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

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 148 173 174
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.031% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.032% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £58,000 £55,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +5.71%
Principal Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2690 3092 3571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.00% 95.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1648 1990 2298
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 August 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
Edinburgh - 3 £62,500 -
Fife - 2 - -
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 Scotland region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) HND
1 4 (50.00%) EMC
1 4 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (50.00%) CAD
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) Lean Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) OrCAD
1 4 (50.00%) Schematic Capture
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) OrCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CAD
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (50.00%) Lean Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) Schematic Capture
1 4 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Delphi
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) HND
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) EMC