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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Developer
Rank 850 832 906
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 56 97 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.096% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.100% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 53 79 44
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £79,000
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
89853 97233 106674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.52% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 76436 80612 88172
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 28 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 28 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
London +36 20 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Yorkshire +10 13 £56,500 -5.83% 1
South East +4 8 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £48,750 - 1
North West +16 3 £50,000 -11.11% 3
North East -1 3 £77,500 +55.00% 2
East of England +31 2 £52,500 -25.00% 1
South West -9 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Principal Developer
UK

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 103 (61.68%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (34.13%) JavaScript
3 53 (31.74%) HTML
3 53 (31.74%) TDD
4 48 (28.74%) CSS
5 47 (28.14%) C#
6 46 (27.54%) .NET
7 45 (26.95%) SQL
8 43 (25.75%) SQL Server
8 43 (25.75%) AngularJS
9 40 (23.95%) Java
10 39 (23.35%) Finance
11 35 (20.96%) Web Services
12 33 (19.76%) Microsoft
13 32 (19.16%) HTML5
13 32 (19.16%) Mentoring
14 30 (17.96%) Scrum
14 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
14 30 (17.96%) Amazon AWS
15 29 (17.37%) REST
15 29 (17.37%) CSS3
16 28 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (15.57%) MVC
18 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
19 24 (14.37%) Banking
19 24 (14.37%) Linux
20 23 (13.77%) Unit Testing
20 23 (13.77%) Git (software)
21 22 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 22 (13.17%) OO

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 19 (11.38%) Node.js
2 10 (5.99%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (5.99%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.59%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.40%) Apache
4 4 (2.40%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.40%) IIS
4 4 (2.40%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.80%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.20%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.20%) JBoss
6 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.20%) WildFly
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.96%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.39%) PaaS
3 6 (3.59%) SaaS
4 4 (2.40%) GitHub
4 4 (2.40%) Heroku
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.60%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.59%) Internet
2 4 (2.40%) HTTP
2 4 (2.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.99%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.79%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.99%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.40%) Big Data
8 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.40%) SSDT
9 3 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.80%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.20%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.20%) MySQL
10 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (13.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.19%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.79%) JUnit
3 8 (4.79%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.19%) JIRA
4 7 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.59%) Maven
6 5 (2.99%) Appium
6 5 (2.99%) git-flow
6 5 (2.99%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.40%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.80%) Gradle
8 3 (1.80%) tSQLt
9 2 (1.20%) Gatling
9 2 (1.20%) Geb
9 2 (1.20%) Mockito
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.20%) Spock
General
1 39 (23.35%) Finance
2 24 (14.37%) Banking
3 18 (10.78%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.19%) Law
4 7 (4.19%) Retail
5 5 (2.99%) Marketing
6 4 (2.40%) Electronics
6 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.20%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (31.74%) HTML
2 48 (28.74%) CSS
3 46 (27.54%) .NET
4 43 (25.75%) AngularJS
5 35 (20.96%) Web Services
6 32 (19.16%) HTML5
7 29 (17.37%) CSS3
7 29 (17.37%) REST
8 19 (11.38%) RESTful
8 19 (11.38%) Spring
8 19 (11.38%) WCF
9 15 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (8.38%) jQuery
11 11 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (6.59%) React
12 9 (5.39%) Ajax
12 9 (5.39%) ASP.NET
13 8 (4.79%) Hibernate
13 8 (4.79%) Middleware
13 8 (4.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.78%) Mobile App
2 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.98%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.99%) Cloud Native
4 10 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.99%) Online Banking
4 10 (5.99%) Private Cloud
5 9 (5.39%) User Experience
6 7 (4.19%) iPad
6 7 (4.19%) iPhone
7 4 (2.40%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.80%) Blog
8 3 (1.80%) Fintech
8 3 (1.80%) W3C
9 2 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.20%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (1.20%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.37%) Linux
2 17 (10.18%) Windows
3 16 (9.58%) Android
3 16 (9.58%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.80%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (61.68%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (31.74%) TDD
3 32 (19.16%) Mentoring
4 30 (17.96%) Scrum
5 28 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (15.57%) MVC
7 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
8 23 (13.77%) Unit Testing
9 22 (13.17%) OO
10 20 (11.98%) BDD
10 20 (11.98%) DevOps
11 17 (10.18%) Open Source
12 16 (9.58%) SOA
13 15 (8.98%) ETL
14 14 (8.38%) Automated Testing
14 14 (8.38%) Coaching
14 14 (8.38%) E-Commerce
14 14 (8.38%) Mobile Development
14 14 (8.38%) Service Delivery
14 14 (8.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (34.13%) JavaScript
2 47 (28.14%) C#
3 45 (26.95%) SQL
4 40 (23.95%) Java
5 19 (11.38%) T-SQL
6 15 (8.98%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.99%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.99%) Python
8 8 (4.79%) PHP
9 7 (4.19%) C
9 7 (4.19%) Groovy
9 7 (4.19%) Scala
10 6 (3.59%) Ruby
11 4 (2.40%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.80%) C++
13 2 (1.20%) Clojure
13 2 (1.20%) Erlang
13 2 (1.20%) Go
13 2 (1.20%) Jython
13 2 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (11.38%) Degree
2 5 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.98%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (9.58%) Docker
2 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.20%) KVM
3 2 (1.20%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.99%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 4 (2.40%) SCOM
3 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (19.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.98%) Oracle
3 10 (5.99%) HP
4 9 (5.39%) IBM
4 9 (5.39%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.99%) Northgate
5 5 (2.99%) Talend
6 4 (2.40%) SAP
7 3 (1.80%) Adobe
8 1 (0.60%) Apple
8 1 (0.60%) Google
8 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
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