The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Principal Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 123 118 130
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 1 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.059% 0.67% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.69% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £45,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.93% +11.53%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +27.77%
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
1621 1895 1987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.32% 97.68% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1441 1652 1603
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
5 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Electronics
5 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (44.44%) SAP
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) RESTful
5 4 (44.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (44.44%) Marketing
5 4 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 3 (33.33%) React
6 3 (33.33%) Node.js
6 3 (33.33%) REST
6 3 (33.33%) CSS3
6 3 (33.33%) Digital Media
6 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
6 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 3 (33.33%) Ember.js
6 3 (33.33%) Django
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5

Principal Software 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 3 (33.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 3 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (33.33%) Django
2 3 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (33.33%) React
2 3 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) LynxOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Def Stans
1 1 (11.11%) DO-178B
1 1 (11.11%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) QNX