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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 94 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 42 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.24% 0.11% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 0.11% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 6
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +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
1817 1746 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.75% 95.99% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1387 1357
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 31 July 2015.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 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 55 (93.22%) Software Engineering
2 49 (83.05%) Java
3 42 (71.19%) VMware
4 41 (69.49%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (67.80%) Oracle
5 40 (67.80%) Web Services
6 38 (64.41%) Degree
7 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (59.32%) SaaS
9 34 (57.63%) Python
10 33 (55.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (52.54%) SDLC
11 31 (52.54%) Mentoring
12 29 (49.15%) Docker
12 29 (49.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (47.46%) Git (software)
13 28 (47.46%) Gradle
13 28 (47.46%) Ant
13 28 (47.46%) Maven
14 27 (45.76%) Artifactory
14 27 (45.76%) Jenkins
14 27 (45.76%) Hudson
14 27 (45.76%) KVM
15 26 (44.07%) Xen
15 26 (44.07%) LXC
16 24 (40.68%) Clojure
17 23 (38.98%) PaaS
17 23 (38.98%) Scala
18 22 (37.29%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (37.29%) OpenStack

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 22 (37.29%) OpenStack
2 12 (20.34%) WebLogic
3 9 (15.25%) Node.js
4 8 (13.56%) nginx
5 7 (11.86%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.69%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (59.32%) SaaS
2 23 (38.98%) PaaS
3 22 (37.29%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (35.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (35.59%) Google App Engine
5 20 (33.90%) HP Helion
6 15 (25.42%) IaaS
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.17%) SSL
3 2 (3.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) SSH
4 1 (1.69%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (47.46%) Ant
1 28 (47.46%) Maven
1 28 (47.46%) Git (software)
1 28 (47.46%) Gradle
2 27 (45.76%) Artifactory
2 27 (45.76%) Jenkins
2 27 (45.76%) Hudson
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (67.80%) Web Services
2 12 (20.34%) JMX
2 12 (20.34%) REST
2 12 (20.34%) Java EE
3 10 (16.95%) CSS
3 10 (16.95%) HTML
4 9 (15.25%) RESTful
5 7 (11.86%) MCollective
6 6 (10.17%) J2EE
7 3 (5.08%) Ajax
7 3 (5.08%) CSS3
7 3 (5.08%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.08%) HTML5
7 3 (5.08%) React
8 2 (3.39%) .NET
9 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.69%) LAMP
9 1 (1.69%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Public Cloud
2 10 (16.95%) Digital Media
3 7 (11.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) DTV
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Linux
1 17 (28.81%) UNIX
2 13 (22.03%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.69%) Debian
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (93.22%) Software Engineering
2 41 (69.49%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (55.93%) Continuous Delivery
5 31 (52.54%) SDLC
5 31 (52.54%) Mentoring
6 22 (37.29%) Data Management
7 20 (33.90%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (20.34%) OO
9 8 (13.56%) Open Source
10 6 (10.17%) Dependency Management
11 3 (5.08%) Web Application Development
11 3 (5.08%) TDD
12 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
13 1 (1.69%) MVC
13 1 (1.69%) Programme Management
13 1 (1.69%) ITIL
13 1 (1.69%) Digital Marketing
13 1 (1.69%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (83.05%) Java
2 34 (57.63%) Python
3 24 (40.68%) Clojure
4 23 (38.98%) Scala
5 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
6 13 (22.03%) C++
7 10 (16.95%) Ruby
8 3 (5.08%) PHP
9 2 (3.39%) C#
9 2 (3.39%) Perl
10 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (64.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) PhD
System Software
1 29 (49.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 29 (49.15%) Docker
2 27 (45.76%) KVM
3 26 (44.07%) Xen
3 26 (44.07%) LXC
4 1 (1.69%) oVirt
4 1 (1.69%) GFS2
4 1 (1.69%) RHEV
4 1 (1.69%) Gluster
4 1 (1.69%) NFS
4 1 (1.69%) Samba
4 1 (1.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (11.86%) Kibana
2 7 (11.86%) Graphite
3 1 (1.69%) Pacemaker
3 1 (1.69%) SELinux
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.69%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 42 (71.19%) VMware
2 40 (67.80%) Oracle
3 21 (35.59%) Rackspace
4 20 (33.90%) Google
4 20 (33.90%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Hyland
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