The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 583 592 601
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 29 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.097% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.10% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 20
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £53,600
10% offered a salary of more than £85,250 £110,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Principal Engineer
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in London

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 19 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
City of London +26 5 £65,000 - 1
Greenford - 4 - - 1
Uxbridge - 3 £52,500 -
Greenwich - 2 £49,500 -
Wembley - 1 £50,000 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 22 (46.81%) Software Engineering
2 20 (42.55%) Security Cleared
3 18 (38.30%) Degree
4 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
5 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
6 11 (23.40%) C
6 11 (23.40%) UML
7 10 (21.28%) OO
7 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.28%) Windows
7 10 (21.28%) DV Cleared
8 9 (19.15%) C++
8 9 (19.15%) Java
8 9 (19.15%) Physics
8 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
9 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
9 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
9 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
10 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
10 7 (14.89%) Subversion
10 7 (14.89%) JSP 440
10 7 (14.89%) Cisco
10 7 (14.89%) Project Management
10 7 (14.89%) TDD
10 7 (14.89%) Use Case
11 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (12.77%) Validation

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.77%) WAN
3 4 (8.51%) LAN
3 4 (8.51%) SAN
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.38%) NAS
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (6.38%) DNS
4 3 (6.38%) WLAN
4 3 (6.38%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Subversion
2 5 (10.64%) ClearCase
3 3 (6.38%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (4.26%) Gradle
4 2 (4.26%) Maven
4 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (12.77%) Publishing
2 5 (10.64%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) XSLT
3 2 (4.26%) JSON
3 2 (4.26%) RESTful
3 2 (4.26%) REST
3 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) WCF
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
2 9 (19.15%) Physics
3 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
4 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.51%) Open Source
5 4 (8.51%) Digital Media
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.26%) Clustering
6 2 (4.26%) Human Factors
7 1 (2.13%) GIS
7 1 (2.13%) CESG
7 1 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.13%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.51%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Software Engineering
2 11 (23.40%) UML
3 10 (21.28%) OO
3 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.89%) Project Management
5 7 (14.89%) TDD
5 7 (14.89%) Use Case
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.77%) Validation
7 5 (10.64%) OOD
7 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (8.51%) Signal Processing
8 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.51%) Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.51%) PRINCE
8 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) C
2 9 (19.15%) C++
2 9 (19.15%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) MATLAB
4 3 (6.38%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) XQuery
5 2 (4.26%) XPath
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) Security Cleared
2 18 (38.30%) Degree
3 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) DV Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) CCA
5 5 (10.64%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.38%) CCIE
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.26%) MCSE
9 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.13%) CCSP
9 1 (2.13%) CCNP
9 1 (2.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) JSP 440
2 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) XenApp
3 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) Firmware
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix
4 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Juniper
5 3 (6.38%) Aruba
5 3 (6.38%) F5
5 3 (6.38%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (4.26%) Siemens
7 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.13%) Xilinx
7 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.13%) Actel
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
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