The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
England / London
Rank 526 616 625
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 44 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.075% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.078% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 25
Median salary £87,500 £75,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £100,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

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
32051 38383 39535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.84% 96.13% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27179 32953 33619
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Principal Engineer in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 4 £85,000 +13.33%
Chessington - 1 £55,000 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Principal Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (70.15%) Java
2 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (55.22%) Software Engineering
4 35 (52.24%) Test Automation
5 29 (43.28%) JavaScript
6 28 (41.79%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (40.30%) Dropwizard
8 26 (38.81%) AngularJS
8 26 (38.81%) Line Management
8 26 (38.81%) Microservices
8 26 (38.81%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (37.31%) Software Architecture
9 25 (37.31%) Redis
9 25 (37.31%) CouchDB
10 24 (35.82%) Jenkins
10 24 (35.82%) TypeScript
11 23 (34.33%) QA
12 18 (26.87%) DevOps
13 16 (23.88%) Coaching
14 15 (22.39%) Finance
14 15 (22.39%) Oracle
15 12 (17.91%) Unix
16 11 (16.42%) Banking
16 11 (16.42%) Software Testing
16 11 (16.42%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (14.93%) System Integration Testing
17 10 (14.93%) Functional Testing
17 10 (14.93%) Statistics
18 9 (13.43%) ISTQB
18 9 (13.43%) Regression Testing

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.48%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) JBoss
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) SaaS
2 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) HTTP
2 3 (4.48%) LAN
2 3 (4.48%) SAN
3 2 (2.99%) BGP
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.99%) DHCP
3 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) FTP
3 2 (2.99%) MPLS
3 2 (2.99%) Multicast
3 2 (2.99%) NAS
3 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.99%) VPN
4 1 (1.49%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.49%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.49%) ICMP
4 1 (1.49%) Junos
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (37.31%) CouchDB
2 25 (37.31%) Redis
3 9 (13.43%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.96%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.46%) Big Data
5 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.97%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (5.97%) BigQuery
6 4 (5.97%) Data Mart
6 4 (5.97%) MySQL
6 4 (5.97%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.99%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) Mockito
2 3 (4.48%) Moq
2 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) Maven
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.30%) Dropwizard
2 26 (38.81%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.48%) CSS
3 3 (4.48%) HTML
3 3 (4.48%) OpenGL
3 3 (4.48%) Qt
3 3 (4.48%) Spring
3 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) .NET
4 2 (2.99%) Backbone.js
4 2 (2.99%) Guava
4 2 (2.99%) HTML5
4 2 (2.99%) J2EE
4 2 (2.99%) JDBC
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Tika
5 1 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.49%) Lucene
5 1 (1.49%) React
5 1 (1.49%) SOAP
5 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Statistics
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) CUDA
3 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.48%) Physics
3 3 (4.48%) Replication
4 2 (2.99%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.99%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Equities
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Unix
2 7 (10.45%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Android
3 3 (4.48%) Windows
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (55.22%) Software Engineering
3 35 (52.24%) Test Automation
4 28 (41.79%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (38.81%) Line Management
5 26 (38.81%) Microservices
6 25 (37.31%) Software Architecture
7 18 (26.87%) DevOps
8 16 (23.88%) Coaching
9 11 (16.42%) Software Testing
9 11 (16.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (14.93%) Functional Testing
10 10 (14.93%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (13.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing
11 9 (13.43%) Project Planning
11 9 (13.43%) Regression Testing
11 9 (13.43%) Test Management
12 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
12 7 (10.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (70.15%) Java
2 29 (43.28%) JavaScript
3 24 (35.82%) TypeScript
4 6 (8.96%) C++
4 6 (8.96%) SQL
5 5 (7.46%) C#
6 3 (4.48%) C
6 3 (4.48%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.99%) Scala
8 1 (1.49%) Go
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.99%) VCAP
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.49%) CCIE
4 1 (1.49%) CCNP
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (34.33%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) SDET
3 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) NFS
2 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.48%) vSphere
3 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.99%) Firmware
3 2 (2.99%) KVM
4 1 (1.49%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.49%) Xen
4 1 (1.49%) XenApp
4 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
1 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) VMware
3 4 (5.97%) Birst
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco
3 4 (5.97%) EMC
3 4 (5.97%) Google
3 4 (5.97%) SAP
3 4 (5.97%) Tableau
4 2 (2.99%) Dell
4 2 (2.99%) PayPal
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) Juniper
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) NetApp
5 1 (1.49%) Panasonic
5 1 (1.49%) Sony
5 1 (1.49%) Symantec
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