
6 9 (4.27%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.84%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.37%) MCSA
8 5 (2.37%) MCSE
8 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.90%) CCDA
10 3 (1.42%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (1.42%) ISEB
11 2 (0.95%) CCNA
11 2 (0.95%) VCAP
12 1 (0.47%) CCSP
12 1 (0.47%) HND
12 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.85%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) SDET
3 2 (0.95%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.47%) SEPA
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) TickIT
System Software
1 18 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.32%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (2.37%) Firmware
5 4 (1.90%) Docker
5 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.42%) NFS
6 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.42%) vSphere
7 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.95%) KVM
8 1 (0.47%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.47%) Xen
8 1 (0.47%) XenApp
8 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.27%) Puppet
2 5 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.90%) Ansible
3 4 (1.90%) SCOM
4 3 (1.42%) SCCM
5 2 (0.95%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.95%) Graphite
5 2 (0.95%) Terraform
5 2 (0.95%) WSUS
6 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 27 (12.80%) Oracle
2 22 (10.43%) VMware
3 20 (9.48%) Cisco
4 8 (3.79%) EMC
4 8 (3.79%) SAP
5 7 (3.32%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.84%) NetApp
6 6 (2.84%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.37%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.37%) Sun
8 4 (1.90%) F5
9 3 (1.42%) Citrix
9 3 (1.42%) Juniper
10 2 (0.95%) BT
10 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.95%) Dell
10 2 (0.95%) Google
10 2 (0.95%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.95%) PayPal
10 2 (0.95%) Tableau
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