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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 121 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 8 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.41% - 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 6
Average salary £70,000 - £53,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,050 - £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +1.94%
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
1874 1690 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.50% 95.26% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1394 1462
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 26 January 2015.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) Hyland
3 7 (43.75%) Open Source
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Electronics
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (25.00%) C
4 4 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (18.75%) Product Management
6 2 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (12.50%) IEC 61508
6 2 (12.50%) DO-178B
6 2 (12.50%) JTAG
6 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (12.50%) VHDL
6 2 (12.50%) Verilog
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
6 2 (12.50%) Automotive
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) UML
6 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
6 2 (12.50%) Ada
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) PVCS
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
7 1 (6.25%) EMC

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.25%) PVCS
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) VHDL
3 2 (12.50%) Verilog
3 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Product Management
3 2 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) C
2 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (12.50%) Ada
3 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) VC++
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) JTAG
1 2 (12.50%) IEC 61508
1 2 (12.50%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Hyland
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago