The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 170 - 153
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 8 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Average salary £45,000 - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3847 2938 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.99% 94.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 1716 2515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 6 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £42,500 -
Fife - 1 - -
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) C++
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Stress Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded Systems

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

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

Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Stress Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) C++