The median annual salary for a Principal Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Principal Engineer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 115 99
Rank change year-on-year -15 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 4 1 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.22% 0.062% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.064% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 14
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -32.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £83,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.09% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1766 1556 1899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.30% 97.07% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1352 1647
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Principal Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Principal Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Engineer in Bristol

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Engineer in Bristol.

Salary trend for Principal Engineer in Bristol

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) C++
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) MISRA
2 4 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Def Stans
3 3 (42.86%) MISRA C
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (28.57%) DO-254
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) NetBeans
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Military
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) FMECA

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) NetBeans
4 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Protractor
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SDLC
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Context-Driven Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) FMECA
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) QMS
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) MISRA
2 3 (42.86%) Def Stans
2 3 (42.86%) MISRA C
3 2 (28.57%) DO-254
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
Bristol
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