Period
to 15 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

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

Principal Engineer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 - 200
Rank change year-on-year - +200 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.070% - 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% - 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £62,500 - -
South East median annual salary £58,750 £58,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.86% +5.91% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2759 3015 4084
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.25% 97.76% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2232 2546 3289
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Principal Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Engineer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Amersham - 1 £50,000 -
Principal Engineer
South East

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 62304

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware