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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 123 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.37% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1803 1726 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.52% 94.16% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1552 1407
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,332
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 4 - -
Oxford +2 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Principal Engineer
South East

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (73.68%) Java
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (73.68%) Software Engineering
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle
3 11 (57.89%) SOA
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) Middleware
4 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
5 6 (31.58%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) Publishing
6 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
6 5 (26.32%) J2EE
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) JIRA
7 4 (21.05%) JTAG
7 4 (21.05%) Subversion
7 4 (21.05%) C
7 4 (21.05%) C++
7 4 (21.05%) Flash
7 4 (21.05%) SAN
7 4 (21.05%) Firmware
7 4 (21.05%) Bugzilla
7 4 (21.05%) Games
7 4 (21.05%) Toshiba
7 4 (21.05%) GDB

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (10.53%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (42.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
1 4 (21.05%) Bugzilla
1 4 (21.05%) GDB
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (10.53%) JDeveloper
General
1 6 (31.58%) Publishing
2 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
3 4 (21.05%) Games
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) Middleware
3 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 5 (26.32%) J2EE
5 4 (21.05%) Flash
6 3 (15.79%) XML
7 2 (10.53%) HTML
8 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
8 1 (5.26%) OC4J
8 1 (5.26%) RESTful
8 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Firmware
1 4 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.26%) Ontologies
2 1 (5.26%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (73.68%) Software Engineering
2 11 (57.89%) SOA
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) CAD
5 1 (5.26%) RDF
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) JTAG
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) Dublin Core
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Toshiba