The median annual salary for a Principal Engineer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Loughborough 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
Leicestershire / Loughborough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - 14
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Loughborough 11.36% - 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.63% - 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Median salary £49,000 - £70,000
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 Loughborough. 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
Loughborough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43 44 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Loughborough 97.73% 93.62% 86.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 42
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,792 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Loughborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in Loughborough

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Loughborough

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

Salary trend for Principal Engineer in Loughborough

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Loughborough

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 Loughborough 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 Loughborough 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