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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 96 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.19% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,750 £50,250
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.97%
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
1022 860 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.42% 95.13% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 867 754 726
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Military
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) TickIT
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (40.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (20.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
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