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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 111 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 21 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.18% 0.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 0
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
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
1723 1849 1700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.91% 97.42% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1530 1417
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 £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 34 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 24 (63.16%) Telecoms
3 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (47.37%) Linux
5 17 (44.74%) Java
6 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 16 (42.11%) HTML
6 16 (42.11%) Web Services
7 15 (39.47%) Python
7 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (36.84%) REST
8 14 (36.84%) Digital Media
9 13 (34.21%) High Availability
9 13 (34.21%) Oracle
10 12 (31.58%) Degree
11 11 (28.95%) VMware
12 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (26.32%) SaaS
12 10 (26.32%) CSS
12 10 (26.32%) IaaS
13 9 (23.68%) Gradle
13 9 (23.68%) Docker
13 9 (23.68%) Ant
13 9 (23.68%) Finance
13 9 (23.68%) Manufacturing
13 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
13 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (23.68%) Electronics

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (21.05%) OpenStack
2 7 (18.42%) Node.js
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) Mule
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (26.32%) IaaS
2 10 (26.32%) SaaS
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (21.05%) Google App Engine
4 8 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (21.05%) PaaS
5 6 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (15.79%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 6 (15.79%) SSL
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
1 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Ant
1 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
1 9 (23.68%) Gradle
1 9 (23.68%) Maven
2 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 7 (18.42%) Artifactory
3 7 (18.42%) Hudson
3 7 (18.42%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.63%) Grunt
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 24 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.68%) Electronics
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Manufacturing
3 8 (21.05%) Marketing
4 3 (7.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Automotive
5 1 (2.63%) Military
5 1 (2.63%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) HTML
1 16 (42.11%) Web Services
2 14 (36.84%) REST
3 10 (26.32%) CSS
4 8 (21.05%) RESTful
5 7 (18.42%) Ajax
5 7 (18.42%) Backbone.js
5 7 (18.42%) CSS3
5 7 (18.42%) Ember.js
5 7 (18.42%) HTML5
5 7 (18.42%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (18.42%) React
6 6 (15.79%) Django
6 6 (15.79%) JSON
6 6 (15.79%) OAuth
6 6 (15.79%) OpenID
6 6 (15.79%) SAML
6 6 (15.79%) SOAP
6 6 (15.79%) XHTML
6 6 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Digital Media
2 6 (15.79%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) High Availability
4 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (23.68%) Programme Management
6 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (21.05%) Data Management
6 8 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (18.42%) SDLC
7 7 (18.42%) Web Application Development
8 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (13.16%) DevOps
9 5 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (13.16%) Threat Modelling
10 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.89%) OO
12 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
12 2 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) Python
4 8 (21.05%) Clojure
4 8 (21.05%) SQL
5 7 (18.42%) PHP
6 6 (15.79%) Scala
7 4 (10.53%) C++
8 3 (7.89%) C#
9 2 (5.26%) C
9 2 (5.26%) Ruby
10 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.63%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.63%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.63%) MISRA
1 1 (2.63%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Docker
1 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.42%) KVM
2 7 (18.42%) LXC
2 7 (18.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Graphite
2 1 (2.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Google
3 8 (21.05%) Rackspace
3 8 (21.05%) SAP
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.79%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) QNX
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