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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 434 433 447
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 11 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.059% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 29
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,600 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £69,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
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
17907 20200 22149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.10% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 16297 17929
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +11 7 £67,500 +28.57% 4
Hampshire +20 2 £60,000 - 1
Surrey 0 1 £65,000 +52.94% 2
West Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Principal Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) C
4 7 (30.43%) DevOps
5 6 (26.09%) Ansible
5 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
5 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
5 6 (26.09%) CentOS
5 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (26.09%) Puppet
5 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) Electronics
6 5 (21.74%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (21.74%) Debian
6 5 (21.74%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) PhD
6 5 (21.74%) OpenGL
6 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (21.74%) 3D Modelling
6 5 (21.74%) CUDA
6 5 (21.74%) Qt
6 5 (21.74%) Physics
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
6 5 (21.74%) Sensu

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) 4G
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.35%) DVB
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (21.74%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) OpenGL
1 5 (21.74%) Qt
1 5 (21.74%) Sensu
2 3 (13.04%) ELK Stack
2 3 (13.04%) RESTful
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) CGI
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) MFC
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
2 5 (21.74%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) CUDA
2 5 (21.74%) Physics
3 3 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (8.70%) Handset
5 1 (4.35%) Contactless
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.35%) Derivative
5 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
5 1 (4.35%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (4.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) CentOS
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Debian
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
3 7 (30.43%) DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
4 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) 3D Modelling
5 5 (21.74%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) Patch Management
6 3 (13.04%) Business Development
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Information Governance
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Presales
6 3 (13.04%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) Kanban
8 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C++
2 7 (30.43%) C
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
1 5 (21.74%) PhD
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware
2 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Ansible
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) Graphite
2 5 (21.74%) Terraform
3 3 (13.04%) Kibana
3 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
3 3 (13.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Atmel
2 1 (4.35%) EMC
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Excelent Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £65 - £75 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, share options
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
greywood
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 24 days ago