Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Principal Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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

Principal Engineer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 85 89
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 0.24% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.25% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Sheffield median annual salary - £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -4.35%
South Yorkshire median annual salary - £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 771 807 996
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 97.58% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 565 714 831
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,825 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,850 £60,000 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in Sheffield

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Principal Engineer in Sheffield