The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 114 100 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.086% 0.75% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.78% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 3
Median salary - £75,000 £67,950
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.37%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £56,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +12.00%
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
1122 1030 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.64% 96.80% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 916 841 702
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -20 1 - -
Principal Engineer
South West

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Principal 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Firmware
1 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
1 5 (62.50%) VHDL
1 5 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (62.50%) Xilinx
1 5 (62.50%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Docker
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) EJB
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
1 5 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (62.50%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) MODAF
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Firmware
2 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Mentor Graphics
1 5 (62.50%) Xilinx
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft