The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 417 435 428
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 26 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.018% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.019% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 16
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £54,500 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
Principal Software 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
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 - 15 £50,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £70,000 -
Berkshire -7 5 £80,000 +52.38%
Principal Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (73.53%) Java
3 19 (55.88%) C++
4 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
5 14 (41.18%) Degree
5 14 (41.18%) XML
5 14 (41.18%) Spring
6 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 12 (35.29%) HTML
6 12 (35.29%) J2EE
7 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) UML
7 11 (32.35%) Multithreading
8 10 (29.41%) Open Source
9 9 (26.47%) Web Services
9 9 (26.47%) TDD
10 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (23.53%) Embedded C
10 8 (23.53%) MVC
10 8 (23.53%) Electronics
10 8 (23.53%) Aerospace
10 8 (23.53%) .NET
10 8 (23.53%) C
10 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
11 7 (20.59%) Big Data
11 7 (20.59%) Rational Rhapsody
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle
11 7 (20.59%) Servlets
11 7 (20.59%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Process Server
2 5 (14.71%) Node.js
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) HTTP
1 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) GSM
3 1 (2.94%) UMTS
3 1 (2.94%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Big Data
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) HBase
3 2 (5.88%) Text Mining
3 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.88%) Triplestore
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Maven
1 7 (20.59%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (5.88%) CruiseControl
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) WATIR
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Hudson
2 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.88%) Ant
2 2 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.94%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (23.53%) Electronics
1 8 (23.53%) Aerospace
2 7 (20.59%) Military
3 5 (14.71%) French Language
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) XML
1 14 (41.18%) Spring
2 12 (35.29%) J2EE
2 12 (35.29%) HTML
3 9 (26.47%) Web Services
4 8 (23.53%) .NET
5 7 (20.59%) Servlets
6 5 (14.71%) EJB
6 5 (14.71%) CSS
6 5 (14.71%) JDBC
6 5 (14.71%) Struts
6 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
6 5 (14.71%) Ajax
6 5 (14.71%) FreeMarker
6 5 (14.71%) RESTful
6 5 (14.71%) Struts2
7 3 (8.82%) Spring MVC
8 2 (5.88%) JSP
8 2 (5.88%) SOAP
8 2 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Open Source
2 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (14.71%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.88%) Semantic Web
5 2 (5.88%) Taxonomies
5 2 (5.88%) Ontologies
5 2 (5.88%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (32.35%) Multithreading
2 11 (32.35%) UML
3 9 (26.47%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) MVC
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.59%) OOP
5 7 (20.59%) OO
5 7 (20.59%) OOD
6 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Service Management
8 2 (5.88%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) RDF
8 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
8 2 (5.88%) MapReduce
8 2 (5.88%) Analytics
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) C++
3 8 (23.53%) Embedded C
3 8 (23.53%) C
4 7 (20.59%) MATLAB
5 5 (14.71%) AspectJ
5 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (5.88%) XPath
7 2 (5.88%) SPARQL
7 2 (5.88%) XQuery
8 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (41.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) IBM
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