The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Principal Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Developer
England / North West
Rank 236 221 251
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 7 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.18% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 5
Median salary £50,750 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5734 5447 6783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.58% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4586 5638
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Principal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Principal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Principal Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Principal Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Principal Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Principal Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Principal Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -32 5 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Cheshire - 1 £51,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £60,000 -
Principal Developer
England

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 North West region featuring Principal Developer in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) MVC
3 14 (56.00%) .NET
4 12 (48.00%) TDD
5 11 (44.00%) C#
6 9 (36.00%) Web Services
7 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (32.00%) PHP
7 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (32.00%) WordPress
7 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (32.00%) BDD
7 8 (32.00%) DevOps
7 8 (32.00%) Sass
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) WCF
8 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (20.00%) OO
9 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.00%) ETL
9 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (16.00%) C++
9 4 (16.00%) Java
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (16.00%) WPF

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (32.00%) WordPress
2 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) MSTest
2 4 (16.00%) NUnit
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) Web Services
3 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (32.00%) Sass
4 5 (20.00%) WCF
4 5 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (16.00%) LINQ
5 4 (16.00%) WF
5 4 (16.00%) WPF
6 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.00%) Node.js
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Core
8 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
8 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) MVC
3 12 (48.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) BDD
4 8 (32.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (16.00%) ETL
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) SOLID
9 1 (4.00%) Complexity Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.00%) Line Management
9 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
9 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.00%) Open Source
9 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) SDLC
9 1 (4.00%) Statistical Modelling
9 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) PHP
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C++
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
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