The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 145 127 161
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.044% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -
Principal Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2165 1832 2824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.58% 96.78% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1399 2424
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Stevenage +17 1 £47,500 +14.45%
Principal Engineer
East of England

Principal Engineer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Ada
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Ada
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
1 1 (33.33%) DO-178B