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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 598 616 587
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 34 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.072% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.077% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 30
Average salary £68,750 £72,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £65,000 £51,800
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £105,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +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
41415 45452 41396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.51% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35104 38228 34621
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 £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 28 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 28 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 +11 8 £75,000 +15.38%
Greenford - 3 £55,000 - 1
Chessington - 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £47,500 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 (43.64%) Software Engineering
2 20 (36.36%) Degree
3 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Java
4 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
4 13 (23.64%) QA
5 12 (21.82%) C++
5 12 (21.82%) Cisco
6 11 (20.00%) OO
6 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 11 (20.00%) Firewall
6 11 (20.00%) MVC
6 11 (20.00%) Open Source
7 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 10 (18.18%) Web Services
7 10 (18.18%) Linux
7 10 (18.18%) C
7 10 (18.18%) WAN
8 9 (16.36%) Windows
8 9 (16.36%) Physics
8 9 (16.36%) 3D Graphics
8 9 (16.36%) 3D Modelling
8 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
9 8 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (14.55%) CUDA
9 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
9 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
9 8 (14.55%) OOD

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 4 (7.27%) Apache Solr
1 4 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.64%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.64%) Node.js
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Firewall
2 10 (18.18%) WAN
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (14.55%) OSPF
4 8 (14.55%) BGP
5 7 (12.73%) LAN
5 7 (12.73%) VPN
6 5 (9.09%) MPLS
6 5 (9.09%) IPsec
6 5 (9.09%) Network Security
7 4 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (7.27%) TACACS
7 4 (7.27%) VLAN
7 4 (7.27%) EIGRP
7 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.27%) VoIP
8 3 (5.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
1 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Big Data
3 4 (7.27%) RavenDB
3 4 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.45%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) Maven
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 3 (5.45%) Online Betting
3 2 (3.64%) Military
3 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Web Services
2 7 (12.73%) OpenGL
2 7 (12.73%) Qt
3 6 (10.91%) Symfony
3 6 (10.91%) React
3 6 (10.91%) LAMP
4 5 (9.09%) .NET
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (7.27%) Lucene
5 4 (7.27%) Java EE
6 3 (5.45%) CSS
7 2 (3.64%) Apache Flex
7 2 (3.64%) JSP
7 2 (3.64%) HTML
7 2 (3.64%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.82%) Middleware
8 1 (1.82%) COM
8 1 (1.82%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 9 (16.36%) Physics
3 9 (16.36%) 3D Graphics
4 8 (14.55%) CUDA
5 7 (12.73%) User Experience
6 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
7 5 (9.09%) Semantic Web
8 3 (5.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (3.64%) Blog
9 2 (3.64%) Clustering
9 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.82%) DTV
10 1 (1.82%) STB
10 1 (1.82%) GIS
10 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
10 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
2 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
4 11 (20.00%) OO
4 11 (20.00%) MVC
4 11 (20.00%) Open Source
5 9 (16.36%) 3D Modelling
6 8 (14.55%) OOD
7 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
7 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.91%) BDD
8 6 (10.91%) Microservices
8 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.91%) TDD
8 6 (10.91%) SOA
9 5 (9.09%) SDLC
9 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) Java
2 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) C++
4 10 (18.18%) C
5 7 (12.73%) Python
6 6 (10.91%) PHP
6 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) C#
8 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.91%) CCIE
5 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) MCSE
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Firmware
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.64%) SCOM
4 1 (1.82%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Cisco
2 6 (10.91%) F5
2 6 (10.91%) Facebook
2 6 (10.91%) VMware
2 6 (10.91%) Juniper
3 4 (7.27%) Talend
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Citrix
3 4 (7.27%) Informatica
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) HP
4 3 (5.45%) Dell
5 2 (3.64%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (3.64%) Splunk
5 2 (3.64%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.64%) New Relic
5 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.82%) Dell Compellent
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