The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Principal Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 866 894 932
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 26 43 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.042% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.044% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 37
Median salary £53,750 £61,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.24% -5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £51,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
Principal Software 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
88516 98705 108009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.53% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 75297 81883 89237
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 Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Principal Software Engineer in the job title.

Principal Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer across the England region.

Principal Software Engineer Salary Trend in England

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Principal Software Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Principal Software 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 Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Yorkshire - 11 - -
East of England +35 4 £47,500 -26.92% 2
London +37 3 £75,000 +11.11%
South East +21 3 £60,000 +4.34% 3
East Midlands +14 1 £45,000 -35.71% 1
South West -8 1 £45,000 -37.93% 1
West Midlands -12 1 £57,500 -
Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
North West - 1 - -
Principal Software Engineer
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Principal Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 20 (35.71%) Android
3 20 (35.71%) REST
3 20 (35.71%) C++
3 20 (35.71%) Windows
4 18 (32.14%) Linux
4 18 (32.14%) Web Services
4 18 (32.14%) C
5 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (30.36%) Mobile App
5 17 (30.36%) Product Management
5 17 (30.36%) User Experience
6 16 (28.57%) Android Development
6 16 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 16 (28.57%) Windows Phone
6 16 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
6 16 (28.57%) Analytics
6 16 (28.57%) Retail
6 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 15 (26.79%) C#
8 13 (23.21%) OO
9 12 (21.43%) CSS
9 12 (21.43%) HTML
9 12 (21.43%) Java
9 12 (21.43%) Multithreading
9 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
10 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
11 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
11 10 (17.86%) Degree

Principal Software 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 5 (8.93%) Node.js
2 3 (5.36%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
1 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.14%) Apache Hive
3 3 (5.36%) Big Data
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Appium
2 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.79%) Grunt
2 1 (1.79%) Hudson
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.79%) NMock
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (28.57%) Retail
2 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.29%) Electronics
4 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.14%) Marketing
5 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) REST
2 18 (32.14%) Web Services
3 12 (21.43%) CSS
3 12 (21.43%) HTML
4 9 (16.07%) Qt
5 8 (14.29%) .NET
5 8 (14.29%) HTML5
6 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 6 (10.71%) OpenGL
6 6 (10.71%) RESTful
7 5 (8.93%) CSS3
7 5 (8.93%) XML
8 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.14%) Backbone.js
8 4 (7.14%) React
9 3 (5.36%) Ember.js
9 3 (5.36%) Java EE
9 3 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (5.36%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Mobile App
1 17 (30.36%) User Experience
2 7 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (10.71%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.93%) CUDA
4 5 (8.93%) Physics
5 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.36%) Cybercrime
5 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
5 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.57%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.79%) Blog
7 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.79%) Equities
7 1 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.79%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 20 (35.71%) Android
2 20 (35.71%) Windows
3 18 (32.14%) Linux
4 16 (28.57%) Windows Phone
5 3 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.57%) LynxOS
7 1 (1.79%) CentOS
7 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.79%) Unix
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) Product Management
3 16 (28.57%) Analytics
3 16 (28.57%) Android Development
3 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 16 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 16 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 13 (23.21%) OO
5 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 12 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 10 (17.86%) TDD
7 5 (8.93%) 3D Modelling
7 5 (8.93%) DevOps
7 5 (8.93%) MVC
7 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
7 5 (8.93%) Project Management
8 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.14%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) C++
2 18 (32.14%) C
3 15 (26.79%) C#
4 12 (21.43%) Java
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.93%) Python
7 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.36%) PHP
8 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.57%) SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) PhD
2 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) CCNA
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.36%) CISSP
3 3 (5.36%) GIAC
3 3 (5.36%) Linux+ Certification
3 3 (5.36%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.36%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (5.36%) SANS
3 3 (5.36%) SSCP
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Def Stans
1 1 (1.79%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.79%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) KVM
2 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle
1 4 (7.14%) SAP
2 2 (3.57%) QNX
3 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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