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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 793 739 825
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 89 192 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 80 149 75
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,200 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,000 £56,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
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
86273 98484 101752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72683 82842 83044
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 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +30 22 £70,000 - 4
South West -33 15 £60,000 +8.10% 4
East of England +13 14 £63,750 +6.25% 1
North West +1 12 £57,000 +3.63% 2
South East +13 11 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East Midlands +22 6 £55,000 -26.66% 4
Yorkshire 0 4 £55,000 -4.34%
West Midlands -14 4 £55,000 -31.25% 1
North East - 1 £57,500 -
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 66 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (33.71%) Software Engineering
3 49 (27.53%) Java
4 41 (23.03%) Linux
5 34 (19.10%) DevOps
6 30 (16.85%) JavaScript
6 30 (16.85%) Finance
7 29 (16.29%) Scrum
8 28 (15.73%) Jenkins
9 27 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (15.17%) SQL
10 25 (14.04%) Windows
11 23 (12.92%) Puppet
11 23 (12.92%) CentOS
12 22 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (12.36%) Mentoring
12 22 (12.36%) C
13 21 (11.80%) TDD
13 21 (11.80%) AngularJS
14 19 (10.67%) Mobile App
14 19 (10.67%) Degree
15 18 (10.11%) Electronics
15 18 (10.11%) C++
15 18 (10.11%) .NET
15 18 (10.11%) Oracle
15 18 (10.11%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (10.11%) Root Cause Analysis
16 17 (9.55%) C#
16 17 (9.55%) Web Services

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 15 (8.43%) Tomcat
2 12 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (6.18%) Apache
4 10 (5.62%) OpenStack
5 9 (5.06%) IIS
6 5 (2.81%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.81%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.25%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.12%) JBoss
8 2 (1.12%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) Confluence
9 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (4.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.69%) SaaS
5 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.12%) IaaS
5 2 (1.12%) Office 365
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.93%) Internet
1 7 (3.93%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (3.37%) Firewall
2 6 (3.37%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.81%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.81%) MPLS
3 5 (2.81%) Wireless
4 4 (2.25%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.25%) LAN
4 4 (2.25%) VPN
5 3 (1.69%) BGP
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.69%) DNS
5 3 (1.69%) LTE
5 3 (1.69%) SAN
5 3 (1.69%) WAN
6 2 (1.12%) DSL
6 2 (1.12%) FTP
6 2 (1.12%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (8.43%) Big Data
3 11 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.62%) MySQL
5 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.37%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.81%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.25%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.12%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (15.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.93%) Maven
3 6 (3.37%) Subversion
4 5 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.81%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.81%) Hudson
4 5 (2.81%) JIRA
5 4 (2.25%) Selenium
6 3 (1.69%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.69%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.69%) JUnit
6 3 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.12%) Ant
7 2 (1.12%) Calabash
7 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.12%) Gradle
7 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (16.85%) Finance
2 18 (10.11%) Electronics
3 10 (5.62%) Games
3 10 (5.62%) Retail
4 9 (5.06%) Marketing
4 9 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.49%) Law
5 8 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.81%) Automotive
6 5 (2.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.80%) AngularJS
2 18 (10.11%) .NET
3 17 (9.55%) Web Services
4 16 (8.99%) RESTful
5 14 (7.87%) CSS
6 12 (6.74%) HTML
7 11 (6.18%) J2EE
7 11 (6.18%) Sensu
7 11 (6.18%) XML
8 10 (5.62%) REST
9 8 (4.49%) ASP.NET
9 8 (4.49%) HTML5
9 8 (4.49%) Spring
10 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (3.93%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.37%) jQuery
12 5 (2.81%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.81%) Backbone.js
12 5 (2.81%) J2SE
12 5 (2.81%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.67%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.06%) User Experience
5 7 (3.93%) Mobile Games
5 7 (3.93%) VHDL
6 6 (3.37%) Clustering
6 6 (3.37%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (2.81%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.81%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.25%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.25%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.25%) Physics
9 3 (1.69%) CUDA
9 3 (1.69%) Derivative
9 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.12%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.03%) Linux
2 25 (14.04%) Windows
3 23 (12.92%) CentOS
4 22 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (7.87%) Unix
6 12 (6.74%) Debian
7 11 (6.18%) Windows Server
8 8 (4.49%) Android
8 8 (4.49%) Apple iOS
8 8 (4.49%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (3.93%) Windows Phone
10 6 (3.37%) Solaris
11 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.56%) LynxOS
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (33.71%) Software Engineering
3 34 (19.10%) DevOps
4 29 (16.29%) Scrum
5 22 (12.36%) Mentoring
6 21 (11.80%) TDD
7 18 (10.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (8.99%) Open Source
9 15 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.87%) Coaching
10 14 (7.87%) Configuration Management
10 14 (7.87%) Multithreading
11 13 (7.30%) Analytics
11 13 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (7.30%) OO
12 11 (6.18%) MVC
12 11 (6.18%) Patch Management
13 10 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (5.62%) SDLC
14 9 (5.06%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.53%) Java
2 30 (16.85%) JavaScript
3 27 (15.17%) SQL
4 22 (12.36%) C
5 18 (10.11%) C++
6 17 (9.55%) C#
7 14 (7.87%) Python
8 13 (7.30%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.62%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.62%) Embedded C
10 6 (3.37%) Ruby
11 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.12%) PHP
14 1 (0.56%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.56%) Go
14 1 (0.56%) Perl
14 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (10.67%) Degree
2 16 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.49%) CCIE
5 7 (3.93%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.37%) CCNP
6 6 (3.37%) MCSA
6 6 (3.37%) MCSE
6 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.25%) CCDA
7 4 (2.25%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.69%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (1.12%) CISSP
9 2 (1.12%) MOS
9 2 (1.12%) SSCP
10 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.56%) MCITP
10 1 (0.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.55%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) SDET
3 1 (0.56%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.56%) SEPA
3 1 (0.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 15 (8.43%) Docker
1 15 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.30%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.62%) Firmware
4 7 (3.93%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (3.37%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.12%) KVM
6 2 (1.12%) NFS
6 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.56%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.56%) Xen
7 1 (0.56%) XenApp
7 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (12.92%) Puppet
2 12 (6.74%) Ansible
3 11 (6.18%) Graphite
3 11 (6.18%) Terraform
4 9 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.81%) Kibana
5 5 (2.81%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.81%) logstash
6 2 (1.12%) SCOM
6 2 (1.12%) WSUS
7 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.56%) Oozie
7 1 (0.56%) SCCM
7 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (10.11%) Oracle
2 17 (9.55%) VMware
3 9 (5.06%) Cisco
3 9 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.37%) NetApp
4 6 (3.37%) SAP
5 5 (2.81%) EMC
5 5 (2.81%) Mentor Graphics
5 5 (2.81%) Sun
5 5 (2.81%) Xilinx
6 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.69%) Citrix
8 2 (1.12%) BT
8 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.12%) Google
9 1 (0.56%) Apigee
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.56%) Mashery
9 1 (0.56%) Meraki
9 1 (0.56%) Palo Alto
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