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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 108 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 5 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% - 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Average salary £57,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £52,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +10.63%
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
1458 1621 1578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.92% 96.72% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1422 1446
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Oxford - 2 £57,500 -
Kidlington - 1 £70,000 -
Principal Engineer
South East

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
1 8 (53.33%) XML
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) TDD
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (46.67%) Big Data
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (33.33%) EJB
4 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 5 (33.33%) Subversion
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 5 (33.33%) Open Source
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) Firmware
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Flash
6 3 (20.00%) SQL

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Solid Edge
2 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Big Data
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) HBase
3 2 (13.33%) Triplestore
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (13.33%) Text Mining
3 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) GDB
3 2 (13.33%) Hudson
3 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) WATIR
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) CruiseControl
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
1 8 (53.33%) XML
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 5 (33.33%) EJB
3 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (20.00%) Flash
4 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) JNDI
5 2 (13.33%) JSP
5 2 (13.33%) Servlets
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Firmware
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (13.33%) Linked Data
4 2 (13.33%) Semantic Web
4 2 (13.33%) Taxonomies
4 2 (13.33%) Ontologies
5 1 (6.67%) ASIC
5 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (6.67%) Physics
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) TDD
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Finite Element Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) RDF
5 2 (13.33%) CAD
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) SPARQL
3 2 (13.33%) XPath
3 2 (13.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Toshiba
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