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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 235 231 217
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 15 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 8
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,000 £44,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £44,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
6086 5641 5512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.84% 95.24% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5096 4818 4904
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
(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 +12 8 £70,000 -
Dorset -9 4 £45,000 +2.27%
Gloucestershire -18 3 £43,750 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) Hyland
3 6 (23.08%) Open Source
4 5 (19.23%) Validation
4 5 (19.23%) Requirements Management
4 5 (19.23%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) C
5 4 (15.38%) MS Office
5 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 4 (15.38%) Embedded C
5 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (15.38%) Subversion
6 3 (11.54%) C++
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) EMC
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Electronics
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) MODAF
6 3 (11.54%) Business Development
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Product Management
6 3 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (7.69%) UML
7 2 (7.69%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.85%) PVCS
3 1 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Military
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Local Government
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.85%) VHDL
3 1 (3.85%) Verilog
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) Requirements Management
2 5 (19.23%) Validation
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.54%) Business Development
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) MODAF
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Product Management
4 2 (7.69%) Line Management
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) People Management
5 1 (3.85%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) C
2 4 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 3 (11.54%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.85%) VC++
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ada
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.85%) TickIT
2 1 (3.85%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.85%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Hyland
2 3 (11.54%) EMC
3 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago