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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Developer
Rank 618 642 637
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 27 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.026% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.028% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 15
Average salary £71,250 £80,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.93% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £73,000 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,250 £80,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.69%
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 11 February 2016.

Principal Developer Salary Histogram in London

Principal Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (73.33%) HTML
2 33 (73.33%) CSS
3 30 (66.67%) TDD
4 27 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (60.00%) AngularJS
5 18 (40.00%) OO
5 18 (40.00%) CSS3
6 17 (37.78%) E-Commerce
6 17 (37.78%) Mentoring
7 16 (35.56%) C#
7 16 (35.56%) Scrum
8 15 (33.33%) MVC
9 14 (31.11%) .NET
10 13 (28.89%) Java
10 13 (28.89%) HTML5
10 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
10 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (26.67%) RESTful
12 11 (24.44%) OOD
12 11 (24.44%) DevOps
12 11 (24.44%) Front End Development
13 10 (22.22%) Spring
13 10 (22.22%) SaaS
13 10 (22.22%) MVVM
14 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 9 (20.00%) Fintech
15 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
15 8 (17.78%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (17.78%) SEO

Principal Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (17.78%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (15.56%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) Apache Spark
3 5 (11.11%) Node.js
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (22.22%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.44%) Big Data
4 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Jasmine
3 5 (11.11%) Appium
3 5 (11.11%) git-flow
4 4 (8.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.22%) Grunt
6 1 (2.22%) gulp
6 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
1 7 (15.56%) Law
2 2 (4.44%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) CSS
1 33 (73.33%) HTML
2 27 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 18 (40.00%) CSS3
4 14 (31.11%) .NET
5 13 (28.89%) HTML5
6 12 (26.67%) RESTful
7 10 (22.22%) Spring
8 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (17.78%) jQuery
10 7 (15.56%) Flask
10 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
10 7 (15.56%) Kafka
10 7 (15.56%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (15.56%) LESS
10 7 (15.56%) NumPy
10 7 (15.56%) Pandas
10 7 (15.56%) PostGIS
10 7 (15.56%) scikit-learn
10 7 (15.56%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Fintech
2 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
3 6 (13.33%) User Experience
4 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.44%) Blog
5 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.44%) Life Science
5 2 (4.44%) PMI
5 2 (4.44%) Social Media
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Android
1 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) TDD
3 18 (40.00%) OO
4 17 (37.78%) E-Commerce
4 17 (37.78%) Mentoring
5 16 (35.56%) Scrum
6 15 (33.33%) MVC
7 11 (24.44%) DevOps
7 11 (24.44%) Front End Development
7 11 (24.44%) OOD
8 10 (22.22%) MVVM
9 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (17.78%) SEO
10 7 (15.56%) DNA
10 7 (15.56%) Machine Learning
10 7 (15.56%) Mobile Development
10 7 (15.56%) OOP
10 7 (15.56%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (13.33%) High Availability
11 6 (13.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (35.56%) C#
3 13 (28.89%) Java
4 7 (15.56%) Python
4 7 (15.56%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) Groovy
5 5 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) C
6 2 (4.44%) C++
6 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Google
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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