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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 102 121 117
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 42 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.15% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 3
Average salary £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
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
1901 1852 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.14% 96.61% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1465 1396
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 50 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 44 (80.00%) Java
3 40 (72.73%) Oracle
4 39 (70.91%) VMware
5 37 (67.27%) Web Services
5 37 (67.27%) Degree
6 36 (65.45%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (60.00%) Python
9 31 (56.36%) SaaS
9 31 (56.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 30 (54.55%) SDLC
10 30 (54.55%) Mentoring
11 29 (52.73%) Docker
11 29 (52.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (49.09%) Git (software)
12 27 (49.09%) KVM
12 27 (49.09%) Gradle
12 27 (49.09%) Ant
12 27 (49.09%) Maven
13 26 (47.27%) Artifactory
13 26 (47.27%) Jenkins
13 26 (47.27%) Hudson
14 25 (45.45%) Xen
14 25 (45.45%) LXC
15 23 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (41.82%) Clojure
15 23 (41.82%) OpenStack
16 22 (40.00%) PaaS
16 22 (40.00%) Scala

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (41.82%) OpenStack
2 9 (16.36%) WebLogic
3 8 (14.55%) nginx
3 8 (14.55%) Node.js
4 6 (10.91%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (56.36%) SaaS
2 23 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (40.00%) PaaS
4 21 (38.18%) Google App Engine
4 21 (38.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (36.36%) HP Helion
6 11 (20.00%) IaaS
7 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.64%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.91%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) SAN
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) SSH
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (49.09%) Ant
1 27 (49.09%) Maven
1 27 (49.09%) Git (software)
1 27 (49.09%) Gradle
2 26 (47.27%) Artifactory
2 26 (47.27%) Jenkins
2 26 (47.27%) Hudson
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (67.27%) Web Services
2 12 (21.82%) Java EE
3 9 (16.36%) CSS
3 9 (16.36%) REST
3 9 (16.36%) JMX
3 9 (16.36%) HTML
4 8 (14.55%) RESTful
5 6 (10.91%) MCollective
6 3 (5.45%) .NET
6 3 (5.45%) J2EE
7 2 (3.64%) LAMP
7 2 (3.64%) Ajax
7 2 (3.64%) HTML5
7 2 (3.64%) CSS3
7 2 (3.64%) Backbone.js
7 2 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.64%) libvirt
7 2 (3.64%) React
8 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Public Cloud
2 7 (12.73%) User Experience
3 6 (10.91%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
2 14 (25.45%) UNIX
3 11 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Debian
5 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.64%) CentOS
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 36 (65.45%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (56.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 30 (54.55%) SDLC
5 30 (54.55%) Mentoring
6 21 (38.18%) Data Management
7 19 (34.55%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (16.36%) OO
8 9 (16.36%) Open Source
9 6 (10.91%) Dependency Management
10 2 (3.64%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.64%) ITIL
10 2 (3.64%) TDD
11 1 (1.82%) MVC
11 1 (1.82%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.82%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.82%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) Java
2 33 (60.00%) Python
3 23 (41.82%) Clojure
4 22 (40.00%) Scala
5 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 10 (18.18%) C++
7 9 (16.36%) Ruby
8 3 (5.45%) C#
8 3 (5.45%) Perl
9 2 (3.64%) PHP
9 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (67.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) PhD
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 29 (52.73%) Docker
2 27 (49.09%) KVM
3 25 (45.45%) Xen
3 25 (45.45%) LXC
4 2 (3.64%) oVirt
4 2 (3.64%) GFS2
4 2 (3.64%) RHEV
4 2 (3.64%) Gluster
4 2 (3.64%) NFS
4 2 (3.64%) Samba
4 2 (3.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (10.91%) Kibana
2 6 (10.91%) Graphite
3 2 (3.64%) Pacemaker
3 2 (3.64%) SELinux
3 2 (3.64%) Nagios
3 2 (3.64%) Puppet
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (3.64%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 40 (72.73%) Oracle
2 39 (70.91%) VMware
3 21 (38.18%) Rackspace
4 20 (36.36%) Google
4 20 (36.36%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Hyland
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
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