The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.20% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £48,125
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.05%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
975 1133 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.87% 96.34% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 832 1008 656
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Rochester - 2 £45,000 -
Principal Engineer
South East

Principal Engineer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Ada

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree