The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Developer
Rank 885 859 886
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 11 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 10
Average salary £53,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.70% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -29.16%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110056 102864 113144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.39% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90099 85610 97163
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

Principal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 14 July 2014 within the UK.

Principal Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Developer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 11 £53,000 +24.70% 2
West Yorkshire - 7 £53,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £53,000 -
Leeds - 6 £53,000 -
West Midlands 0 2 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £47,500 - 2
Worcester - 2 £47,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £70,000 +64.70%
East of England -8 1 £70,000 +64.70%
Cambridge -8 1 £70,000 +64.70%
London - 1 - -

Principal Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Developer in their job title.

1 15 (48.39%) Java
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 13 (41.94%) SOA
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
4 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (32.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
5 9 (29.03%) 4G
5 9 (29.03%) IVR
5 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (29.03%) Genesys
5 9 (29.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (25.81%) Project Management
7 6 (19.35%) C#
7 6 (19.35%) .NET
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) TDD
9 4 (12.90%) J2EE
10 3 (9.68%) Middleware
10 3 (9.68%) SQL
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
10 3 (9.68%) Web Services
10 3 (9.68%) Spring
10 3 (9.68%) WCF
10 3 (9.68%) jQuery
10 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software

Principal Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) 4G
2 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) J2EE
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 3 (9.68%) Middleware
3 3 (9.68%) Spring
3 3 (9.68%) WCF
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.23%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) IVR
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) SOA
2 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (25.81%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.23%) BDD
7 1 (3.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Genesys
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Sybase
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