Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 252 239
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 10 11 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% 0.16% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 33
Hampshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £57,250 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.58% +9.09% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 6106 6643 7106
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.08% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5288 5709 5960
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in Hampshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Principal Engineer in Hampshire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Fareham - 7 - -
Southampton -4 1 - -
Ringwood - 1 £55,000 -
Principal Engineer
South East

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Hampshire region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) C++
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
3 5 (50.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) Verilog
5 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (10.00%) VSAN
6 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) VMware

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Verilog
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) VMware