The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 826 825 816
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 48 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.032% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.034% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 48 30 50
Average salary £68,750 £56,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £90,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102910 96371 105386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.37% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85046 80974 91182
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Principal Software Engineer
UK

Principal Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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 -31 24 £76,500 +2.00% 2
South East +3 18 £67,500 +35.00%
East of England -9 3 £50,000 - 1
South West - 3 £65,000 -
Principal Software Engineer
UK

Principal Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 72 (98.63%) Software Engineering
2 50 (68.49%) Java
3 32 (43.84%) TDD
4 28 (38.36%) C++
5 25 (34.25%) Linux
5 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (32.88%) Big Data
7 23 (31.51%) UML
8 21 (28.77%) Degree
9 20 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (26.03%) Web Services
11 18 (24.66%) SQL
11 18 (24.66%) Oracle
12 17 (23.29%) XML
12 17 (23.29%) Open Source
13 15 (20.55%) Multithreading
13 15 (20.55%) Windows
14 14 (19.18%) Spring
14 14 (19.18%) C
15 13 (17.81%) Data Mining
15 13 (17.81%) Subversion
16 12 (16.44%) Analytics
17 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (15.07%) HTML
18 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
18 10 (13.70%) J2EE
18 10 (13.70%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (13.70%) OO
18 10 (13.70%) Publishing
18 10 (13.70%) REST

Principal Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.96%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (10.96%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (5.48%) Jetty
4 4 (5.48%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.74%) Node.js
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.96%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.11%) SaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) HTTP
2 8 (10.96%) GSM
3 7 (9.59%) GPRS
4 5 (6.85%) LDAP
4 5 (6.85%) ZigBee
5 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.11%) Internet
6 3 (4.11%) UMTS
6 3 (4.11%) LTE
6 3 (4.11%) X.509
6 3 (4.11%) Wireless
7 1 (1.37%) Multicast
7 1 (1.37%) SMTP
7 1 (1.37%) DVB
7 1 (1.37%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) Big Data
2 13 (17.81%) Data Mining
3 10 (13.70%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (12.33%) QlikView
4 9 (12.33%) Hadoop
5 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (10.96%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
6 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
8 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
9 4 (5.48%) HBase
9 4 (5.48%) Text Mining
9 4 (5.48%) Triplestore
10 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.37%) SQLite
11 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Subversion
2 9 (12.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.96%) ClearCase
4 6 (8.22%) Maven
5 4 (5.48%) WATIR
5 4 (5.48%) Selenium
5 4 (5.48%) Ant
5 4 (5.48%) JUnit
5 4 (5.48%) Hudson
5 4 (5.48%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.48%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (5.48%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.74%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.37%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (13.70%) Publishing
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 8 (10.96%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.85%) Electronics
5 4 (5.48%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.48%) Marketing
6 3 (4.11%) Military
7 2 (2.74%) French Language
8 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.37%) Automotive
8 1 (1.37%) Legal
8 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) Web Services
2 17 (23.29%) XML
3 14 (19.18%) Spring
4 11 (15.07%) HTML
5 10 (13.70%) J2EE
5 10 (13.70%) REST
6 8 (10.96%) .NET
6 8 (10.96%) Apache Flex
7 6 (8.22%) Servlets
8 5 (6.85%) SOAP
8 5 (6.85%) EJB
8 5 (6.85%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.85%) Spring MVC
9 4 (5.48%) MapReduce
9 4 (5.48%) JSP
9 4 (5.48%) JNDI
9 4 (5.48%) RESTful
10 3 (4.11%) Ajax
11 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Open Source
2 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.33%) Statistics
4 6 (8.22%) Digital Media
5 4 (5.48%) Linked Data
5 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.48%) Semantic Web
5 4 (5.48%) Taxonomies
5 4 (5.48%) Ontologies
6 2 (2.74%) DTV
6 2 (2.74%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.37%) MPEG
7 1 (1.37%) NHS
7 1 (1.37%) Firmware
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.37%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.37%) STB
7 1 (1.37%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Linux
2 15 (20.55%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.37%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (98.63%) Software Engineering
2 32 (43.84%) TDD
3 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (31.51%) UML
5 20 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (20.55%) Multithreading
7 12 (16.44%) Analytics
8 10 (13.70%) OO
9 9 (12.33%) CRM
9 9 (12.33%) Unified Process
9 9 (12.33%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.96%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.96%) ETL
10 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.96%) MVC
11 7 (9.59%) Scrum
12 4 (5.48%) Pair Programming
12 4 (5.48%) Data Architecture
12 4 (5.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (68.49%) Java
2 28 (38.36%) C++
3 18 (24.66%) SQL
4 14 (19.18%) C
5 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
6 9 (12.33%) Perl
6 9 (12.33%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.85%) C#
7 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.48%) Embedded C
8 4 (5.48%) XPath
8 4 (5.48%) XQuery
8 4 (5.48%) SPARQL
9 3 (4.11%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.74%) AspectJ
11 1 (1.37%) Ruby
11 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.37%) Ada
11 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) PhD
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) Sybase
2 8 (10.96%) Business Objects
2 8 (10.96%) SAP
2 8 (10.96%) TIBCO
3 5 (6.85%) IBM
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Google
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago