The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank - - 196
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Principal Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3385 3745 3954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.65% 95.05% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2760 3097 3408
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the Manchester region.

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle