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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Developer
Rank 875 865 909
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 66 83 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.079% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.082% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 54 70 47
Median salary £59,750 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.41% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £56,500 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+7.61% -19.23%
Principal Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92880 100890 108933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.53% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78915 83178 89191
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Principal Developer in the job title.

Principal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Principal Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Principal Developer Salary Trend in England

Principal Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Principal Developer Salary Histogram in England

Principal Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
Yorkshire +33 21 £56,500 +25.55%
London +1 14 £67,500 -12.90% 2
South East +17 11 £67,500 +5.88%
West Midlands -9 6 £50,000 +42.85%
South West -9 4 £52,500 -4.54%
North West +17 3 - - 3
East Midlands +6 3 - -
East of England +15 1 £70,000 -17.64%
North East - 1 £77,500 -
Principal Developer
UK

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Principal Developer 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 England region featuring Principal Developer in the job title.

1 106 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 67 (35.64%) HTML
4 63 (33.51%) TDD
5 61 (32.45%) C#
6 58 (30.85%) SQL
7 56 (29.79%) Web Services
7 56 (29.79%) AngularJS
8 55 (29.26%) CSS
8 55 (29.26%) SQL Server
9 54 (28.72%) .NET
10 51 (27.13%) Java
11 49 (26.06%) Finance
12 44 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
13 41 (21.81%) HTML5
14 39 (20.74%) Scrum
14 39 (20.74%) Microsoft Azure
15 37 (19.68%) Mentoring
16 36 (19.15%) Microsoft
17 34 (18.09%) REST
18 33 (17.55%) CSS3
19 32 (17.02%) Unit Testing
20 31 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (16.49%) Spring
20 31 (16.49%) Git (software)
21 30 (15.96%) BDD
22 29 (15.43%) Oracle
23 28 (14.89%) MVC
23 28 (14.89%) WCF
23 28 (14.89%) DevOps

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 14 (7.45%) Node.js
2 13 (6.91%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.32%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (3.72%) Apache
6 6 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.19%) IIS
6 6 (3.19%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.66%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.13%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.60%) JBoss
10 2 (1.06%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.06%) WildFly
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (20.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.85%) SaaS
4 8 (4.26%) PaaS
5 6 (3.19%) Heroku
6 5 (2.66%) GitHub
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.38%) Internet
2 6 (3.19%) HTTP
2 6 (3.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.26%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (10.11%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.45%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.13%) SSDT
9 3 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.60%) MySQL
10 2 (1.06%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.06%) Big Data
11 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.53%) HBase
11 1 (0.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (16.49%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.32%) Visual Studio
5 9 (4.79%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.79%) JIRA
6 7 (3.72%) JUnit
6 7 (3.72%) Maven
7 5 (2.66%) Appium
7 5 (2.66%) git-flow
7 5 (2.66%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (2.13%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.60%) Gradle
9 3 (1.60%) tSQLt
10 2 (1.06%) Ant
10 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.06%) Geb
10 2 (1.06%) Mockito
10 2 (1.06%) Spock
10 2 (1.06%) TestNG
General
1 49 (26.06%) Finance
2 25 (13.30%) Banking
3 19 (10.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.26%) Law
5 7 (3.72%) Retail
6 4 (2.13%) Marketing
7 3 (1.60%) Advertising
7 3 (1.60%) Electronics
7 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (35.64%) HTML
2 56 (29.79%) AngularJS
2 56 (29.79%) Web Services
3 55 (29.26%) CSS
4 54 (28.72%) .NET
5 41 (21.81%) HTML5
6 34 (18.09%) REST
7 33 (17.55%) CSS3
8 31 (16.49%) Spring
9 28 (14.89%) WCF
10 26 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (12.23%) jQuery
12 22 (11.70%) RESTful
13 19 (10.11%) Ajax
14 18 (9.57%) Middleware
15 13 (6.91%) RabbitMQ
16 12 (6.38%) ASP.NET
17 11 (5.85%) SOAP
18 9 (4.79%) J2EE
18 9 (4.79%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) Mobile App
2 17 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.32%) Online Banking
4 10 (5.32%) Private Cloud
5 9 (4.79%) User Experience
6 7 (3.72%) Fintech
6 7 (3.72%) iPad
6 7 (3.72%) iPhone
7 4 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.13%) Blog
7 4 (2.13%) W3C
8 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.06%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.06%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.53%) CUDA
9 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.53%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.30%) Linux
2 21 (11.17%) Windows
3 18 (9.57%) Apple iOS
4 17 (9.04%) Android
5 5 (2.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (33.51%) TDD
3 39 (20.74%) Scrum
4 37 (19.68%) Mentoring
5 32 (17.02%) Unit Testing
6 31 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (15.96%) BDD
8 28 (14.89%) DevOps
8 28 (14.89%) MVC
9 26 (13.83%) SDLC
9 26 (13.83%) Software Engineering
10 25 (13.30%) Automated Testing
11 24 (12.77%) Product Management
12 23 (12.23%) OO
13 19 (10.11%) Open Source
14 17 (9.04%) Service Delivery
15 16 (8.51%) Coaching
16 15 (7.98%) E-Commerce
17 14 (7.45%) ETL
17 14 (7.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 72 (38.30%) JavaScript
2 61 (32.45%) C#
3 58 (30.85%) SQL
4 51 (27.13%) Java
5 24 (12.77%) PL/SQL
6 22 (11.70%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.91%) PowerShell
8 12 (6.38%) Python
9 8 (4.26%) PHP
10 7 (3.72%) Groovy
11 6 (3.19%) C
11 6 (3.19%) Ruby
12 5 (2.66%) C++
12 5 (2.66%) Scala
13 4 (2.13%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.06%) Clojure
14 2 (1.06%) Erlang
14 2 (1.06%) Go
14 2 (1.06%) Jython
14 2 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (9.04%) Degree
2 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.45%) Docker
2 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.06%) KVM
3 2 (1.06%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.06%) Xen
4 1 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 4 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.43%) Oracle
3 12 (6.38%) IBM
4 10 (5.32%) HP
5 5 (2.66%) Northgate
5 5 (2.66%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.66%) Talend
6 4 (2.13%) Adobe
7 3 (1.60%) SAP
8 1 (0.53%) Apple
8 1 (0.53%) Google
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