The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 116 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.40% 0.100% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £250,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+284.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
Principal Software 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
1928 1941 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.26% 96.76% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1616 1575 1545
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer across the Bristol region.

Principal Software Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Principal Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Degree
3 8 (80.00%) Google
3 8 (80.00%) Maven
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 8 (80.00%) HP
3 8 (80.00%) Python
3 8 (80.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle
3 8 (80.00%) Ant
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (80.00%) Scala
3 8 (80.00%) Google App Engine
3 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (80.00%) Clojure
3 8 (80.00%) OpenStack
3 8 (80.00%) Rackspace
3 8 (80.00%) Gradle
3 8 (80.00%) Artifactory
3 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (80.00%) Hudson
3 8 (80.00%) Docker
3 8 (80.00%) HP Helion
3 8 (80.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (70.00%) LXC
4 7 (70.00%) KVM
4 7 (70.00%) Public Cloud
4 7 (70.00%) SaaS
4 7 (70.00%) PaaS

Principal Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Google App Engine
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (80.00%) HP Helion
1 8 (80.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (70.00%) SaaS
2 7 (70.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Ant
1 8 (80.00%) Maven
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (80.00%) Hudson
1 8 (80.00%) Gradle
1 8 (80.00%) Artifactory
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) VHDL
2 2 (20.00%) Verilog
2 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Data Management
3 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Scala
1 8 (80.00%) Clojure
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Ada
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) JTAG
1 2 (20.00%) IEC 61508
1 2 (20.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Docker
2 7 (70.00%) LXC
2 7 (70.00%) Xen
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
1 8 (80.00%) Google
1 8 (80.00%) Rackspace
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago