The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Principal Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Developer
Rank 563 645 654
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 27 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.046% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.048% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 9
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.56% +15.00%
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
34182 41598 43682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.89% 96.20% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29145 35385 37094
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Principal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Principal Developer Salary Histogram in London

Principal Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
City of London +28 4 £85,000 +30.76%
Principal Developer
England

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 London region featuring Principal Developer in the job title.

1 42 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (61.67%) HTML
3 37 (61.67%) .NET
3 37 (61.67%) CSS
4 35 (58.33%) HTML5
5 34 (56.67%) TDD
6 33 (55.00%) C#
6 33 (55.00%) Mentoring
7 32 (53.33%) Node.js
8 30 (50.00%) MongoDB
9 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET
10 28 (46.67%) E-Commerce
10 28 (46.67%) AngularJS
11 26 (43.33%) Finance
12 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
13 21 (35.00%) Games
13 21 (35.00%) Retail
13 21 (35.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (35.00%) Online Games
13 21 (35.00%) Online Betting
13 21 (35.00%) Coaching
14 17 (28.33%) Java
15 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
16 13 (21.67%) SQL
17 12 (20.00%) BDD
18 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
19 8 (13.33%) MVC
19 8 (13.33%) Scrum
19 8 (13.33%) Digital Media

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (6.67%) Apache
1 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) GitHub
2 2 (3.33%) IaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) 3G
1 4 (6.67%) 4G
1 4 (6.67%) GSM
1 4 (6.67%) OpenFlow
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Maven
3 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) Mocha
5 1 (1.67%) Bower
5 1 (1.67%) Grunt
5 1 (1.67%) gulp
5 1 (1.67%) Yeoman
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 21 (35.00%) Games
2 21 (35.00%) Online Betting
2 21 (35.00%) Retail
3 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Back Office
5 2 (3.33%) Law
5 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (61.67%) .NET
1 37 (61.67%) CSS
1 37 (61.67%) HTML
2 35 (58.33%) HTML5
3 32 (53.33%) Node.js
4 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET
5 28 (46.67%) AngularJS
6 21 (35.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (11.67%) React
8 4 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (6.67%) CSS3
8 4 (6.67%) J2EE
8 4 (6.67%) JDBC
9 2 (3.33%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.33%) Ember.js
9 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.67%) LESS
10 1 (1.67%) Modernizr
10 1 (1.67%) Sass
10 1 (1.67%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) Online Games
2 8 (13.33%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) TDD
3 33 (55.00%) Mentoring
4 28 (46.67%) E-Commerce
5 21 (35.00%) Coaching
6 12 (20.00%) BDD
7 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.33%) MVC
8 8 (13.33%) Scrum
8 8 (13.33%) SOLID
9 7 (11.67%) Kanban
9 7 (11.67%) OO
10 6 (10.00%) ITIL
10 6 (10.00%) ITIL V3
10 6 (10.00%) SOA
10 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.33%) DevOps
11 5 (8.33%) Microservices
12 4 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 33 (55.00%) C#
3 17 (28.33%) Java
4 13 (21.67%) SQL
5 4 (6.67%) C
5 4 (6.67%) C++
5 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) Go
8 1 (1.67%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) KVM
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.00%) Puppet
2 4 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) PayPal
3 4 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) Adobe
4 2 (3.33%) hybris
4 2 (3.33%) SaltStack
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