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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principle Engineer
Rank 868 870 837
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Principle Engineer 19 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.022% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.024% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 29
Average salary £48,500 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.71% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,750 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £80,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Principle Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Principle Engineer
Top 17 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 2 March 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
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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 +15 19 £48,500 -30.71% 6
Merseyside +18 6 £42,500 -39.28% 1
Liverpool +18 6 £42,500 -39.28% 1
North West -6 6 £42,500 -39.28% 2
East of England - 5 £57,500 -
London +2 4 £55,000 -21.42%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +4 3 £48,500 -3.00% 1
West Yorkshire -3 3 £48,500 -3.00% 1
Wakefield - 3 £48,500 -
City of London +6 1 £90,000 +38.46%
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Warwick - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £42,500 -

Principle Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 11 (33.33%) Windows
1 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) QA
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (18.18%) .NET
5 6 (18.18%) C
5 6 (18.18%) C#
5 6 (18.18%) MVC
5 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (15.15%) LAN
6 5 (15.15%) WAN
6 5 (15.15%) CCNP
6 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.12%) VPN
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET

Principle Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) LAN
1 5 (15.15%) WAN
2 4 (12.12%) VPN
2 4 (12.12%) OSPF
2 4 (12.12%) BGP
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) ZigBee
4 2 (6.06%) Bluetooth
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) IPv6
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) SDH
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) HBase
3 1 (3.03%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Military
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
1 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) CSS3
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) Cascading
5 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.03%) OpenCL
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.03%) MFC
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) GIS
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Physics
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) CUDA
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) MVC
3 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Requirements Management
5 4 (12.12%) Network Design
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Product Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (6.06%) ETL
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) C
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Ada
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) CCNP
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (12.12%) JNCIS
6 3 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) CCNA
8 1 (3.03%) HNC
8 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.03%) IEC 61508
3 1 (3.03%) DO-178B
3 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.12%) Juniper
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Brocade
3 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.03%) NetApp
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) EMC
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