The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
England / South East
Rank 362 438 440
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 35 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.091% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 18
Median salary £58,250 £50,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.34% -15.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £45,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £55,000 £80,000
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 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
14390 18609 19794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.76% 96.74% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11930 15826 16062
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Surrey +51 16 £59,125 +31.38%
Hampshire +14 10 £55,000 - 3
Berkshire +49 5 £77,500 +31.91% 1
Oxfordshire +31 4 £57,500 +17.94%
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (44.19%) Software Engineering
2 15 (34.88%) Windows
3 13 (30.23%) C++
3 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (30.23%) Multithreading
4 12 (27.91%) Cisco
5 11 (25.58%) C
5 11 (25.58%) Linux
5 11 (25.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
6 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
6 10 (23.26%) VMware
6 10 (23.26%) Project Management
7 9 (20.93%) C#
8 8 (18.60%) SQL
8 8 (18.60%) CCIE
8 8 (18.60%) WPF
8 8 (18.60%) F5
9 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
9 7 (16.28%) LAN
9 7 (16.28%) Java
10 6 (13.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (13.95%) Unix
10 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
10 6 (13.95%) CruiseControl
10 6 (13.95%) Subversion
10 6 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
10 6 (13.95%) Bugzilla

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (16.28%) LAN
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (11.63%) Firewall
3 5 (11.63%) MPLS
4 4 (9.30%) VPN
5 3 (6.98%) LTE
5 3 (6.98%) Wireless
6 2 (4.65%) DNS
7 1 (2.33%) ADSL
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security
7 1 (2.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Bugzilla
1 6 (13.95%) CruiseControl
1 6 (13.95%) Hudson
1 6 (13.95%) Subversion
1 6 (13.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Military
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) WPF
2 3 (6.98%) STL
3 2 (4.65%) MFC
4 1 (2.33%) Qt
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Physics
2 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.65%) Verilog
3 2 (4.65%) VHDL
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Unix
4 3 (6.98%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.23%) Multithreading
3 10 (23.26%) Project Management
4 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.95%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.30%) Network Design
7 3 (6.98%) Coaching
7 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.98%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (6.98%) Presales
7 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) C++
2 11 (25.58%) C
3 9 (20.93%) C#
4 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
6 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.95%) Bourne shell
7 3 (6.98%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) CCIE
4 5 (11.63%) CCNP
5 3 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Def Stans
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) F5
4 3 (6.98%) Sophos
5 2 (4.65%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) Juniper
6 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
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