The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 117 121 117
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 13 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.67% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £73,750 £65,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.46% +50.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £46,000 £41,850
10% offered a salary of more than £199,000 £65,000 £44,650
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.58% -3.50%
Principal Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1878 1933 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.41% 96.75% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1624 1563 1480
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Principal Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 14 (63.64%) Oracle
3 13 (59.09%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) Degree
4 12 (54.55%) Docker
4 12 (54.55%) VMware
5 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (50.00%) KVM
5 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
6 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (45.45%) Hudson
6 10 (45.45%) Gradle
6 10 (45.45%) Artifactory
6 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 10 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (45.45%) OpenStack
6 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
6 10 (45.45%) Maven
6 10 (45.45%) Ant
6 10 (45.45%) Web Services
7 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
7 9 (40.91%) Xen
7 9 (40.91%) LXC
7 9 (40.91%) Clojure
7 9 (40.91%) Scala
8 8 (36.36%) Google App Engine
8 8 (36.36%) HP Helion

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Principal Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (45.45%) OpenStack
2 4 (18.18%) nginx
3 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (36.36%) Google App Engine
2 8 (36.36%) HP Helion
2 8 (36.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (31.82%) SaaS
3 7 (31.82%) PaaS
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (9.09%) OpenShift
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SSH
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 10 (45.45%) Hudson
1 10 (45.45%) Gradle
1 10 (45.45%) Artifactory
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 10 (45.45%) Maven
1 10 (45.45%) Ant
2 2 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 2 (9.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) libvirt
3 2 (9.09%) MCollective
3 2 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (9.09%) Java EE
3 2 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) VHDL
3 2 (9.09%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.09%) Debian
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 7 (31.82%) Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
1 13 (59.09%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) Clojure
2 9 (40.91%) Scala
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) Ada
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 2 (9.09%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) JTAG
1 2 (9.09%) IEC 61508
1 2 (9.09%) DO-178B
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Docker
2 11 (50.00%) KVM
2 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (40.91%) Xen
3 9 (40.91%) LXC
4 2 (9.09%) RHEV
4 2 (9.09%) oVirt
4 2 (9.09%) GFS2
4 2 (9.09%) Gluster
4 2 (9.09%) Squid
4 2 (9.09%) Samba
4 2 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Kibana
2 2 (9.09%) SELinux
2 2 (9.09%) Graphite
2 2 (9.09%) Pacemaker
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (9.09%) Cobbler
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Rackspace
3 8 (36.36%) Google
3 8 (36.36%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Hyland
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago