The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 135 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2324 2015 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.11% 94.38% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1614 1960
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Principal Engineer
Berkshire

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Perl
2 15 (93.75%) Python
3 13 (81.25%) C++
3 13 (81.25%) Java
4 12 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (75.00%) Business Continuity
4 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (75.00%) Document Management
4 12 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Degree
4 12 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (75.00%) QA
4 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (75.00%) Manual Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Stress Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Riak
4 12 (75.00%) User Stories
4 12 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (75.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) LAMP
6 3 (18.75%) Subversion
6 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 3 (18.75%) Drupal
6 3 (18.75%) OpenView
6 3 (18.75%) BMC
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
6 3 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Drupal
1 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) nginx
1 3 (18.75%) Eucalyptus
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
1 3 (18.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Riak
1 12 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) LAMP
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) Document Management
1 12 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 12 (75.00%) Stress Testing
1 12 (75.00%) User Stories
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Perl
1 15 (93.75%) Python
2 13 (81.25%) C++
2 13 (81.25%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) OpenView
1 3 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) Cacti
1 3 (18.75%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) BMC
1 3 (18.75%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
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