The table below looks at the statistics for the Principle Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principle Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principle Engineer
Rank 884 847 868
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Principle Engineer 20 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.022% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.023% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 30
Average salary £49,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,200 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Principle Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Principle Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principle Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Principle Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Principle Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principle Engineer over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Principle Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Principle Engineer
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principle Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
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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 -18 20 £49,000 -10.90% 2
South East -20 6 £53,750 -0.46%
East of England +6 5 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 - -
London -10 4 £58,250 -10.38%
City of London -5 3 £67,500 +3.05%
South West -18 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Surrey - 3 £47,500 -
Woking - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire -7 2 £68,750 +14.58%
Dorset -9 2 £46,250 +15.62%
Bournemouth -11 2 £46,250 +15.62%
Kent -3 1 £62,500 -
Manchester -5 1 £52,500 +3.96%
North West -21 1 £52,500 +3.96%
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Warwick - 1 £65,000 - 1
West Malling - 1 £62,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £77,500 -

Principle Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principle 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 Principle Engineer in their job title.

1 17 (34.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) Windows
3 15 (30.00%) Finance
3 15 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (28.00%) Linux
5 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
6 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.00%) Degree
6 11 (22.00%) F5
7 10 (20.00%) Scrum
7 10 (20.00%) CCNA
7 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 10 (20.00%) DHCP
7 10 (20.00%) DNS
8 9 (18.00%) SQL
8 9 (18.00%) TDD
8 9 (18.00%) Network Security
8 9 (18.00%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (16.00%) Juniper
9 8 (16.00%) HTML
9 8 (16.00%) Cisco
10 7 (14.00%) CCIE
10 7 (14.00%) CCNP
10 7 (14.00%) OO
10 7 (14.00%) JBoss
10 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (14.00%) .NET
10 7 (14.00%) Oracle
10 7 (14.00%) UNIX

Principle Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principle 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 Principle Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
3 4 (8.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) DHCP
1 10 (20.00%) DNS
2 9 (18.00%) Network Security
3 6 (12.00%) MPLS
3 6 (12.00%) SSL
4 5 (10.00%) Intranet
4 5 (10.00%) Internet
5 3 (6.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.00%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.00%) 802.11
6 2 (4.00%) NetScreen
6 2 (4.00%) Wireless
6 2 (4.00%) VPN
6 2 (4.00%) 4G
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (4.00%) FWSM
7 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.00%) HTTP
7 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Subversion
2 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.00%) Maven
3 2 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (2.00%) Gradle
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) Moq
4 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) PVCS
4 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.00%) Ant
4 1 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) HTML
2 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) CSS
3 5 (10.00%) CGI
3 5 (10.00%) J2EE
3 5 (10.00%) Spring
3 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.00%) Struts
4 4 (8.00%) JSP
4 4 (8.00%) HTML5
5 2 (4.00%) SOAP
5 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) XML
5 2 (4.00%) Grails
5 2 (4.00%) jQuery
5 2 (4.00%) REST
5 2 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.00%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.00%) Streaming Media
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.00%) MPEG
5 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Linux
3 7 (14.00%) UNIX
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.00%) Solaris
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.00%) Scrum
4 9 (18.00%) TDD
5 7 (14.00%) OO
5 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.00%) Data Security
6 6 (12.00%) OOD
6 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.00%) Web Application Development
9 3 (6.00%) Network Management
10 2 (4.00%) Workflow
10 2 (4.00%) Network Design
10 2 (4.00%) Project Management
10 2 (4.00%) MVC
10 2 (4.00%) Data Architecture
10 2 (4.00%) Network Architecture
11 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (2.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) C#
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) Perl
5 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.00%) C++
6 2 (4.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) XPath
7 1 (2.00%) Groovy
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.00%) XQuery
7 1 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.00%) Degree
3 10 (20.00%) CCNA
4 7 (14.00%) CCIE
4 7 (14.00%) CCNP
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCSE
6 2 (4.00%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
1 6 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) F5
2 8 (16.00%) Juniper
2 8 (16.00%) Cisco
3 7 (14.00%) JBoss
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.00%) Sun
5 5 (10.00%) Sybase
5 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.00%) IBM
7 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.00%) hybris
9 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator
9 1 (2.00%) Apple
9 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
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