The median annual salary for a Principal Software Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Principal Software Engineer
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 204 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 0.072% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.074% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.19% -6.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2705 4061 4402
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.33% 97.62% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2187 3479 3640
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Principal Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Software Engineer in Surrey

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Principal Software Engineer in Surrey

Principal Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development

Principal Software 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA