Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 268 282
Rank change year-on-year +87 +14 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 77 6 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.14% 0.079% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.081% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 75 6 26
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £69,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6603 7430 9060
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.11% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5576 6413 7325
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in West Yorkshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Principal Engineer in West Yorkshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Engineer in West Yorkshire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Leeds +78 76 £55,000 - 4
Wetherby - 1 £42,000 -
Principal Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (68.83%) Software Engineering
3 35 (45.45%) SQL
4 34 (44.16%) BDD
5 32 (41.56%) T-SQL
5 32 (41.56%) Java
6 28 (36.36%) C#
7 27 (35.06%) Scrum
8 25 (32.47%) SQL Server
9 24 (31.17%) Pair Programming
9 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
9 24 (31.17%) Mentoring
10 23 (29.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (27.27%) Web Services
11 21 (27.27%) J2EE
12 20 (25.97%) XML
13 19 (24.68%) XSD
13 19 (24.68%) WSDL
13 19 (24.68%) SOAP
13 19 (24.68%) FitNesse
13 19 (24.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (24.68%) SpecFlow
13 19 (24.68%) ATDD
14 18 (23.38%) tSQLt
14 18 (23.38%) Exploratory Testing
14 18 (23.38%) Performance Testing
14 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
15 17 (22.08%) AngularJS
16 16 (20.78%) LAMP
16 16 (20.78%) TDD

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (11.69%) IIS
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (20.78%) MySQL
4 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.30%) Presto
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) FitNesse
1 19 (24.68%) SpecFlow
1 19 (24.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.38%) tSQLt
3 12 (15.58%) Cucumber
4 9 (11.69%) MSTest
4 9 (11.69%) NUnit
5 6 (7.79%) PHPUnit
5 6 (7.79%) Subversion
6 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.30%) Selenium
6 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) J2EE
1 21 (27.27%) Web Services
2 20 (25.97%) XML
3 19 (24.68%) SOAP
3 19 (24.68%) WSDL
3 19 (24.68%) XSD
4 17 (22.08%) AngularJS
5 16 (20.78%) LAMP
5 16 (20.78%) Node.js
5 16 (20.78%) React
6 15 (19.48%) CSS
6 15 (19.48%) HTML
6 15 (19.48%) Laravel
6 15 (19.48%) Symfony
7 12 (15.58%) .NET
8 10 (12.99%) RESTful
9 9 (11.69%) Ember.js
9 9 (11.69%) Hibernate
9 9 (11.69%) MSMQ
9 9 (11.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (68.83%) Software Engineering
3 34 (44.16%) BDD
4 27 (35.06%) Scrum
5 24 (31.17%) Mentoring
5 24 (31.17%) Pair Programming
5 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
6 19 (24.68%) ATDD
7 18 (23.38%) Exploratory Testing
7 18 (23.38%) Performance Testing
8 16 (20.78%) TDD
8 16 (20.78%) Unit Testing
9 15 (19.48%) Domain-Driven Design
9 15 (19.48%) Kanban
10 14 (18.18%) Line Management
11 10 (12.99%) DevOps
12 9 (11.69%) DSDM
12 9 (11.69%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (11.69%) OO
12 9 (11.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) SQL
2 32 (41.56%) Java
2 32 (41.56%) T-SQL
3 28 (36.36%) C#
4 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.78%) PHP
5 9 (11.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
1 7 (9.09%) ISEB
1 7 (9.09%) ISTQB
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Ansible
2 10 (12.99%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (12.99%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Zend
2 12 (15.58%) Adobe
3 10 (12.99%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) HP
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft