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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 431 389 435
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 7 38 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.18% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.19% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 11
Average salary £50,000 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £86,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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 average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 24 December 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
Berkshire -7 2 £56,250 -34.59% 1
Kent - 2 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire -14 1 £52,500 -20.75%
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Principal Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (64.29%) C++
3 15 (53.57%) Java
3 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
4 12 (42.86%) Electronics
4 12 (42.86%) Degree
5 11 (39.29%) Aerospace
6 9 (32.14%) C
6 9 (32.14%) UML
6 9 (32.14%) OO
6 9 (32.14%) Embedded C
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) OOD
7 8 (28.57%) Military
7 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 8 (28.57%) Software Architecture
8 7 (25.00%) OOP
8 7 (25.00%) HTTP
8 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (25.00%) MATLAB
8 7 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 7 (25.00%) Algorithms
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) .NET
9 6 (21.43%) CSS
9 6 (21.43%) XML
9 6 (21.43%) MVC
9 6 (21.43%) Spring
9 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (17.86%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (17.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
1 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.57%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (17.86%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (3.57%) GDB
General
1 12 (42.86%) Electronics
2 11 (39.29%) Aerospace
3 8 (28.57%) Military
4 5 (17.86%) French Language
5 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.57%) Banking
6 1 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Automotive
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
1 6 (21.43%) CSS
1 6 (21.43%) XML
1 6 (21.43%) Spring
2 5 (17.86%) Ajax
2 5 (17.86%) Struts
2 5 (17.86%) FreeMarker
2 5 (17.86%) JDBC
2 5 (17.86%) Servlets
2 5 (17.86%) J2EE
2 5 (17.86%) RESTful
2 5 (17.86%) Struts2
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) Java EE
4 1 (3.57%) WPF
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (17.86%) Open Source
3 5 (17.86%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.57%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) UML
2 9 (32.14%) OO
3 8 (28.57%) OOD
3 8 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 7 (25.00%) OOP
5 6 (21.43%) MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) System Testing
7 1 (3.57%) MVVM
7 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.57%) Inmon Methodology
7 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.57%) TDD
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C++
2 15 (53.57%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) C
3 9 (32.14%) Embedded C
4 7 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (17.86%) AspectJ
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Ada
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) EMC
2 1 (3.57%) Telerik
2 1 (3.57%) DevExpress
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Sybase
2 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
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