The median annual salary for a Principal Software Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Software Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 184 - 224
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.030% - 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% - 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £57,500 - £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +27.77% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3163 4668 5083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.07% 94.57% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2572 3813 3770
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Principal Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Principal Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Software Engineer in Berkshire

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Principal Software Engineer in Berkshire

Principal Software Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Reading - 1 £57,500 - 1
Principal Software Engineer
South East

Principal Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Principal Software 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 Berkshire region featuring Principal Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Secure Coding

Principal Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Reading
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