The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 85 77 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.31% 0.50% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.53% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Principal 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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
938 759 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.11% 95.71% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 824 670 898
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Tewkesbury - 1 £45,000 -
Filton - 1 - -
Principal Engineer
South West

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Principal 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) MODAF
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Military
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Principal 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Military
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Business Development
1 3 (50.00%) MODAF
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware