The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 424 431 427
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 22 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.097% 0.023% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.024% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 15
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21442 20900 22065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.80% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17119 17223 18858
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 £25,500
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 Software Engineer
England

Principal Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer across the South East region.

Principal Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Principal Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Principal Software 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 Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 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
Middlesex - 11 £50,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 8 £70,000 -
Berkshire +2 3 £80,000 +60.00%
Principal Software Engineer
England

Principal Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (77.42%) Java
3 17 (54.84%) C++
4 14 (45.16%) Degree
5 13 (41.94%) Spring
5 13 (41.94%) XML
5 13 (41.94%) Windows
6 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 11 (35.48%) UML
6 11 (35.48%) HTML
6 11 (35.48%) J2EE
6 11 (35.48%) Multithreading
6 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
7 10 (32.26%) TDD
7 10 (32.26%) Web Services
8 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.81%) Open Source
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (22.58%) Big Data
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
11 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
11 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
11 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
11 6 (19.35%) HTTP
11 6 (19.35%) Embedded C

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (9.68%) Node.js
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) GSM
4 1 (3.23%) UMTS
4 1 (3.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (22.58%) Big Data
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.45%) Text Mining
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.45%) HBase
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Triplestore
2 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Rational Rhapsody
1 5 (16.13%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) WATIR
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) CruiseControl
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Hudson
2 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.45%) JDeveloper
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (19.35%) Electronics
1 6 (19.35%) Aerospace
2 5 (16.13%) Military
3 3 (9.68%) French Language
4 2 (6.45%) Publishing
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Spring
1 13 (41.94%) XML
2 11 (35.48%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) J2EE
3 10 (32.26%) Web Services
4 7 (22.58%) .NET
5 5 (16.13%) EJB
5 5 (16.13%) Servlets
5 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
6 3 (9.68%) Struts
6 3 (9.68%) CSS
6 3 (9.68%) JDBC
6 3 (9.68%) RESTful
6 3 (9.68%) Struts2
6 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Ajax
6 3 (9.68%) FreeMarker
7 2 (6.45%) JNDI
7 2 (6.45%) REST
7 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Open Source
2 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (9.68%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (6.45%) Taxonomies
5 2 (6.45%) Ontologies
5 2 (6.45%) Semantic Web
5 2 (6.45%) Linked Data
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (35.48%) UML
2 11 (35.48%) Multithreading
3 10 (32.26%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 6 (19.35%) MVC
6 5 (16.13%) OOP
6 5 (16.13%) OO
6 5 (16.13%) OOD
7 4 (12.90%) Service Management
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture
9 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
9 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (6.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
3 6 (19.35%) C
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) AspectJ
6 2 (6.45%) XPath
6 2 (6.45%) SPARQL
6 2 (6.45%) XQuery
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Degree
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) IBM
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