The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 176 199 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 19 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.52% 0.050% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.053% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £52,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +0.96%
Principal Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3444 3773 3755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.95% 94.61% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2830 3049 3221
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Hampshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Havant - 8 £49,750 -
Fareham - 5 £55,000 -
Southampton - 3 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £57,500 -
Principal Engineer
South East

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Principal 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 18 (75.00%) C
4 13 (54.17%) QNX
4 13 (54.17%) Subversion
5 12 (50.00%) Embedded C
5 12 (50.00%) Embedded C++
6 11 (45.83%) Firmware
6 11 (45.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (41.67%) JIRA
7 10 (41.67%) TeamCity
7 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
8 6 (25.00%) C#
9 5 (20.83%) Physics
10 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 3 (12.50%) Bugzilla
11 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 3 (12.50%) SQL
11 3 (12.50%) MFC
11 3 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (12.50%) STL
11 3 (12.50%) XML
11 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
11 3 (12.50%) WPF
11 3 (12.50%) Hudson
11 3 (12.50%) Line Management
11 3 (12.50%) Windows CE

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Principal 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) 3G
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) 2G
2 1 (4.17%) LTE
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Subversion
2 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 10 (41.67%) TeamCity
3 3 (12.50%) Hudson
3 3 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 3 (12.50%) CruiseControl
4 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) MFC
1 3 (12.50%) STL
1 3 (12.50%) XML
1 3 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (4.17%) COM
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Physics
3 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows CE
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (12.50%) Line Management
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) OOD
4 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) V-Model
5 1 (4.17%) Image Processing
5 1 (4.17%) Video Processing
5 1 (4.17%) SDLC
5 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (75.00%) C
3 12 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 12 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 6 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) QNX
2 2 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) MKS