The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 141 137
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £58,750 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -26.56%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1331 2025 2228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.30% 94.36% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1568 1505
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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