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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Developer
Rank 235 252 254
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 3 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.091% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.094% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Median salary - £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £56,500 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+7.61% -19.23%
Principal Developer
England

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
5500 6357 6929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.09% 96.70% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4663 5074 5570
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,987 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 3 - - 3
Principal Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) C
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Ruby
3 5 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (38.46%) Open Source
3 5 (38.46%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (38.46%) NancyFx
3 5 (38.46%) GitHub
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Spring
7 1 (7.69%) Maven
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.69%) SQL

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 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Mockito
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) NancyFx
2 5 (38.46%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) JDBC
5 1 (7.69%) JPA
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) JSP
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) Spring Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Struts
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Open Source
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
1 5 (38.46%) Ruby
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Up to £73,000 + excellent benefits (Grade D)
Posted: 7 days ago