The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Developer
Rank 114 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.055% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
Principal Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1711 1478 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.43% 93.84% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1292 1639
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Principal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Principal Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Developer across the Cambridge region.

Principal Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Principal Developer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Principal Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing

Principal Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Principal Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) SAP