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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 109 104 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.34% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.48% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Average salary - £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +15.55%
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
1703 1467 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.41% 93.38% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1306 1292
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) LDAP
3 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) X.509
3 3 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) Product Management
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) SaaS
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Electronics
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) PVCS
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) VC++
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) X.509
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) PVCS
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Product Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) VC++
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
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