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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 236 219 200
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.080% 0.037% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.039% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 9
Average salary £47,500 £61,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.13% +52.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,200 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £61,800 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
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
6017 5166 4758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.85% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4376 3985
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 30 April 2016. 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
Birmingham - 4 £47,500 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £45,000 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) Project Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
DCV Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago