The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Principal Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Developer
Rank 432 424 471
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 9 38 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.049% 0.18% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.19% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 3
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +7.31%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
17659 20145 21905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.07% 96.61% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14951 16605 17140
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Principal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Principal Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Principal Developer Salary Trend in the South East

Principal Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Principal Developer Salary Histogram in the South East

Principal Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Buckinghamshire +18 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Oxfordshire -19 2 £62,500 +56.25%
Hampshire -3 1 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Principal Developer
England

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 South East region featuring Principal Developer in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) PL/SQL
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle
3 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
4 8 (47.06%) RDBMS
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
4 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) JSON
7 4 (23.53%) Maven
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
7 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (23.53%) Node.js
7 4 (23.53%) REST

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (47.06%) WebLogic
2 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (47.06%) RDBMS
1 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) D3.js
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) Node.js
4 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (23.53%) REST
4 4 (23.53%) WebSockets
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Middleware
6 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) TDD
1 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 4 (23.53%) OO
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Product Management
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) PL/SQL
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
Fareham, Hampshire
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