The table below looks at the statistics 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 116 106 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 1 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.070% 0.71% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.72% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 9
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +1.94%
Principal Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1378 1520 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.70% 97.88% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1290 1686
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Firmware
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (66.67%) ASIC
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (33.33%) JTAG
3 1 (33.33%) GDB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) GDB
General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) ASIC
2 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
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