The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Developer
Rank 164 189 172
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 10 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.13% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.13% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 14
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -8.69%
Principal Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3179 3807 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.19% 96.36% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 3267 3119
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Principal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Principal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Principal Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Principal Developer Salary Trend in Manchester

Principal Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Principal Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Principal Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Stockport - 5 £50,000 -
Principal Developer
North West

Principal Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (33.33%) JSON
3 5 (33.33%) RESTful
3 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) JUnit
5 3 (20.00%) JSP
5 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) NancyFx
5 3 (20.00%) GitHub
5 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Spring

Principal Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (6.67%) Mockito
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) JSON
1 5 (33.33%) RESTful
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) JSP
3 3 (20.00%) NancyFx
3 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (20.00%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) JSTL
4 2 (13.33%) Servlets
4 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) JDBC
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C
2 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Groovy
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) XQuery
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
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