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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 171 185 183
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 14 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.42% 0.085% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.087% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
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
3220 3454 3268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.44% 98.13% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2700 2808 2521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
4 10 (37.04%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) Spring
4 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (37.04%) J2EE
4 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
4 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) JSP
5 9 (33.33%) Web Services
5 9 (33.33%) HTML5
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
6 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
7 7 (25.93%) JIRA
7 7 (25.93%) MySQL
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) IntelliJ
8 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 6 (22.22%) VMware
8 6 (22.22%) Java SE
8 6 (22.22%) Maven
8 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (22.22%) Data Mapping
8 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
8 6 (22.22%) RESTful

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (11.11%) Informix
4 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) JIRA
3 6 (22.22%) IntelliJ
3 6 (22.22%) Maven
4 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
5 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (11.11%) Hudson
5 3 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.41%) Games
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
1 10 (37.04%) J2EE
1 10 (37.04%) Spring
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) HTML5
2 9 (33.33%) JSP
2 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) Apache Camel
3 6 (22.22%) Java SE
3 6 (22.22%) JSON
3 6 (22.22%) RESTful
4 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 4 (14.81%) CSS3
5 4 (14.81%) Esper
6 3 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (11.11%) LAMP
6 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (7.41%) Middleware
7 2 (7.41%) REST
8 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Telematics
3 3 (11.11%) CLARiiON
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (11.11%) IBM XIV
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) CentOS
2 2 (7.41%) Debian
2 2 (7.41%) Solaris
2 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Scrum
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
3 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Data Mapping
5 5 (18.52%) Coaching
5 5 (18.52%) Line Management
5 5 (18.52%) SDLC
5 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) WFM
7 3 (11.11%) Information Security
7 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 3 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) Perl
3 5 (18.52%) PHP
3 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) CCDE
2 3 (11.11%) CCIE
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
2 3 (11.11%) CCSP
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CISSP
2 3 (11.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
3 3 (11.11%) Cacti
3 3 (11.11%) Graphite
3 3 (11.11%) Nagios
3 3 (11.11%) Opsview
3 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (7.41%) Cobbler
4 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 6 (22.22%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Veritas
3 3 (11.11%) EMC
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) NetApp
3 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.41%) HP
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