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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Developer
UK / England
Rank 739 779 867
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 74 120 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.13% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.13% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 73 87 52
Median salary £63,500 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.62% +7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%

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
76302 90106 95093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 63838 76403 79723
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
South East +60 25 £63,500 +0.79% 1
London +70 22 £72,500 +3.57% 4
North West -12 13 £50,000 - 1
East of England +30 12 £60,000 +17.95% 3
South West +11 1 £55,000 -18.51% 2
Yorkshire -13 1 £47,500 -16.66%
Principal Developer
UK

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 90 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (54.93%) JavaScript
3 75 (52.82%) C#
4 74 (52.11%) .NET
5 68 (47.89%) TDD
6 55 (38.73%) HTML
7 53 (37.32%) CSS
8 51 (35.92%) ASP.NET
9 50 (35.21%) Java
9 50 (35.21%) HTML5
9 50 (35.21%) AngularJS
10 43 (30.28%) Node.js
11 42 (29.58%) MongoDB
11 42 (29.58%) Finance
12 40 (28.17%) Mentoring
13 39 (27.46%) SQL Server
14 36 (25.35%) E-Commerce
15 33 (23.24%) MVC
16 32 (22.54%) Games
16 32 (22.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 31 (21.83%) Retail
17 31 (21.83%) Online Games
17 31 (21.83%) Online Betting
18 28 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (19.01%) Web Services
20 25 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
20 25 (17.61%) BDD
21 24 (16.90%) Coaching
22 22 (15.49%) SQL
23 21 (14.79%) 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 10 (7.04%) WordPress
2 9 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (4.93%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.93%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.23%) JBoss
5 4 (2.82%) Apache
5 4 (2.82%) IIS
6 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.41%) nginx
8 1 (0.70%) CMS
8 1 (0.70%) Jetty
8 1 (0.70%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.41%) GitHub
3 2 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) 3G
1 5 (3.52%) 4G
1 5 (3.52%) GSM
1 5 (3.52%) OpenFlow
2 2 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.58%) MongoDB
2 39 (27.46%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.56%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.93%) Big Data
5 3 (2.11%) MySQL
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.70%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.70%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.70%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.70%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.70%) Redis
7 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (13.38%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.45%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (6.34%) Maven
4 8 (5.63%) Selenium
5 7 (4.93%) Mocha
6 6 (4.23%) Grunt
6 6 (4.23%) JIRA
7 5 (3.52%) Ant
7 5 (3.52%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.52%) FitNesse
7 5 (3.52%) Gradle
7 5 (3.52%) NUnit
7 5 (3.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (3.52%) TestNG
8 4 (2.82%) MSTest
8 4 (2.82%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (29.58%) Finance
2 32 (22.54%) Games
3 31 (21.83%) Online Betting
3 31 (21.83%) Retail
4 14 (9.86%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.82%) Banking
5 4 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.41%) Back Office
6 2 (1.41%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (52.11%) .NET
2 55 (38.73%) HTML
3 53 (37.32%) CSS
4 51 (35.92%) ASP.NET
5 50 (35.21%) AngularJS
5 50 (35.21%) HTML5
6 43 (30.28%) Node.js
7 32 (22.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 27 (19.01%) Web Services
9 13 (9.15%) .NET Framework
9 13 (9.15%) XML
10 12 (8.45%) RESTful
11 11 (7.75%) Sass
11 11 (7.75%) Spring
12 10 (7.04%) jQuery
12 10 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (7.04%) React
12 10 (7.04%) WCF
13 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (5.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.83%) Online Games
2 13 (9.15%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.34%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.23%) Digital Media
4 6 (4.23%) Physics
5 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.52%) Semantic Web
6 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.70%) e-Health
9 1 (0.70%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.70%) Informatics
9 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.56%) Linux
2 7 (4.93%) Android
2 7 (4.93%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.93%) Windows
3 4 (2.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (47.89%) TDD
3 40 (28.17%) Mentoring
4 36 (25.35%) E-Commerce
5 33 (23.24%) MVC
6 28 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (17.61%) BDD
8 24 (16.90%) Coaching
9 21 (14.79%) DevOps
10 15 (10.56%) Scrum
11 13 (9.15%) OO
12 12 (8.45%) Software Engineering
13 11 (7.75%) SDLC
14 10 (7.04%) SOLID
15 9 (6.34%) ETL
16 7 (4.93%) Multithreading
17 6 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
17 6 (4.23%) Functional Testing
17 6 (4.23%) Kanban
17 6 (4.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 78 (54.93%) JavaScript
2 75 (52.82%) C#
3 50 (35.21%) Java
4 22 (15.49%) SQL
5 14 (9.86%) C++
6 11 (7.75%) PHP
7 10 (7.04%) C
8 9 (6.34%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.52%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.82%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.82%) Ruby
11 3 (2.11%) Python
11 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.41%) Go
13 1 (0.70%) Haskell
13 1 (0.70%) R
13 1 (0.70%) Scala
13 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) CISSP
2 1 (0.70%) GSEC
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) KVM
2 5 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.82%) Docker
4 1 (0.70%) LXC
4 1 (0.70%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (8.45%) Puppet
2 9 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.52%) Ansible
4 1 (0.70%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.75%) Oracle
3 7 (4.93%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.52%) Talend
4 5 (3.52%) VMware
5 4 (2.82%) PayPal
6 2 (1.41%) Adobe
6 2 (1.41%) hybris
6 2 (1.41%) Intel
6 2 (1.41%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.70%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.70%) TOWER Software
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