Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 333 328
Rank change year-on-year +98 -5 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 79 6 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.81% 0.054% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.055% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77 6 30
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 £68,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9452 10860 12891
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 97.94% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7928 9178 10572
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 19 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
West Yorkshire +91 77 £55,000 - 4
South Yorkshire - 2 £57,500 -
Principal Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Yorkshire region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 72 (91.14%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (69.62%) Software Engineering
3 35 (44.30%) SQL
4 34 (43.04%) BDD
5 32 (40.51%) T-SQL
5 32 (40.51%) Java
6 29 (36.71%) Scrum
7 28 (35.44%) C#
8 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
9 24 (30.38%) Pair Programming
9 24 (30.38%) Mentoring
9 24 (30.38%) Test Automation
10 23 (29.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (26.58%) Web Services
11 21 (26.58%) J2EE
12 20 (25.32%) XML
13 19 (24.05%) XSD
13 19 (24.05%) WSDL
13 19 (24.05%) SOAP
13 19 (24.05%) FitNesse
13 19 (24.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (24.05%) SpecFlow
13 19 (24.05%) ATDD
14 18 (22.78%) Node.js
14 18 (22.78%) tSQLt
14 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
14 18 (22.78%) Performance Testing
14 18 (22.78%) LAMP
14 18 (22.78%) TDD
14 18 (22.78%) JavaScript

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 12 (15.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (11.39%) IIS
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.86%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
1 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (20.25%) MySQL
4 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.53%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.27%) Presto
Development Applications
1 19 (24.05%) FitNesse
1 19 (24.05%) SpecFlow
1 19 (24.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
2 18 (22.78%) tSQLt
3 12 (15.19%) Cucumber
4 9 (11.39%) MSTest
4 9 (11.39%) NUnit
5 6 (7.59%) PHPUnit
5 6 (7.59%) Subversion
6 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.27%) Selenium
6 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) J2EE
1 21 (26.58%) Web Services
2 20 (25.32%) XML
3 19 (24.05%) SOAP
3 19 (24.05%) WSDL
3 19 (24.05%) XSD
4 18 (22.78%) LAMP
4 18 (22.78%) Node.js
5 17 (21.52%) AngularJS
6 16 (20.25%) React
7 15 (18.99%) CSS
7 15 (18.99%) HTML
7 15 (18.99%) Laravel
7 15 (18.99%) Symfony
8 12 (15.19%) .NET
9 10 (12.66%) RESTful
10 9 (11.39%) Ember.js
10 9 (11.39%) Hibernate
10 9 (11.39%) MSMQ
10 9 (11.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (91.14%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (69.62%) Software Engineering
3 34 (43.04%) BDD
4 29 (36.71%) Scrum
5 24 (30.38%) Mentoring
5 24 (30.38%) Pair Programming
5 24 (30.38%) Test Automation
6 19 (24.05%) ATDD
7 18 (22.78%) Exploratory Testing
7 18 (22.78%) Performance Testing
7 18 (22.78%) TDD
8 17 (21.52%) Kanban
9 16 (20.25%) Unit Testing
10 15 (18.99%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (17.72%) Line Management
12 11 (13.92%) OO
13 10 (12.66%) DevOps
14 9 (11.39%) DSDM
14 9 (11.39%) Extreme Programming
14 9 (11.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) SQL
2 32 (40.51%) Java
2 32 (40.51%) T-SQL
3 28 (35.44%) C#
4 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
4 18 (22.78%) PHP
5 9 (11.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
1 7 (8.86%) ISEB
1 7 (8.86%) ISTQB
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Ansible
2 10 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (12.66%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Zend
2 12 (15.19%) Adobe
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) HP
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft