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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
England / London
Rank 550 615 632
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 24 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.090% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.094% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 12
Median salary £90,000 £72,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £57,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £80,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £54,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +8.50%

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
31902 39561 40162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 96.15% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26996 34116 33932
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 £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 - 1 £85,000 - 1
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 48 (72.73%) Java
2 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (57.58%) Test Automation
4 36 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
6 28 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (40.91%) Dropwizard
8 26 (39.39%) AngularJS
8 26 (39.39%) Line Management
8 26 (39.39%) Microservices
8 26 (39.39%) QA
8 26 (39.39%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (37.88%) CouchDB
9 25 (37.88%) Software Architecture
9 25 (37.88%) Redis
10 24 (36.36%) Jenkins
10 24 (36.36%) TypeScript
11 18 (27.27%) DevOps
12 16 (24.24%) Coaching
13 15 (22.73%) Oracle
14 14 (21.21%) Finance
15 13 (19.70%) Software Testing
15 13 (19.70%) Banking
15 13 (19.70%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (18.18%) Performance Testing
16 12 (18.18%) Test Management
16 12 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 12 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
16 12 (18.18%) Oracle Database
16 12 (18.18%) ISTQB

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 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) SaaS
2 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
1 4 (6.06%) LAN
1 4 (6.06%) VPN
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) H.323
2 3 (4.55%) VoIP
2 3 (4.55%) WAN
2 3 (4.55%) Wireless
3 2 (3.03%) BGP
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (3.03%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) MGCP
3 2 (3.03%) MPLS
3 2 (3.03%) Multicast
3 2 (3.03%) Telepresence
3 2 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (1.52%) Junos
4 1 (1.52%) NAS
4 1 (1.52%) Network Security
4 1 (1.52%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (39.39%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (37.88%) CouchDB
2 25 (37.88%) Redis
3 12 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.09%) Big Data
4 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.58%) MySQL
6 4 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (6.06%) BigQuery
6 4 (6.06%) Data Mart
6 4 (6.06%) SAP HANA
7 2 (3.03%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.55%) Mockito
2 3 (4.55%) Moq
2 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) Dropwizard
2 26 (39.39%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.55%) CSS
3 3 (4.55%) HTML
3 3 (4.55%) Spring
3 3 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) .NET
4 2 (3.03%) Backbone.js
4 2 (3.03%) Guava
4 2 (3.03%) HTML5
4 2 (3.03%) J2EE
4 2 (3.03%) JDBC
4 2 (3.03%) OpenGL
4 2 (3.03%) Qt
5 1 (1.52%) CSS3
5 1 (1.52%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.52%) Node.js
5 1 (1.52%) REST
5 1 (1.52%) RESTful
5 1 (1.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.03%) CUDA
3 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.52%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (1.52%) Equities
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Unix
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
4 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.52%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (57.58%) Test Automation
3 36 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 28 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (39.39%) Line Management
5 26 (39.39%) Microservices
6 25 (37.88%) Software Architecture
7 18 (27.27%) DevOps
8 16 (24.24%) Coaching
9 13 (19.70%) Software Testing
9 13 (19.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 12 (18.18%) Performance Testing
10 12 (18.18%) Project Planning
10 12 (18.18%) Regression Testing
10 12 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (18.18%) Test Management
11 10 (15.15%) Functional Testing
11 10 (15.15%) Statistics
12 6 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (72.73%) Java
2 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
3 24 (36.36%) TypeScript
4 7 (10.61%) SQL
5 5 (7.58%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) C++
6 4 (6.06%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) C
8 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.03%) Scala
9 1 (1.52%) Go
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.58%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) CCIE
4 1 (1.52%) CCNP
4 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) VCAP
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (39.39%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) SDET
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
1 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) Firmware
2 2 (3.03%) KVM
3 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) NFS
3 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Ansible
1 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) Cisco
3 4 (6.06%) Birst
3 4 (6.06%) Google
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
3 4 (6.06%) Tableau
4 3 (4.55%) EMC
4 3 (4.55%) VMware
5 2 (3.03%) Dell
5 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.03%) PayPal
5 2 (3.03%) Tandberg
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe
6 1 (1.52%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) Juniper
6 1 (1.52%) NetApp
6 1 (1.52%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.52%) Sony
6 1 (1.52%) Talend
6 1 (1.52%) Vertica
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