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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -
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
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Business Development
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) HND
3 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 5 (35.71%) SCADA
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) PMP
5 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) FMECA
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) Physics
5 2 (14.29%) Human Factors
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) ABAP
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) DSDM
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) SCADA
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Physics
2 2 (14.29%) Human Factors
2 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Development
2 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) FMECA
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) DSDM
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Data Security
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) HND
3 2 (14.29%) PMP
3 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle