The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Principal Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer
England / North West
Rank 248 - 243
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% - 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% - 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Median salary £58,750 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +24.32%

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
5772 5299 6568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.60% 96.00% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4457 5615
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,413 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Principal Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Principal Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Principal Software Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Principal Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 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 - 4 £58,750 - 2
Principal Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 North West region featuring Principal Software Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) Open Source
3 6 (75.00%) Node.js
4 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) SOA
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (50.00%) Spring
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) JSON
5 4 (50.00%) Microservices
5 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
5 4 (50.00%) DevOps
5 4 (50.00%) REST
5 4 (50.00%) Spring Integration
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Maven
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) .NET

Principal Software Engineer 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 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Gradle
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Node.js
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Spring Integration
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Microservices
4 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (50.00%) SOA
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive Base Salary with pension, bonus and other
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago