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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 598 596 580
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 14 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.074% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.079% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 28
Average salary £53,750 £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.30% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £56,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £110,000 £79,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,250 £50,500
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +3.46%
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
39456 40353 41571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 33025 35449
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Uxbridge - 4 £52,500 -
City of London -7 2 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £57,500 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 21 (43.75%) Degree
2 21 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) OO
3 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 13 (27.08%) C
4 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
5 12 (25.00%) UML
6 11 (22.92%) C++
6 11 (22.92%) Physics
7 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.83%) Algorithms
8 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 9 (18.75%) Use Case
8 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
8 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 9 (18.75%) Windows
8 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (14.58%) JSP 440
10 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.58%) TDD
10 7 (14.58%) Subversion
10 7 (14.58%) Validation
10 7 (14.58%) Cisco
10 7 (14.58%) OOD
11 6 (12.50%) ClearCase
11 6 (12.50%) Java

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.42%) WAN
3 4 (8.33%) SAN
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.25%) NAS
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) LAN
4 3 (6.25%) WLAN
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) MPLS
5 1 (2.08%) OSPF
5 1 (2.08%) BGP
5 1 (2.08%) TACACS
5 1 (2.08%) NetScreen
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) RavenDB
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Subversion
2 6 (12.50%) ClearCase
3 5 (10.42%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.08%) Gradle
5 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.08%) Maven
5 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.25%) HTML5
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.17%) JSON
4 2 (4.17%) REST
4 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.17%) JSP
5 1 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) XSLT
5 1 (2.08%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.08%) Qt
5 1 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
2 11 (22.92%) Physics
3 10 (20.83%) Algorithms
4 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (6.25%) Blog
8 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
8 2 (4.17%) GIS
9 1 (2.08%) Human Factors
9 1 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (2.08%) Clustering
9 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (2.08%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 14 (29.17%) OO
3 12 (25.00%) UML
4 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.75%) Use Case
5 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.58%) Validation
6 7 (14.58%) OOD
6 7 (14.58%) TDD
7 6 (12.50%) BDD
7 6 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (10.42%) Project Management
9 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.33%) Signal Processing
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.25%) Build Automation
10 3 (6.25%) DevOps
10 3 (6.25%) Functional Programming
10 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) C
2 11 (22.92%) C++
3 6 (12.50%) Java
3 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 3 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (2.08%) XQuery
7 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) Security Cleared
1 21 (43.75%) Degree
2 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) CCIE
4 4 (8.33%) CCA
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.08%) VCP4
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) JSP 440
2 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) XenApp
3 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) Firmware
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Cisco
3 6 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) Juniper
4 4 (8.33%) F5
4 4 (8.33%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
5 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.25%) Aruba
6 2 (4.17%) Siemens
6 2 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) EMC
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) Xilinx
7 1 (2.08%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.08%) Actel
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