The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 408 397 413
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 32 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 30
Average salary £57,500 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.32% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £54,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21394 21069 22182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17161 17397 18944
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Principal Engineer
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
(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
Oxfordshire +15 11 £70,000 +55.55%
Middlesex - 9 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +5 8 - - 2
Berkshire -10 3 £80,000 +60.00%
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (57.97%) Degree
2 30 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 26 (37.68%) Java
4 23 (33.33%) C++
5 20 (28.99%) UML
5 20 (28.99%) Electronics
6 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
7 14 (20.29%) MATLAB
7 14 (20.29%) Windows
7 14 (20.29%) Linux
7 14 (20.29%) IBM
8 13 (18.84%) XML
8 13 (18.84%) Military
8 13 (18.84%) Spring
8 13 (18.84%) Rational Rhapsody
9 11 (15.94%) Multithreading
9 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (15.94%) HTML
9 11 (15.94%) J2EE
10 10 (14.49%) Web Services
10 10 (14.49%) TDD
10 10 (14.49%) Physics
11 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
11 9 (13.04%) Mathematics
11 9 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
11 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
11 9 (13.04%) C
11 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Process Server
2 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.35%) Node.js
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (2.90%) Solid Edge
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) HTTP
2 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.80%) SAN
2 4 (5.80%) LAN
3 3 (4.35%) LDAP
3 3 (4.35%) Wireless
3 3 (4.35%) Wireless Security
3 3 (4.35%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.90%) LTE
4 2 (2.90%) GSM
4 2 (2.90%) UMTS
5 1 (1.45%) DWDM
5 1 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (10.14%) Big Data
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.90%) HBase
3 2 (2.90%) Riak
3 2 (2.90%) Triplestore
3 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.90%) Text Mining
3 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Rational Rhapsody
2 9 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (8.70%) Subversion
4 5 (7.25%) Maven
5 4 (5.80%) JIRA
5 4 (5.80%) Bugzilla
5 4 (5.80%) GDB
6 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.90%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.90%) Hudson
6 2 (2.90%) WATIR
6 2 (2.90%) Selenium
6 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.90%) Ant
6 2 (2.90%) JUnit
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.90%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (28.99%) Electronics
2 13 (18.84%) Military
3 6 (8.70%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.80%) Games
6 3 (4.35%) French Language
7 2 (2.90%) Publishing
8 1 (1.45%) Finance
8 1 (1.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) XML
1 13 (18.84%) Spring
2 11 (15.94%) J2EE
2 11 (15.94%) HTML
3 10 (14.49%) Web Services
4 7 (10.14%) .NET
5 5 (7.25%) Servlets
5 5 (7.25%) EJB
5 5 (7.25%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.80%) Flash
7 3 (4.35%) Struts
7 3 (4.35%) CSS
7 3 (4.35%) JDBC
7 3 (4.35%) Ajax
7 3 (4.35%) Spring MVC
7 3 (4.35%) RESTful
7 3 (4.35%) Struts2
7 3 (4.35%) FreeMarker
8 2 (2.90%) REST
8 2 (2.90%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Physics
2 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 8 (11.59%) Open Source
3 8 (11.59%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.80%) Firmware
5 4 (5.80%) VHDL
5 4 (5.80%) Verilog
5 4 (5.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.90%) Linked Data
7 2 (2.90%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.90%) Ontologies
7 2 (2.90%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
1 14 (20.29%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 20 (28.99%) UML
3 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.94%) Multithreading
4 10 (14.49%) TDD
5 9 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.70%) MVC
8 4 (5.80%) Service Management
8 4 (5.80%) OOP
8 4 (5.80%) OO
8 4 (5.80%) OOD
8 4 (5.80%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.80%) Signal Processing
9 3 (4.35%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.35%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) Java
2 23 (33.33%) C++
3 14 (20.29%) MATLAB
4 9 (13.04%) C
5 5 (7.25%) SQL
5 5 (7.25%) Embedded C
6 3 (4.35%) AspectJ
6 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) Python
7 2 (2.90%) C#
7 2 (2.90%) XPath
7 2 (2.90%) SPARQL
7 2 (2.90%) XQuery
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (57.97%) Degree
2 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.25%) CCIE
4 5 (7.25%) CCNP
5 3 (4.35%) HNC
5 3 (4.35%) HND
6 2 (2.90%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) MCSE
7 1 (1.45%) MCSA
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) JTAG
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) IBM
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) Toshiba
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Agilent
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