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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 128 153 156
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.067% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.071% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
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 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
2163 2832 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.01% 95.48% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1862 1910
Median salary £42,500 £42,926 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow - 3 £37,500 -
Principal Engineer
UK

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (25.00%) CLIST
4 2 (25.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) ISPF
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Sybase
4 2 (25.00%) DB2
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) SAS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ISPF
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) zOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) People Management
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) PDM
4 1 (12.50%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (25.00%) CLIST
2 2 (25.00%) JCL
2 2 (25.00%) REXX
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PhD
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) CA
1 2 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) AVEVA
2 1 (12.50%) VMware