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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 123 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.66% 0.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Average salary £57,500 £40,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
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
1752 1905 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.96% 97.34% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1570 1413
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Principal Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Principal Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
3 18 (62.07%) Java
3 18 (62.07%) Linux
4 16 (55.17%) Python
5 14 (48.28%) Oracle
6 11 (37.93%) VMware
6 11 (37.93%) Degree
7 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (34.48%) SaaS
7 10 (34.48%) IaaS
7 10 (34.48%) Web Services
8 9 (31.03%) CSS
8 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (31.03%) Ant
8 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 9 (31.03%) HTML
8 9 (31.03%) Gradle
8 9 (31.03%) REST
8 9 (31.03%) Digital Media
8 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
8 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (31.03%) Electronics
8 9 (31.03%) Maven
8 9 (31.03%) Docker
9 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
9 8 (27.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (27.59%) Data Management

Principal Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (27.59%) OpenStack
2 7 (24.14%) Node.js
3 2 (6.90%) Mule
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) IaaS
1 10 (34.48%) SaaS
2 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (27.59%) Google App Engine
3 8 (27.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (27.59%) PaaS
4 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (20.69%) HP Helion
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
1 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Ant
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
1 9 (31.03%) Gradle
1 9 (31.03%) Maven
2 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (24.14%) Artifactory
3 7 (24.14%) Hudson
3 7 (24.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.45%) Grunt
5 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
2 9 (31.03%) Electronics
3 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) Manufacturing
3 8 (27.59%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
2 9 (31.03%) CSS
2 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) REST
3 8 (27.59%) RESTful
4 7 (24.14%) Ajax
4 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
4 7 (24.14%) CSS3
4 7 (24.14%) Django
4 7 (24.14%) Ember.js
4 7 (24.14%) HTML5
4 7 (24.14%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (24.14%) React
5 2 (6.90%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) JMX
5 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.90%) RESTEasy
5 2 (6.90%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Digital Media
2 6 (20.69%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Replication
4 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.90%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (27.59%) Data Management
5 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (27.59%) High Availability
5 8 (27.59%) Programme Management
6 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (24.14%) SDLC
6 7 (24.14%) Web Application Development
7 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) OO
9 2 (6.90%) ETL
9 2 (6.90%) SOA
9 2 (6.90%) TDD
9 2 (6.90%) UML
10 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) Python
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) Clojure
5 7 (24.14%) PHP
6 6 (20.69%) Scala
7 4 (13.79%) C++
8 3 (10.34%) SQL
9 2 (6.90%) C
9 2 (6.90%) C#
10 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
10 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Def Stans
2 1 (3.45%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.45%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.45%) MISRA
2 1 (3.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Docker
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (24.14%) KVM
2 7 (24.14%) LXC
2 7 (24.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Graphite
2 1 (3.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 11 (37.93%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Google
3 8 (27.59%) Rackspace
3 8 (27.59%) SAP
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) QNX
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago