The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Systems Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Systems Engineer
Rank 898 874 887
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Systems Engineer 3 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.013% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 12
Average salary £35,000 £52,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.69% -9.56%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -8.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Principal Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Principal Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Systems Engineer within the UK.

Principal Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Systems Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
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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
England -32 3 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Cumbria +9 2 £35,000 -
North West +5 2 £35,000 -
Barrow-in-Furness -1 2 £35,000 -
London -50 1 - -

Principal Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (76.92%) Degree
2 17 (65.38%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (65.38%) MATLAB
3 15 (57.69%) UML
3 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
3 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
4 14 (53.85%) Military
5 9 (34.62%) Programme Management
5 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
5 9 (34.62%) Physics
5 9 (34.62%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (34.62%) IBM
5 9 (34.62%) Rational Rhapsody
6 8 (30.77%) Electronics
7 7 (26.92%) Requirements Management
8 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Validation
9 5 (19.23%) SAP
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) DSDM
10 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (15.38%) ERP
10 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 4 (15.38%) ETL
10 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft

Principal Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Data Services
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (34.62%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
General
1 14 (53.85%) Military
2 8 (30.77%) Electronics
3 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
1 9 (34.62%) Physics
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) UML
1 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
2 9 (34.62%) Programme Management
2 9 (34.62%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (26.92%) Requirements Management
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) Validation
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) DSDM
5 4 (15.38%) ERP
5 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) ETL
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Data Security
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) MATLAB
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) ABAP
4 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Degree
2 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) MKS
4 1 (3.85%) Agilent
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