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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 872 846 909
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 24 99 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.096% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.100% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 21 47 51
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.82%
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
88497 99146 103949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.34% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75343 82658 85497
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 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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
South East +5 8 £52,500 -4.54% 4
East of England - 7 £47,500 - 2
London +33 4 £70,000 -17.64% 2
Yorkshire +35 3 £55,000 -24.13%
South West -20 1 £45,000 -18.18%
North West - 1 £57,000 - 1
Principal Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (35.71%) Windows
4 18 (32.14%) C++
4 18 (32.14%) REST
5 17 (30.36%) Apple iOS
5 17 (30.36%) Analytics
5 17 (30.36%) User Experience
5 17 (30.36%) Web Services
5 17 (30.36%) Product Management
6 16 (28.57%) Android
6 16 (28.57%) Retail
6 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 16 (28.57%) Android Development
6 16 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 16 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 16 (28.57%) Windows Phone
6 16 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
7 15 (26.79%) C#
8 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 13 (23.21%) C
9 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
10 12 (21.43%) CSS
11 11 (19.64%) Multithreading
11 11 (19.64%) HTML
12 10 (17.86%) .NET
12 10 (17.86%) TDD
13 9 (16.07%) Degree
13 9 (16.07%) Java
13 9 (16.07%) XML

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%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Big Data
1 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Bugzilla
1 3 (5.36%) CruiseControl
1 3 (5.36%) Hudson
1 3 (5.36%) Subversion
1 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.79%) Ant
2 1 (1.79%) Gradle
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
2 1 (1.79%) NMock
2 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (28.57%) Retail
2 8 (14.29%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.79%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) REST
2 17 (30.36%) Web Services
3 12 (21.43%) CSS
4 11 (19.64%) HTML
5 10 (17.86%) .NET
6 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
6 9 (16.07%) HTML5
6 9 (16.07%) XML
7 7 (12.50%) RESTful
8 6 (10.71%) Node.js
8 6 (10.71%) Qt
9 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.14%) Backbone.js
11 3 (5.36%) CSS3
11 3 (5.36%) Ember.js
11 3 (5.36%) J2EE
11 3 (5.36%) MFC
11 3 (5.36%) OpenGL
11 3 (5.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) User Experience
2 16 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.14%) Physics
5 3 (5.36%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) CUDA
5 3 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.57%) Blog
6 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
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
7 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Apple iOS
3 16 (28.57%) Android
3 16 (28.57%) Windows Phone
4 8 (14.29%) Linux
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) Analytics
3 17 (30.36%) Product Management
4 16 (28.57%) Android Development
4 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 16 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 16 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
6 11 (19.64%) Multithreading
7 10 (17.86%) TDD
8 9 (16.07%) OO
9 7 (12.50%) MVC
10 6 (10.71%) Scrum
11 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (7.14%) BDD
12 4 (7.14%) Open Source
12 4 (7.14%) Project Management
13 3 (5.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) C++
2 15 (26.79%) C#
3 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.21%) C
5 9 (16.07%) Java
6 5 (8.93%) SQL
7 3 (5.36%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.57%) PHP
8 2 (3.57%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.79%) F#
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) PhD
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security 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%) SEPA
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 2 (3.57%) QNX
2 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) SAP
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