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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 596 610 660
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 21 50 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.055% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.12% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 18
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £52,800 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £58,000 £56,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +13.50%
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
36628 41767 43904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.77% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31751 35548 36537
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +44 4 £62,500 -16.66%
Chessington -6 1 £47,500 - 1
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) Java
3 19 (35.85%) Scrum
4 18 (33.96%) Finance
5 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (30.19%) Linux
7 15 (28.30%) DevOps
8 14 (26.42%) QA
9 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
10 11 (20.75%) Open Source
10 11 (20.75%) SQL
10 11 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
11 10 (18.87%) MySQL
11 10 (18.87%) Windows
11 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (16.98%) IIS
12 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
12 9 (16.98%) Games
12 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
13 8 (15.09%) CentOS
13 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
13 8 (15.09%) Degree
13 8 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (15.09%) Docker
13 8 (15.09%) Puppet
13 8 (15.09%) Big Data
13 8 (15.09%) AngularJS

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 9 (16.98%) IIS
2 7 (13.21%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.66%) Apache
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.89%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.77%) SaaS
5 1 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) Office 365
5 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) HTTPS
1 3 (5.66%) LAN
1 3 (5.66%) MPLS
1 3 (5.66%) VPN
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.77%) DHCP
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) DSL
2 2 (3.77%) Extranet
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) FTP
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) ISDN
2 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.77%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.89%) NAS
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (18.87%) MySQL
3 8 (15.09%) Big Data
4 7 (13.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
6 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.77%) Data Mart
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 4 (7.55%) Selenium
3 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) Maven
3 3 (5.66%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.77%) Calabash
4 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.77%) Hudson
5 1 (1.89%) NMock
5 1 (1.89%) NUnit
5 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Games
3 8 (15.09%) Law
4 6 (11.32%) Marketing
5 5 (9.43%) Banking
6 3 (5.66%) Electronics
6 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.66%) Retail
6 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
2 5 (9.43%) Backbone.js
3 4 (7.55%) .NET
3 4 (7.55%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) HTML
3 4 (7.55%) React
3 4 (7.55%) RESTful
4 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.66%) HTML5
4 3 (5.66%) OpenGL
5 2 (3.77%) jQuery
5 2 (3.77%) Node.js
5 2 (3.77%) Qt
6 1 (1.89%) CSS3
6 1 (1.89%) D3.js
6 1 (1.89%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.89%) LINQ
6 1 (1.89%) Sass
6 1 (1.89%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.21%) Mobile Games
3 3 (5.66%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) CUDA
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.77%) Physics
4 2 (3.77%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.89%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (1.89%) Equities
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 8 (15.09%) CentOS
3 8 (15.09%) Unix
4 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Scrum
3 15 (28.30%) DevOps
4 11 (20.75%) Open Source
5 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.09%) Migration
7 8 (15.09%) Software Testing
7 8 (15.09%) TDD
8 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
8 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.21%) Kanban
8 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (13.21%) SDLC
9 6 (11.32%) OO
9 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.43%) Analytics
10 5 (9.43%) Data Analytics
10 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Java
2 11 (20.75%) SQL
3 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
5 6 (11.32%) Python
6 5 (9.43%) Ruby
7 4 (7.55%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) C
9 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.89%) C#
9 1 (1.89%) Go
9 1 (1.89%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) CCIE
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.77%) CCNP
3 2 (3.77%) CISSP
3 2 (3.77%) SSCP
4 1 (1.89%) VCAP
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Docker
1 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.77%) KVM
4 2 (3.77%) NFS
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Firmware
5 1 (1.89%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.89%) Xen
5 1 (1.89%) XenApp
5 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (15.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.89%) Oozie
2 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
1 8 (15.09%) VMware
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) EMC
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
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Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
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Salary: 45 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
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Salary: BUPA + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: BUPA + Pension
Posted: Yesterday