The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 150 - 185
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 23 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.72% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 7
Average salary £57,500 - £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Principal Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3120 3471 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 97.75% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2516 2751 2915
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 26 (76.47%) Web Services
2 17 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (47.06%) Analytics
3 16 (47.06%) User Experience
4 15 (44.12%) Mobile App
4 15 (44.12%) Windows Phone
4 15 (44.12%) Mobile Application Development
4 15 (44.12%) Android Development
4 15 (44.12%) iOS Development
4 15 (44.12%) Apple iOS
4 15 (44.12%) REST
4 15 (44.12%) Android
4 15 (44.12%) Product Management
4 15 (44.12%) E-Commerce
4 15 (44.12%) Windows
4 15 (44.12%) Retail
5 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) Java
6 11 (32.35%) TDD
6 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
7 10 (29.41%) JSON
8 9 (26.47%) Scrum
9 8 (23.53%) Spring
9 8 (23.53%) Maven
9 8 (23.53%) Java SE
9 8 (23.53%) C#
9 8 (23.53%) IntelliJ
9 8 (23.53%) Apache Camel
9 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
9 8 (23.53%) RESTful

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) LAN
1 3 (8.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.65%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
2 8 (23.53%) IntelliJ
2 8 (23.53%) Maven
3 6 (17.65%) JIRA
3 6 (17.65%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 15 (44.12%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) Web Services
2 15 (44.12%) REST
3 10 (29.41%) JSON
4 8 (23.53%) Apache Camel
4 8 (23.53%) Java SE
4 8 (23.53%) RESTful
4 8 (23.53%) Spring
5 6 (17.65%) Esper
6 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
6 3 (8.82%) J2EE
6 3 (8.82%) SOAP
7 2 (5.88%) .NET
7 2 (5.88%) GWT
7 2 (5.88%) HTML
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
7 2 (5.88%) JSP
7 2 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (2.94%) Ajax
8 1 (2.94%) CSS
8 1 (2.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) User Experience
2 15 (44.12%) Mobile App
3 6 (17.65%) Telematics
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Android
1 15 (44.12%) Apple iOS
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
1 15 (44.12%) Windows Phone
2 3 (8.82%) CentOS
2 3 (8.82%) Debian
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Solaris
2 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (47.06%) Analytics
3 15 (44.12%) Android Development
3 15 (44.12%) E-Commerce
3 15 (44.12%) iOS Development
3 15 (44.12%) Mobile Application Development
3 15 (44.12%) Product Management
4 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (32.35%) TDD
6 9 (26.47%) Scrum
7 8 (23.53%) Data Mapping
8 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 5 (14.71%) WFM
10 4 (11.76%) Coaching
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.76%) Line Management
11 3 (8.82%) BDD
11 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) Perl
3 3 (8.82%) PHP
3 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Cobbler
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
1 3 (8.82%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Google
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
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