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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principle Engineer
Rank 873 853 862
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Principle Engineer 21 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.022% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.024% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 27
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,400 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,300 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 2014 within the UK.

Principle Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Principle Engineer
Top 22 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 September 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 +5 21 £52,500 +5.00% 5
South East -6 7 £52,500 -2.77% 2
London -9 5 £55,000 +11.67% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 4 - -
City of London +1 4 £67,500 +15.38%
East of England -1 4 - -
Surrey - 4 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 4 - -
South West -29 3 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Woking - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire -1 2 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Dorset -1 2 £46,250 +17.83%
Bournemouth -6 2 £46,250 +17.83%
Warwick - 2 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £65,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £65,000 -
Kent -1 1 £62,500 -
Bristol -13 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £77,500 -
West Malling - 1 £62,500 -
Reading - 1 £57,500 -
Staines - 1 - -

Principle Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Java
2 18 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 15 (29.41%) Windows
3 15 (29.41%) Finance
4 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (25.49%) Linux
4 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
5 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
6 11 (21.57%) TDD
6 11 (21.57%) Scrum
6 11 (21.57%) F5
6 11 (21.57%) Degree
7 10 (19.61%) DHCP
7 10 (19.61%) DNS
7 10 (19.61%) CCNA
7 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
8 9 (17.65%) Network Security
8 9 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (15.69%) Juniper
9 8 (15.69%) Cisco
9 8 (15.69%) UNIX
9 8 (15.69%) HTML
9 8 (15.69%) SQL
9 8 (15.69%) Oracle
10 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
10 7 (13.73%) CSS
10 7 (13.73%) OO
10 7 (13.73%) JBoss
10 7 (13.73%) Subversion

Principle Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.84%) Apache Solr
2 4 (7.84%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) DHCP
1 10 (19.61%) DNS
2 9 (17.65%) Network Security
3 6 (11.76%) SSL
4 5 (9.80%) MPLS
4 5 (9.80%) Intranet
4 5 (9.80%) Internet
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.92%) FWSM
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.92%) VPN
6 2 (3.92%) 802.11
6 2 (3.92%) NetScreen
6 2 (3.92%) Wireless
6 2 (3.92%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.96%) HTTP
7 1 (1.96%) WAN
7 1 (1.96%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) DB2
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.96%) HBase
4 1 (1.96%) Redis
4 1 (1.96%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Subversion
2 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (3.92%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.96%) Ant
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.96%) Moq
4 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.96%) Gradle
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Military
2 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) HTML
2 7 (13.73%) CSS
3 6 (11.76%) .NET
4 5 (9.80%) J2EE
4 5 (9.80%) CGI
4 5 (9.80%) Spring
4 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.84%) HTML5
5 4 (7.84%) Struts
5 4 (7.84%) JSP
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.92%) RESTful
6 2 (3.92%) REST
6 2 (3.92%) CSS3
6 2 (3.92%) jQuery
6 2 (3.92%) Grails
6 2 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (3.92%) SOAP
6 2 (3.92%) Web Services
6 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.84%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.96%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) MPEG
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) CUDA
4 1 (1.96%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.96%) Physics
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) UNIX
4 5 (9.80%) Solaris
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
4 11 (21.57%) TDD
4 11 (21.57%) Scrum
5 7 (13.73%) OO
6 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Multithreading
6 6 (11.76%) Data Security
6 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.76%) OOD
7 4 (7.84%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.88%) Network Management
8 3 (5.88%) Line Management
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.92%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.92%) Time Management
9 2 (3.92%) MVC
9 2 (3.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) Perl
5 5 (9.80%) C#
6 4 (7.84%) C++
6 4 (7.84%) C
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) Scala
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.92%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) XAML
8 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) XQuery
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.57%) Degree
3 10 (19.61%) CCNA
4 7 (13.73%) CCNP
5 6 (11.76%) CCIE
6 2 (3.92%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.96%) HNC
7 1 (1.96%) HND
7 1 (1.96%) CCA
7 1 (1.96%) MCSE
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
2 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.92%) XenApp
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) F5
2 8 (15.69%) Juniper
2 8 (15.69%) Cisco
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 7 (13.73%) JBoss
4 5 (9.80%) Sybase
4 5 (9.80%) Sun
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 5 (9.80%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.84%) IBM
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.92%) Appcelerator
6 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.96%) Apple
7 1 (1.96%) hybris
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