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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 816 761 771
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 62 107 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.10% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.11% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 36 85 91
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £69,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +8 18 £63,750 -1.92% 5
South West +4 17 £43,750 -7.89% 3
South East -19 13 £68,750 +37.50% 5
Yorkshire -9 4 £62,500 +4.16% 1
East of England -9 4 £57,500 +4.54% 2
North West +11 3 £47,500 +35.71%
East Midlands +6 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 63 (48.84%) Software Engineering
2 49 (37.98%) Degree
3 31 (24.03%) Security Cleared
4 29 (22.48%) C
5 28 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (19.38%) C++
7 24 (18.60%) Computer Science
8 23 (17.83%) Java
9 21 (16.28%) SC Cleared
10 19 (14.73%) JavaScript
10 19 (14.73%) C#
10 19 (14.73%) .NET
10 19 (14.73%) Web Services
10 19 (14.73%) OO
11 18 (13.95%) UML
11 18 (13.95%) Validation
12 16 (12.40%) Linux
13 15 (11.63%) Oracle
13 15 (11.63%) Mathematics
13 15 (11.63%) Physics
13 15 (11.63%) Aerospace
13 15 (11.63%) Mentoring
14 14 (10.85%) DV Cleared
14 14 (10.85%) Open Source
14 14 (10.85%) VMware
14 14 (10.85%) Use Case
14 14 (10.85%) Windows
15 13 (10.08%) Electronics
15 13 (10.08%) Telecoms
15 13 (10.08%) Maven

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (7.75%) OpenStack
2 9 (6.98%) Node.js
3 5 (3.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.33%) Apache
5 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.55%) JBoss
5 2 (1.55%) nginx
5 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.10%) MS Office
4 3 (2.33%) MS Project
5 2 (1.55%) Simulink
5 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.78%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (6.20%) HP Helion
2 8 (6.20%) Google App Engine
3 7 (5.43%) SaaS
3 7 (5.43%) PaaS
4 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.55%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) WAN
2 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.43%) VPN
2 7 (5.43%) MPLS
2 7 (5.43%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (4.65%) Firewall
4 5 (3.88%) LDAP
5 4 (3.10%) VoIP
5 4 (3.10%) OSPF
5 4 (3.10%) BGP
5 4 (3.10%) TACACS
5 4 (3.10%) NetScreen
5 4 (3.10%) SAN
5 4 (3.10%) IPsec
5 4 (3.10%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (3.10%) Network Security
5 4 (3.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (3.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (2.33%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.33%) RavenDB
2 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.55%) MySQL
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (10.08%) Maven
2 11 (8.53%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (8.53%) Subversion
3 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.20%) Hudson
4 8 (6.20%) Gradle
4 8 (6.20%) Artifactory
4 8 (6.20%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.20%) Ant
5 6 (4.65%) ClearCase
6 5 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.10%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.55%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.78%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.78%) JIRA
10 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.78%) GDB
General
1 15 (11.63%) Aerospace
2 13 (10.08%) Electronics
2 13 (10.08%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.53%) Finance
4 10 (7.75%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.43%) French Language
6 6 (4.65%) Automotive
7 3 (2.33%) Military
7 3 (2.33%) Retail
7 3 (2.33%) Online Betting
7 3 (2.33%) Avionics
8 2 (1.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.78%) Local Government
9 1 (0.78%) Marketing
9 1 (0.78%) German Language
9 1 (0.78%) Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.73%) .NET
1 19 (14.73%) Web Services
2 12 (9.30%) HTML
3 10 (7.75%) CSS
4 9 (6.98%) XML
5 6 (4.65%) Ajax
5 6 (4.65%) J2EE
5 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.88%) JDBC
6 5 (3.88%) Struts
6 5 (3.88%) Servlets
6 5 (3.88%) RESTful
6 5 (3.88%) Struts2
6 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (3.88%) HTML5
6 5 (3.88%) FreeMarker
6 5 (3.88%) Spring
7 4 (3.10%) Qt
7 4 (3.10%) OpenGL
8 3 (2.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.63%) Mathematics
2 15 (11.63%) Physics
3 14 (10.85%) Open Source
4 13 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (9.30%) Algorithms
6 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
7 8 (6.20%) Public Cloud
7 8 (6.20%) GIS
8 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (3.88%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (3.88%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (3.10%) CUDA
10 4 (3.10%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (2.33%) Blog
11 3 (2.33%) Clustering
11 3 (2.33%) VHDL
11 3 (2.33%) Verilog
11 3 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (1.55%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) Linux
2 14 (10.85%) Windows
3 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.65%) UNIX
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.55%) Debian
6 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.55%) CentOS
6 2 (1.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.78%) AIX
7 1 (0.78%) Solaris
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.84%) Software Engineering
2 28 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.73%) OO
4 18 (13.95%) UML
4 18 (13.95%) Validation
5 15 (11.63%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.85%) Use Case
7 12 (9.30%) MVC
8 10 (7.75%) OOD
8 10 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (6.98%) ITIL
9 9 (6.98%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.98%) Project Management
9 9 (6.98%) Data Management
10 8 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.20%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (6.20%) Embedded Software Development
11 7 (5.43%) Requirements Management
11 7 (5.43%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.48%) C
2 25 (19.38%) C++
3 23 (17.83%) Java
4 19 (14.73%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.73%) C#
5 11 (8.53%) Python
6 8 (6.20%) Scala
6 8 (6.20%) Clojure
7 7 (5.43%) Embedded C
7 7 (5.43%) SQL
8 5 (3.88%) Ada
8 5 (3.88%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.88%) AspectJ
9 3 (2.33%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.55%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.55%) Perl
10 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (37.98%) Degree
2 31 (24.03%) Security Cleared
3 21 (16.28%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.85%) DV Cleared
5 10 (7.75%) CCIE
5 10 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.10%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.33%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (1.55%) PhD
8 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.55%) CCA
8 2 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.78%) HNC
9 1 (0.78%) HND
9 1 (0.78%) MCSE
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.10%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) DO-178B
3 3 (2.33%) JTAG
3 3 (2.33%) IEC 61508
3 3 (2.33%) SLA
3 3 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.78%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.75%) Docker
3 9 (6.98%) KVM
4 8 (6.20%) Active Directory
5 7 (5.43%) Xen
5 7 (5.43%) LXC
6 3 (2.33%) XenApp
6 3 (2.33%) Firmware
7 2 (1.55%) Samba
7 2 (1.55%) Squid
7 2 (1.55%) Gluster
7 2 (1.55%) NFS
7 2 (1.55%) oVirt
7 2 (1.55%) GFS2
7 2 (1.55%) RHEV
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.55%) SELinux
2 2 (1.55%) Pacemaker
2 2 (1.55%) Nagios
2 2 (1.55%) Puppet
2 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (1.55%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) Oracle
2 14 (10.85%) VMware
3 12 (9.30%) Cisco
4 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.75%) HP
5 10 (7.75%) Citrix
6 9 (6.98%) Google
7 8 (6.20%) Hyland
7 8 (6.20%) Rackspace
8 7 (5.43%) F5
8 7 (5.43%) SAP
8 7 (5.43%) Juniper
9 6 (4.65%) EMC
10 4 (3.10%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.33%) Aerohive Networks
11 3 (2.33%) Aruba
11 3 (2.33%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.55%) IBM
13 1 (0.78%) Sybase
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