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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank - 188 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.025% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.026% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
4928 3774 3635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.01% 95.40% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3876 3074 3023
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Behat
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Behat
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA