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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 108 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 28 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.48% 0.057% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.059% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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
1818 1697 1462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.04% 95.98% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1363 1295
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Principal Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Principal Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 52 (91.23%) Java
3 42 (73.68%) VMware
4 41 (71.93%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (71.93%) Oracle
5 40 (70.18%) Web Services
5 40 (70.18%) Degree
6 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (61.40%) SaaS
8 33 (57.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 33 (57.89%) Python
9 31 (54.39%) Mentoring
9 31 (54.39%) SDLC
10 29 (50.88%) Docker
10 29 (50.88%) Git (software)
10 29 (50.88%) Gradle
10 29 (50.88%) Ant
10 29 (50.88%) Maven
11 28 (49.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (47.37%) Artifactory
12 27 (47.37%) Jenkins
12 27 (47.37%) Hudson
13 26 (45.61%) KVM
13 26 (45.61%) LXC
13 26 (45.61%) Xen
14 23 (40.35%) Clojure
15 22 (38.60%) PaaS
15 22 (38.60%) Data Management
15 22 (38.60%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (36.84%) Scala

Principal Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (36.84%) OpenStack
2 13 (22.81%) WebLogic
3 9 (15.79%) Node.js
4 8 (14.04%) nginx
4 8 (14.04%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.51%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (61.40%) SaaS
2 22 (38.60%) PaaS
3 21 (36.84%) Google App Engine
3 21 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (36.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (33.33%) HP Helion
5 16 (28.07%) IaaS
6 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.53%) SSL
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (50.88%) Ant
1 29 (50.88%) Maven
1 29 (50.88%) Git (software)
1 29 (50.88%) Gradle
2 27 (47.37%) Artifactory
2 27 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 27 (47.37%) Hudson
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.51%) Marketing
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) Web Services
2 15 (26.32%) REST
3 13 (22.81%) JMX
4 12 (21.05%) Java EE
5 10 (17.54%) CSS
5 10 (17.54%) HTML
6 9 (15.79%) RESTful
7 8 (14.04%) MCollective
8 7 (12.28%) J2EE
9 3 (5.26%) Ajax
9 3 (5.26%) CSS3
9 3 (5.26%) Backbone.js
9 3 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.26%) React
9 3 (5.26%) HTML5
10 2 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (3.51%) RESTEasy
10 2 (3.51%) Django
10 2 (3.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Public Cloud
2 10 (17.54%) Digital Media
3 7 (12.28%) User Experience
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) DTV
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
4 2 (3.51%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) UNIX
2 16 (28.07%) Linux
3 13 (22.81%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (71.93%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (57.89%) Continuous Delivery
5 31 (54.39%) SDLC
5 31 (54.39%) Mentoring
6 22 (38.60%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (38.60%) Data Management
7 13 (22.81%) OO
8 7 (12.28%) Open Source
9 6 (10.53%) Dependency Management
10 3 (5.26%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.26%) TDD
11 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.51%) SOA
11 2 (3.51%) ETL
11 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (1.75%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (91.23%) Java
2 33 (57.89%) Python
3 23 (40.35%) Clojure
4 21 (36.84%) Scala
5 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 14 (24.56%) C++
7 9 (15.79%) Ruby
8 3 (5.26%) PHP
9 2 (3.51%) SQL
10 1 (1.75%) C#
10 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (70.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) Docker
2 28 (49.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (45.61%) KVM
3 26 (45.61%) LXC
3 26 (45.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (14.04%) Kibana
2 8 (14.04%) Graphite
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) VMware
2 41 (71.93%) Oracle
3 21 (36.84%) Rackspace
4 20 (35.09%) Google
5 19 (33.33%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
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