The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 773 747 775
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 101 98 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.096% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 76 63 93
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Principal Engineer
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -42 34 £75,000 - 3
South East -15 33 £61,250 +32.43% 6
North West +4 12 £35,000 -9.09%
East of England -5 12 £57,500 +15.00% 6
South West -13 5 £67,950 +13.25% 1
Yorkshire -33 5 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 93 (43.87%) Degree
2 91 (42.92%) Software Engineering
3 84 (39.62%) Java
4 56 (26.42%) TDD
5 47 (22.17%) C++
6 43 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (19.81%) UML
8 40 (18.87%) Scrum
9 36 (16.98%) Linux
10 35 (16.51%) Web Services
11 34 (16.04%) C
11 34 (16.04%) Security Cleared
12 33 (15.57%) Spring
13 32 (15.09%) SQL
14 31 (14.62%) Electronics
15 29 (13.68%) HTML
15 29 (13.68%) Open Source
16 27 (12.74%) REST
17 26 (12.26%) Big Data
17 26 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (12.26%) QA
17 26 (12.26%) MATLAB
18 25 (11.79%) Oracle
19 23 (10.85%) MongoDB
19 23 (10.85%) Windows
19 23 (10.85%) Hibernate
20 22 (10.38%) RESTful
21 20 (9.43%) FreeMarker
22 19 (8.96%) UNIX
22 19 (8.96%) .NET

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (5.19%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.25%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.77%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (2.36%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (2.36%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.36%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.89%) Jetty
6 3 (1.42%) Node.js
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.47%) Apache
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.30%) Simulink
3 6 (2.83%) MS Office
4 5 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.42%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.94%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.42%) SaaS
4 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.66%) GSM
2 11 (5.19%) Wireless
3 10 (4.72%) HTTP
4 9 (4.25%) LTE
5 7 (3.30%) Internet
6 6 (2.83%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.83%) SAN
6 6 (2.83%) LDAP
7 5 (2.36%) GPRS
7 5 (2.36%) UMTS
8 4 (1.89%) 3G
8 4 (1.89%) LAN
8 4 (1.89%) Bluetooth
8 4 (1.89%) Broadband
8 4 (1.89%) DECT
8 4 (1.89%) 4G
8 4 (1.89%) 2G
8 4 (1.89%) TETRA
8 4 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.42%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.26%) Big Data
2 23 (10.85%) MongoDB
3 18 (8.49%) MySQL
4 14 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (6.13%) Data Mining
6 12 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (5.66%) Oracle Database
7 11 (5.19%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.72%) SQL Server
9 9 (4.25%) QlikView
10 8 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (3.77%) NoSQL
11 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (1.89%) Text Mining
13 4 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
13 4 (1.89%) HBase
13 4 (1.89%) Triplestore
14 3 (1.42%) Riak
Development Applications
1 18 (8.49%) Subversion
1 18 (8.49%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (6.60%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.25%) Selenium
4 9 (4.25%) ClearCase
5 7 (3.30%) Maven
5 7 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.36%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.36%) Behat
7 4 (1.89%) JIRA
7 4 (1.89%) WATIR
7 4 (1.89%) Ant
7 4 (1.89%) JUnit
7 4 (1.89%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.89%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.89%) Hudson
7 4 (1.89%) GDB
7 4 (1.89%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (14.62%) Electronics
2 18 (8.49%) Military
3 17 (8.02%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.19%) Publishing
5 10 (4.72%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.25%) Banking
7 8 (3.77%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.77%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.36%) Law
9 4 (1.89%) Games
9 4 (1.89%) Marketing
10 3 (1.42%) French Language
10 3 (1.42%) Finance
11 2 (0.94%) Legal
12 1 (0.47%) Automotive
12 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.51%) Web Services
2 33 (15.57%) Spring
3 29 (13.68%) HTML
4 27 (12.74%) REST
5 23 (10.85%) Hibernate
6 22 (10.38%) RESTful
7 20 (9.43%) FreeMarker
8 19 (8.96%) .NET
9 18 (8.49%) XML
10 17 (8.02%) Velocity
10 17 (8.02%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (6.13%) J2EE
12 8 (3.77%) .NET Framework
12 8 (3.77%) Apache Flex
13 7 (3.30%) Servlets
14 6 (2.83%) WinForms
14 6 (2.83%) WCF
14 6 (2.83%) WPF
14 6 (2.83%) Spring MVC
15 5 (2.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.68%) Open Source
2 18 (8.49%) Physics
3 16 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.55%) Mathematics
4 11 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.25%) DTV
5 9 (4.25%) Statistics
6 8 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.77%) Digital Media
6 8 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (3.30%) NHS
7 7 (3.30%) VHDL
7 7 (3.30%) Verilog
8 5 (2.36%) Firmware
8 5 (2.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.36%) SCADA
9 4 (1.89%) Linked Data
9 4 (1.89%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.89%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.89%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.98%) Linux
2 23 (10.85%) Windows
3 19 (8.96%) UNIX
4 3 (1.42%) Solaris
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (42.92%) Software Engineering
2 56 (26.42%) TDD
3 43 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (19.81%) UML
5 40 (18.87%) Scrum
6 26 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (8.02%) Multithreading
7 17 (8.02%) SOA
7 17 (8.02%) Configuration Management
8 16 (7.55%) Analytics
9 14 (6.60%) Unit Testing
9 14 (6.60%) Validation
10 12 (5.66%) CAD
10 12 (5.66%) ETL
10 12 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.66%) Test Automation
11 11 (5.19%) BDD
11 11 (5.19%) OOP
12 10 (4.72%) Programme Management
13 9 (4.25%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 84 (39.62%) Java
2 47 (22.17%) C++
3 34 (16.04%) C
4 32 (15.09%) SQL
5 26 (12.26%) MATLAB
6 16 (7.55%) C#
7 15 (7.08%) Perl
8 10 (4.72%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.25%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.77%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.30%) Python
11 7 (3.30%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.30%) Ruby
12 6 (2.83%) PHP
12 6 (2.83%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.89%) XQuery
13 4 (1.89%) XPath
13 4 (1.89%) SPARQL
14 3 (1.42%) Scala
14 3 (1.42%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 93 (43.87%) Degree
2 34 (16.04%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.25%) HND
4 7 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.83%) CCIE
5 6 (2.83%) CCNP
6 3 (1.42%) HNC
7 2 (0.94%) PhD
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.94%) CISSP
7 2 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.47%) NCDA
8 1 (0.47%) NCIE
8 1 (0.47%) CISM
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.47%) MCSE
8 1 (0.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.26%) QA
2 6 (2.83%) JTAG
3 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) NFS
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.47%) XenServer
1 1 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) Nessus
2 1 (0.47%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (11.79%) Oracle
2 17 (8.02%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.60%) IBM
4 13 (6.13%) SAP
5 11 (5.19%) Sybase
6 8 (3.77%) Business Objects
6 8 (3.77%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.89%) Toshiba
7 4 (1.89%) Genesys
7 4 (1.89%) Cisco
7 4 (1.89%) EMC
8 3 (1.42%) Sun
8 3 (1.42%) Huawei
8 3 (1.42%) Synopsys
9 2 (0.94%) ZTE
9 2 (0.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (0.94%) Anite
9 2 (0.94%) VMware
9 2 (0.94%) Ericsson
9 2 (0.94%) Motorola
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G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Bristol City Council
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 18 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Peterborough
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + healthcare, share scheme, pension
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Leeds
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Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Posted: 26 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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