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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 852 841 910
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 28 90 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.089% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.092% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 27 60 33
Median salary £59,000 £71,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.19% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,900 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,250 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.58% +20.00%
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
86621 97333 101655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73029 81887 82956
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
East of England +29 8 £62,500 -44.44% 2
London +30 5 £61,250 -18.33% 1
South East +17 5 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire +22 4 £55,000 -24.13%
North West +8 4 £58,000 +3.11% 2
South West -40 1 £70,000 +16.66%
North East - 1 £57,500 -
Principal Software Engineer
UK

Principal Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (33.33%) C++
4 15 (29.41%) Java
4 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
6 12 (23.53%) C
6 12 (23.53%) C#
7 11 (21.57%) CSS
7 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
8 10 (19.61%) TDD
8 10 (19.61%) Windows
9 9 (17.65%) Web Services
9 9 (17.65%) XML
9 9 (17.65%) HTML
9 9 (17.65%) .NET
9 9 (17.65%) Tomcat
9 9 (17.65%) REST
10 8 (15.69%) User Experience
10 8 (15.69%) Analytics
10 8 (15.69%) Android Development
10 8 (15.69%) HTML5
10 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
10 8 (15.69%) RESTful
10 8 (15.69%) Product Management
10 8 (15.69%) Android
10 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
10 8 (15.69%) MVC
10 8 (15.69%) Scrum
11 7 (13.73%) OO

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 9 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) nginx
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.96%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.92%) LTE
2 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Bugzilla
1 3 (5.88%) CruiseControl
1 3 (5.88%) Hudson
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
1 3 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.92%) Ant
2 2 (3.92%) Gradle
2 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) JUnit
3 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (13.73%) Retail
2 4 (7.84%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
2 11 (21.57%) CSS
3 9 (17.65%) .NET
3 9 (17.65%) HTML
3 9 (17.65%) REST
3 9 (17.65%) Web Services
3 9 (17.65%) XML
4 8 (15.69%) HTML5
4 8 (15.69%) RESTful
5 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (11.76%) Spring
6 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
6 5 (9.80%) J2EE
6 5 (9.80%) Node.js
7 4 (7.84%) Ember.js
7 4 (7.84%) jQuery
8 3 (5.88%) OpenGL
8 3 (5.88%) Qt
8 3 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) User Experience
2 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.84%) Physics
4 3 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (5.88%) CUDA
5 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Blog
6 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.96%) Equities
6 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Android
2 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Phone
4 4 (7.84%) Linux
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) LynxOS
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
4 10 (19.61%) TDD
5 8 (15.69%) Analytics
5 8 (15.69%) Android Development
5 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
5 8 (15.69%) MVC
5 8 (15.69%) Product Management
5 8 (15.69%) Scrum
6 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.73%) iOS Development
6 7 (13.73%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (13.73%) OO
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.80%) Open Source
8 4 (7.84%) BDD
8 4 (7.84%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (7.84%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) C++
2 15 (29.41%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) C
3 12 (23.53%) C#
4 5 (9.80%) Embedded C
4 5 (9.80%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.96%) F#
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Firmware
2 1 (1.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) KVM
2 1 (1.96%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.96%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) IBM
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle
1 1 (1.96%) QNX
1 1 (1.96%) SAP
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