The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 402 415 409
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 41 39 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 11
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Principal Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19661 21486 20910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 17143 17233
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire +34 23 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +22 16 £52,500 -34.37% 1
Surrey +15 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire -2 1 £57,500 -17.85%
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 40 (67.80%) C++
2 39 (66.10%) Software Engineering
3 29 (49.15%) Subversion
4 27 (45.76%) Embedded C++
5 26 (44.07%) Manufacturing
5 26 (44.07%) JIRA
5 26 (44.07%) TeamCity
6 21 (35.59%) Embedded C
7 20 (33.90%) Firmware
7 20 (33.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (30.51%) C
10 16 (27.12%) Algorithms
11 13 (22.03%) Multithreading
12 12 (20.34%) QNX
13 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (16.95%) Degree
15 9 (15.25%) Windows
16 7 (11.86%) Electronics
16 7 (11.86%) C#
17 6 (10.17%) SQL
17 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
17 6 (10.17%) VMware
17 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
17 6 (10.17%) Change Control
18 5 (8.47%) Physics
18 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
18 5 (8.47%) 3G
19 4 (6.78%) MPLS
19 4 (6.78%) Management Information System

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) SAS
1 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
2 5 (8.47%) 3G
3 4 (6.78%) MPLS
3 4 (6.78%) 2G
3 4 (6.78%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (5.08%) 4G
5 2 (3.39%) LTE
5 2 (3.39%) Firewall
5 2 (3.39%) Wireless
5 2 (3.39%) DMZ
5 2 (3.39%) WAN
5 2 (3.39%) DECT
5 2 (3.39%) LAN
6 1 (1.69%) UMTS
6 1 (1.69%) GPRS
6 1 (1.69%) GSM
6 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (49.15%) Subversion
2 26 (44.07%) JIRA
2 26 (44.07%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.08%) Hudson
3 3 (5.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (5.08%) Bugzilla
3 3 (5.08%) CruiseControl
4 2 (3.39%) Maven
5 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
General
1 26 (44.07%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.86%) Electronics
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.78%) Back Office
5 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.39%) Military
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) French Language
6 1 (1.69%) Finance
6 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) WPF
2 3 (5.08%) MFC
2 3 (5.08%) STL
3 2 (3.39%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) J2EE
4 1 (1.69%) Struts
4 1 (1.69%) COM
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) JDBC
4 1 (1.69%) Servlets
4 1 (1.69%) FreeMarker
4 1 (1.69%) RESTful
4 1 (1.69%) Struts2
4 1 (1.69%) Spring
4 1 (1.69%) Ajax
4 1 (1.69%) WCF
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (27.12%) Algorithms
3 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.47%) Physics
5 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) IVR
6 2 (3.39%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.69%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Windows CE
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.69%) zOS
4 1 (1.69%) AIX
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) Software Engineering
2 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) Multithreading
4 6 (10.17%) Change Control
5 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
5 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.78%) ITIL
6 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.08%) Requirements Management
6 3 (5.08%) Line Management
7 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.39%) Release Management
7 2 (3.39%) V-Model
7 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.39%) OO
7 2 (3.39%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (67.80%) C++
2 27 (45.76%) Embedded C++
3 21 (35.59%) Embedded C
4 18 (30.51%) C
5 7 (11.86%) C#
6 6 (10.17%) SQL
7 2 (3.39%) Java
7 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.69%) AspectJ
8 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.69%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (3.39%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) Firmware
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) QNX
2 6 (10.17%) VMware
3 4 (6.78%) EMC
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Citrix
5 2 (3.39%) Mitel
5 2 (3.39%) Google
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle
5 2 (3.39%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.69%) BT
6 1 (1.69%) MKS
6 1 (1.69%) Huawei
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.69%) Dell
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