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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 420 364 414
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 16 41 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 25
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +1.94%
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
19836 19086 21216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.67% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16177 15276 18448
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £46,000 +27.77%
Berkshire -15 4 £80,000 +45.45%
Surrey - 4 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire -12 1 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £57,500 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 20 (41.67%) Degree
3 19 (39.58%) Electronics
4 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
5 13 (27.08%) Aerospace
5 13 (27.08%) Java
6 12 (25.00%) C
6 12 (25.00%) C++
7 11 (22.92%) Embedded C
8 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
9 9 (18.75%) Physics
9 9 (18.75%) Software Architecture
10 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 7 (14.58%) Military
11 7 (14.58%) MVC
11 7 (14.58%) Spring
11 7 (14.58%) HTML
11 7 (14.58%) CSS
11 7 (14.58%) XML
11 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (12.50%) Algorithms
12 6 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (12.50%) Node.js
12 6 (12.50%) RESTful
12 6 (12.50%) Struts2
12 6 (12.50%) Open Source
12 6 (12.50%) JDBC
12 6 (12.50%) Servlets
12 6 (12.50%) Struts

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) TargetLink
2 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.25%) MS Project
4 2 (4.17%) Mathematica
5 1 (2.08%) MS Office
5 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) LDAP
2 4 (8.33%) HTTP
2 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) SAN
3 2 (4.17%) 3G
3 2 (4.17%) MPLS
3 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.08%) LTE
4 1 (2.08%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.08%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.08%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Maven
2 4 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.08%) GDB
General
1 19 (39.58%) Electronics
2 13 (27.08%) Aerospace
3 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (14.58%) Military
5 6 (12.50%) Finance
5 6 (12.50%) Automotive
5 6 (12.50%) French Language
6 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
7 3 (6.25%) Avionics
8 1 (2.08%) Banking
8 1 (2.08%) Local Government
8 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) HTML
1 7 (14.58%) CSS
1 7 (14.58%) XML
1 7 (14.58%) Spring
2 6 (12.50%) Ajax
2 6 (12.50%) Struts
2 6 (12.50%) FreeMarker
2 6 (12.50%) JDBC
2 6 (12.50%) Servlets
2 6 (12.50%) J2EE
2 6 (12.50%) RESTful
2 6 (12.50%) Struts2
3 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) Java EE
4 1 (2.08%) WPF
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.75%) Physics
3 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 6 (12.50%) Open Source
5 6 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (10.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (4.17%) Statistics
9 2 (4.17%) Cybernetics
9 2 (4.17%) ASIC
9 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
10 1 (2.08%) VHDL
10 1 (2.08%) Verilog
10 1 (2.08%) GIS
10 1 (2.08%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.75%) Software Architecture
3 7 (14.58%) MVC
4 6 (12.50%) Validation
4 6 (12.50%) UML
4 6 (12.50%) OO
5 5 (10.42%) OOD
5 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
5 5 (10.42%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) OOP
7 3 (6.25%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.17%) Line Management
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) Java
2 12 (25.00%) C
2 12 (25.00%) C++
3 11 (22.92%) Embedded C
4 6 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 6 (12.50%) AspectJ
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) Ada
5 2 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VBA
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Degree
2 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) CCIE
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) PhD
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.08%) HNC
5 1 (2.08%) HND
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) EMC
2 3 (6.25%) SAP
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.08%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.08%) Telerik
4 1 (2.08%) DevExpress
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