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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 784 739 808
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 67 112 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.12% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 53 80 73
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +1.94%
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
93335 91612 99580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.56% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78357 74834 86216
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 -14 24 £52,500 -19.23% 4
South East -56 16 £67,500 +17.39% 2
South West +5 14 £45,000 -5.26% 4
East of England -21 9 £53,500 +7.00% 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 1
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 71 (45.81%) Software Engineering
2 63 (40.65%) Degree
3 47 (30.32%) Security Cleared
4 42 (27.10%) C
5 32 (20.65%) C++
6 29 (18.71%) Computer Science
7 28 (18.06%) Electronics
8 24 (15.48%) SC Cleared
8 24 (15.48%) Validation
9 23 (14.84%) Aerospace
9 23 (14.84%) Java
9 23 (14.84%) UML
10 21 (13.55%) Project Management
11 20 (12.90%) Linux
11 20 (12.90%) Physics
12 19 (12.26%) Windows
12 19 (12.26%) OO
12 19 (12.26%) .NET
13 18 (11.61%) C#
13 18 (11.61%) Algorithms
14 17 (10.97%) Embedded C
14 17 (10.97%) Mathematics
14 17 (10.97%) DV Cleared
15 16 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (8.39%) Subversion
16 13 (8.39%) Use Case
16 13 (8.39%) Cisco
16 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
16 13 (8.39%) Web Services
16 13 (8.39%) Open Source

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (5.16%) Node.js
2 6 (3.87%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.94%) IIS
4 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.23%) TargetLink
3 4 (2.58%) MS Office
3 4 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.94%) MS Project
5 2 (1.29%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.65%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.65%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.74%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.16%) WAN
3 7 (4.52%) SAN
4 6 (3.87%) LDAP
5 5 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.58%) MPLS
6 4 (2.58%) Firewall
6 4 (2.58%) Wireless
6 4 (2.58%) LAN
6 4 (2.58%) HTTP
7 3 (1.94%) WLAN
7 3 (1.94%) DNS
7 3 (1.94%) DHCP
7 3 (1.94%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.94%) NAS
7 3 (1.94%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.29%) ZigBee
8 2 (1.29%) GPRS
8 2 (1.29%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.29%) RavenDB
2 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.29%) MarkLogic
2 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) SSDT
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Subversion
2 8 (5.16%) Maven
2 8 (5.16%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (4.52%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (3.23%) ClearCase
5 4 (2.58%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.29%) Gradle
7 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.65%) GDB
8 1 (0.65%) PVCS
8 1 (0.65%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 28 (18.06%) Electronics
2 23 (14.84%) Aerospace
3 12 (7.74%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.10%) Manufacturing
5 10 (6.45%) Automotive
6 9 (5.81%) Finance
6 9 (5.81%) Military
7 8 (5.16%) French Language
8 3 (1.94%) Marketing
8 3 (1.94%) Avionics
9 2 (1.29%) Publishing
9 2 (1.29%) Banking
9 2 (1.29%) Billing
9 2 (1.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.65%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.26%) .NET
2 13 (8.39%) Web Services
3 11 (7.10%) XML
3 11 (7.10%) HTML
4 10 (6.45%) CSS
5 9 (5.81%) Spring
6 8 (5.16%) RESTful
7 7 (4.52%) Ajax
8 6 (3.87%) JDBC
8 6 (3.87%) Servlets
8 6 (3.87%) Struts
8 6 (3.87%) J2EE
8 6 (3.87%) Struts2
8 6 (3.87%) FreeMarker
9 5 (3.23%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.94%) HTML5
11 3 (1.94%) REST
12 2 (1.29%) XSLT
12 2 (1.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.71%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.90%) Physics
3 18 (11.61%) Algorithms
4 17 (10.97%) Mathematics
5 13 (8.39%) Open Source
6 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (5.81%) Management Information System
7 9 (5.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (4.52%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (3.87%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (3.87%) GIS
10 6 (3.87%) VHDL
11 5 (3.23%) Verilog
11 5 (3.23%) Human Factors
12 4 (2.58%) ASIC
12 4 (2.58%) SWIFT
13 3 (1.94%) Blog
14 2 (1.29%) Clustering
14 2 (1.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.90%) Linux
2 19 (12.26%) Windows
3 12 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.87%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.94%) UNIX
8 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (45.81%) Software Engineering
2 24 (15.48%) Validation
3 23 (14.84%) UML
4 21 (13.55%) Project Management
5 19 (12.26%) OO
6 16 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.39%) Use Case
8 12 (7.74%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.10%) MVC
10 10 (6.45%) TDD
10 10 (6.45%) OOD
10 10 (6.45%) Embedded Software Development
11 9 (5.81%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.81%) Software Architecture
12 8 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.16%) Multithreading
12 8 (5.16%) Requirements Management
13 7 (4.52%) Risk Analysis
14 6 (3.87%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (3.87%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (27.10%) C
2 32 (20.65%) C++
3 23 (14.84%) Java
4 18 (11.61%) C#
5 17 (10.97%) Embedded C
6 11 (7.10%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.45%) MATLAB
8 8 (5.16%) SQL
9 6 (3.87%) AspectJ
10 5 (3.23%) Ada
11 2 (1.29%) Python
11 2 (1.29%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.29%) XQuery
11 2 (1.29%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.29%) XPath
12 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.65%) ABAP
12 1 (0.65%) VBA
12 1 (0.65%) VC++
Qualifications
1 63 (40.65%) Degree
2 47 (30.32%) Security Cleared
3 24 (15.48%) SC Cleared
4 17 (10.97%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.52%) CCIE
7 5 (3.23%) CCA
7 5 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.58%) HND
9 3 (1.94%) PhD
9 3 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.94%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.29%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (1.29%) HNC
10 2 (1.29%) MCSE
10 2 (1.29%) CCNP
10 2 (1.29%) PMP
10 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.58%) DO-178B
2 4 (2.58%) QA
3 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.94%) JTAG
3 3 (1.94%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.65%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.52%) XenApp
3 5 (3.23%) Firmware
4 4 (2.58%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (8.39%) Cisco
1 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.16%) Citrix
3 7 (4.52%) Hyland
3 7 (4.52%) EMC
4 6 (3.87%) SAP
4 6 (3.87%) VMware
5 4 (2.58%) Juniper
5 4 (2.58%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.58%) HP
5 4 (2.58%) F5
6 3 (1.94%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (1.94%) Aruba
6 3 (1.94%) 3PAR
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle
7 2 (1.29%) IBM
7 2 (1.29%) Siemens
7 2 (1.29%) Synopsys
7 2 (1.29%) Google
8 1 (0.65%) Xilinx
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + standard market benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £43000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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