The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 250 241 236
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 4 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.059% 0.22% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.23% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +0.96%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Manchester +4 4 £62,500 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) WF
3 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 3 (33.33%) LINQ
3 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) DSDM
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Finance

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) Ajax
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (33.33%) WCF
1 3 (33.33%) WF
1 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
1 3 (33.33%) LINQ
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) V-Model
4 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 2 (22.22%) DSDM
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
1 1 (11.11%) TickIT
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
1 1 (11.11%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Telerik
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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