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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Engineer
Rank 242 228 228
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 9 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 12
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +3.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £97,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
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
5476 6026 5572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4950 4665
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -18 4 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Gloucestershire +10 3 £55,000 - 1
Dorset +13 2 £42,500 - 1
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 37 (82.22%) Software Engineering
2 32 (71.11%) Linux
3 29 (64.44%) Telecoms
4 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (40.00%) Java
6 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
6 16 (35.56%) HTML
6 16 (35.56%) Electronics
7 15 (33.33%) REST
8 13 (28.89%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (28.89%) C++
8 13 (28.89%) Finance
9 12 (26.67%) Manufacturing
9 12 (26.67%) C
9 12 (26.67%) Programme Management
10 11 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (24.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (24.44%) Marketing
10 11 (24.44%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (24.44%) Multithreading
10 11 (24.44%) C#
10 11 (24.44%) MySQL
10 11 (24.44%) SAP
10 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
10 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (24.44%) Digital Media
11 10 (22.22%) DevOps
11 10 (22.22%) CSS
11 10 (22.22%) Oracle
12 9 (20.00%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (15.56%) Apache Pig
2 6 (13.33%) Node.js
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (24.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 6 (13.33%) Internet
3 6 (13.33%) SSL
4 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) MySQL
1 11 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (15.56%) Apache Hive
2 7 (15.56%) Big Data
2 7 (15.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.22%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.22%) Grunt
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Mockito
2 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 29 (64.44%) Telecoms
2 16 (35.56%) Electronics
3 13 (28.89%) Finance
4 12 (26.67%) Manufacturing
5 11 (24.44%) Marketing
6 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.22%) Advertising
7 1 (2.22%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) HTML
2 15 (33.33%) REST
3 10 (22.22%) CSS
4 9 (20.00%) Django
5 8 (17.78%) Java EE
6 7 (15.56%) RESTful
6 7 (15.56%) STL
6 7 (15.56%) Web Services
7 6 (13.33%) Backbone.js
7 6 (13.33%) CSS3
7 6 (13.33%) Ember.js
7 6 (13.33%) HTML5
7 6 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (13.33%) OAuth
7 6 (13.33%) OpenID
7 6 (13.33%) React
7 6 (13.33%) SAML
7 6 (13.33%) SOAP
7 6 (13.33%) XHTML
7 6 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Digital Media
2 7 (15.56%) Cybercrime
3 4 (8.89%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (8.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.44%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.44%) VHDL
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Android
2 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) LynxOS
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Software Engineering
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (26.67%) Programme Management
5 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (24.44%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (24.44%) Multithreading
6 10 (22.22%) DevOps
7 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (17.78%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (17.78%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (15.56%) Mobile Development
9 7 (15.56%) Reverse Engineering
10 6 (13.33%) High Availability
10 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
11 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
12 4 (8.89%) Project Management
12 4 (8.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) C++
4 12 (26.67%) C
5 11 (24.44%) C#
6 9 (20.00%) Python
7 7 (15.56%) Objective-C
7 7 (15.56%) SQL
8 6 (13.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) CCNA
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.56%) CISSP
2 7 (15.56%) GIAC
2 7 (15.56%) Linux+ Certification
2 7 (15.56%) MCSE
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.56%) SANS
2 7 (15.56%) SSCP
3 6 (13.33%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.22%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.22%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) SAP
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Xilinx
5 2 (4.44%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (2.22%) Intel
6 1 (2.22%) QNX
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
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