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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 602 613 569
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 31 40 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.082% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.087% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 32
Average salary £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.08% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £105,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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
City of London +24 5 £80,000 +23.07% 3
Chessington - 4 - -
Greenford - 2 £55,000 -
Wembley - 1 £47,500 - 1
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
2 18 (36.73%) Degree
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
5 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
6 12 (24.49%) OO
6 12 (24.49%) Java
6 12 (24.49%) MVC
7 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
7 11 (22.45%) QA
7 11 (22.45%) C++
8 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
9 9 (18.37%) Physics
9 9 (18.37%) Firewall
9 9 (18.37%) 3D Graphics
9 9 (18.37%) C
9 9 (18.37%) Web Services
9 9 (18.37%) Cisco
9 9 (18.37%) 3D Modelling
10 8 (16.33%) Open Source
10 8 (16.33%) CUDA
10 8 (16.33%) BDD
10 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (16.33%) WAN
10 8 (16.33%) OOD
10 8 (16.33%) TDD
11 7 (14.29%) Python
11 7 (14.29%) OpenGL
11 7 (14.29%) OSPF
11 7 (14.29%) BGP

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.12%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Firewall
2 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (16.33%) WAN
3 7 (14.29%) OSPF
3 7 (14.29%) BGP
4 6 (12.24%) VPN
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (12.24%) Network Security
5 5 (10.20%) IPsec
5 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (10.20%) MPLS
5 5 (10.20%) TACACS
6 4 (8.16%) NetScreen
6 4 (8.16%) LAN
6 4 (8.16%) VoIP
7 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.12%) EIGRP
7 3 (6.12%) NetScaler
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
1 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.20%) RavenDB
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (6.12%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) Maven
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Online Betting
3 2 (4.08%) Military
3 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Web Services
2 7 (14.29%) OpenGL
2 7 (14.29%) Qt
3 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (12.24%) LAMP
3 6 (12.24%) .NET
3 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.24%) Symfony
3 6 (12.24%) React
4 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (8.16%) CSS
6 3 (6.12%) HTML
7 2 (4.08%) Apache Flex
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) JSP
8 1 (2.04%) COM
8 1 (2.04%) Middleware
8 1 (2.04%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.04%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
2 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.37%) Physics
3 9 (18.37%) 3D Graphics
4 8 (16.33%) CUDA
5 7 (14.29%) User Experience
5 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (6.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (6.12%) Blog
7 2 (4.08%) Semantic Web
7 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
8 1 (2.04%) Clustering
8 1 (2.04%) STB
8 1 (2.04%) DTV
8 1 (2.04%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
4 12 (24.49%) OO
4 12 (24.49%) MVC
5 9 (18.37%) 3D Modelling
6 8 (16.33%) Open Source
6 8 (16.33%) BDD
6 8 (16.33%) TDD
6 8 (16.33%) OOD
7 7 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 6 (12.24%) Load Balancing
8 6 (12.24%) SOA
8 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.24%) Microservices
8 6 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (12.24%) SDLC
9 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
9 5 (10.20%) Build Automation
9 5 (10.20%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.49%) Java
3 11 (22.45%) C++
4 9 (18.37%) C
5 7 (14.29%) Python
6 6 (12.24%) C#
6 6 (12.24%) PHP
7 3 (6.12%) SQL
7 3 (6.12%) Ruby
7 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.04%) Groovy
8 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) CCIE
2 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) SLA
3 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Cisco
2 6 (12.24%) Juniper
2 6 (12.24%) Facebook
2 6 (12.24%) F5
3 5 (10.20%) Citrix
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.04%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.04%) Talend
6 1 (2.04%) New Relic
6 1 (2.04%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (2.04%) Splunk
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