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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Developer
Rank 828 868 919
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 82 98 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.089% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.093% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 79 79 49
Median salary £55,000 £55,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -3.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £69,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016 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 28 September 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 +34 82 £55,000 -0.90% 8
London +65 26 £67,500 -15.62% 5
Bristol +25 26 £52,500 - 1
South West +11 26 £52,500 - 1
North West +3 14 £49,500 -1.00% 2
Manchester -5 7 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Yorkshire +6 6 £55,000 -3.50%
Lancashire - 6 £67,200 -
Blackpool - 6 £67,200 -
South East +16 5 £62,500 +11.11%
East of England +13 4 £50,000 -9.90%
Cambridgeshire +16 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Leeds +7 3 £55,000 -4.34%
West Yorkshire +5 3 £55,000 -3.50%
Sheffield - 3 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Huntingdon - 3 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes +19 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Kidlington -2 2 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire -12 2 £62,500 +56.25%
Hampshire +11 1 £70,000 +21.73%
Tyne and Wear 0 1 £44,270 -11.46%
North East 0 1 £44,270 -11.46%
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 1 £44,270 -11.46%
Norfolk - 1 £52,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £51,500 -
Warrington - 1 £51,500 -
Fareham - 1 £70,000 -
Norwich - 1 £52,500 -

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 103 (66.45%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 80 (51.61%) .NET
4 75 (48.39%) C#
5 73 (47.10%) HTML
6 68 (43.87%) CSS
6 68 (43.87%) TDD
7 66 (42.58%) HTML5
8 57 (36.77%) Node.js
9 55 (35.48%) ASP.NET
10 53 (34.19%) AngularJS
11 51 (32.90%) MongoDB
12 50 (32.26%) Mentoring
13 46 (29.68%) Finance
13 46 (29.68%) E-Commerce
14 40 (25.81%) Games
14 40 (25.81%) Retail
15 39 (25.16%) SQL Server
15 39 (25.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 38 (24.52%) Online Games
16 38 (24.52%) Online Betting
17 37 (23.87%) Java
18 33 (21.29%) SQL
19 30 (19.35%) Coaching
20 25 (16.13%) MVC
21 23 (14.84%) Web Services
22 21 (13.55%) Telecoms
23 20 (12.90%) SOA
24 18 (11.61%) BDD
25 17 (10.97%) Amazon AWS

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 (5.81%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.16%) WordPress
3 7 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.58%) nginx
6 3 (1.94%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.65%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.65%) JBoss
8 1 (0.65%) Jetty
8 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.65%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.23%) PaaS
4 2 (1.29%) GitHub
4 2 (1.29%) Google Play
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) 3G
1 1 (0.65%) 4G
1 1 (0.65%) GSM
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
1 1 (0.65%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (32.90%) MongoDB
2 39 (25.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.10%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (5.16%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.52%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.23%) Big Data
7 4 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.58%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.94%) SSDT
9 2 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.29%) MySQL
9 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.16%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (3.87%) Maven
5 5 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.58%) JUnit
6 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.94%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.29%) EasyMock
8 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.29%) Gatling
8 2 (1.29%) Gradle
8 2 (1.29%) JMeter
8 2 (1.29%) Mockito
8 2 (1.29%) Subversion
8 2 (1.29%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.65%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.65%) NetBeans
General
1 46 (29.68%) Finance
2 40 (25.81%) Games
2 40 (25.81%) Retail
3 38 (24.52%) Online Betting
4 21 (13.55%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.29%) Electronics
6 2 (1.29%) Law
6 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.29%) Marketing
6 2 (1.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (51.61%) .NET
2 73 (47.10%) HTML
3 68 (43.87%) CSS
4 66 (42.58%) HTML5
5 57 (36.77%) Node.js
6 55 (35.48%) ASP.NET
7 53 (34.19%) AngularJS
8 39 (25.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 23 (14.84%) Web Services
10 13 (8.39%) jQuery
11 12 (7.74%) React
12 10 (6.45%) Spring
13 9 (5.81%) REST
13 9 (5.81%) Sass
14 8 (5.16%) JSON
14 8 (5.16%) WCF
15 7 (4.52%) Ajax
15 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (4.52%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (4.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.52%) Online Games
2 15 (9.68%) Digital Media
3 13 (8.39%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.52%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.94%) NHS
7 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.29%) iPad
7 2 (1.29%) iPhone
7 2 (1.29%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.97%) Linux
2 7 (4.52%) Android
3 5 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.94%) Windows
5 2 (1.29%) Unix
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (66.45%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (43.87%) TDD
3 50 (32.26%) Mentoring
4 46 (29.68%) E-Commerce
5 30 (19.35%) Coaching
6 25 (16.13%) MVC
7 20 (12.90%) SOA
8 18 (11.61%) BDD
9 17 (10.97%) Scrum
10 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (10.32%) Software Engineering
11 15 (9.68%) Microservices
12 14 (9.03%) DevOps
12 14 (9.03%) ITIL
12 14 (9.03%) ITIL V3
12 14 (9.03%) Test Automation
13 12 (7.74%) OO
13 12 (7.74%) Unit Testing
14 9 (5.81%) Kanban
15 8 (5.16%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 93 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 75 (48.39%) C#
3 37 (23.87%) Java
4 33 (21.29%) SQL
5 10 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.81%) PHP
7 6 (3.87%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.87%) Python
7 6 (3.87%) Scala
8 4 (2.58%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.94%) Ruby
9 3 (1.94%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.29%) C
10 2 (1.29%) C++
10 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.65%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.65%) Go
11 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (8.39%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Docker
2 3 (1.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.29%) KVM
4 1 (0.65%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) Puppet
2 3 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (9.03%) Microsoft
1 14 (9.03%) ServiceNow
2 13 (8.39%) Oracle
3 12 (7.74%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.94%) Google
5 2 (1.29%) SAP
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.65%) VMware
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thornton Gregory Ltd.
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago