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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 40 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% - -
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1813 1749 1534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.89% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1395 1357
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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 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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Principal Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Principal Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 54 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (90.74%) Java
3 41 (75.93%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (75.93%) VMware
4 40 (74.07%) Web Services
5 39 (72.22%) Oracle
6 38 (70.37%) Degree
7 35 (64.81%) SaaS
8 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (61.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 31 (57.41%) Mentoring
10 31 (57.41%) SDLC
11 30 (55.56%) Python
12 28 (51.85%) Ant
12 28 (51.85%) Git (software)
12 28 (51.85%) Maven
12 28 (51.85%) Gradle
12 28 (51.85%) Docker
13 27 (50.00%) Artifactory
13 27 (50.00%) Jenkins
13 27 (50.00%) Hudson
13 27 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (48.15%) Xen
14 26 (48.15%) KVM
14 26 (48.15%) LXC
15 23 (42.59%) Clojure
16 22 (40.74%) PaaS
16 22 (40.74%) Scala
16 22 (40.74%) Data Management
17 21 (38.89%) Google App Engine

Principal Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 21 (38.89%) OpenStack
2 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
3 9 (16.67%) Node.js
4 7 (12.96%) nginx
4 7 (12.96%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (64.81%) SaaS
2 22 (40.74%) PaaS
3 21 (38.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (38.89%) Google App Engine
3 21 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (37.04%) HP Helion
5 15 (27.78%) IaaS
6 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (51.85%) Ant
1 28 (51.85%) Maven
1 28 (51.85%) Git (software)
1 28 (51.85%) Gradle
2 27 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 27 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 27 (50.00%) Hudson
General
1 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) Web Services
2 13 (24.07%) JMX
2 13 (24.07%) REST
3 12 (22.22%) Java EE
4 10 (18.52%) HTML
4 10 (18.52%) CSS
5 9 (16.67%) RESTful
6 7 (12.96%) J2EE
6 7 (12.96%) MCollective
7 3 (5.56%) React
7 3 (5.56%) HTML5
7 3 (5.56%) CSS3
7 3 (5.56%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.56%) Ajax
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Public Cloud
2 10 (18.52%) Digital Media
3 7 (12.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) UNIX
2 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (75.93%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (61.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 31 (57.41%) SDLC
5 31 (57.41%) Mentoring
6 22 (40.74%) Data Management
7 20 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (24.07%) OO
9 7 (12.96%) Open Source
10 6 (11.11%) Dependency Management
11 3 (5.56%) Web Application Development
11 3 (5.56%) TDD
12 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
13 1 (1.85%) MVC
13 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
13 1 (1.85%) Digital Marketing
13 1 (1.85%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (90.74%) Java
2 30 (55.56%) Python
3 23 (42.59%) Clojure
4 22 (40.74%) Scala
5 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 14 (25.93%) C++
7 8 (14.81%) Ruby
8 3 (5.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.85%) C#
9 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (70.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PhD
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) Docker
2 27 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (48.15%) KVM
3 26 (48.15%) LXC
3 26 (48.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (12.96%) Kibana
1 7 (12.96%) Graphite
Vendors
1 41 (75.93%) VMware
2 39 (72.22%) Oracle
3 21 (38.89%) Rackspace
4 20 (37.04%) HP
4 20 (37.04%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
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