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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Engineer
Rank 204 227 214
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 46 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.11% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.12% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 2
Average salary £66,250 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £65,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +2.63%
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
5758 5949 5020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.92% 95.92% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4836 4901 4435
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +34 40 £66,250 +1.92% 3
Wiltshire - 5 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 48 (76.19%) Software Engineering
2 42 (66.67%) Java
3 40 (63.49%) Degree
4 38 (60.32%) Oracle
5 37 (58.73%) VMware
6 35 (55.56%) Web Services
7 34 (53.97%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (49.21%) Python
10 29 (46.03%) SaaS
10 29 (46.03%) Mentoring
10 29 (46.03%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (44.44%) SDLC
12 27 (42.86%) Docker
12 27 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (39.68%) Maven
13 25 (39.68%) Git (software)
13 25 (39.68%) Ant
13 25 (39.68%) KVM
13 25 (39.68%) Gradle
14 24 (38.10%) Artifactory
14 24 (38.10%) Jenkins
14 24 (38.10%) Hudson
15 23 (36.51%) Xen
15 23 (36.51%) LXC
16 21 (33.33%) OpenStack
16 21 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (33.33%) Clojure
17 20 (31.75%) PaaS
17 20 (31.75%) Scala

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 9 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 8 (12.70%) nginx
3 8 (12.70%) Node.js
4 6 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.17%) JBoss
5 2 (3.17%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (46.03%) SaaS
2 21 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (31.75%) PaaS
4 19 (30.16%) Google App Engine
4 19 (30.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (28.57%) HP Helion
6 11 (17.46%) IaaS
7 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.17%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.52%) SSL
3 2 (3.17%) SAN
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) SSH
3 2 (3.17%) VPN
3 2 (3.17%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Ant
1 25 (39.68%) Maven
1 25 (39.68%) Git (software)
1 25 (39.68%) Gradle
2 24 (38.10%) Artifactory
2 24 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 24 (38.10%) Hudson
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.59%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.59%) Carbide.c++
General
1 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Military
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) Web Services
2 12 (19.05%) Java EE
3 9 (14.29%) CSS
3 9 (14.29%) REST
3 9 (14.29%) JMX
3 9 (14.29%) HTML
4 8 (12.70%) RESTful
5 6 (9.52%) MCollective
6 3 (4.76%) .NET
6 3 (4.76%) J2EE
7 2 (3.17%) LAMP
7 2 (3.17%) Ajax
7 2 (3.17%) CSS3
7 2 (3.17%) Backbone.js
7 2 (3.17%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.17%) libvirt
7 2 (3.17%) React
7 2 (3.17%) HTML5
8 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Public Cloud
2 7 (11.11%) User Experience
3 6 (9.52%) Digital Media
4 5 (7.94%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.59%) DTV
6 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Linux
2 14 (22.22%) UNIX
3 11 (17.46%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Debian
5 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.17%) CentOS
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (76.19%) Software Engineering
2 34 (53.97%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (46.03%) Mentoring
4 29 (46.03%) Continuous Delivery
5 28 (44.44%) SDLC
6 19 (30.16%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (30.16%) Data Management
7 9 (14.29%) Open Source
7 9 (14.29%) OO
8 6 (9.52%) Dependency Management
9 5 (7.94%) Cyber Security
10 4 (6.35%) ITIL
11 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.17%) TDD
11 2 (3.17%) Web Application Development
12 1 (1.59%) Data Mapping
12 1 (1.59%) Logistics
12 1 (1.59%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (1.59%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 42 (66.67%) Java
2 31 (49.21%) Python
3 21 (33.33%) Clojure
4 20 (31.75%) Scala
4 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.87%) C++
6 9 (14.29%) Ruby
7 3 (4.76%) Perl
7 3 (4.76%) C#
8 2 (3.17%) C
8 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) SQL
9 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (63.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) PhD
System Software
1 27 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 27 (42.86%) Docker
2 25 (39.68%) KVM
3 23 (36.51%) Xen
3 23 (36.51%) LXC
4 2 (3.17%) oVirt
4 2 (3.17%) GFS2
4 2 (3.17%) RHEV
4 2 (3.17%) Gluster
4 2 (3.17%) NFS
4 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.17%) Samba
4 2 (3.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (9.52%) Kibana
2 6 (9.52%) Graphite
3 2 (3.17%) Pacemaker
3 2 (3.17%) SELinux
3 2 (3.17%) Nagios
3 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (3.17%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) Oracle
2 37 (58.73%) VMware
3 19 (30.16%) Rackspace
4 18 (28.57%) Google
4 18 (28.57%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix
6 2 (3.17%) Hyland
6 2 (3.17%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
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