The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 27 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 0.62% 0.49% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.51% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -30.83%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Principal Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage 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
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 198 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 87.65% 96.59% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 120 132 149
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Stevenage

Principal Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage region that cited Principal 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Ada
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage region that cited Principal 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Ada
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B