The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 158 - 169
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% - 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
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
2834 2973 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.69% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 1899 2108
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Firmware
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) React
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) PhD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Apache

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Ember.js
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) React
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) Mason
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) ASIC
2 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Actel
1 1 (16.67%) Altera
1 1 (16.67%) Xilinx
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