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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Developer
Rank 436 455 460
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 10 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.085% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.087% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 22
Median salary £63,750 £63,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £28,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £82,500
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 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
18504 20599 22826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.84% 96.99% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15728 16476 18291
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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
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 6 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
Berkshire -10 4 £60,000 +29.03%
Oxfordshire - 4 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Principal Developer
England

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

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

1 35 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 28 (66.67%) HTML
3 27 (64.29%) AngularJS
4 23 (54.76%) HTML5
4 23 (54.76%) Java
4 23 (54.76%) TDD
5 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (47.62%) CSS
6 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (40.48%) Web Services
7 17 (40.48%) Scrum
7 17 (40.48%) SDLC
8 16 (38.10%) Product Management
8 16 (38.10%) jQuery
8 16 (38.10%) Unit Testing
8 16 (38.10%) BDD
8 16 (38.10%) MongoDB
8 16 (38.10%) Middleware
8 16 (38.10%) Ajax
8 16 (38.10%) Spring
8 16 (38.10%) Oracle
8 16 (38.10%) C#
8 16 (38.10%) PL/SQL
8 16 (38.10%) SQL
8 16 (38.10%) .NET
9 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (35.71%) CSS3
10 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
10 14 (33.33%) Finance
10 14 (33.33%) Banking

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 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.52%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) MongoDB
2 9 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.38%) HBase
4 1 (2.38%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) Ant
3 1 (2.38%) JUnit
3 1 (2.38%) TestNG
General
1 14 (33.33%) Banking
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
1 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) HTML
2 27 (64.29%) AngularJS
3 23 (54.76%) HTML5
4 20 (47.62%) CSS
5 17 (40.48%) Web Services
6 16 (38.10%) .NET
6 16 (38.10%) Ajax
6 16 (38.10%) jQuery
6 16 (38.10%) Middleware
6 16 (38.10%) Spring
7 15 (35.71%) CSS3
8 12 (28.57%) REST
9 8 (19.05%) J2EE
9 8 (19.05%) SOAP
9 8 (19.05%) Struts
10 4 (9.52%) D3.js
10 4 (9.52%) JSON
10 4 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (9.52%) WebSockets
11 1 (2.38%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.38%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Android
2 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) TDD
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (40.48%) Scrum
3 17 (40.48%) SDLC
4 16 (38.10%) BDD
4 16 (38.10%) Product Management
4 16 (38.10%) Unit Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (19.05%) Data Management
5 8 (19.05%) DevOps
5 8 (19.05%) Kanban
5 8 (19.05%) Low Latency
5 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 8 (19.05%) Metadata Management
6 5 (11.90%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.38%) Secure Coding
8 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 23 (54.76%) Java
3 16 (38.10%) C#
3 16 (38.10%) PL/SQL
3 16 (38.10%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.52%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.38%) HDFS
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) IBM
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