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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Developer
Rank 861 854 928
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 56 97 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.091% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.094% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 53 78 46
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £78,600
UK excluding London median salary £56,500 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+7.61% -19.23%

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
94677 102911 115314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.45% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79602 84497 94476
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 2016 within the UK.

Principal Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Developer
Top 26 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 31 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
England -11 56 £60,000 +9.09% 12
London +7 20 £65,000 -10.34% 4
Yorkshire +15 13 £56,500 -5.83% 2
Leeds +13 13 £56,500 -5.83% 1
West Yorkshire +3 13 £56,500 -13.07% 1
South East +10 9 £60,000 - 1
North West +20 4 £50,000 -11.11% 3
Manchester +5 4 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Berkshire -7 4 £60,000 +29.03%
Reading -9 4 £60,000 +29.03%
West Midlands - 4 £47,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear +9 3 £77,500 +55.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 3 £77,500 +55.00% 2
North East -4 3 £77,500 +55.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
East of England +23 2 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Oxfordshire -4 2 £67,500 +22.72%
Norwich - 2 £52,500 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £52,500 - 1
South West -14 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Stafford - 1 £40,000 - 1
Swindon - 1 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £77,500 -

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 featuring Principal Developer in the job title.

1 106 (62.72%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (33.73%) JavaScript
3 53 (31.36%) HTML
4 52 (30.77%) TDD
5 48 (28.40%) C#
6 46 (27.22%) SQL
6 46 (27.22%) AngularJS
7 45 (26.63%) CSS
8 44 (26.04%) .NET
8 44 (26.04%) SQL Server
9 43 (25.44%) Java
10 40 (23.67%) Finance
11 35 (20.71%) Microsoft
12 34 (20.12%) Web Services
13 33 (19.53%) HTML5
14 31 (18.34%) Mentoring
15 30 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (17.16%) Microsoft Azure
16 29 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
16 29 (17.16%) Scrum
17 28 (16.57%) REST
18 27 (15.98%) CSS3
18 27 (15.98%) Software Engineering
19 26 (15.38%) Linux
20 25 (14.79%) MVC
21 23 (13.61%) Banking
21 23 (13.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 23 (13.61%) Node.js
22 22 (13.02%) Unit Testing
22 22 (13.02%) 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 23 (13.61%) Node.js
2 11 (6.51%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (5.33%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.14%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.96%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.37%) Apache
8 4 (2.37%) IIS
8 4 (2.37%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.37%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.18%) JBoss
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.18%) WildFly
10 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (17.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.33%) PaaS
3 5 (2.96%) SaaS
4 4 (2.37%) GitHub
4 4 (2.37%) Heroku
5 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.18%) Office 365
6 1 (0.59%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.51%) Internet
2 4 (2.37%) HTTP
2 4 (2.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.04%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.73%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.73%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.14%) Big Data
7 5 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.37%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.37%) SSDT
9 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.18%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 22 (13.02%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.10%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.73%) JUnit
4 8 (4.73%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.14%) JIRA
5 7 (4.14%) Maven
5 7 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.96%) Appium
6 5 (2.96%) git-flow
6 5 (2.96%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (2.37%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.37%) Gradle
7 4 (2.37%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.78%) tSQLt
9 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.18%) Gatling
9 2 (1.18%) Geb
9 2 (1.18%) Spock
General
1 40 (23.67%) Finance
2 23 (13.61%) Banking
3 17 (10.06%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.14%) Law
4 7 (4.14%) Retail
5 4 (2.37%) Electronics
5 4 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) Games
6 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (31.36%) HTML
2 46 (27.22%) AngularJS
3 45 (26.63%) CSS
4 44 (26.04%) .NET
5 34 (20.12%) Web Services
6 33 (19.53%) HTML5
7 28 (16.57%) REST
8 27 (15.98%) CSS3
9 18 (10.65%) RESTful
9 18 (10.65%) Spring
9 18 (10.65%) WCF
10 15 (8.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (8.28%) jQuery
11 14 (8.28%) React
12 11 (6.51%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (5.33%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (4.73%) Ajax
14 8 (4.73%) ASP.NET
14 8 (4.73%) Backbone.js
14 8 (4.73%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.65%) Mobile App
2 17 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.06%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.51%) Private Cloud
4 10 (5.92%) Cloud Native
4 10 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.92%) Online Banking
5 9 (5.33%) User Experience
6 7 (4.14%) iPad
6 7 (4.14%) iPhone
7 4 (2.37%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.78%) Blog
8 3 (1.78%) Fintech
9 2 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (1.18%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.18%) W3C
10 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.38%) Linux
2 18 (10.65%) Windows
3 16 (9.47%) Android
4 15 (8.88%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (62.72%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.77%) TDD
3 31 (18.34%) Mentoring
4 30 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (17.16%) Scrum
6 27 (15.98%) Software Engineering
7 25 (14.79%) MVC
8 22 (13.02%) Unit Testing
9 21 (12.43%) OO
10 20 (11.83%) DevOps
11 19 (11.24%) BDD
11 19 (11.24%) SOA
12 18 (10.65%) Open Source
13 15 (8.88%) Coaching
13 15 (8.88%) ETL
13 15 (8.88%) Service Delivery
14 14 (8.28%) Automated Testing
14 14 (8.28%) E-Commerce
14 14 (8.28%) Test Automation
15 13 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.73%) JavaScript
2 48 (28.40%) C#
3 46 (27.22%) SQL
4 43 (25.44%) Java
5 20 (11.83%) T-SQL
6 15 (8.88%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.92%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.92%) Python
7 10 (5.92%) Scala
8 8 (4.73%) PHP
9 7 (4.14%) C
9 7 (4.14%) Groovy
10 6 (3.55%) Ruby
11 4 (2.37%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.78%) C++
13 2 (1.18%) Clojure
13 2 (1.18%) Erlang
13 2 (1.18%) Go
13 2 (1.18%) Jython
13 2 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (12.43%) Degree
2 5 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) SEPA
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (10.06%) Docker
2 4 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.18%) KVM
3 2 (1.18%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 4 (2.37%) SCOM
3 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.83%) Oracle
3 10 (5.92%) HP
4 9 (5.33%) ServiceNow
5 8 (4.73%) IBM
6 5 (2.96%) Northgate
6 5 (2.96%) Talend
7 4 (2.37%) SAP
8 2 (1.18%) Adobe
9 1 (0.59%) Google
9 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
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