The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 233 203 228
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 15 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.70% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.72% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 6
Median salary £60,000 £55,500 £57,725
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,658 £43,472 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £68,025
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%
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
5496 5711 5935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.59% 96.99% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4653 4838 4971
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Principal Engineer in the job title.

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 27 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -15 9 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Gloucestershire -15 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £70,000 -
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Principal Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (25.00%) Coaching
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (20.83%) Strategic Planning
2 5 (20.83%) Xilinx
2 5 (20.83%) Mentor Graphics
2 5 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.83%) Firmware
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) VHDL
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Cryptography
3 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.67%) Electronics
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) CCDA
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.67%) Virtual Team
4 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) CentOS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
2 2 (8.33%) ZigBee
3 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Electronics
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) EJB
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Java EE
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Cryptography
1 5 (20.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (20.83%) VHDL
2 4 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 3 (12.50%) Derivative
3 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) CentOS
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) LynxOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Coaching
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.50%) C
3 3 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CCDA
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Mentor Graphics
1 5 (20.83%) Xilinx
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) BT
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Cadence
4 1 (4.17%) Intel
4 1 (4.17%) QNX
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