The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 216 210 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.037% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.039% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £62,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
Principal Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5484 5105 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 94.48% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4570 4308 4311
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Staffordshire - 5 £62,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £75,000 - 1
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Principal 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) CCIE
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) JPA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Clojure
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Modbus
4 1 (16.67%) JAX-RS
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Principal 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) JPA
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) JAX-RS
1 1 (16.67%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Scala
1 1 (16.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCIE
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) QNX
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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