The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Principal Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Developer
UK
Rank 780 814 907
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +93
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 66 119 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.12% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.12% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 57 79 47
Median salary £63,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £50,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £63,000 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +7.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Principal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Principal Developer in the job title.

Principal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Developer within the UK.

Principal Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Developer over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 within the UK.

Principal Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +39 64 £63,500 +10.43% 12
South East +61 30 £65,000 -3.70% 1
London +66 13 £80,000 +10.34% 7
Berkshire - 12 £80,000 -
East of England +26 10 £60,000 +3.24%
Middlesex - 8 £55,000 -
North West -11 7 £50,750 +1.50% 1
Cambridge +11 5 £60,000 +3.24%
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £60,000 +3.24%
Oxfordshire -1 5 £63,500 -5.92%
Manchester -29 5 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Reading - 5 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £76,250 - 1
South West +11 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £80,000 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
County Antrim - 2 £60,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £81,250 -
Belfast - 2 £60,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £75,000 - 1
Watford - 2 £80,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £62,500 -
Milton Keynes +11 1 £62,500 -
West Yorkshire -5 1 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Leeds -6 1 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Yorkshire -9 1 £47,500 -13.63% 1
City of London - 1 £85,000 - 2
Merseyside - 1 £60,000 -

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 featuring Principal Developer in the job title.

1 83 (62.88%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (48.48%) .NET
3 63 (47.73%) C#
4 60 (45.45%) TDD
5 56 (42.42%) JavaScript
6 49 (37.12%) Java
7 40 (30.30%) ASP.NET
7 40 (30.30%) AngularJS
8 36 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 35 (26.52%) HTML
10 34 (25.76%) CSS
10 34 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (25.00%) MVC
12 29 (21.97%) Node.js
13 28 (21.21%) Finance
13 28 (21.21%) Mentoring
14 27 (20.45%) HTML5
14 27 (20.45%) BDD
15 26 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
15 26 (19.70%) E-Commerce
16 25 (18.94%) DevOps
17 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
18 22 (16.67%) Web Services
18 22 (16.67%) MongoDB
19 21 (15.91%) Games
20 20 (15.15%) Retail
21 19 (14.39%) Git (software)
21 19 (14.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 18 (13.64%) Online Games
22 18 (13.64%) Online Betting

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.06%) WordPress
3 7 (5.30%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.55%) JBoss
5 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.03%) Apache
6 4 (3.03%) IIS
6 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.76%) CMS
8 1 (0.76%) Jetty
8 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.27%) GitHub
4 2 (1.52%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.52%) IaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) 3G
1 4 (3.03%) 4G
1 4 (3.03%) GSM
1 4 (3.03%) OpenFlow
2 2 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.85%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.55%) Big Data
5 3 (2.27%) MySQL
5 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.52%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.52%) Redis
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.76%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.76%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.76%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.58%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (6.82%) Maven
4 8 (6.06%) Selenium
4 8 (6.06%) TeamCity
5 7 (5.30%) Mocha
6 6 (4.55%) Grunt
6 6 (4.55%) JIRA
6 6 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (3.79%) Ant
7 5 (3.79%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.79%) FitNesse
7 5 (3.79%) Gradle
7 5 (3.79%) NUnit
7 5 (3.79%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (3.79%) TestNG
8 4 (3.03%) MSTest
8 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.52%) Jasmine
General
1 28 (21.21%) Finance
2 21 (15.91%) Games
3 20 (15.15%) Retail
4 18 (13.64%) Online Betting
5 6 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.79%) Banking
7 3 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.52%) Back Office
8 2 (1.52%) Law
9 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (48.48%) .NET
2 40 (30.30%) AngularJS
2 40 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 35 (26.52%) HTML
4 34 (25.76%) CSS
5 29 (21.97%) Node.js
6 27 (20.45%) HTML5
7 22 (16.67%) Web Services
8 19 (14.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (13.64%) .NET Framework
10 13 (9.85%) XML
11 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (7.58%) WCF
13 9 (6.82%) RESTful
13 9 (6.82%) Sass
14 8 (6.06%) Java EE
15 7 (5.30%) jQuery
15 7 (5.30%) Spring
16 6 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.64%) Online Games
2 12 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.79%) Semantic Web
5 4 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.52%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) e-Health
7 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.88%) Linux
2 8 (6.06%) Windows
3 4 (3.03%) Android
3 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (62.88%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (45.45%) TDD
3 34 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (25.00%) MVC
5 28 (21.21%) Mentoring
6 27 (20.45%) BDD
7 26 (19.70%) E-Commerce
8 25 (18.94%) DevOps
9 16 (12.12%) Coaching
9 16 (12.12%) OO
10 15 (11.36%) Scrum
11 12 (9.09%) SDLC
11 12 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 11 (8.33%) SOLID
13 9 (6.82%) ETL
13 9 (6.82%) Mathematics
13 9 (6.82%) User Stories
14 8 (6.06%) Machine Learning
15 7 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (4.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (47.73%) C#
2 56 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 49 (37.12%) Java
4 18 (13.64%) SQL
5 13 (9.85%) C++
6 9 (6.82%) C
6 9 (6.82%) PHP
7 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.55%) Ruby
9 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.79%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.03%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.27%) Python
12 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.52%) Go
12 2 (1.52%) Scala
13 1 (0.76%) ES6
13 1 (0.76%) Haskell
13 1 (0.76%) R
13 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) CISSP
2 1 (0.76%) GSEC
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) KVM
2 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
3 1 (0.76%) LXC
3 1 (0.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (11.36%) Puppet
2 9 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (0.76%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.76%) Kibana
4 1 (0.76%) logstash
4 1 (0.76%) Mesos
4 1 (0.76%) Packer
4 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) Oracle
3 5 (3.79%) Intel
3 5 (3.79%) Talend
4 4 (3.03%) PayPal
4 4 (3.03%) VMware
5 3 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.52%) Adobe
6 2 (1.52%) hybris
6 2 (1.52%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.76%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.76%) TOWER Software
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Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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South West London
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Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: From £100,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum benefits: 10% bonus + 29 days holiday + pensio
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London
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Salary: Highly Competitive Plus Benefits
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