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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
UK / England
Rank 708 805 846
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 132 113 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 107 103 73
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.77%

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
76201 89097 95104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.50% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63797 75537 79690
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +62 40 £87,500 +16.66% 4
South East +84 35 £58,250 +15.34% 4
North West +9 24 £52,500 +8.24% 3
Yorkshire +15 8 £55,000 - 2
South West -14 8 £55,000 -21.42% 2
West Midlands +6 7 £50,000 +21.95%
East of England +18 4 £65,000 -
East Midlands +6 3 £49,000 -2.00% 2
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 97 (43.89%) Software Engineering
2 95 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (41.63%) Java
4 50 (22.62%) JavaScript
5 47 (21.27%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (21.27%) AngularJS
6 42 (19.00%) Test Automation
7 37 (16.74%) DevOps
8 36 (16.29%) Microservices
9 35 (15.84%) Linux
10 33 (14.93%) C
11 32 (14.48%) SQL
12 31 (14.03%) QA
12 31 (14.03%) Jenkins
13 30 (13.57%) Finance
14 29 (13.12%) Scrum
14 29 (13.12%) C++
15 28 (12.67%) TDD
15 28 (12.67%) Mentoring
16 27 (12.22%) Dropwizard
16 27 (12.22%) Software Architecture
17 26 (11.76%) Line Management
17 26 (11.76%) Coaching
17 26 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (11.76%) Oracle
18 25 (11.31%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (11.31%) Redis
18 25 (11.31%) CouchDB
19 24 (10.86%) TypeScript
19 24 (10.86%) C#

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 20 (9.05%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.43%) Apache
3 5 (2.26%) Confluence
3 5 (2.26%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.90%) CMS
4 2 (0.90%) JBoss
4 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.45%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) nginx
5 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.33%) SaaS
2 13 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.36%) Office 365
6 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.69%) LAN
2 12 (5.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (4.07%) Firewall
3 9 (4.07%) MPLS
4 8 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (3.17%) Internet
5 7 (3.17%) VPN
5 7 (3.17%) WAN
6 6 (2.71%) HTTP
6 6 (2.71%) SAN
7 5 (2.26%) DNS
7 5 (2.26%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.26%) Wireless
8 4 (1.81%) BGP
9 3 (1.36%) DHCP
9 3 (1.36%) FTP
9 3 (1.36%) LTE
9 3 (1.36%) Network Security
9 3 (1.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (11.31%) CouchDB
2 25 (11.31%) Redis
3 10 (4.52%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.62%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.71%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.26%) Big Data
6 5 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.81%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.81%) BigQuery
7 4 (1.81%) Data Mart
7 4 (1.81%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.81%) MySQL
7 4 (1.81%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.81%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.90%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (14.03%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.62%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.71%) Bugzilla
3 6 (2.71%) CruiseControl
3 6 (2.71%) Hudson
3 6 (2.71%) Subversion
3 6 (2.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.26%) JIRA
5 4 (1.81%) Maven
5 4 (1.81%) Mockito
5 4 (1.81%) Moq
5 4 (1.81%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.36%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.36%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.90%) JUnit
7 2 (0.90%) Selenium
8 1 (0.45%) NUnit
8 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (13.57%) Finance
2 14 (6.33%) Electronics
3 12 (5.43%) Banking
4 10 (4.52%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.07%) Automotive
6 8 (3.62%) Marketing
7 5 (2.26%) Military
8 3 (1.36%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.90%) Advertising
9 2 (0.90%) Billing
9 2 (0.90%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.27%) AngularJS
2 27 (12.22%) Dropwizard
3 23 (10.41%) Spring
4 16 (7.24%) HTML
4 16 (7.24%) J2EE
5 15 (6.79%) .NET
6 14 (6.33%) Node.js
7 13 (5.88%) RESTful
8 12 (5.43%) Hibernate
9 10 (4.52%) HTML5
9 10 (4.52%) REST
10 9 (4.07%) CSS
10 9 (4.07%) JSON
10 9 (4.07%) WPF
11 8 (3.62%) Apache Camel
11 8 (3.62%) Ember.js
11 8 (3.62%) Web Services
12 7 (3.17%) Spring Integration
13 5 (2.26%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.26%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.24%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.52%) Statistics
4 9 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.07%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.62%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.71%) Clustering
6 6 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.71%) Physics
7 5 (2.26%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.81%) Derivative
8 4 (1.81%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.36%) CUDA
9 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.36%) Replication
10 2 (0.90%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.90%) iPad
10 2 (0.90%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.84%) Linux
2 24 (10.86%) Unix
2 24 (10.86%) Windows
3 9 (4.07%) CentOS
3 9 (4.07%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (3.17%) Android
4 7 (3.17%) Solaris
5 6 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.71%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.71%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.90%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (43.89%) Software Engineering
2 95 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (21.27%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (19.00%) Test Automation
5 37 (16.74%) DevOps
6 36 (16.29%) Microservices
7 29 (13.12%) Scrum
8 28 (12.67%) Mentoring
8 28 (12.67%) TDD
9 27 (12.22%) Software Architecture
10 26 (11.76%) Coaching
10 26 (11.76%) Line Management
11 21 (9.50%) Multithreading
12 18 (8.14%) Configuration Management
13 16 (7.24%) MVC
14 15 (6.79%) Pair Programming
14 15 (6.79%) Project Management
14 15 (6.79%) SDLC
15 14 (6.33%) OO
15 14 (6.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (41.63%) Java
2 50 (22.62%) JavaScript
3 33 (14.93%) C
4 32 (14.48%) SQL
5 29 (13.12%) C++
6 24 (10.86%) C#
6 24 (10.86%) TypeScript
7 14 (6.33%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.98%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.98%) Python
9 7 (3.17%) Embedded C
10 6 (2.71%) Bourne shell
10 6 (2.71%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.81%) Perl
11 4 (1.81%) PHP
11 4 (1.81%) Ruby
11 4 (1.81%) Scala
12 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.90%) Groovy
13 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (11.31%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (10.41%) Degree
3 19 (8.60%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.43%) CCNP
4 12 (5.43%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.98%) ISTQB
6 10 (4.52%) CCIE
7 6 (2.71%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.71%) ISEB
8 4 (1.81%) CCDA
8 4 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.36%) MCSA
9 3 (1.36%) MCSE
9 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.90%) CCNA
10 2 (0.90%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.90%) VCAP
11 1 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.03%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.36%) SDET
3 2 (0.90%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.26%) Docker
3 5 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.81%) vSphere
5 3 (1.36%) NFS
5 3 (1.36%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.90%) Firmware
6 2 (0.90%) KVM
6 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.45%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.45%) Xen
7 1 (0.45%) XenApp
7 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.17%) Puppet
2 5 (2.26%) SCOM
3 4 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.81%) SCCM
4 3 (1.36%) WSUS
5 2 (0.90%) Ansible
5 2 (0.90%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.90%) Consul
5 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.90%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.90%) Mesos
5 2 (0.90%) Nagios
5 2 (0.90%) StatsD
5 2 (0.90%) Terraform
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (11.76%) Oracle
2 24 (10.86%) VMware
3 22 (9.95%) Cisco
4 9 (4.07%) F5
5 8 (3.62%) SAP
6 7 (3.17%) EMC
7 6 (2.71%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.71%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.26%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.26%) NetApp
8 5 (2.26%) Sun
9 4 (1.81%) Birst
9 4 (1.81%) Google
9 4 (1.81%) Juniper
9 4 (1.81%) Tableau
10 3 (1.36%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.36%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.36%) Sophos
11 2 (0.90%) BT
11 2 (0.90%) PayPal
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Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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