The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank - 80 94
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 0 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 1.12% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.15% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 6
Average salary - £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
Principal Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
692 960 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 94.79% 97.46% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 611 825 980
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Oxford

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Finite Element Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Solid Edge
1 2 (66.67%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) IBM

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Solid Edge
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Finite Element Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM