The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 118 106 131
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 1 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.066% 1.08% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 1.11% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 7
Average salary £52,500 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
Principal Software 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
1441 1719 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.74% 97.56% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1465 1804
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Principal Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Principal Software Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Principal Software Engineer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) GDB
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics

Principal Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) GDB
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware