The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 216 203 206
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 9 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 9
Average salary £45,750 £53,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.67% +55.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,250 £32,755
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5532 5200 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 96.64% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4586 4654
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Principal Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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Dorset - 6 £44,000 - 2
Bristol -6 3 £65,000 +27.45% 1
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (54.55%) MATLAB
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 5 (45.45%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) Requirements Management
3 5 (45.45%) Validation
3 5 (45.45%) Military
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) LDAP
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) X.509
5 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) SaaS
6 1 (9.09%) Electronics
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 1 (9.09%) RTP
6 1 (9.09%) SS7
6 1 (9.09%) TCAP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) X.509
2 1 (9.09%) RTP
2 1 (9.09%) SS7
2 1 (9.09%) TCAP
2 1 (9.09%) ISUP
2 1 (9.09%) SCCP
2 1 (9.09%) Q.931
2 1 (9.09%) ISDN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (45.45%) Military
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) UML
2 5 (45.45%) Requirements Management
2 5 (45.45%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) MATLAB
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Dorset
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago