The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Software Developer
Rank - 639 620
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Developer 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London - 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.005% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £56,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.46%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.64%
Principal Software 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
40854 43597 41662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.46% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 34907 36416 34972
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Principal Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Principal Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Principal Software Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Principal Software Developer Salary Trend in London

Principal Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 2 (66.67%) Online Games
2 2 (66.67%) Online Betting
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)

Principal Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Online Betting
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Online Games
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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