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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 403 420 434
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 27 43 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 34
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,250 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,750 £76,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +4.54%
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
17905 20200 21828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.20% 96.83% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15247 16527 17404
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +7 13 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Surrey +37 5 £70,000 +55.55% 3
Hampshire -17 4 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Oxfordshire -24 3 £52,500 -8.69%
West Sussex - 2 £58,750 -
Principal Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (48.48%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (39.39%) DevOps
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
3 12 (36.36%) Linux
3 12 (36.36%) Ansible
3 12 (36.36%) Puppet
4 11 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (33.33%) CentOS
4 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 11 (33.33%) Sensu
4 11 (33.33%) Graphite
4 11 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 11 (33.33%) Terraform
4 11 (33.33%) Debian
5 10 (30.30%) C++
6 6 (18.18%) Java
6 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) C
6 6 (18.18%) Python
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (18.18%) Firmware
6 6 (18.18%) Electronics
6 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 6 (18.18%) RESTful
6 6 (18.18%) Big Data
6 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell

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 11 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.06%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) 4G
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) MPLS
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (18.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 3 (9.09%) CruiseControl
2 3 (9.09%) Hudson
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Sensu
2 6 (18.18%) RESTful
3 5 (15.15%) ELK Stack
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) MFC
4 3 (9.09%) WPF
4 3 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (6.06%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) OpenGL
5 2 (6.06%) Qt
6 1 (3.03%) CGI
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.09%) Physics
3 2 (6.06%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) CUDA
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (6.06%) Handset
4 1 (3.03%) Contactless
4 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.03%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) CentOS
2 11 (33.33%) Debian
2 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) DevOps
2 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
3 11 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.15%) Information Governance
5 5 (15.15%) TDD
5 5 (15.15%) Validation
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) Open Source
7 2 (6.06%) Schematic Capture
8 1 (3.03%) Information Management
8 1 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C++
2 6 (18.18%) C
2 6 (18.18%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.18%) Python
3 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.12%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.15%) CCIE
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) PhD
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Firmware
2 5 (15.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Ansible
1 12 (36.36%) Puppet
2 11 (33.33%) Graphite
2 11 (33.33%) Terraform
3 5 (15.15%) Kibana
3 5 (15.15%) Kubernetes
3 5 (15.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Atmel
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) EMC
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Mint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday