The median annual salary for a Principal Engineer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Principal Engineer
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 162 183
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.17% 0.094% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.097% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Median salary £49,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £46,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2835 3100 3263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.79% 97.39% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2472 2657
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,300 £53,992
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in the East Midlands

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Principal Engineer in the East Midlands

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leicestershire - 5 £49,000 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Midlands region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
1 5 (100.00%) Automotive
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) RS-232
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Device Driver Development
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) LabVIEW
3 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Power Management
4 1 (20.00%) Prototyping

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (100.00%) Automotive
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Device Driver Development
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Power Management
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree