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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 598 649 649
Rank change year-on-year
+51 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 37 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.057% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.059% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 42
Median salary £80,000 £76,250 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.91% +15.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £90,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
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
39219 42044 47062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.72% 95.76% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34041 35485 39334
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 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +53 6 £57,500 -32.35% 1
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 40 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (37.50%) Linux
4 26 (36.11%) MySQL
5 25 (34.72%) Scrum
5 25 (34.72%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (34.72%) DevOps
5 25 (34.72%) Mentoring
6 24 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 23 (31.94%) Puppet
8 22 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
8 22 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (27.78%) Java
9 20 (27.78%) E-Commerce
9 20 (27.78%) OpenStack
9 20 (27.78%) SaaS
10 19 (26.39%) CentOS
10 19 (26.39%) CSS
10 19 (26.39%) HTML
10 19 (26.39%) .NET
11 18 (25.00%) OO
11 18 (25.00%) Docker
12 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
12 17 (23.61%) C#
12 17 (23.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (23.61%) JIRA
13 16 (22.22%) QA
13 16 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (22.22%) HTTP

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 6 (8.33%) Apache
3 4 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.56%) IIS
3 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.56%) nginx
4 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.78%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) JBoss
5 2 (2.78%) WildFly
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.39%) Node.js
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.72%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (27.78%) SaaS
3 2 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) HTTP
2 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.72%) Firewall
4 6 (8.33%) WAN
5 5 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (6.94%) MPLS
5 5 (6.94%) VPN
6 4 (5.56%) LAN
7 3 (4.17%) DSL
7 3 (4.17%) Extranet
7 3 (4.17%) ISDN
8 2 (2.78%) BGP
8 2 (2.78%) DHCP
8 2 (2.78%) DNS
8 2 (2.78%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.78%) IPsec
8 2 (2.78%) OSPF
8 2 (2.78%) TACACS
8 2 (2.78%) VoIP
8 2 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.11%) MySQL
2 22 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (23.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
4 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (9.72%) Hadoop
5 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
6 6 (8.33%) Apache Hive
6 6 (8.33%) Big Data
6 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.94%) DB2
8 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.39%) Flink
8 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 40 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 17 (23.61%) JIRA
3 15 (20.83%) NMock
4 14 (19.44%) NUnit
5 8 (11.11%) Maven
6 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
7 6 (8.33%) Gradle
8 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.17%) Selenium
9 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.78%) Subversion
9 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.39%) Appium
10 1 (1.39%) Calabash
10 1 (1.39%) Hudson
10 1 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (1.39%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (19.44%) Games
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Law
3 4 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Electronics
4 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) .NET
1 19 (26.39%) CSS
1 19 (26.39%) HTML
2 15 (20.83%) .NET Framework
2 15 (20.83%) jQuery
2 15 (20.83%) NHibernate
3 14 (19.44%) Ajax
3 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 14 (19.44%) D3.js
3 14 (19.44%) Lambda Expressions
3 14 (19.44%) LINQ
3 14 (19.44%) Sass
3 14 (19.44%) Unity DI Container
3 14 (19.44%) WCF
4 8 (11.11%) REST
4 8 (11.11%) SOAP
5 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (5.56%) LAMP
7 4 (5.56%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 11 (15.28%) Mobile Games
4 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.39%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.39%) Equities
6 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (37.50%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) CentOS
3 16 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (9.72%) Unix
4 7 (9.72%) Windows
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.78%) Android
6 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.72%) DevOps
2 25 (34.72%) Mentoring
2 25 (34.72%) Scrum
3 24 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 20 (27.78%) E-Commerce
5 18 (25.00%) OO
6 15 (20.83%) Kanban
6 15 (20.83%) Open Source
7 14 (19.44%) Configuration Management
7 14 (19.44%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (19.44%) Refactoring
8 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.72%) TDD
10 5 (6.94%) BDD
10 5 (6.94%) Network Management
11 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.78%) Java
3 17 (23.61%) C#
4 10 (13.89%) Python
5 7 (9.72%) SQL
6 6 (8.33%) C
6 6 (8.33%) Ruby
7 4 (5.56%) PHP
7 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.17%) C++
9 2 (2.78%) VB
10 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.39%) Groovy
10 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.33%) CCIE
4 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.56%) CISSP
5 4 (5.56%) SSCP
6 3 (4.17%) CCNP
6 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) CCNA
7 1 (1.39%) GIAC
7 1 (1.39%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (1.39%) MCSE
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.39%) SANS
7 1 (1.39%) SC 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 2 (2.78%) SDET
3 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Docker
2 6 (8.33%) KVM
2 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.33%) Xen
3 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.78%) Firmware
4 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.78%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (31.94%) Puppet
2 22 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.56%) Ansible
3 4 (5.56%) Oozie
4 3 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.78%) Simpana
5 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) IBM
2 6 (8.33%) VMware
3 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.17%) SAP
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix
6 2 (2.78%) CommVault
6 2 (2.78%) F5
6 2 (2.78%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.78%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.39%) Informatica
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle
7 1 (1.39%) Talend
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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