The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Principal Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 188 169 182
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 11 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 7
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%

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
3600 3071 3756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.90% 95.94% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3103 2568 3244
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Principal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 24 January 2017.

Principal Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Manchester region featuring Principal Developer in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) MVC
3 11 (61.11%) Web Services
4 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) PHP
4 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (55.56%) WordPress
4 10 (55.56%) DevOps
4 10 (55.56%) Sass
5 8 (44.44%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) TDD
7 6 (33.33%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) OO
8 5 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (27.78%) WCF
8 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (22.22%) QA
9 4 (22.22%) MSTest
9 4 (22.22%) BDD
9 4 (22.22%) WPF
9 4 (22.22%) WF
9 4 (22.22%) LINQ
9 4 (22.22%) NUnit
9 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 4 (22.22%) ETL
9 4 (22.22%) C++
9 4 (22.22%) Java
9 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (55.56%) WordPress
2 5 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) MSTest
2 4 (22.22%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Web Services
2 10 (55.56%) Sass
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) WCF
4 5 (27.78%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 4 (22.22%) LINQ
5 4 (22.22%) WF
5 4 (22.22%) WPF
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) Node.js
7 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
7 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) MVC
3 10 (55.56%) DevOps
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
6 4 (22.22%) ETL
7 2 (11.11%) SOLID
8 1 (5.56%) Complexity Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Line Management
8 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning
8 1 (5.56%) OOD
8 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (5.56%) SDLC
8 1 (5.56%) SOA
8 1 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 10 (55.56%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft