The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Software Developer
Rank 864 847 850
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Developer 10 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.011% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 19
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.73%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102910 96371 105386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.37% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85046 80974 91182
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Principal Software Developer
UK

Principal Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 7 - -
North East - 2 £50,000 -
London -38 1 £57,500 -11.53%
Principal Software Developer
UK

Principal Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Computer Science
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) OO
4 9 (52.94%) Spring
5 7 (41.18%) Ruby
6 6 (35.29%) RESTful
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) MVC
6 6 (35.29%) Extreme Programming
6 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
7 5 (29.41%) DevOps
7 5 (29.41%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (29.41%) Open Source
7 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
7 5 (29.41%) LIMS
7 5 (29.41%) Memory Management
7 5 (29.41%) Statistics
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (29.41%) Informatics
7 5 (29.41%) Robotics
7 5 (29.41%) Biology
7 5 (29.41%) Django
7 5 (29.41%) Python
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) UNIX
7 5 (29.41%) Perl
7 5 (29.41%) DNA

Principal Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Principal Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) RESTful
3 5 (29.41%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (29.41%) Django
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) J2EE
4 3 (17.65%) Middleware
5 2 (11.76%) XML Schema
5 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
5 2 (11.76%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) LIMS
2 5 (29.41%) Statistics
2 5 (29.41%) Informatics
2 5 (29.41%) Robotics
2 5 (29.41%) Biology
2 5 (29.41%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) CUDA
3 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) W3C
4 1 (5.88%) Semantic Web
4 1 (5.88%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) OO
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (29.41%) Memory Management
3 5 (29.41%) DNA
3 5 (29.41%) OOD
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) 3D Visualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Image Processing
5 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) RDF
6 1 (5.88%) Security Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Ruby
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 5 (29.41%) Perl
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) XQuery
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss