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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 225 230 225
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 29 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.22% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.23% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 1
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -7.61%
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
5602 5717 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.02% 97.48% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4685 4862 4420
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +6 21 £57,500 - 2
Dorset +5 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Gloucestershire +1 2 £75,000 +76.47% 1
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 67 (89.33%) Software Engineering
2 50 (66.67%) Linux
3 47 (62.67%) Telecoms
4 45 (60.00%) Java
5 31 (41.33%) C++
6 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 24 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (32.00%) Multithreading
9 23 (30.67%) C
9 23 (30.67%) C#
10 21 (28.00%) Mentoring
11 19 (25.33%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (25.33%) Java EE
11 19 (25.33%) Python
11 19 (25.33%) Ethical Hacking
12 18 (24.00%) Firewall
12 18 (24.00%) Electronics
12 18 (24.00%) Linux+ Certification
12 18 (24.00%) GIAC
12 18 (24.00%) Objective-C
12 18 (24.00%) MCSE
12 18 (24.00%) STL
12 18 (24.00%) Oracle
12 18 (24.00%) CCNA
12 18 (24.00%) CISSP
12 18 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (24.00%) SSCP
12 18 (24.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 18 (24.00%) Apache Pig
2 8 (10.67%) OpenStack
3 7 (9.33%) Node.js
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.33%) Mule
5 1 (1.33%) nginx
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (17.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (13.33%) IaaS
3 10 (13.33%) SaaS
4 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (10.67%) Google App Engine
5 8 (10.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (10.67%) PaaS
6 6 (8.00%) HP Helion
7 2 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 18 (24.00%) Firewall
3 7 (9.33%) Internet
4 6 (8.00%) SSL
5 2 (2.67%) DHCP
5 2 (2.67%) DNS
5 2 (2.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.33%) HTTP
6 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) Apache Hive
1 18 (24.00%) Big Data
1 18 (24.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (16.00%) MySQL
2 12 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Ant
1 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (12.00%) Gradle
1 9 (12.00%) Maven
2 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.33%) Artifactory
3 7 (9.33%) Hudson
3 7 (9.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.33%) Grunt
5 1 (1.33%) JUnit
5 1 (1.33%) Mockito
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 47 (62.67%) Telecoms
2 18 (24.00%) Electronics
3 15 (20.00%) Finance
4 14 (18.67%) Manufacturing
5 13 (17.33%) Marketing
6 3 (4.00%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.33%) Automotive
7 1 (1.33%) Military
7 1 (1.33%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) Java EE
2 18 (24.00%) REST
2 18 (24.00%) STL
3 17 (22.67%) HTML
4 16 (21.33%) Web Services
5 11 (14.67%) CSS
6 10 (13.33%) Django
7 8 (10.67%) RESTful
8 7 (9.33%) Ajax
8 7 (9.33%) Backbone.js
8 7 (9.33%) CSS3
8 7 (9.33%) Ember.js
8 7 (9.33%) HTML5
8 7 (9.33%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (9.33%) React
9 6 (8.00%) OAuth
9 6 (8.00%) SAML
9 6 (8.00%) SOAP
9 6 (8.00%) XHTML
9 6 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Cybercrime
2 14 (18.67%) Digital Media
3 6 (8.00%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.33%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.33%) Derivative
8 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.33%) Physics
8 1 (1.33%) Replication
8 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 50 (66.67%) Linux
2 18 (24.00%) Android
2 18 (24.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.33%) Windows
4 6 (8.00%) Unix
5 2 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) CentOS
6 1 (1.33%) LynxOS
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (89.33%) Software Engineering
2 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.00%) Multithreading
3 24 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 19 (25.33%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (25.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 18 (24.00%) Mobile Development
6 18 (24.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (18.67%) Programme Management
8 13 (17.33%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (17.33%) High Availability
9 11 (14.67%) Coaching
9 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
11 9 (12.00%) DevOps
11 9 (12.00%) OO
12 8 (10.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (10.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) Java
2 31 (41.33%) C++
3 23 (30.67%) C
3 23 (30.67%) C#
4 19 (25.33%) Python
5 18 (24.00%) Objective-C
6 17 (22.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.33%) SQL
8 8 (10.67%) Clojure
9 7 (9.33%) PHP
10 6 (8.00%) Scala
11 4 (5.33%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.67%) Ruby
13 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) CCNA
1 18 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (24.00%) CISSP
1 18 (24.00%) Degree
1 18 (24.00%) GIAC
1 18 (24.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 18 (24.00%) MCSE
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (24.00%) SANS
1 18 (24.00%) SSCP
2 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Def Stans
1 1 (1.33%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.33%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.33%) MISRA
1 1 (1.33%) MISRA C
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Docker
1 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.33%) KVM
2 7 (9.33%) LXC
2 7 (9.33%) Xen
3 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
1 2 (2.67%) SCDPM
1 2 (2.67%) SCOM
1 2 (2.67%) SCOrch
1 2 (2.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.33%) Graphite
2 1 (1.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Oracle
2 13 (17.33%) SAP
3 11 (14.67%) VMware
4 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.67%) Google
5 8 (10.67%) Rackspace
6 6 (8.00%) HP
7 4 (5.33%) Intel
8 2 (2.67%) Dell
8 2 (2.67%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.33%) IBM
9 1 (1.33%) QNX
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.33%) Xilinx
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