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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 796 845 780
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 102 80 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.080% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.083% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 89 69 98
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £75,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
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
90807 95908 94217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 77011 80194 76700
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
London +16 33 £72,500 +38.09% 3
South West +10 29 £57,500 +27.77% 6
Yorkshire +29 16 £55,000 +13.40% 3
South East +10 13 £46,250 -27.45% 4
East of England -3 5 £53,750 +0.46% 1
North West +19 3 £48,500 +14.11% 2
East Midlands +4 2 £50,000 +42.85%
West Midlands -9 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 168 (59.15%) Software Engineering
2 110 (38.73%) Linux
3 107 (37.68%) Java
4 100 (35.21%) C
5 89 (31.34%) C++
6 87 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (30.28%) C#
8 84 (29.58%) Telecoms
9 59 (20.77%) Multithreading
9 59 (20.77%) Mentoring
10 57 (20.07%) Degree
11 56 (19.72%) Cisco Certification
12 55 (19.37%) Firewall
13 54 (19.01%) JavaScript
14 53 (18.66%) TCP/IP
15 51 (17.96%) Jenkins
16 45 (15.85%) Penetration Testing
17 44 (15.49%) CISSP
17 44 (15.49%) Web Services
17 44 (15.49%) Big Data
18 43 (15.14%) STL
19 42 (14.79%) Apple iOS
19 42 (14.79%) Hadoop
19 42 (14.79%) Java EE
19 42 (14.79%) Android
20 41 (14.44%) HTML
20 41 (14.44%) Objective-C
21 40 (14.08%) Ethical Hacking
21 40 (14.08%) Apache Hive
21 40 (14.08%) Apache Pig

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 40 (14.08%) Apache Pig
2 13 (4.58%) Node.js
2 13 (4.58%) OpenStack
3 8 (2.82%) Apache
4 7 (2.46%) NServiceBus
5 6 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.41%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.06%) SAS
9 2 (0.70%) JBoss
9 2 (0.70%) Mule
9 2 (0.70%) nginx
9 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (4.58%) SOLIDWORKS
2 12 (4.23%) MS Office
3 10 (3.52%) Simulink
4 3 (1.06%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.35%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 14 (4.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.39%) SaaS
3 13 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.87%) IaaS
5 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (2.82%) Google App Engine
6 8 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.82%) PaaS
7 6 (2.11%) HP Helion
8 3 (1.06%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.70%) Office 365
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 55 (19.37%) Firewall
2 53 (18.66%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.99%) HTTP
3 17 (5.99%) Internet
4 16 (5.63%) Wireless
5 12 (4.23%) WAN
6 9 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (3.17%) SAN
7 8 (2.82%) BGP
7 8 (2.82%) MPLS
7 8 (2.82%) OSPF
8 7 (2.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (2.46%) TACACS
9 6 (2.11%) Ethernet
9 6 (2.11%) LAN
9 6 (2.11%) SSL
9 6 (2.11%) VPN
10 5 (1.76%) NetScreen
10 5 (1.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.49%) Big Data
2 42 (14.79%) Hadoop
3 40 (14.08%) Apache Hive
4 30 (10.56%) MySQL
5 19 (6.69%) SQL Server
6 18 (6.34%) NoSQL
7 17 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.17%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.11%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.41%) DB2
11 4 (1.41%) GIS
11 4 (1.41%) Informix
11 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.70%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.70%) HBase
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (17.96%) Jenkins
2 20 (7.04%) JIRA
3 19 (6.69%) Maven
4 18 (6.34%) Git (software)
5 17 (5.99%) Hudson
6 13 (4.58%) Gradle
7 11 (3.87%) Ant
8 10 (3.52%) NMock
8 10 (3.52%) Subversion
9 9 (3.17%) Artifactory
9 9 (3.17%) NUnit
9 9 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (2.11%) IntelliJ
10 6 (2.11%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.76%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (1.41%) Bugzilla
12 4 (1.41%) CruiseControl
12 4 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 84 (29.58%) Telecoms
2 36 (12.68%) Manufacturing
3 31 (10.92%) Finance
4 29 (10.21%) Electronics
5 17 (5.99%) Marketing
6 7 (2.46%) Retail
7 6 (2.11%) Automotive
7 6 (2.11%) Games
8 5 (1.76%) Legal
9 4 (1.41%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.41%) Online Betting
10 3 (1.06%) Banking
10 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.06%) Law
11 2 (0.70%) Advertising
11 2 (0.70%) Military
12 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.49%) Web Services
2 43 (15.14%) STL
3 42 (14.79%) Java EE
4 41 (14.44%) HTML
5 33 (11.62%) REST
6 31 (10.92%) CSS
7 20 (7.04%) .NET
7 20 (7.04%) RESTful
8 19 (6.69%) HTML5
9 18 (6.34%) Spring
10 17 (5.99%) Ajax
11 16 (5.63%) NHibernate
12 15 (5.28%) J2EE
13 14 (4.93%) ASP.NET
13 14 (4.93%) CSS3
13 14 (4.93%) Hibernate
13 14 (4.93%) JSON
14 12 (4.23%) XML
15 11 (3.87%) JSP
15 11 (3.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.73%) Cybercrime
2 22 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.28%) Digital Media
4 13 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 11 (3.87%) Physics
6 10 (3.52%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.52%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.82%) Device Driver
7 8 (2.82%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.82%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.46%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.11%) IPTV
9 6 (2.11%) Over-the-Top Content
9 6 (2.11%) User Experience
9 6 (2.11%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.76%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.76%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 110 (38.73%) Linux
2 42 (14.79%) Android
2 42 (14.79%) Apple iOS
3 35 (12.32%) Windows
4 17 (5.99%) Unix
5 12 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.52%) CentOS
7 9 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (2.11%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.41%) Windows CE
9 4 (1.41%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.70%) Debian
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.35%) LynxOS
11 1 (0.35%) OpenWrt
11 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (59.15%) Software Engineering
2 87 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (20.77%) Mentoring
3 59 (20.77%) Multithreading
4 45 (15.85%) Penetration Testing
5 40 (14.08%) Cybersecurity
5 40 (14.08%) Ethical Hacking
6 39 (13.73%) Mobile Development
6 39 (13.73%) Reverse Engineering
7 35 (12.32%) OO
7 35 (12.32%) TDD
8 33 (11.62%) Scrum
9 32 (11.27%) Configuration Management
9 32 (11.27%) High Availability
10 29 (10.21%) Coaching
10 29 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (9.86%) DevOps
12 22 (7.75%) E-Commerce
13 21 (7.39%) SDLC
14 19 (6.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (37.68%) Java
2 100 (35.21%) C
3 89 (31.34%) C++
4 86 (30.28%) C#
5 54 (19.01%) JavaScript
6 41 (14.44%) Objective-C
7 28 (9.86%) Python
8 21 (7.39%) SQL
9 16 (5.63%) Embedded C
10 14 (4.93%) MATLAB
10 14 (4.93%) PHP
11 10 (3.52%) Scala
12 9 (3.17%) Bash Shell
12 9 (3.17%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.82%) Clojure
13 8 (2.82%) Embedded C++
13 8 (2.82%) Perl
14 7 (2.46%) Ruby
14 7 (2.46%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (20.07%) Degree
2 56 (19.72%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (15.49%) CISSP
4 39 (13.73%) CCNA
4 39 (13.73%) GIAC
4 39 (13.73%) Linux+ Certification
4 39 (13.73%) MCSE
4 39 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (13.73%) SANS
4 39 (13.73%) SSCP
5 34 (11.97%) Security Cleared
6 16 (5.63%) CCIE
7 13 (4.58%) Network+ Certification
8 12 (4.23%) DV Cleared
9 9 (3.17%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.82%) CCNP
11 6 (2.11%) CCDE
11 6 (2.11%) CCSP
11 6 (2.11%) PhD
11 6 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.87%) QA
2 9 (3.17%) SLA
3 6 (2.11%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.11%) JTAG
4 5 (1.76%) MISRA
5 4 (1.41%) MISRA C
6 3 (1.06%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.35%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.35%) DICOM
7 1 (0.35%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.35%) HL7
7 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.35%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.99%) Docker
3 15 (5.28%) Firmware
4 9 (3.17%) KVM
4 9 (3.17%) Xen
5 7 (2.46%) LXC
6 5 (1.76%) Active Directory
6 5 (1.76%) vSphere
7 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 26 (9.15%) Puppet
2 22 (7.75%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.76%) Graphite
3 5 (1.76%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.41%) Cacti
4 4 (1.41%) Nagios
4 4 (1.41%) Opsview
4 4 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.70%) SCCM
6 2 (0.70%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.70%) SCOM
6 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.35%) Ansible
7 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.35%) Kibana
7 1 (0.35%) Mesos
7 1 (0.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 27 (9.51%) Oracle
2 24 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.10%) VMware
4 20 (7.04%) Cisco
5 14 (4.93%) SAP
6 13 (4.58%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.52%) HP
8 9 (3.17%) F5
9 8 (2.82%) Google
9 8 (2.82%) Rackspace
9 8 (2.82%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.46%) IBM
11 6 (2.11%) EMC
11 6 (2.11%) Juniper
11 6 (2.11%) QNX
12 5 (1.76%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.76%) Veritas
13 4 (1.41%) Citrix
13 4 (1.41%) Intel
13 4 (1.41%) NetApp
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £54000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum c£60K - £70K + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car + bonus + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DoE
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EE
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
County Durham
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bens, bonus, car
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago