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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 802 751 832
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 90 202 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 82 124 81
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,250
UK excluding London median salary £58,000 £55,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +5.71%
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
88370 98681 104096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.37% 96.21% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75118 82640 84807
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 £27,000 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +20 27 £70,000 +5.66% 3
South East +4 20 £65,000 +18.18% 4
East of England +20 14 £62,500 +8.69% 2
North West +8 9 £53,000 -1.39%
South West -44 8 £57,500 +4.54% 4
East Midlands +16 5 £55,000 +44.59% 5
West Midlands -1 4 £50,000 -37.50% 3
Yorkshire +12 2 £56,250 -4.25% 3
North East - 1 £57,500 -
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 68 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (36.05%) Software Engineering
3 47 (27.33%) Java
4 36 (20.93%) Linux
4 36 (20.93%) DevOps
5 35 (20.35%) Jenkins
6 31 (18.02%) JavaScript
7 30 (17.44%) SQL
7 30 (17.44%) Windows
8 29 (16.86%) Scrum
8 29 (16.86%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (15.12%) Puppet
10 25 (14.53%) Finance
11 23 (13.37%) Mobile App
11 23 (13.37%) Mentoring
12 22 (12.79%) CentOS
12 22 (12.79%) Web Services
12 22 (12.79%) TDD
13 21 (12.21%) C#
13 21 (12.21%) .NET
13 21 (12.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (12.21%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (11.63%) C
15 19 (11.05%) C++
15 19 (11.05%) AngularJS
15 19 (11.05%) Analytics
15 19 (11.05%) Docker
16 18 (10.47%) Root Cause Analysis
16 18 (10.47%) Python
16 18 (10.47%) E-Commerce

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 13 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
1 13 (7.56%) OpenStack
2 12 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.40%) IIS
4 9 (5.23%) Apache
5 7 (4.07%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.91%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.33%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.74%) JBoss
8 3 (1.74%) nginx
9 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.16%) WildFly
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.86%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.07%) SaaS
4 6 (3.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Office 365
6 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.23%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (3.49%) Ethernet
3 6 (3.49%) Firewall
4 5 (2.91%) HTTP
4 5 (2.91%) Internet
5 4 (2.33%) LAN
5 4 (2.33%) MPLS
5 4 (2.33%) SAN
5 4 (2.33%) VPN
6 3 (1.74%) DHCP
6 3 (1.74%) DNS
6 3 (1.74%) DSL
6 3 (1.74%) Extranet
6 3 (1.74%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.74%) ISDN
6 3 (1.74%) NAS
6 3 (1.74%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.21%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (9.30%) Big Data
3 16 (9.30%) MySQL
4 12 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.23%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.49%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.33%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.16%) Data Mart
10 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.16%) DB2
11 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.58%) HBase
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (20.35%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.81%) Maven
3 7 (4.07%) JIRA
4 6 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.49%) Subversion
5 5 (2.91%) Gradle
5 5 (2.91%) Hudson
5 5 (2.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (2.33%) NMock
6 4 (2.33%) NUnit
6 4 (2.33%) Selenium
7 3 (1.74%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.74%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.74%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.74%) JUnit
7 3 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.74%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.16%) Ant
General
1 25 (14.53%) Finance
2 16 (9.30%) Retail
3 14 (8.14%) Electronics
4 10 (5.81%) Games
5 8 (4.65%) Law
6 7 (4.07%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.07%) Marketing
7 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.74%) Automotive
9 2 (1.16%) Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Advertising
10 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.58%) Legal
10 1 (0.58%) Military
10 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.79%) Web Services
2 21 (12.21%) .NET
3 19 (11.05%) AngularJS
4 17 (9.88%) CSS
5 16 (9.30%) REST
6 15 (8.72%) HTML
7 14 (8.14%) RESTful
7 14 (8.14%) XML
8 11 (6.40%) Sensu
9 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET
10 9 (5.23%) HTML5
11 8 (4.65%) .NET Framework
11 8 (4.65%) J2EE
11 8 (4.65%) jQuery
12 7 (4.07%) Spring
13 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (3.49%) Backbone.js
13 6 (3.49%) Node.js
13 6 (3.49%) SOAP
14 5 (2.91%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.37%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.14%) User Experience
3 9 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.65%) Mobile Games
5 7 (4.07%) Clustering
6 5 (2.91%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.91%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (2.91%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.91%) VHDL
7 4 (2.33%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.74%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.74%) Physics
8 3 (1.74%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.16%) Blog
9 2 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.93%) Linux
2 30 (17.44%) Windows
3 22 (12.79%) CentOS
4 21 (12.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (7.56%) Apple iOS
5 13 (7.56%) Unix
6 12 (6.98%) Android
6 12 (6.98%) Windows Phone
7 11 (6.40%) Debian
7 11 (6.40%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (2.33%) Solaris
8 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.58%) LynxOS
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (36.05%) Software Engineering
3 36 (20.93%) DevOps
4 29 (16.86%) Scrum
5 23 (13.37%) Mentoring
6 22 (12.79%) TDD
7 19 (11.05%) Analytics
8 18 (10.47%) E-Commerce
8 18 (10.47%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.30%) Open Source
11 14 (8.14%) OO
11 14 (8.14%) Product Management
12 13 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (7.56%) Coaching
12 13 (7.56%) Configuration Management
12 13 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (7.56%) Multithreading
13 12 (6.98%) Android Development
13 12 (6.98%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.33%) Java
2 31 (18.02%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.44%) SQL
4 21 (12.21%) C#
5 20 (11.63%) C
6 19 (11.05%) C++
7 18 (10.47%) Python
8 14 (8.14%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.49%) Embedded C
10 5 (2.91%) Ruby
11 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.16%) PHP
12 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.58%) Groovy
13 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.58%) R
13 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.88%) Degree
2 13 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.65%) CCIE
3 8 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.07%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.49%) CCNP
5 6 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.91%) MCSA
6 5 (2.91%) MCSE
6 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.33%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (1.74%) CISSP
8 3 (1.74%) SSCP
9 2 (1.16%) CCDA
9 2 (1.16%) MOS
10 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.58%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.98%) QA
2 3 (1.74%) SDET
3 1 (0.58%) DICOM
3 1 (0.58%) HL7
3 1 (0.58%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) SEPA
3 1 (0.58%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (11.05%) Docker
2 13 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.40%) Firmware
4 7 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.74%) KVM
6 3 (1.74%) Xen
6 3 (1.74%) XenApp
7 2 (1.16%) NFS
7 2 (1.16%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.16%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.16%) vSphere
8 1 (0.58%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (15.12%) Puppet
2 13 (7.56%) Ansible
3 12 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.40%) Graphite
4 11 (6.40%) Terraform
5 5 (2.91%) Kibana
5 5 (2.91%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.91%) logstash
6 3 (1.74%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.74%) Oozie
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.16%) Simpana
7 2 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.58%) SCOM
8 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (8.72%) VMware
2 14 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.40%) Oracle
4 8 (4.65%) Cisco
5 5 (2.91%) Citrix
5 5 (2.91%) Mentor Graphics
5 5 (2.91%) NetApp
5 5 (2.91%) SAP
5 5 (2.91%) Xilinx
6 4 (2.33%) EMC
6 4 (2.33%) Sun
7 3 (1.74%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.74%) Google
7 3 (1.74%) IBM
8 2 (1.16%) BT
8 2 (1.16%) CommVault
8 2 (1.16%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.58%) Apigee
9 1 (0.58%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.58%) Meraki
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, share options
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TDA Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + car allowence
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Mint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 43,000 - 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
South Gloucestershire Council
Salary: From £37,858 to £40,619 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
South Gloucestershire Council
Salary: From £37,858 to £40,619 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago