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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principle Engineer
Rank 858 888 848
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Principle Engineer 35 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.018% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 19
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% +0.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £66,200
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £53,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.18% +13.15%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Principle Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Principle Engineer
Top 30 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 28 August 2015. 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
England +19 34 £57,500 +5.50% 15
South East +17 8 £55,000 +2.32% 10
Yorkshire - 8 £57,500 - 4
Leeds - 7 £58,750 - 2
West Yorkshire - 7 £58,750 - 3
London +14 6 £68,750 +18.02%
West Midlands -3 4 £80,000 +23.07%
South West -20 4 £52,000 +12.43% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £55,000 - 6
Warwickshire +5 3 £80,000 +23.07%
Warwick -6 3 £80,000 +23.07%
Hampshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Oxford - 3 £55,000 - 3
City of London +24 2 £62,500 -7.40%
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £46,750 -
East of England -4 2 £46,750 -
North West - 2 £42,500 -
Chessington - 2 - -
St Ives - 2 £55,500 -
Bristol - 2 £43,810 - 1
Cornwall - 2 £55,500 -
Manchester - 2 £42,500 -
Cambridge +11 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire +10 1 £67,500 -1.81%
South Yorkshire - 1 £57,500 - 1
Altrincham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £67,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £52,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £57,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £57,500 - 1

Principle Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Linux
3 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.00%) SQL
5 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.00%) .NET
6 10 (20.00%) C#
7 9 (18.00%) Java
7 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
8 8 (16.00%) C++
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle
9 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (14.00%) Cisco
9 7 (14.00%) TDD
9 7 (14.00%) WCF
10 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (12.00%) Software Architecture
10 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
10 6 (12.00%) Retail
10 6 (12.00%) Spring
10 6 (12.00%) Firewall
10 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (12.00%) IIS
10 6 (12.00%) MySQL
11 5 (10.00%) C
11 5 (10.00%) HTML
11 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
11 5 (10.00%) CSS

Principle Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (12.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.00%) JBoss
3 3 (6.00%) SAS
3 3 (6.00%) GlassFish
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
1 3 (6.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (2.00%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) Wireless
2 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) 3G
2 3 (6.00%) LTE
3 2 (4.00%) NetScreen
3 2 (4.00%) OFDM
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) IPv4
4 1 (2.00%) 4G
4 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
2 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) SQLite
6 1 (2.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Hudson
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.00%) TestNG
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) WCF
3 6 (12.00%) Spring
4 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (10.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) CSS
4 5 (10.00%) REST
5 4 (8.00%) CSS3
5 4 (8.00%) HTML5
5 4 (8.00%) J2EE
6 3 (6.00%) COM
6 3 (6.00%) JSP
6 3 (6.00%) Java EE
6 3 (6.00%) JMS
6 3 (6.00%) RESTful
6 3 (6.00%) JPA
6 3 (6.00%) JAX-RS
6 3 (6.00%) RESTEasy
7 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) GIS
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.00%) Handset
2 2 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.00%) Physics
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) CUDA
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
1 15 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) UNIX
4 2 (4.00%) Debian
4 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (14.00%) TDD
4 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.00%) Software Architecture
6 5 (10.00%) BDD
6 5 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) SOA
7 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.00%) DevOps
7 4 (8.00%) Coaching
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.00%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) CAD
8 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.00%) OO
8 3 (6.00%) Document Management
8 3 (6.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) C#
3 9 (18.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) C++
5 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.00%) C
6 4 (8.00%) Scala
7 3 (6.00%) Clojure
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) Python
9 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.00%) CCIE
3 3 (6.00%) CCNP
4 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) CCSP
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.00%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) Veritas
5 2 (4.00%) McAfee
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Juniper
5 2 (4.00%) Nokia
5 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.00%) Cadence
5 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.00%) IronPort
6 1 (2.00%) Altera
6 1 (2.00%) Atmel
6 1 (2.00%) Actel
6 1 (2.00%) Xilinx
Oxford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + medical, dental, life, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + £10k / profit share bonus!
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + medical, dental, life, pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + medical, dental, life, pension
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago