The median annual salary for a Principal Engineer was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 123 137 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.043% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.045% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £48,500 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.65% -  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £53,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year +3.77% +2.41%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1774 2237 1662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.52% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1742 1406
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in Birmingham

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Principal Engineer in Birmingham

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Principal 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 Birmingham region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCDA
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Mitel
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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