The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Principal Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Software Developer
Rank 903 938 960
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Developer 6 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.006% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Median salary £50,000 £68,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +5.76%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £85,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +30.76%
Principal Software 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
93119 101042 107544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.53% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79018 83306 88027
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 Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Principal Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Principal Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Principal Software Developer Salary Trend in England

Principal Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Software Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Principal Software Developer Salary Histogram in England

Principal Software 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 Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 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
South East - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
North West +26 1 - - 1
London +13 1 £92,500 +37.03%
Principal Software Developer
UK

Principal Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Principal Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 12 (46.15%) WCF
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (34.62%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) Web Services
4 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
5 8 (30.77%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) PHP
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) DevOps
6 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (23.08%) Node.js
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) RESTful
6 6 (23.08%) User Experience
7 5 (19.23%) git-flow
7 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
7 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 5 (19.23%) QA
7 5 (19.23%) Android
7 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
7 5 (19.23%) Express
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
8 4 (15.38%) C++

Principal Software 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 6 (23.08%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) git-flow
2 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) EasyMock
2 1 (3.85%) Gradle
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Mockito
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) TestNG
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) WCF
2 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (34.62%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) .NET
5 6 (23.08%) RESTful
6 5 (19.23%) Express
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.69%) LINQ
8 2 (7.69%) WPF
9 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
9 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.85%) OpenID
9 1 (3.85%) PowerMock
9 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Blog
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) CUDA
2 1 (3.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Android
2 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
2 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
4 8 (30.77%) TDD
5 6 (23.08%) DevOps
6 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.69%) BDD
9 2 (7.69%) CRM
9 2 (7.69%) Kanban
9 2 (7.69%) SOLID
10 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.85%) High Availability
10 1 (3.85%) OO
10 1 (3.85%) OOP
10 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
10 1 (3.85%) Scrum
10 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) PHP
3 4 (15.38%) C++
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Delphi
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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