The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 105 120 102
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 11 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.68% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.12% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 5
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1550 1717 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.33% 96.19% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1481 1251
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Principal Engineer
South East

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Kidlington - 7 £70,000 -
Oxford +11 3 £57,500 +27.77%
Principal Engineer
South East

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (55.56%) Java
1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
1 10 (55.56%) XML
1 10 (55.56%) TDD
1 10 (55.56%) Spring
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) J2EE
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (38.89%) Big Data
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
5 6 (33.33%) Subversion
6 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Process Server
6 5 (27.78%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
6 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
6 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (27.78%) EJB
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) JTAG
7 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (22.22%) GDB
7 4 (22.22%) JIRA

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Process Server
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Solid Edge
2 1 (5.56%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (38.89%) Big Data
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Triplestore
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) HBase
2 2 (11.11%) Text Mining
2 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) Bugzilla
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) GDB
3 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.11%) WATIR
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Hudson
3 2 (11.11%) CruiseControl
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (11.11%) JDeveloper
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 4 (22.22%) Games
3 2 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
1 10 (55.56%) XML
1 10 (55.56%) Spring
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) J2EE
3 5 (27.78%) EJB
3 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
4 4 (22.22%) Flash
5 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 2 (11.11%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
6 2 (11.11%) JNDI
6 2 (11.11%) JSP
6 2 (11.11%) Servlets
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
7 1 (5.56%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (22.22%) Firmware
3 2 (11.11%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.11%) Ontologies
3 2 (11.11%) Linked Data
3 2 (11.11%) Semantic Web
4 1 (5.56%) Physics
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) TDD
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) CAD
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) RDF
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Finite Element Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) C
2 4 (22.22%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) XQuery
3 2 (11.11%) XPath
3 2 (11.11%) SPARQL
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) JTAG
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) Toshiba