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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 804 760 771
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 46 98 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.099% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.10% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 34 78 81
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £46,750 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,250 £50,500
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +3.46%
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
93187 93662 97567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.48% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 77560 76025 83489
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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
South West +7 13 £45,000 -5.26% 3
London -16 13 £52,500 -19.23% 4
South East -45 10 £80,000 +45.45% 2
East of England -18 3 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North West - 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 65 (48.51%) Software Engineering
2 50 (37.31%) Degree
3 38 (28.36%) Security Cleared
4 35 (26.12%) C
5 27 (20.15%) Computer Science
6 25 (18.66%) C++
7 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
8 22 (16.42%) Validation
9 21 (15.67%) UML
10 20 (14.93%) C#
10 20 (14.93%) Electronics
11 19 (14.18%) Aerospace
11 19 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (14.18%) Java
11 19 (14.18%) .NET
11 19 (14.18%) Linux
12 18 (13.43%) Physics
13 17 (12.69%) Windows
13 17 (12.69%) OO
13 17 (12.69%) DV Cleared
14 16 (11.94%) Web Services
15 15 (11.19%) Project Management
15 15 (11.19%) Mathematics
15 15 (11.19%) Use Case
16 14 (10.45%) Algorithms
17 13 (9.70%) Open Source
17 13 (9.70%) Configuration Management
17 13 (9.70%) JavaScript
18 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
18 12 (8.96%) Microsoft

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 7 (5.22%) Node.js
2 5 (3.73%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.99%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.24%) IIS
5 2 (1.49%) JBoss
5 2 (1.49%) Apache
5 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.49%) nginx
5 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS Office
2 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.99%) TargetLink
3 3 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) Simulink
4 1 (0.75%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.49%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.49%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.49%) HP Helion
3 2 (1.49%) SaaS
3 2 (1.49%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.22%) SAN
3 6 (4.48%) WAN
4 5 (3.73%) DNS
4 5 (3.73%) LDAP
5 4 (2.99%) VPN
5 4 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.99%) MPLS
6 3 (2.24%) Firewall
6 3 (2.24%) NAS
6 3 (2.24%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (2.24%) WLAN
6 3 (2.24%) DHCP
6 3 (2.24%) LAN
6 3 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.49%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.49%) HTTP
7 2 (1.49%) SSH
7 2 (1.49%) Wireless
8 1 (0.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.24%) RavenDB
2 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) MarkLogic
4 1 (0.75%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Subversion
2 11 (8.21%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (5.97%) Maven
4 6 (4.48%) ClearCase
5 5 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.99%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.24%) Gradle
8 2 (1.49%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.49%) Hudson
8 2 (1.49%) Ant
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.49%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.75%) JIRA
9 1 (0.75%) GDB
9 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (14.93%) Electronics
2 19 (14.18%) Aerospace
3 11 (8.21%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.21%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.72%) Automotive
5 8 (5.97%) Finance
6 7 (5.22%) French Language
7 5 (3.73%) Military
8 3 (2.24%) Avionics
9 2 (1.49%) Banking
9 2 (1.49%) Billing
9 2 (1.49%) Local Government
9 2 (1.49%) Marketing
10 1 (0.75%) German Language
10 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.18%) .NET
2 16 (11.94%) Web Services
3 10 (7.46%) XML
3 10 (7.46%) HTML
4 9 (6.72%) CSS
5 8 (5.97%) Spring
6 6 (4.48%) Ajax
6 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.48%) RESTful
7 5 (3.73%) Struts2
7 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (3.73%) Struts
7 5 (3.73%) FreeMarker
7 5 (3.73%) J2EE
7 5 (3.73%) JDBC
7 5 (3.73%) Servlets
8 3 (2.24%) JSP
8 3 (2.24%) HTML5
8 3 (2.24%) REST
8 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.15%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.43%) Physics
3 15 (11.19%) Mathematics
4 14 (10.45%) Algorithms
5 13 (9.70%) Open Source
6 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (6.72%) Management Information System
8 8 (5.97%) GIS
9 7 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (4.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (3.73%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (3.73%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (2.99%) Blog
13 3 (2.24%) Clustering
13 3 (2.24%) VHDL
13 3 (2.24%) Verilog
13 3 (2.24%) ASIC
14 2 (1.49%) Human Factors
14 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
15 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.18%) Linux
2 17 (12.69%) Windows
3 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.73%) UNIX
5 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.49%) Debian
7 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.49%) CentOS
8 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (48.51%) Software Engineering
2 22 (16.42%) Validation
3 21 (15.67%) UML
4 19 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (12.69%) OO
6 15 (11.19%) Project Management
6 15 (11.19%) Use Case
7 13 (9.70%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.96%) MVC
9 10 (7.46%) Embedded Software Development
10 9 (6.72%) OOD
11 8 (5.97%) TDD
11 8 (5.97%) Software Architecture
11 8 (5.97%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.22%) Requirements Management
12 7 (5.22%) Multithreading
13 6 (4.48%) BDD
13 6 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (3.73%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.12%) C
2 25 (18.66%) C++
3 20 (14.93%) C#
4 19 (14.18%) Java
5 13 (9.70%) JavaScript
6 12 (8.96%) Embedded C
7 9 (6.72%) SQL
8 6 (4.48%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.73%) AspectJ
9 5 (3.73%) Python
9 5 (3.73%) Ada
10 3 (2.24%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.24%) Perl
11 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.49%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.49%) Scala
11 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.49%) Clojure
12 1 (0.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 50 (37.31%) Degree
2 38 (28.36%) Security Cleared
3 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
4 17 (12.69%) DV Cleared
5 8 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.22%) CCIE
7 4 (2.99%) CCA
7 4 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.99%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.24%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (1.49%) PhD
9 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.75%) VCP4
10 1 (0.75%) CCNP
10 1 (0.75%) CCNA
10 1 (0.75%) HNC
10 1 (0.75%) HND
10 1 (0.75%) MCSE
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) JSP 440
2 5 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.73%) QA
3 4 (2.99%) DO-178B
4 3 (2.24%) JTAG
4 3 (2.24%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.75%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.48%) XenApp
3 5 (3.73%) Firmware
4 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.99%) KVM
4 4 (2.99%) Docker
5 2 (1.49%) RHEV
5 2 (1.49%) LXC
5 2 (1.49%) oVirt
5 2 (1.49%) NFS
5 2 (1.49%) Gluster
5 2 (1.49%) Samba
5 2 (1.49%) Squid
5 2 (1.49%) Xen
5 2 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.49%) SELinux
2 2 (1.49%) Nagios
2 2 (1.49%) Puppet
2 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (1.49%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.75%) WSUS
3 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (8.96%) Cisco
1 12 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.46%) VMware
3 8 (5.97%) Hyland
4 7 (5.22%) Oracle
4 7 (5.22%) Citrix
5 6 (4.48%) SAP
6 5 (3.73%) HP
6 5 (3.73%) EMC
7 4 (2.99%) Juniper
7 4 (2.99%) Google
7 4 (2.99%) F5
8 3 (2.24%) Aruba
8 3 (2.24%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.49%) Siemens
9 2 (1.49%) IBM
9 2 (1.49%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.75%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.75%) Xilinx
Cambridge
People Source
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + including benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago