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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Engineer
Rank 222 200 212
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 11 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 10
Average salary £67,950 £60,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.25% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,135 £47,600 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £68,055 £65,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.63%
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
5852 4820 5475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.09% 95.01% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4879 4171 4847
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -14 6 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £67,950 -
Dorset -4 1 £42,500 -3.40%
Principal Engineer
England

Principal Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Requirements Management
3 6 (27.27%) Validation
3 6 (27.27%) UML
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
4 5 (22.73%) Military
4 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 4 (18.18%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) C
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) HTTP
6 3 (13.64%) LDAP
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) X.509
6 3 (13.64%) Business Development
6 3 (13.64%) MODAF
6 3 (13.64%) QA
6 3 (13.64%) Product Management
6 3 (13.64%) Open Source
6 3 (13.64%) SaaS
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
1 3 (13.64%) X.509
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) RTP
2 1 (4.55%) SS7
2 1 (4.55%) TCAP
2 1 (4.55%) ISUP
2 1 (4.55%) SCCP
2 1 (4.55%) Q.931
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) ISDN
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) PVCS
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (22.73%) Military
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) Requirements Management
2 6 (27.27%) UML
2 6 (27.27%) Validation
3 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) Business Development
4 3 (13.64%) Product Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) MODAF
5 2 (9.09%) Line Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 2 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) VC++
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) EMC
1 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
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