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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Developer
Rank 816 830 924
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +94
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 61 128 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.12% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.12% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 61 94 48
Median salary £63,500 £59,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.62% +12.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.56% +15.00%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Principal Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Developer
Top 25 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 5 December 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
England +6 60 £61,750 +4.66% 14
London +82 27 £72,500 +3.57% 5
North West 0 15 £50,000 - 2
Manchester -18 11 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East of England -2 7 £60,000 +8.10% 2
South East +32 6 £48,786 -22.56% 3
Cambridge +16 5 £60,000 +4.34% 1
South West +8 5 £52,500 -2.32% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £60,000 +4.34% 1
City of London +28 4 £85,000 +30.76%
Milton Keynes +22 4 £48,786 -
Buckinghamshire +12 4 £48,786 -
Bristol +7 4 £48,250 -10.23% 1
Cheshire - 3 £51,500 -
Warrington - 3 £51,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £70,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +6 1 £63,500 +0.79% 1
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £55,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £60,000 -
Watford - 1 £80,000 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £70,000 -
Bath - 1 £55,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £70,000 -

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 featuring Principal Developer in the job title.

1 98 (63.23%) JavaScript
2 96 (61.94%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (54.19%) .NET
4 81 (52.26%) C#
5 77 (49.68%) HTML
6 75 (48.39%) CSS
6 75 (48.39%) TDD
7 73 (47.10%) HTML5
8 64 (41.29%) ASP.NET
9 61 (39.35%) Node.js
10 60 (38.71%) Mentoring
11 59 (38.06%) MongoDB
11 59 (38.06%) AngularJS
12 55 (35.48%) Finance
13 53 (34.19%) E-Commerce
14 46 (29.68%) Retail
14 46 (29.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 45 (29.03%) Online Games
15 45 (29.03%) Online Betting
15 45 (29.03%) Games
16 42 (27.10%) Java
17 41 (26.45%) SQL Server
18 37 (23.87%) SQL
19 35 (22.58%) Coaching
20 30 (19.35%) MVC
21 25 (16.13%) Web Services
22 24 (15.48%) BDD
23 23 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
24 22 (14.19%) Telecoms
25 20 (12.90%) Git (software)

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 12 (7.74%) WordPress
2 7 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.52%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.23%) Apache
3 5 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.58%) nginx
5 3 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.65%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) Jetty
7 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.94%) GitHub
2 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.58%) 3G
1 4 (2.58%) 4G
1 4 (2.58%) GSM
1 4 (2.58%) OpenFlow
2 2 (1.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (38.06%) MongoDB
2 41 (26.45%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.74%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.87%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.58%) Big Data
7 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.29%) MySQL
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.65%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.65%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 20 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.16%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.58%) Maven
5 3 (1.94%) NUnit
5 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.29%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.29%) JIRA
6 2 (1.29%) Mocha
6 2 (1.29%) MSTest
6 2 (1.29%) Selenium
6 2 (1.29%) Subversion
7 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.65%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (35.48%) Finance
2 46 (29.68%) Retail
3 45 (29.03%) Games
3 45 (29.03%) Online Betting
4 22 (14.19%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.94%) Banking
7 2 (1.29%) Back Office
7 2 (1.29%) Law
7 2 (1.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (54.19%) .NET
2 77 (49.68%) HTML
3 75 (48.39%) CSS
4 73 (47.10%) HTML5
5 64 (41.29%) ASP.NET
6 61 (39.35%) Node.js
7 59 (38.06%) AngularJS
8 46 (29.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (16.13%) Web Services
10 13 (8.39%) Sass
11 11 (7.10%) React
12 10 (6.45%) jQuery
13 8 (5.16%) Spring
14 7 (4.52%) Ajax
14 7 (4.52%) CSS3
15 6 (3.87%) .NET Framework
15 6 (3.87%) RESTful
16 5 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
16 5 (3.23%) WCF
16 5 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (29.03%) Online Games
2 15 (9.68%) Digital Media
3 7 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.58%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.29%) NHS
7 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.65%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.26%) Linux
2 7 (4.52%) Android
2 7 (4.52%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.58%) Mac OS
3 4 (2.58%) Windows
4 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (61.94%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (48.39%) TDD
3 60 (38.71%) Mentoring
4 53 (34.19%) E-Commerce
5 35 (22.58%) Coaching
6 30 (19.35%) MVC
7 24 (15.48%) BDD
8 18 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (11.61%) DevOps
9 17 (10.97%) Scrum
10 14 (9.03%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.74%) OO
12 10 (6.45%) SOLID
13 9 (5.81%) Microservices
14 8 (5.16%) Kanban
14 8 (5.16%) SDLC
15 7 (4.52%) SOA
16 6 (3.87%) ITIL
16 6 (3.87%) ITIL V3
16 6 (3.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 98 (63.23%) JavaScript
2 81 (52.26%) C#
3 42 (27.10%) Java
4 37 (23.87%) SQL
5 14 (9.03%) PHP
6 13 (8.39%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.45%) C++
8 8 (5.16%) C
9 4 (2.58%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.58%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.58%) Ruby
10 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.94%) Python
10 3 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.29%) Scala
12 1 (0.65%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (2.58%) KVM
1 4 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.94%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 7 (4.52%) Puppet
2 6 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.58%) Ansible
4 1 (0.65%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (9.03%) Oracle
2 12 (7.74%) Sitecore
3 6 (3.87%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.58%) PayPal
4 4 (2.58%) VMware
5 2 (1.29%) Adobe
5 2 (1.29%) hybris
5 2 (1.29%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.65%) Google
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.65%) Talend
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