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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 783 738 773
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 94 123 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.13% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 58 77 79
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
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
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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
London -7 35 £49,750 -20.40% 3
South East -46 26 £50,000 -18.36% 5
East of England -20 20 £55,000 +4.76% 2
South West -12 14 £70,000 +59.09% 2
West Midlands - 4 - -
North West - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -35 1 £110,000 +120.00%
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 91 (46.91%) Software Engineering
2 77 (39.69%) Degree
3 55 (28.35%) Security Cleared
4 52 (26.80%) C
5 48 (24.74%) C++
6 45 (23.20%) Java
7 35 (18.04%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (17.53%) Electronics
9 28 (14.43%) Project Management
10 27 (13.92%) Algorithms
11 26 (13.40%) UML
12 25 (12.89%) Aerospace
12 25 (12.89%) TDD
13 24 (12.37%) OO
13 24 (12.37%) Linux
14 23 (11.86%) Validation
14 23 (11.86%) Computer Science
15 22 (11.34%) .NET
16 20 (10.31%) Windows
16 20 (10.31%) Embedded C
16 20 (10.31%) SC Cleared
16 20 (10.31%) Open Source
17 17 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (8.76%) Physics
17 17 (8.76%) Web Services
17 17 (8.76%) XML
17 17 (8.76%) Spring
18 16 (8.25%) Subversion
18 16 (8.25%) C#
18 16 (8.25%) DV Cleared

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (3.61%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.09%) Node.js
3 5 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.06%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.55%) IIS
5 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Process Server
5 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.03%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.58%) TargetLink
3 3 (1.55%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.03%) Solid Edge
4 2 (1.03%) Simulink
4 2 (1.03%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.73%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.64%) HTTP
2 9 (4.64%) GSM
3 8 (4.12%) SAN
4 7 (3.61%) GPRS
5 6 (3.09%) WAN
5 6 (3.09%) Wireless
6 5 (2.58%) ZigBee
6 5 (2.58%) LTE
6 5 (2.58%) LDAP
7 3 (1.55%) DECT
7 3 (1.55%) LAN
7 3 (1.55%) DHCP
7 3 (1.55%) DNS
7 3 (1.55%) NAS
7 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.55%) TETRA
7 3 (1.55%) Firewall
8 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.15%) Big Data
2 8 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.09%) Data Mining
3 6 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.58%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.58%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.06%) Triplestore
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.06%) HBase
5 4 (2.06%) Text Mining
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.03%) QlikView
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.03%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.52%) SSDT
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (8.25%) Subversion
2 11 (5.67%) Maven
3 9 (4.64%) Rational Rhapsody
4 8 (4.12%) Selenium
4 8 (4.12%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.09%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.09%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (3.09%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.06%) Ant
6 4 (2.06%) JUnit
6 4 (2.06%) Hudson
6 4 (2.06%) CruiseControl
6 4 (2.06%) WATIR
6 4 (2.06%) Behat
6 4 (2.06%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.03%) Gradle
8 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.52%) GDB
8 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (17.53%) Electronics
2 25 (12.89%) Aerospace
3 13 (6.70%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.70%) Military
4 11 (5.67%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.12%) Finance
5 8 (4.12%) Automotive
6 7 (3.61%) Publishing
6 7 (3.61%) French Language
7 5 (2.58%) Marketing
8 4 (2.06%) Banking
9 3 (1.55%) Billing
10 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.03%) Local Government
11 1 (0.52%) Legal
11 1 (0.52%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.34%) .NET
2 17 (8.76%) Web Services
2 17 (8.76%) XML
2 17 (8.76%) Spring
3 13 (6.70%) HTML
4 9 (4.64%) J2EE
4 9 (4.64%) Servlets
5 8 (4.12%) RESTful
5 8 (4.12%) REST
6 7 (3.61%) CSS
7 6 (3.09%) FreeMarker
8 5 (2.58%) Spring MVC
8 5 (2.58%) Struts2
8 5 (2.58%) JDBC
8 5 (2.58%) JSP
8 5 (2.58%) SOAP
8 5 (2.58%) Struts
8 5 (2.58%) Ajax
9 4 (2.06%) JNDI
9 4 (2.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.92%) Algorithms
2 23 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 20 (10.31%) Open Source
4 17 (8.76%) Physics
5 14 (7.22%) Mathematics
6 11 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (5.15%) Management Information System
7 10 (5.15%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (4.64%) VHDL
9 8 (4.12%) Verilog
10 6 (3.09%) SCADA
10 6 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.58%) Human Factors
11 5 (2.58%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (2.58%) ASIC
11 5 (2.58%) Digital Media
12 4 (2.06%) Statistics
12 4 (2.06%) Taxonomies
12 4 (2.06%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.37%) Linux
2 20 (10.31%) Windows
3 10 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.09%) UNIX
6 5 (2.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) Android
8 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (46.91%) Software Engineering
2 35 (18.04%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.43%) Project Management
4 26 (13.40%) UML
5 25 (12.89%) TDD
6 24 (12.37%) OO
7 23 (11.86%) Validation
8 17 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (6.70%) OOD
10 12 (6.19%) MVC
10 12 (6.19%) Multithreading
10 12 (6.19%) Business Development
11 11 (5.67%) Configuration Management
12 10 (5.15%) Signal Processing
13 9 (4.64%) Embedded Software Development
13 9 (4.64%) Use Case
14 8 (4.12%) OOP
14 8 (4.12%) ITIL
14 8 (4.12%) PRINCE2
14 8 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.80%) C
2 48 (24.74%) C++
3 45 (23.20%) Java
4 20 (10.31%) Embedded C
5 16 (8.25%) C#
6 15 (7.73%) SQL
6 15 (7.73%) MATLAB
7 6 (3.09%) XQuery
7 6 (3.09%) XPath
7 6 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.58%) AspectJ
9 4 (2.06%) Ruby
9 4 (2.06%) SPARQL
9 4 (2.06%) PHP
10 3 (1.55%) Perl
10 3 (1.55%) Ada
11 2 (1.03%) Python
11 2 (1.03%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (39.69%) Degree
2 55 (28.35%) Security Cleared
3 20 (10.31%) SC Cleared
4 16 (8.25%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.12%) HND
7 6 (3.09%) CCIE
8 5 (2.58%) CCA
8 5 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.06%) CCNP
9 4 (2.06%) PhD
10 3 (1.55%) MCSE
10 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.03%) PMP
11 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.03%) HNC
12 1 (0.52%) MCSA
12 1 (0.52%) CCNA
12 1 (0.52%) CCSP
12 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.64%) JSP 440
2 5 (2.58%) QA
3 4 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.03%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.52%) JTAG
5 1 (0.52%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.52%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.09%) XenApp
3 4 (2.06%) Firmware
3 4 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (6.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.67%) Cisco
3 9 (4.64%) Oracle
4 7 (3.61%) EMC
5 6 (3.09%) Citrix
5 6 (3.09%) VMware
5 6 (3.09%) Hyland
6 5 (2.58%) SAP
7 3 (1.55%) Synopsys
7 3 (1.55%) 3PAR
7 3 (1.55%) HP
7 3 (1.55%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.55%) Sybase
7 3 (1.55%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.55%) IBM
8 2 (1.03%) Juniper
8 2 (1.03%) Genesys
8 2 (1.03%) Siemens
8 2 (1.03%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.03%) F5
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Cobham
Salary: Attractive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + Industry leading benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £43000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-60,000 + bonus + pension + medical cover + flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £62500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke
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Salary: £54000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £300 - £340 per day
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