The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Developer
Rank 612 657 -
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.002% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £90,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £82,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-66.06% +83.33%
Principal Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Principal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Principal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Principal Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Principal Developer Salary Trend in London

Principal Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Principal 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 Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Lucene
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban

Principal Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Principal 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Lucene
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Batch
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago