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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 597 604 624
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 21 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.059% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.063% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 11
Average salary £48,750 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
41989 42637 45857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.67% 93.89% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35276 35908 39523
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +16 4 £47,500 -36.66%
Ealing - 2 - -
Greenford - 2 - - 2
Hounslow - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £49,500 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 36 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 32 (57.14%) Java
3 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (37.50%) TDD
5 16 (28.57%) Degree
6 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (23.21%) Open Source
6 13 (23.21%) Big Data
6 13 (23.21%) Web Services
7 12 (21.43%) SQL
7 12 (21.43%) Linux
7 12 (21.43%) Subversion
8 10 (17.86%) Publishing
8 10 (17.86%) REST
8 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 9 (16.07%) MongoDB
9 9 (16.07%) UML
10 8 (14.29%) ClearCase
10 8 (14.29%) Data Mining
10 8 (14.29%) C++
10 8 (14.29%) Windows
10 8 (14.29%) Scrum
10 8 (14.29%) RESTful
10 8 (14.29%) Analytics
10 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.50%) Digital Media
11 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (12.50%) Spring
12 6 (10.71%) Banking

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (10.71%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.57%) Jetty
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (5.36%) NAS
3 3 (5.36%) DNS
3 3 (5.36%) DHCP
3 3 (5.36%) Wireless
4 2 (3.57%) UMTS
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 2 (3.57%) GPRS
4 2 (3.57%) GSM
4 2 (3.57%) LTE
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.79%) Multicast
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) DVB
5 1 (1.79%) RTP
5 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) Big Data
2 9 (16.07%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (10.71%) QlikView
4 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
5 5 (8.93%) MySQL
6 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.57%) Text Mining
7 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.57%) HBase
7 2 (3.57%) MarkLogic
7 2 (3.57%) Triplestore
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Subversion
2 8 (14.29%) ClearCase
3 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.14%) Maven
5 2 (3.57%) CruiseControl
5 2 (3.57%) Ant
5 2 (3.57%) JUnit
5 2 (3.57%) Hudson
5 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.57%) Gradle
5 2 (3.57%) WATIR
5 2 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (17.86%) Publishing
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
2 6 (10.71%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.57%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Local Government
5 1 (1.79%) French Language
5 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.79%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) Web Services
2 10 (17.86%) REST
3 8 (14.29%) RESTful
4 7 (12.50%) Spring
5 6 (10.71%) XML
5 6 (10.71%) HTML
5 6 (10.71%) Apache Flex
6 5 (8.93%) Velocity
6 5 (8.93%) FreeMarker
6 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
6 5 (8.93%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (5.36%) JSP
7 3 (5.36%) SOAP
8 2 (3.57%) JNDI
8 2 (3.57%) XSLT
8 2 (3.57%) Servlets
8 2 (3.57%) .NET
8 2 (3.57%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.57%) JSON
9 1 (1.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Open Source
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (12.50%) Digital Media
5 6 (10.71%) Statistics
5 6 (10.71%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.36%) Physics
6 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.57%) Linked Data
7 2 (3.57%) Semantic Web
7 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.57%) Taxonomies
7 2 (3.57%) Ontologies
8 1 (1.79%) Streaming Media
8 1 (1.79%) IPTV
8 1 (1.79%) Blog
8 1 (1.79%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.79%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) UNIX
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (37.50%) TDD
4 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.07%) UML
6 8 (14.29%) Scrum
6 8 (14.29%) Analytics
7 6 (10.71%) Unified Process
7 6 (10.71%) ETL
7 6 (10.71%) CRM
7 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.93%) SOA
9 4 (7.14%) Project Management
9 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.14%) OO
10 3 (5.36%) Kanban
10 3 (5.36%) BDD
10 3 (5.36%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Java
2 12 (21.43%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) C++
4 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.71%) C
4 6 (10.71%) Perl
4 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.14%) XQuery
5 4 (7.14%) XPath
6 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) SPARQL
6 2 (3.57%) Scala
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) CCA
4 4 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
5 1 (1.79%) CCSP
5 1 (1.79%) CCNP
5 1 (1.79%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) XenApp
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) WSUS
1 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) TIBCO
1 6 (10.71%) Business Objects
1 6 (10.71%) SAP
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle
1 6 (10.71%) Sybase
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Citrix
3 4 (7.14%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) Mercator
4 2 (3.57%) Siemens
5 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
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