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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Software Engineer
Rank - - 117
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
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
1449 1613 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.77% 96.59% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1410 1445
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
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 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Big Data
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (62.50%) EJB
4 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (62.50%) Open Source
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (50.00%) Service Management
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
7 2 (25.00%) WATIR
7 2 (25.00%) Selenium
7 2 (25.00%) Semantic Web
7 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing

Principal Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) HBase
3 2 (25.00%) Text Mining
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (25.00%) Triplestore
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) WATIR
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) EJB
3 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) JNDI
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Linked Data
2 2 (25.00%) Taxonomies
2 2 (25.00%) Ontologies
2 2 (25.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) RDF
5 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) XQuery
3 2 (25.00%) XPath
3 2 (25.00%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) IBM