The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 207 212 210
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 26 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 6
Average salary £67,500 £46,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.94% -15.90%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.00%
Principal Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5460 5673 5015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.63% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4601 4723 4418
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,657
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
Bristol +9 20 £72,500 +11.53% 14
Wiltshire - 3 - - 1
Dorset -1 2 £42,500 -3.40%
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 27 (67.50%) Software Engineering
2 21 (52.50%) Degree
3 20 (50.00%) Java
4 19 (47.50%) Oracle
5 18 (45.00%) Python
6 17 (42.50%) VMware
7 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (40.00%) Docker
8 15 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (37.50%) Web Services
9 14 (35.00%) Ant
9 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
9 14 (35.00%) Maven
9 14 (35.00%) SDLC
9 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
9 14 (35.00%) KVM
9 14 (35.00%) Gradle
10 13 (32.50%) Artifactory
10 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
10 13 (32.50%) Hudson
10 13 (32.50%) OpenStack
10 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (32.50%) Clojure
11 12 (30.00%) SaaS
11 12 (30.00%) Scala
11 12 (30.00%) Xen
11 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (30.00%) LXC

Principal Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 13 (32.50%) OpenStack
2 5 (12.50%) nginx
3 4 (10.00%) Node.js
4 3 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.00%) JBoss
5 2 (5.00%) Apache
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (30.00%) SaaS
3 11 (27.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (27.50%) Google App Engine
3 11 (27.50%) PaaS
4 10 (25.00%) HP Helion
5 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
6 2 (5.00%) IaaS
7 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SSH
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
1 2 (5.00%) VPN
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) SMS
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Ant
1 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 14 (35.00%) Maven
1 14 (35.00%) Gradle
2 13 (32.50%) Artifactory
2 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
2 13 (32.50%) Hudson
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.50%) Carbide.c++
4 1 (2.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (7.50%) Military
2 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) RESTful
3 4 (10.00%) Java EE
4 3 (7.50%) MCollective
4 3 (7.50%) .NET
5 2 (5.00%) LAMP
5 2 (5.00%) libvirt
6 1 (2.50%) React
6 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) CSS3
6 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.50%) JSP
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) JMX
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Public Cloud
2 4 (10.00%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.00%) VHDL
4 2 (5.00%) Verilog
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.00%) CentOS
4 2 (5.00%) Debian
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Software Engineering
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (35.00%) SDLC
4 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (27.50%) Data Management
6 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.00%) Open Source
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security
8 3 (7.50%) Validation
9 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
9 2 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) UML
9 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) Python
3 13 (32.50%) Clojure
4 12 (30.00%) Scala
4 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) Ruby
5 4 (10.00%) C++
5 4 (10.00%) C
6 3 (7.50%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
7 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) Ada
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) PhD
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) IEC 61508
1 2 (5.00%) DO-178B
1 2 (5.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Docker
2 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (35.00%) KVM
4 12 (30.00%) Xen
4 12 (30.00%) LXC
5 2 (5.00%) Squid
5 2 (5.00%) Samba
5 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.00%) NFS
5 2 (5.00%) Gluster
5 2 (5.00%) GFS2
5 2 (5.00%) oVirt
5 2 (5.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.50%) Kibana
2 3 (7.50%) Graphite
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
3 2 (5.00%) Nagios
3 2 (5.00%) SELinux
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (5.00%) Cobbler
3 2 (5.00%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Oracle
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) Rackspace
4 10 (25.00%) Google
4 10 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) EMC
6 2 (5.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.00%) Hyland
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Computer People
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Wiltshire
DSTL
Posted: 22 days ago