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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 612 641 651
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 31 30 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.067% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.070% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 43
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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
38058 42885 48009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.69% 95.68% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33099 36278 40248
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +49 7 £55,000 -31.25%
Chessington +2 1 £47,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £75,000 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 39 (54.17%) Jenkins
2 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.28%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (40.28%) DevOps
4 25 (34.72%) Scrum
4 25 (34.72%) MySQL
4 25 (34.72%) Linux
5 24 (33.33%) Puppet
6 23 (31.94%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
7 22 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (29.17%) Mentoring
9 20 (27.78%) Java
9 20 (27.78%) OpenStack
10 19 (26.39%) CentOS
11 18 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 18 (25.00%) Docker
12 17 (23.61%) E-Commerce
12 17 (23.61%) SaaS
13 16 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (22.22%) QA
13 16 (22.22%) .NET
14 15 (20.83%) HTML
14 15 (20.83%) OO
14 15 (20.83%) CSS
14 15 (20.83%) JIRA
14 15 (20.83%) Kanban
14 15 (20.83%) Open Source
15 14 (19.44%) SQL Server

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 20 (27.78%) OpenStack
2 9 (12.50%) IIS
3 6 (8.33%) Apache
4 4 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 4 (5.56%) nginx
5 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) JBoss
6 2 (2.78%) WildFly
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (40.28%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (23.61%) SaaS
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.39%) IaaS
6 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) HTTP
2 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.56%) Firewall
3 4 (5.56%) MPLS
3 4 (5.56%) VPN
3 4 (5.56%) WAN
4 3 (4.17%) DSL
4 3 (4.17%) Extranet
4 3 (4.17%) ISDN
4 3 (4.17%) LAN
5 2 (2.78%) DHCP
5 2 (2.78%) DNS
5 2 (2.78%) NAS
5 2 (2.78%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.78%) SAN
5 2 (2.78%) SSL
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (1.39%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.72%) MySQL
2 22 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
5 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (9.72%) Big Data
7 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 6 (8.33%) NoSQL
8 5 (6.94%) Apache Hive
8 5 (6.94%) DB2
8 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.39%) Flink
9 1 (1.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 39 (54.17%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.83%) JIRA
3 12 (16.67%) NMock
4 11 (15.28%) NUnit
5 9 (12.50%) Maven
6 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 6 (8.33%) Gradle
8 4 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (5.56%) Selenium
9 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.17%) Subversion
9 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.78%) Calabash
10 2 (2.78%) Hudson
10 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (1.39%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (19.44%) Games
2 10 (13.89%) Finance
3 8 (11.11%) Law
4 4 (5.56%) Electronics
4 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) .NET
2 15 (20.83%) CSS
2 15 (20.83%) HTML
3 13 (18.06%) .NET Framework
4 12 (16.67%) jQuery
4 12 (16.67%) NHibernate
5 11 (15.28%) Ajax
5 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
5 11 (15.28%) D3.js
5 11 (15.28%) Lambda Expressions
5 11 (15.28%) LINQ
5 11 (15.28%) Sass
5 11 (15.28%) Unity DI Container
5 11 (15.28%) WCF
6 9 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 8 (11.11%) REST
7 8 (11.11%) SOAP
8 5 (6.94%) Backbone.js
8 5 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (6.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.28%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.28%) Mobile Games
3 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.39%) CUDA
5 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.39%) Equities
5 1 (1.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) CentOS
3 16 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (13.89%) Windows
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
6 6 (8.33%) Unix
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.28%) DevOps
3 25 (34.72%) Scrum
4 21 (29.17%) Mentoring
5 18 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (23.61%) E-Commerce
7 15 (20.83%) Kanban
7 15 (20.83%) OO
7 15 (20.83%) Open Source
8 13 (18.06%) Configuration Management
9 11 (15.28%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (15.28%) Refactoring
10 10 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.11%) TDD
12 7 (9.72%) Migration
13 6 (8.33%) BDD
14 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (5.56%) High Availability
14 4 (5.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.78%) Java
3 13 (18.06%) Python
4 12 (16.67%) C#
4 12 (16.67%) SQL
5 9 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 8 (11.11%) Ruby
7 4 (5.56%) PHP
8 3 (4.17%) C
9 2 (2.78%) C++
10 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.39%) Groovy
10 1 (1.39%) Scala
10 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) CCIE
2 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.17%) CCNP
3 3 (4.17%) CISSP
3 3 (4.17%) SSCP
4 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) QA
2 4 (5.56%) DICOM
2 4 (5.56%) HL7
2 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.17%) SDET
4 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Docker
2 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.33%) KVM
4 6 (8.33%) Xen
5 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.78%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.78%) XenApp
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (33.33%) Puppet
2 23 (31.94%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.56%) Ansible
3 4 (5.56%) Oozie
4 3 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Simpana
5 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) SAP
5 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix
6 2 (2.78%) CommVault
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) F5
7 1 (1.39%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.39%) Riverbed
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