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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Software Engineer
UK / England
Rank 787 867 906
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 53 51 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.055% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.057% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 21
Median salary £56,250 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £76,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%

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
76201 89097 95104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.50% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63797 75537 79690
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
London +65 20 £90,000 +20.00% 1
South East +69 14 £55,000 +11.67% 4
Yorkshire +25 5 £55,000 -15.38% 1
North West - 5 £60,000 - 2
South West -4 4 £55,000 -21.42% 1
West Midlands - 2 £75,000 -
Principal Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 81 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (59.26%) Java
4 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 33 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (40.74%) AngularJS
5 26 (32.10%) Microservices
5 26 (32.10%) C++
6 24 (29.63%) DevOps
7 19 (23.46%) Coaching
8 18 (22.22%) Spring
8 18 (22.22%) Linux
8 18 (22.22%) Scrum
9 17 (20.99%) C#
9 17 (20.99%) Jenkins
9 17 (20.99%) Software Architecture
10 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
10 16 (19.75%) Line Management
10 16 (19.75%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (19.75%) Multithreading
11 15 (18.52%) Pair Programming
11 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
11 15 (18.52%) Redis
11 15 (18.52%) CouchDB
11 15 (18.52%) Dropwizard
12 14 (17.28%) TypeScript
13 13 (16.05%) Node.js
13 13 (16.05%) C
13 13 (16.05%) SQL
14 12 (14.81%) HTML

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 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) CMS
2 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.23%) JBoss
2 1 (1.23%) nginx
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) SaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.70%) LTE
2 3 (3.70%) Wireless
3 2 (2.47%) HTTP
3 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (18.52%) CouchDB
2 15 (18.52%) Redis
3 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.41%) Bugzilla
2 6 (7.41%) CruiseControl
2 6 (7.41%) Hudson
2 6 (7.41%) Subversion
2 6 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.94%) Mockito
3 4 (4.94%) Moq
4 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.47%) JUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Ant
6 1 (1.23%) Gradle
6 1 (1.23%) Maven
6 1 (1.23%) NUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.47%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.74%) AngularJS
2 18 (22.22%) Spring
3 15 (18.52%) Dropwizard
4 13 (16.05%) Node.js
5 12 (14.81%) HTML
5 12 (14.81%) RESTful
6 10 (12.35%) Hibernate
6 10 (12.35%) HTML5
7 9 (11.11%) WPF
8 8 (9.88%) Ember.js
8 8 (9.88%) J2EE
8 8 (9.88%) REST
9 7 (8.64%) Apache Camel
9 7 (8.64%) JSON
9 7 (8.64%) Spring Integration
10 5 (6.17%) .NET
10 5 (6.17%) CSS
11 4 (4.94%) Qt
12 3 (3.70%) Java EE
12 3 (3.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Physics
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) CUDA
3 3 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.70%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.47%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.23%) Equities
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) Windows
3 6 (7.41%) Android
4 3 (3.70%) CentOS
4 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (32.10%) Microservices
5 24 (29.63%) DevOps
6 19 (23.46%) Coaching
7 18 (22.22%) Scrum
8 17 (20.99%) Software Architecture
9 16 (19.75%) Line Management
9 16 (19.75%) Multithreading
9 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
10 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
10 15 (18.52%) Pair Programming
11 12 (14.81%) TDD
12 11 (13.58%) MVC
13 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
14 9 (11.11%) Open Source
15 8 (9.88%) Extreme Programming
16 7 (8.64%) OO
16 7 (8.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 48 (59.26%) Java
2 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.10%) C++
4 17 (20.99%) C#
5 14 (17.28%) TypeScript
6 13 (16.05%) C
6 13 (16.05%) SQL
7 3 (3.70%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.70%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.47%) Groovy
8 2 (2.47%) Ruby
8 2 (2.47%) Scala
9 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.70%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
1 3 (3.70%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.47%) Firmware
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) KVM
3 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Consul
1 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.47%) Mesos
1 2 (2.47%) Nagios
1 2 (2.47%) Puppet
1 2 (2.47%) StatsD
1 2 (2.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (3.70%) Sophos
2 2 (2.47%) New Relic
2 2 (2.47%) VMware
3 1 (1.23%) IBM
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Base Salary with pension, bonus and other
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
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