The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 638 575 611
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 24 36 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.084% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 52
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46521 42684 52638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.74% 93.92% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38422 36027 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Principal Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 13 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Hammersmith +24 2 £62,500 -3.84%
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 50 (73.53%) Java
2 39 (57.35%) TDD
3 37 (54.41%) Scrum
4 31 (45.59%) Spring
4 31 (45.59%) Software Engineering
4 31 (45.59%) MySQL
4 31 (45.59%) QA
5 29 (42.65%) REST
6 28 (41.18%) Web Services
6 28 (41.18%) SOA
7 27 (39.71%) Hibernate
8 25 (36.76%) ActiveMQ
8 25 (36.76%) MongoDB
9 24 (35.29%) HTML
10 23 (33.82%) RESTful
11 22 (32.35%) Velocity
11 22 (32.35%) FreeMarker
12 17 (25.00%) SQL
12 17 (25.00%) Linux
12 17 (25.00%) Telecoms
13 15 (22.06%) Oracle
14 13 (19.12%) ITIL
14 13 (19.12%) Apache Flex
15 12 (17.65%) Subversion
16 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (14.71%) Ruby
17 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
17 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
17 10 (14.71%) CRM
17 10 (14.71%) Analytics

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (11.76%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.94%) Jetty
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) MVNO
1 9 (13.24%) 4G
1 9 (13.24%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) Wireless
3 3 (4.41%) LTE
3 3 (4.41%) GSM
3 3 (4.41%) UMTS
4 2 (2.94%) VoIP
4 2 (2.94%) WAN
4 2 (2.94%) HTTP
4 2 (2.94%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) SAN
4 2 (2.94%) MPLS
4 2 (2.94%) OSPF
4 2 (2.94%) BGP
4 2 (2.94%) TACACS
4 2 (2.94%) NetScreen
4 2 (2.94%) IPsec
4 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (45.59%) MySQL
2 25 (36.76%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
4 9 (13.24%) QlikView
4 9 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (7.35%) Big Data
6 5 (7.35%) Data Mining
7 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
7 4 (5.88%) CouchDB
7 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.41%) MarkLogic
9 2 (2.94%) Redis
9 2 (2.94%) Riak
9 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Subversion
2 8 (11.76%) ClearCase
3 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.88%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.41%) JUnit
General
1 17 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Publishing
3 7 (10.29%) Online Betting
4 5 (7.35%) Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Retail
5 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (45.59%) Spring
2 29 (42.65%) REST
3 28 (41.18%) Web Services
4 27 (39.71%) Hibernate
5 25 (36.76%) ActiveMQ
6 24 (35.29%) HTML
7 23 (33.82%) RESTful
8 22 (32.35%) Velocity
8 22 (32.35%) FreeMarker
9 13 (19.12%) Apache Flex
10 7 (10.29%) Grails
11 5 (7.35%) Spring MVC
11 5 (7.35%) J2EE
12 4 (5.88%) JDBC
13 3 (4.41%) JMS
13 3 (4.41%) SOAP
13 3 (4.41%) XML
13 3 (4.41%) XSL
13 3 (4.41%) XSLT
14 2 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Statistics
1 9 (13.24%) Handset
2 8 (11.76%) Open Source
3 7 (10.29%) Social Media
4 3 (4.41%) BBC
5 2 (2.94%) e-Health
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) TDD
2 37 (54.41%) Scrum
3 31 (45.59%) Software Engineering
4 28 (41.18%) SOA
5 13 (19.12%) ITIL
6 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
7 10 (14.71%) CRM
7 10 (14.71%) Analytics
8 9 (13.24%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
9 7 (10.29%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (10.29%) Pair Programming
10 6 (8.82%) BDD
10 6 (8.82%) Kanban
11 5 (7.35%) Unified Process
11 5 (7.35%) UML
12 4 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 50 (73.53%) Java
2 17 (25.00%) SQL
3 10 (14.71%) Ruby
4 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
4 9 (13.24%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.76%) Perl
6 7 (10.29%) Scala
7 5 (7.35%) PHP
8 3 (4.41%) XQuery
8 3 (4.41%) Python
8 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.94%) C#
9 2 (2.94%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.94%) CCIE
3 1 (1.47%) NCDA
3 1 (1.47%) NCIE
3 1 (1.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (45.59%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) NFS
1 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.94%) XenServer
2 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) Business Objects
2 8 (11.76%) TIBCO
3 4 (5.88%) Citrix
4 2 (2.94%) Juniper
4 2 (2.94%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.94%) Motorola
4 2 (2.94%) NetApp
4 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.94%) Symantec
4 2 (2.94%) Anite
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.94%) Huawei
4 2 (2.94%) Brocade
4 2 (2.94%) Infoblox
4 2 (2.94%) Tufin
4 2 (2.94%) F5
4 2 (2.94%) ZTE
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago