The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Principal Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Software Engineer
Rank 196 185 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.10% 0.028% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.029% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £59,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.82% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
Principal Software Engineer
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
3705 3419 4060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.24% 95.56% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3241 2823 3459
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Principal Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Principal Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Principal Software Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Principal Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Principal Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Integration
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Principal Software Engineer 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
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