The median annual salary for a Principal Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 219 230 259
Rank change year-on-year +11 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 11 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.32% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 4
Median salary £55,000 £56,250 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +15.97%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £54,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.38% +8.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5228 6323 7373
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.77% 97.20% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4564 5258 5965
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in Yorkshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Principal Engineer in Yorkshire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +20 8 £55,000 -2.22% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) RESTful
3 7 (46.67%) J2EE
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
4 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (40.00%) Ember.js
4 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) ISEB
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) WSDL
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Test Automation

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) GSM
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) SDH
1 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (20.00%) tSQLt
3 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 7 (46.67%) J2EE
2 7 (46.67%) RESTful
3 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (40.00%) Ember.js
3 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) WSDL
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) XSD
6 1 (6.67%) Apache Axis
6 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) JSP
6 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.67%) XHTML
6 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
3 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (26.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) ATDD
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) HNC
3 1 (6.67%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) EMC
1 1 (6.67%) hybris
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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