The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 205 210 200
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 16 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.37% 0.12% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.13% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 2
Average salary £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% -3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
Principal Engineer
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4220 4758 4286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.59% 98.06% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3555 3912 3343
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
Leeds +14 14 £55,000 - 4
Bradford - 1 £45,000 -
Principal Engineer
Yorkshire

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
4 10 (34.48%) Spring
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (34.48%) J2EE
4 10 (34.48%) TDD
4 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
4 10 (34.48%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) HTML
5 9 (31.03%) JSP
5 9 (31.03%) Web Services
5 9 (31.03%) HTML5
6 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
6 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
7 7 (24.14%) JIRA
7 7 (24.14%) MySQL
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) VMware
8 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
8 6 (20.69%) IntelliJ
8 6 (20.69%) SAN
8 6 (20.69%) Perl
8 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 6 (20.69%) Data Mapping
8 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (20.69%) Maven
8 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (10.34%) Apache
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) NAS
3 3 (10.34%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
3 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.34%) Informix
4 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
3 6 (20.69%) IntelliJ
3 6 (20.69%) Maven
4 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
5 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.34%) Hudson
5 3 (10.34%) Subversion
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.90%) Games
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
1 10 (34.48%) J2EE
1 10 (34.48%) Spring
2 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) HTML5
2 9 (31.03%) JSP
2 9 (31.03%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) Apache Camel
3 6 (20.69%) Java SE
3 6 (20.69%) JSON
3 6 (20.69%) RESTful
4 5 (17.24%) CSS
5 4 (13.79%) CSS3
5 4 (13.79%) Esper
6 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (10.34%) LAMP
6 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware
7 2 (6.90%) REST
8 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) User Experience
2 5 (17.24%) Telematics
3 3 (10.34%) CLARiiON
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (10.34%) IBM XIV
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) Debian
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Scrum
2 10 (34.48%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
3 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
4 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Data Mapping
5 5 (17.24%) Coaching
5 5 (17.24%) Line Management
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) WFM
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security
7 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 3 (10.34%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) Perl
4 5 (17.24%) PHP
4 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 4 (13.79%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) CCDE
2 3 (10.34%) CCIE
2 3 (10.34%) CCNP
2 3 (10.34%) CCSP
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CISSP
2 3 (10.34%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) KVM
3 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.34%) Cacti
3 3 (10.34%) Graphite
3 3 (10.34%) Nagios
3 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.34%) Opsview
3 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (6.90%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) VMware
2 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) Veritas
5 3 (10.34%) EMC
5 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.90%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) F5
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Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum c£60K - £70K + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago