The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 233 257 240
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 7 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.076% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.078% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
Median salary £52,750 £49,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.56% +16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £52,500 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +9.52%
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
5703 6379 6804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.72% 96.86% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 5196 5443
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 6 £52,500 - 2
Cumbria -1 1 £53,000 +13.67%
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North West region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) OSPF
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) BGP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blog
1 1 (11.11%) CCTV
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) IEC 61508
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
1 1 (11.11%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
Cheshire
Computer Futures
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