Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 22 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 > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 263 308
Rank change year-on-year +3 +45 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 7 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.11% 0.18% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 1
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33% -5.26%
South East median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 6040 6502 8284
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.48% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4940 5529 7190
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in Surrey

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Principal Engineer in Surrey

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 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
Camberley -14 2 - -
Guildford -6 1 £42,500 -4.49%
Principal Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Surrey region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) Military
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) eggPlant
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) HND
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (28.57%) TrustSec
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) eggPlant
1 3 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
2 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) HND
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE Security
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Serena