The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 198 235 213
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.017% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.018% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
4610 5594 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.34% 96.42% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4640 4223
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Principal Engineer in the job title.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +34 2 £75,000 +57.89% 1
Birmingham - 1 £48,500 - 2
West Bromwich - 1 £50,000 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Principal Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) VMware
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) SCOM
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) MCSE
5 3 (25.00%) MCSA
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) JMS
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) Linux

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Siemens NX
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DTS
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (16.67%) HornetQ
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) JMS
1 2 (16.67%) Kafka
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps
1 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Facilities Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Kanban
2 2 (16.67%) Microservices
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Groovy
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) Scala
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) CCDA
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (16.67%) Docker
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (16.67%) VirtualBox
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) Consul
2 2 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (16.67%) Mesos
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) StatsD
2 2 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) New Relic
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) CommVault
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago