The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Software Developer
Rank 191 - 187
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Developer 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.026% - 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £70,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +98.58%
Principal Software 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
3649 3828 3913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.65% 94.94% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 3201 3397
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Principal Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Principal Software Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Principal Software Developer Salary Trend in Manchester

Principal Software Developer
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Principal Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#