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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 763 749 785
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 109 104 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.10% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 61 81 79
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £75,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.63%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 East +1 48 £50,000 -3.84% 6
East of England -16 20 £55,000 +4.76% 4
London -49 18 £55,000 -24.13% 1
North West -8 14 £35,000 -16.66% 2
South West -29 11 £67,950 +13.25% 4
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
East Midlands -1 1 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Yorkshire -33 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 90 (44.33%) Software Engineering
2 85 (41.87%) Degree
3 72 (35.47%) Java
4 62 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (21.18%) TDD
5 43 (21.18%) C
6 41 (20.20%) C++
7 40 (19.70%) Security Cleared
8 35 (17.24%) Electronics
9 29 (14.29%) Web Services
10 27 (13.30%) UML
10 27 (13.30%) Spring
11 26 (12.81%) Linux
11 26 (12.81%) Open Source
12 23 (11.33%) Big Data
12 23 (11.33%) SQL
13 22 (10.84%) HTML
13 22 (10.84%) MATLAB
13 22 (10.84%) Project Management
14 21 (10.34%) Scrum
14 21 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (9.36%) RESTful
15 19 (9.36%) Oracle
15 19 (9.36%) XML
16 18 (8.87%) Windows
16 18 (8.87%) Physics
16 18 (8.87%) REST
17 17 (8.37%) Computer Science
17 17 (8.37%) QA
17 17 (8.37%) Subversion

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (4.43%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.94%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (3.94%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (2.46%) WebSphere Process Server
3 5 (2.46%) Node.js
4 4 (1.97%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.48%) Jetty
6 2 (0.99%) IIS
6 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.46%) Simulink
3 4 (1.97%) TargetLink
4 2 (0.99%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.99%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.49%) MS Office
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.40%) HTTP
2 12 (5.91%) GSM
3 11 (5.42%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.43%) Wireless
5 8 (3.94%) LTE
5 8 (3.94%) SAN
5 8 (3.94%) LDAP
6 7 (3.45%) GPRS
7 5 (2.46%) ZigBee
7 5 (2.46%) LAN
8 4 (1.97%) Bluetooth
8 4 (1.97%) DECT
8 4 (1.97%) TETRA
8 4 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.48%) X.509
9 3 (1.48%) Wireless Security
9 3 (1.48%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.48%) UMTS
9 3 (1.48%) WAN
9 3 (1.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.33%) Big Data
2 16 (7.88%) MongoDB
3 13 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (5.91%) Data Mining
5 10 (4.93%) MySQL
6 9 (4.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.43%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.43%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.94%) QlikView
7 8 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.46%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.97%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (1.97%) HBase
9 4 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.97%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.97%) Text Mining
9 4 (1.97%) Triplestore
10 2 (0.99%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (8.37%) Subversion
2 12 (5.91%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.42%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (5.42%) Maven
4 9 (4.43%) Selenium
5 8 (3.94%) ClearCase
5 8 (3.94%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.46%) Behat
8 4 (1.97%) Ant
8 4 (1.97%) JUnit
8 4 (1.97%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.97%) WATIR
8 4 (1.97%) Hudson
8 4 (1.97%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.99%) GDB
9 2 (0.99%) JIRA
9 2 (0.99%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.99%) Gradle
10 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (17.24%) Electronics
2 17 (8.37%) Military
3 15 (7.39%) Aerospace
4 11 (5.42%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.42%) Publishing
5 8 (3.94%) Banking
5 8 (3.94%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.96%) Marketing
8 5 (2.46%) French Language
9 4 (1.97%) Automotive
10 3 (1.48%) Finance
10 3 (1.48%) Billing
11 2 (0.99%) Games
12 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.49%) Legal
12 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.29%) Web Services
2 27 (13.30%) Spring
3 22 (10.84%) HTML
4 19 (9.36%) XML
4 19 (9.36%) RESTful
5 18 (8.87%) REST
6 15 (7.39%) Hibernate
6 15 (7.39%) .NET
6 15 (7.39%) FreeMarker
7 12 (5.91%) J2EE
8 10 (4.93%) ActiveMQ
8 10 (4.93%) Velocity
9 9 (4.43%) Servlets
10 8 (3.94%) Apache Flex
11 6 (2.96%) Ajax
12 5 (2.46%) Struts
12 5 (2.46%) Spring MVC
12 5 (2.46%) SOAP
12 5 (2.46%) EJB
12 5 (2.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.81%) Open Source
2 18 (8.87%) Physics
3 17 (8.37%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.91%) Mathematics
4 12 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (4.93%) Statistics
6 9 (4.43%) VHDL
7 8 (3.94%) Verilog
7 8 (3.94%) Digital Media
7 8 (3.94%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.96%) ASIC
9 6 (2.96%) SCADA
10 5 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (2.46%) Firmware
11 4 (1.97%) Taxonomies
11 4 (1.97%) Ontologies
11 4 (1.97%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.81%) Linux
2 18 (8.87%) Windows
3 14 (6.90%) UNIX
4 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.48%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.99%) Android
7 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (44.33%) Software Engineering
2 62 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (21.18%) TDD
4 27 (13.30%) UML
5 22 (10.84%) Project Management
6 21 (10.34%) Scrum
6 21 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (7.88%) Analytics
8 15 (7.39%) Validation
9 14 (6.90%) OO
10 12 (5.91%) ETL
10 12 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.91%) Configuration Management
10 12 (5.91%) Business Development
10 12 (5.91%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.42%) Multithreading
11 11 (5.42%) MVC
12 10 (4.93%) SOA
12 10 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (4.43%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 72 (35.47%) Java
2 43 (21.18%) C
3 41 (20.20%) C++
4 23 (11.33%) SQL
5 22 (10.84%) MATLAB
6 16 (7.88%) Embedded C
7 9 (4.43%) C#
8 8 (3.94%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.94%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.94%) Perl
8 8 (3.94%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.96%) XQuery
9 6 (2.96%) PHP
9 6 (2.96%) XPath
10 5 (2.46%) AspectJ
10 5 (2.46%) Ruby
11 4 (1.97%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.99%) Scala
12 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.99%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 85 (41.87%) Degree
2 40 (19.70%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.93%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.94%) HND
5 7 (3.45%) CCNP
6 5 (2.46%) CCIE
6 5 (2.46%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.97%) PhD
8 3 (1.48%) CCA
8 3 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.99%) CISSP
9 2 (0.99%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.99%) PMP
9 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.99%) MCSE
10 1 (0.49%) MCSA
10 1 (0.49%) HNC
10 1 (0.49%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.37%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) JTAG
3 3 (1.48%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.97%) XenApp
3 3 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (9.36%) Oracle
2 14 (6.90%) SAP
3 11 (5.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.43%) Sybase
5 8 (3.94%) Business Objects
5 8 (3.94%) Cisco
5 8 (3.94%) IBM
5 8 (3.94%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.46%) EMC
7 4 (1.97%) Citrix
7 4 (1.97%) Genesys
7 4 (1.97%) VMware
8 3 (1.48%) Google
8 3 (1.48%) Synopsys
8 3 (1.48%) HP
9 2 (0.99%) 3PAR
9 2 (0.99%) Mercator
9 2 (0.99%) Toshiba
9 2 (0.99%) Siemens
10 1 (0.49%) CheckPoint
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