The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 233 255 259
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 18 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.084% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.086% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 14 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
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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6158 6990 6504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.92% 98.23% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5143 5798 5005
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 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
West Yorkshire +21 17 £55,000 +13.40% 4
South Yorkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) Web Services
3 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
3 12 (34.29%) TDD
4 10 (28.57%) Spring
4 10 (28.57%) J2EE
4 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 10 (28.57%) Scrum
4 10 (28.57%) VMware
5 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
5 9 (25.71%) HTML
5 9 (25.71%) JSP
5 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (25.71%) HTML5
6 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 8 (22.86%) RESTful
6 8 (22.86%) JSON
6 8 (22.86%) JIRA
6 8 (22.86%) Windows
6 8 (22.86%) MySQL
6 8 (22.86%) Linux
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco
6 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
7 7 (20.00%) User Experience
7 7 (20.00%) Perl
7 7 (20.00%) SAN
7 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 4 (11.43%) Apache
1 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) Internet
2 5 (14.29%) NAS
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 4 (11.43%) Informix
4 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
4 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.86%) JIRA
3 6 (17.14%) IntelliJ
3 6 (17.14%) Maven
4 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.43%) Hudson
4 4 (11.43%) Subversion
4 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) Web Services
2 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 10 (28.57%) J2EE
2 10 (28.57%) Spring
3 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) HTML5
3 9 (25.71%) JSP
4 8 (22.86%) JSON
4 8 (22.86%) RESTful
5 6 (17.14%) Apache Camel
5 6 (17.14%) Java SE
6 5 (14.29%) CSS
7 4 (11.43%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (11.43%) CSS3
7 4 (11.43%) Esper
7 4 (11.43%) LAMP
7 4 (11.43%) Middleware
7 4 (11.43%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (8.57%) REST
9 2 (5.71%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.29%) Telematics
3 4 (11.43%) CLARiiON
3 4 (11.43%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Android
3 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.71%) CentOS
4 2 (5.71%) Debian
4 2 (5.71%) Solaris
4 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) TDD
3 10 (28.57%) Scrum
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
5 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Data Mapping
7 5 (14.29%) Coaching
7 5 (14.29%) Information Security
7 5 (14.29%) Line Management
7 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 5 (14.29%) SDLC
7 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Network Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (11.43%) Project Management
8 4 (11.43%) WFM
9 3 (8.57%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.00%) Perl
4 6 (17.14%) PHP
4 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
5 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.43%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) CCDE
1 6 (17.14%) CCIE
1 6 (17.14%) CCNP
1 6 (17.14%) CCSP
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (14.29%) CISSP
3 4 (11.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) KVM
3 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 4 (11.43%) Cacti
3 4 (11.43%) Graphite
3 4 (11.43%) Nagios
3 4 (11.43%) Opsview
3 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.71%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco
4 5 (14.29%) Veritas
5 4 (11.43%) EMC
5 4 (11.43%) IBM
5 4 (11.43%) NetApp
5 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.57%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) F5
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