The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 593 639 647
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 30 40 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.090% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.094% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 39
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,350 £53,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.43% +4.54%
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
37652 42452 46371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.64% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 32727 35932 38874
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Principal Engineer in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +44 6 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Chessington -1 2 £47,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £75,000 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Principal Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.66%) Jenkins
3 27 (38.03%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (38.03%) Scrum
4 26 (36.62%) DevOps
5 23 (32.39%) Linux
6 22 (30.99%) Java
6 22 (30.99%) MySQL
7 19 (26.76%) JavaScript
7 19 (26.76%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (25.35%) Puppet
9 17 (23.94%) Mentoring
9 17 (23.94%) OpenStack
10 15 (21.13%) Docker
10 15 (21.13%) Finance
10 15 (21.13%) Software Engineering
10 15 (21.13%) SQL
11 14 (19.72%) Open Source
11 14 (19.72%) QA
11 14 (19.72%) CentOS
12 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (18.31%) SaaS
12 13 (18.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (18.31%) OO
12 13 (18.31%) Python
12 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
12 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (16.90%) CSS
13 12 (16.90%) .NET

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (23.94%) OpenStack
2 10 (14.08%) IIS
3 8 (11.27%) Apache
4 6 (8.45%) Apache Spark
5 4 (5.63%) nginx
5 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) JBoss
6 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.82%) WildFly
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (38.03%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (18.31%) SaaS
3 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) HTTP
2 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.23%) DSL
3 3 (4.23%) Extranet
3 3 (4.23%) Firewall
3 3 (4.23%) ISDN
3 3 (4.23%) LAN
3 3 (4.23%) MPLS
3 3 (4.23%) VPN
3 3 (4.23%) WAN
4 2 (2.82%) DHCP
4 2 (2.82%) DNS
4 2 (2.82%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.82%) NAS
4 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.82%) SAN
4 2 (2.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) MySQL
2 19 (26.76%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (18.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (14.08%) Big Data
4 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
5 8 (11.27%) Hadoop
5 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (7.04%) Apache Hive
6 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.63%) DB2
8 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.82%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.41%) Flink
10 1 (1.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 31 (43.66%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.49%) JIRA
3 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.27%) Maven
3 8 (11.27%) NMock
3 8 (11.27%) NUnit
4 5 (7.04%) Gradle
4 5 (7.04%) Selenium
5 4 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.23%) Subversion
6 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.82%) Calabash
7 2 (2.82%) Hudson
7 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.41%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Games
3 8 (11.27%) Law
4 6 (8.45%) Marketing
5 5 (7.04%) Electronics
5 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.63%) Retail
7 1 (1.41%) Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) .NET
1 12 (16.90%) CSS
1 12 (16.90%) HTML
2 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework
2 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
3 9 (12.68%) jQuery
4 8 (11.27%) Ajax
4 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
4 8 (11.27%) D3.js
4 8 (11.27%) Lambda Expressions
4 8 (11.27%) LINQ
4 8 (11.27%) NHibernate
4 8 (11.27%) Sass
4 8 (11.27%) Unity DI Container
4 8 (11.27%) WCF
5 6 (8.45%) Backbone.js
6 5 (7.04%) React
6 5 (7.04%) REST
6 5 (7.04%) RESTful
6 5 (7.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (12.68%) Mobile App
1 9 (12.68%) Mobile Games
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) CUDA
4 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.41%) Blog
5 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.41%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) CentOS
3 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (14.08%) Windows
5 8 (11.27%) Unix
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) Scrum
3 26 (36.62%) DevOps
4 17 (23.94%) Mentoring
5 15 (21.13%) Software Engineering
6 14 (19.72%) Open Source
7 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
7 13 (18.31%) OO
8 12 (16.90%) Kanban
9 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
9 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.68%) TDD
10 8 (11.27%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (11.27%) Migration
10 8 (11.27%) Refactoring
11 7 (9.86%) SDLC
12 6 (8.45%) Analytics
12 6 (8.45%) BDD
12 6 (8.45%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) Java
2 19 (26.76%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.13%) SQL
4 13 (18.31%) Python
5 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
6 8 (11.27%) C#
6 8 (11.27%) Ruby
7 4 (5.63%) PHP
8 3 (4.23%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) Groovy
9 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) CCIE
2 3 (4.23%) CCNP
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.23%) CISSP
2 3 (4.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) DICOM
2 4 (5.63%) HL7
2 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.23%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Docker
2 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.45%) KVM
4 6 (8.45%) Xen
5 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.82%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.82%) XenApp
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (25.35%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) Ansible
2 4 (5.63%) Oozie
3 3 (4.23%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Simpana
4 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) VMware
3 5 (7.04%) IBM
3 5 (7.04%) SAP
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle
5 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 2 (2.82%) CommVault
6 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
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