Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Principal Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Abingdon during the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Principal Engineer
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 37 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 2.79% 1.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 1.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Abingdon median annual salary £72,500 - -
Oxfordshire median annual salary £80,000 £63,750 £48,750
% change year-on-year +25.49% +30.77% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Abingdon
Permanent vacancies in Abingdon with a recognized job title 308 224 382
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.73% 92.49%
Number of salaries quoted 145 137 199
Abingdon median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,000 £23,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,869 £54,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

Job postings that featured Principal Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Abingdon.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in Abingdon

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Salary trend for Principal Engineer in Abingdon

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Engineer in Abingdon over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Principal Engineer in Abingdon

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, Principal Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Abingdon region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (88.89%) Coaching
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Regression Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) Sophos
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Pair Programming
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (11.11%) VPLS
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) VPLS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Coaching
2 8 (88.89%) Pair Programming
2 8 (88.89%) Regression Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Sophos
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper