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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 451 448 447
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 6 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.092% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.095% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 28
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £73,000 £57,875
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
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
18702 21017 22742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.92% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15914 16823 18183
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 1 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 1 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
Hampshire - 3 £50,000 - 2
Surrey -3 2 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Berkshire +15 1 - - 2
Principal Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (63.64%) C
1 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) C++
3 10 (45.45%) Degree
4 9 (40.91%) Mathematics
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) Physics
6 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
7 6 (27.27%) 3D Modelling
7 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 6 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (27.27%) CUDA
7 6 (27.27%) Qt
7 6 (27.27%) Electronics
7 6 (27.27%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (27.27%) PhD
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) OO
7 6 (27.27%) OpenGL
8 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
9 4 (18.18%) Firmware
9 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
10 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
10 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
10 3 (13.64%) C#
10 3 (13.64%) Schematic Capture
10 3 (13.64%) Presales
10 3 (13.64%) Atmel
10 3 (13.64%) Marketing

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 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Simulink
2 1 (4.55%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) DVB
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
1 1 (4.55%) Hudson
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (27.27%) Electronics
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) OpenGL
1 6 (27.27%) Qt
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) CGI
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) MFC
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) STL
2 1 (4.55%) WPF
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Mathematics
2 7 (31.82%) Physics
3 6 (27.27%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (27.27%) CUDA
3 6 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 2 (9.09%) Handset
5 1 (4.55%) CAN bus
5 1 (4.55%) Derivative
5 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
5 1 (4.55%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) 3D Modelling
4 6 (27.27%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Presales
6 3 (13.64%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (9.09%) Business Development
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Validation
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.55%) DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C
2 13 (59.09%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO26262
1 1 (4.55%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Atmel
2 1 (4.55%) EMC
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Progress
2 1 (4.55%) QNX
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
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