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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 812 840 827
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 82 98 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.099% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 65 52 119
Median salary £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,025 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £90,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
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
88827 96010 107374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.52% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 75478 79551 88659
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 May 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 May 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 +39 35 £80,000 - 6
Yorkshire +24 14 £57,500 -8.00% 2
South East +8 9 £65,000 +18.18% 7
South West -3 8 £55,000 -15.38% 1
West Midlands -14 6 £46,250 -25.40%
East of England +22 5 £47,500 -17.39% 2
North West +20 2 £52,500 +8.80% 3
East Midlands +10 2 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 86 (46.74%) Software Engineering
2 66 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (30.98%) Linux
4 55 (29.89%) Jenkins
5 43 (23.37%) Java
5 43 (23.37%) JavaScript
6 39 (21.20%) C#
7 38 (20.65%) E-Commerce
7 38 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (20.11%) Mentoring
8 37 (20.11%) HTML
8 37 (20.11%) MySQL
8 37 (20.11%) Web Services
9 35 (19.02%) REST
10 34 (18.48%) DevOps
11 33 (17.93%) Scrum
12 32 (17.39%) Puppet
13 31 (16.85%) CSS
14 29 (15.76%) OO
15 28 (15.22%) Microsoft
15 28 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
15 28 (15.22%) CentOS
15 28 (15.22%) Mobile App
16 27 (14.67%) Windows
16 27 (14.67%) C
17 26 (14.13%) .NET
17 26 (14.13%) Telecoms
17 26 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
18 25 (13.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (13.59%) 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 21 (11.41%) OpenStack
2 9 (4.89%) Apache
3 7 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.26%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.26%) Node.js
5 5 (2.72%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.17%) IIS
6 4 (2.17%) nginx
6 4 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.09%) JBoss
7 2 (1.09%) WildFly
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (11.41%) SaaS
3 12 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.09%) IaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.78%) HTTP
2 17 (9.24%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.89%) Firewall
4 8 (4.35%) LAN
4 8 (4.35%) SSL
5 7 (3.80%) Internet
5 7 (3.80%) WAN
6 6 (3.26%) Ethernet
6 6 (3.26%) SAN
6 6 (3.26%) Wireless
7 5 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (2.72%) MPLS
7 5 (2.72%) VPN
8 3 (1.63%) DSL
8 3 (1.63%) Extranet
8 3 (1.63%) ISDN
8 3 (1.63%) NAS
8 3 (1.63%) Network Security
9 2 (1.09%) DNS
9 2 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.11%) MySQL
2 28 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (11.96%) SQL Server
4 21 (11.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (8.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (7.61%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.98%) Big Data
7 11 (5.98%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.89%) MongoDB
9 8 (4.35%) Apache Hive
9 8 (4.35%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.72%) DB2
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.54%) HBase
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 55 (29.89%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.96%) JIRA
3 16 (8.70%) NMock
4 15 (8.15%) NUnit
5 14 (7.61%) Maven
6 7 (3.80%) IntelliJ
7 6 (3.26%) Gradle
7 6 (3.26%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.72%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.17%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.63%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.09%) JUnit
11 2 (1.09%) LabVIEW
11 2 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.54%) Appium
12 1 (0.54%) Grunt
12 1 (0.54%) Hudson
General
1 26 (14.13%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.33%) Electronics
3 18 (9.78%) Games
4 17 (9.24%) Retail
5 14 (7.61%) Finance
5 14 (7.61%) Manufacturing
6 12 (6.52%) Marketing
7 5 (2.72%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.17%) Law
9 3 (1.63%) Legal
10 2 (1.09%) Banking
10 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.54%) Military
11 1 (0.54%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.11%) HTML
1 37 (20.11%) Web Services
2 35 (19.02%) REST
3 31 (16.85%) CSS
4 26 (14.13%) .NET
5 20 (10.87%) ASP.NET
6 19 (10.33%) Ajax
7 18 (9.78%) RESTful
8 16 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 16 (8.70%) jQuery
8 16 (8.70%) JSON
8 16 (8.70%) NHibernate
8 16 (8.70%) SOAP
9 15 (8.15%) D3.js
9 15 (8.15%) Lambda Expressions
9 15 (8.15%) LINQ
9 15 (8.15%) Sass
9 15 (8.15%) Unity DI Container
9 15 (8.15%) WCF
10 14 (7.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.22%) Mobile App
2 22 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.24%) User Experience
4 15 (8.15%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.98%) Mobile Games
6 10 (5.43%) Digital Media
7 9 (4.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (4.89%) Mathematics
8 8 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (3.80%) Physics
10 6 (3.26%) CUDA
10 6 (3.26%) Telematics
11 5 (2.72%) Data Centre
11 5 (2.72%) VHDL
12 4 (2.17%) Algorithms
12 4 (2.17%) Cryptography
12 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.63%) Cybercrime
13 3 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.98%) Linux
2 28 (15.22%) CentOS
3 27 (14.67%) Windows
4 25 (13.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (11.41%) Apple iOS
6 20 (10.87%) Android
7 16 (8.70%) Windows Phone
8 8 (4.35%) Unix
9 7 (3.80%) Debian
10 5 (2.72%) Windows Server
11 4 (2.17%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (1.63%) Solaris
13 2 (1.09%) LynxOS
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (46.74%) Software Engineering
2 66 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (20.65%) E-Commerce
4 37 (20.11%) Mentoring
5 34 (18.48%) DevOps
6 33 (17.93%) Scrum
7 29 (15.76%) OO
8 24 (13.04%) Configuration Management
9 23 (12.50%) TDD
10 19 (10.33%) Analytics
11 18 (9.78%) Product Management
12 17 (9.24%) Kanban
13 16 (8.70%) Android Development
13 16 (8.70%) iOS Development
13 16 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
13 16 (8.70%) Multithreading
14 15 (8.15%) Dependency Injection
14 15 (8.15%) Refactoring
15 14 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (7.61%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.37%) Java
1 43 (23.37%) JavaScript
2 39 (21.20%) C#
3 27 (14.67%) C
4 25 (13.59%) C++
5 22 (11.96%) Python
6 18 (9.78%) SQL
7 12 (6.52%) PHP
8 6 (3.26%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.72%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.72%) Ruby
9 5 (2.72%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.17%) Perl
11 3 (1.63%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.09%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.09%) VB
13 1 (0.54%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (12.50%) Degree
2 13 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.80%) CCIE
4 7 (3.80%) PhD
5 6 (3.26%) CISSP
5 6 (3.26%) MCSE
5 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.26%) SSCP
6 5 (2.72%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.63%) CCNA
7 3 (1.63%) CCNP
7 3 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.63%) GIAC
7 3 (1.63%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (1.63%) MCSA
7 3 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.63%) SANS
7 3 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.54%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.78%) QA
2 4 (2.17%) DICOM
2 4 (2.17%) HL7
2 4 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.09%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.54%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 23 (12.50%) Docker
2 15 (8.15%) Firmware
3 13 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.80%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.80%) KVM
4 7 (3.80%) Xen
5 4 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.09%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.09%) XenApp
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 32 (17.39%) Puppet
2 26 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.35%) Ansible
4 4 (2.17%) Graphite
4 4 (2.17%) Oozie
4 4 (2.17%) Terraform
5 3 (1.63%) Cobbler
5 3 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (1.63%) Kibana
5 3 (1.63%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.63%) logstash
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.09%) Simpana
6 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.07%) VMware
3 10 (5.43%) SAP
4 8 (4.35%) Oracle
5 7 (3.80%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.26%) Cisco
6 6 (3.26%) IBM
7 5 (2.72%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.17%) Mentor Graphics
8 4 (2.17%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.17%) Xilinx
9 3 (1.63%) Atmel
9 3 (1.63%) EMC
9 3 (1.63%) F5
9 3 (1.63%) NetApp
10 2 (1.09%) Citrix
10 2 (1.09%) CommVault
10 2 (1.09%) Google
10 2 (1.09%) QNX
10 2 (1.09%) Riverbed
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Raytheon
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