The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 185 183 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 14 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.083% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.087% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 0
Median salary £57,000 £48,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.52% -
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £56,000 £54,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
3633 3439 4117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.24% 95.63% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3175 2849 3518
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Principal Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Manchester region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) DevOps
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (33.33%) Validation
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 5 (33.33%) MODAF
4 5 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 5 (33.33%) JIRA
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (33.33%) Use Case
4 5 (33.33%) Atlassian
4 5 (33.33%) Open Source
4 5 (33.33%) Confluence
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (33.33%) Time Management
4 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) MVC

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Camel
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) Spring Integration
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) CentOS
1 2 (13.33%) Debian
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Solaris
1 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) DevOps
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) MODAF
4 5 (33.33%) Open Source
4 5 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Time Management
4 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 5 (33.33%) Use Case
4 5 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cobbler
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Apigee
3 1 (6.67%) Mashery
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