The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 624 581 617
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 18 39 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.088% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.094% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 21
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +15.55%
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
44357 41423 48051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37081 34736 41760
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 8 £65,000 -13.33%
Ealing - 1 - - 1
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 45 (81.82%) Java
2 36 (65.45%) Software Engineering
3 32 (58.18%) TDD
4 23 (41.82%) Web Services
5 21 (38.18%) REST
6 19 (34.55%) Big Data
7 18 (32.73%) Scrum
7 18 (32.73%) MongoDB
8 17 (30.91%) Spring
8 17 (30.91%) RESTful
9 16 (29.09%) QA
10 15 (27.27%) HTML
10 15 (27.27%) Hibernate
11 14 (25.45%) MySQL
11 14 (25.45%) SOA
11 14 (25.45%) ActiveMQ
11 14 (25.45%) Velocity
11 14 (25.45%) FreeMarker
11 14 (25.45%) Open Source
12 13 (23.64%) Linux
12 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (21.82%) SQL
13 12 (21.82%) Subversion
14 11 (20.00%) Data Mining
15 10 (18.18%) Publishing
15 10 (18.18%) Degree
15 10 (18.18%) Analytics
16 9 (16.36%) Perl
16 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
16 9 (16.36%) Oracle

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (14.55%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.27%) Jetty
4 3 (5.45%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Wireless
2 3 (5.45%) GSM
2 3 (5.45%) UMTS
2 3 (5.45%) LTE
3 2 (3.64%) GPRS
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) DVB
4 1 (1.82%) RTP
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) Big Data
2 18 (32.73%) MongoDB
3 14 (25.45%) MySQL
4 11 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 9 (16.36%) QlikView
5 9 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
6 8 (14.55%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.64%) HBase
8 2 (3.64%) Text Mining
8 2 (3.64%) Triplestore
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.82%) SQLite
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.82%) Redis
9 1 (1.82%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Subversion
2 8 (14.55%) ClearCase
2 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) Maven
4 2 (3.64%) WATIR
4 2 (3.64%) Selenium
4 2 (3.64%) CruiseControl
4 2 (3.64%) Ant
4 2 (3.64%) JUnit
4 2 (3.64%) Hudson
4 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.82%) Gradle
5 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (18.18%) Publishing
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 8 (14.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) Web Services
2 21 (38.18%) REST
3 17 (30.91%) RESTful
3 17 (30.91%) Spring
4 15 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 15 (27.27%) HTML
5 14 (25.45%) ActiveMQ
5 14 (25.45%) Velocity
5 14 (25.45%) FreeMarker
6 8 (14.55%) Apache Flex
7 5 (9.09%) XML
8 3 (5.45%) JSP
8 3 (5.45%) SOAP
8 3 (5.45%) Spring MVC
9 2 (3.64%) JSON
9 2 (3.64%) JNDI
9 2 (3.64%) Servlets
10 1 (1.82%) STL
10 1 (1.82%) XSLT
10 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Open Source
2 9 (16.36%) Statistics
3 7 (12.73%) Digital Media
4 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) Semantic Web
5 2 (3.64%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.64%) Ontologies
5 2 (3.64%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) MPEG
6 1 (1.82%) DTV
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) CESG
6 1 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.82%) STB
6 1 (1.82%) Streaming Media
6 1 (1.82%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Software Engineering
2 32 (58.18%) TDD
3 18 (32.73%) Scrum
4 14 (25.45%) SOA
5 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (18.18%) Analytics
7 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (16.36%) Unified Process
7 9 (16.36%) UML
8 8 (14.55%) CRM
8 8 (14.55%) ETL
8 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.27%) Kanban
10 4 (7.27%) Pair Programming
11 3 (5.45%) BDD
12 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (3.64%) Data Architecture
12 2 (3.64%) Extreme Programming
12 2 (3.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 45 (81.82%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 9 (16.36%) Perl
3 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
3 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.09%) C++
5 3 (5.45%) XQuery
5 3 (5.45%) XPath
5 3 (5.45%) Scala
6 2 (3.64%) SPARQL
6 2 (3.64%) C
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Clojure
7 1 (1.82%) Golang
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) MCSE
2 1 (1.82%) PhD
2 1 (1.82%) CCSP
2 1 (1.82%) CCNP
2 1 (1.82%) CCA
2 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.82%) CISSP
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) XenApp
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) Sybase
2 8 (14.55%) Business Objects
2 8 (14.55%) SAP
2 8 (14.55%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.64%) Mercator
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.82%) Motorola
4 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Anite
4 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) Huawei
4 1 (1.82%) ZTE
4 1 (1.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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