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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 577 617 593
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 45 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.037% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.039% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 36
Average salary £68,750 £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +0.96%
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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
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 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +33 15 £75,000 +15.38%
Greenford - 5 £55,000 -
Wembley - 2 £47,500 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (47.69%) Software Engineering
2 20 (30.77%) Degree
3 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.15%) Java
5 15 (23.08%) Cisco
6 14 (21.54%) C
6 14 (21.54%) Web Services
7 13 (20.00%) Linux
7 13 (20.00%) WAN
7 13 (20.00%) Firewall
7 13 (20.00%) QA
7 13 (20.00%) Open Source
8 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
8 12 (18.46%) TDD
8 12 (18.46%) E-Commerce
8 12 (18.46%) C++
8 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
9 11 (16.92%) OO
9 11 (16.92%) LAN
9 11 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (16.92%) MVC
9 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (15.38%) VMware
10 10 (15.38%) OSPF
10 10 (15.38%) BGP
10 10 (15.38%) VPN
10 10 (15.38%) Windows
10 10 (15.38%) SQL
10 10 (15.38%) C#

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.15%) Apache Solr
1 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.62%) NServiceBus
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.54%) Confluence
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) Office 365
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) WAN
1 13 (20.00%) Firewall
2 11 (16.92%) LAN
3 10 (15.38%) VPN
3 10 (15.38%) OSPF
3 10 (15.38%) BGP
3 10 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (10.77%) MPLS
5 7 (10.77%) IPsec
5 7 (10.77%) EIGRP
6 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
6 6 (9.23%) VoIP
7 5 (7.69%) VLAN
8 4 (6.15%) IGMP
8 4 (6.15%) H.323
8 4 (6.15%) Junos
8 4 (6.15%) Network Security
8 4 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (6.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Big Data
2 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.77%) MySQL
4 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.15%) RavenDB
6 4 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (6.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.08%) HBase
7 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.15%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
5 1 (1.54%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Military
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) Web Services
2 6 (9.23%) OpenGL
2 6 (9.23%) LAMP
2 6 (9.23%) Java EE
2 6 (9.23%) Symfony
2 6 (9.23%) Qt
2 6 (9.23%) React
3 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (7.69%) .NET
3 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.15%) REST
4 4 (6.15%) Lucene
4 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.62%) NHibernate
5 3 (4.62%) MSMQ
6 2 (3.08%) CSS
6 2 (3.08%) STL
6 2 (3.08%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.08%) RESTful
6 2 (3.08%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Mathematics
1 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.31%) 3D Graphics
3 7 (10.77%) Physics
3 7 (10.77%) Semantic Web
3 7 (10.77%) CUDA
3 7 (10.77%) User Experience
4 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.62%) Clustering
7 2 (3.08%) Cybercrime
7 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (3.08%) New Media
7 2 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (3.08%) Blog
8 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.54%) STB
8 1 (1.54%) DTV
8 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.08%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.54%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Software Engineering
2 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.00%) Open Source
4 12 (18.46%) TDD
4 12 (18.46%) E-Commerce
5 11 (16.92%) OO
5 11 (16.92%) MVC
6 9 (13.85%) SOA
7 8 (12.31%) Multithreading
7 8 (12.31%) BDD
7 8 (12.31%) Microservices
7 8 (12.31%) 3D Modelling
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.77%) Scrum
9 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
9 6 (9.23%) OOD
10 5 (7.69%) Validation
10 5 (7.69%) Coaching
10 5 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) Java
2 14 (21.54%) C
3 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.46%) C++
4 10 (15.38%) SQL
4 10 (15.38%) C#
5 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
6 7 (10.77%) Python
7 6 (9.23%) PHP
8 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.62%) Ruby
9 1 (1.54%) Groovy
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Degree
2 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
3 11 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.69%) CCIE
6 4 (6.15%) CCNP
6 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.62%) MCSE
8 2 (3.08%) SSCP
8 2 (3.08%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (3.08%) GIAC
8 2 (3.08%) CCNA
8 2 (3.08%) CISSP
9 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) Firmware
4 2 (3.08%) Docker
5 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Puppet
2 4 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.08%) SCOM
4 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.54%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Cisco
2 10 (15.38%) VMware
3 8 (12.31%) Juniper
4 6 (9.23%) F5
4 6 (9.23%) Facebook
5 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.15%) Dell
6 4 (6.15%) Informatica
6 4 (6.15%) Talend
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle
7 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.62%) Splunk
7 3 (4.62%) New Relic
7 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.62%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (4.62%) Citrix
7 3 (4.62%) HP
8 2 (3.08%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.54%) Dell Compellent
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