The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 114 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 6 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 1.01% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.04% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 7
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,800 £62,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £87,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £56,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.66%
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
1505 1823 1950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.03% 96.76% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1596 1598
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured Principal Engineer in the job title.

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 9 December 2016.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Principal Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Electronics
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (33.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Apache
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (33.33%) Derivative
3 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) CentOS
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) TDD

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
1 2 (16.67%) ZigBee
2 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Derivative
1 4 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) CentOS
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) IC Design
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (33.33%) C
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Cadence
2 1 (8.33%) Intel