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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Developer
Rank 846 850 925
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 73 118 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.11% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.11% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 70 94 41
Median salary £59,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.83% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £87,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.01%

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
93892 106630 115839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79151 87900 94737
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +10 73 £59,500 -0.83% 11
London +26 30 £65,000 -16.12% 4
Yorkshire +37 12 £56,500 -5.83% 2
West Yorkshire +32 11 £56,500 -13.07% 2
Leeds +18 11 £56,500 -5.83% 2
South East +11 9 £50,000 -16.66% 2
South West +11 7 £52,500 -2.32% 2
Buckinghamshire +28 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Milton Keynes +26 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Bristol +16 6 £52,500 - 2
East of England +45 5 £52,500 -30.00%
North West +24 4 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Manchester -1 4 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Norwich - 4 £52,500 -
Norfolk - 4 £52,500 -
North East +6 3 £77,500 +55.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 3 £77,500 +55.00%
Tyne and Wear -3 3 £77,500 +55.00%
Staffordshire - 3 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Reading -5 2 £60,000 -7.69%
Berkshire -10 2 £60,000 -7.69%
Stafford - 2 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +31 1 £37,500 -50.00%
South Yorkshire +22 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Sheffield +19 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire +3 1 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 -
Fareham - 1 £70,000 - 1
Harpenden - 1 £37,500 -

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 108 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 53 (31.55%) TDD
4 52 (30.95%) HTML
5 50 (29.76%) .NET
6 49 (29.17%) C#
7 48 (28.57%) Java
8 46 (27.38%) CSS
9 43 (25.60%) SQL
10 42 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 36 (21.43%) Finance
11 36 (21.43%) Mentoring
12 35 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 34 (20.24%) HTML5
14 33 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (19.05%) Node.js
16 31 (18.45%) Linux
17 30 (17.86%) Microsoft
18 28 (16.67%) Web Services
19 27 (16.07%) Scrum
20 24 (14.29%) REST
20 24 (14.29%) MVC
21 23 (13.69%) SOA
21 23 (13.69%) Amazon AWS
22 22 (13.10%) Software Engineering
23 20 (11.90%) Degree
23 20 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
23 20 (11.90%) Oracle
23 20 (11.90%) BDD
24 19 (11.31%) Coaching

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 11 (6.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.98%) Apache
4 5 (2.98%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.19%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.19%) IIS
6 2 (1.19%) JBoss
6 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.19%) WildFly
7 1 (0.60%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.69%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.36%) PaaS
4 4 (2.38%) GitHub
5 3 (1.79%) SaaS
6 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.19%) Google Play
6 2 (1.19%) Heroku
6 2 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.55%) Internet
2 2 (1.19%) HTTP
2 2 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (7.74%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.17%) Big Data
7 7 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.19%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.19%) MySQL
11 2 (1.19%) SSDT
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (4.17%) JUnit
3 7 (4.17%) Maven
4 6 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.98%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (2.98%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.98%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.38%) git-flow
6 4 (2.38%) Gradle
6 4 (2.38%) JIRA
6 4 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.79%) Appium
7 3 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.19%) EasyMock
8 2 (1.19%) Gatling
8 2 (1.19%) Geb
8 2 (1.19%) Spock
8 2 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 36 (21.43%) Finance
2 19 (11.31%) Banking
3 18 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.33%) Retail
5 8 (4.76%) Games
6 6 (3.57%) Online Betting
7 4 (2.38%) Electronics
7 4 (2.38%) Law
7 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (30.95%) HTML
2 50 (29.76%) .NET
3 46 (27.38%) CSS
4 42 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 34 (20.24%) HTML5
6 32 (19.05%) Node.js
7 28 (16.67%) Web Services
8 24 (14.29%) REST
9 17 (10.12%) ASP.NET
10 16 (9.52%) CSS3
11 15 (8.93%) RESTful
11 15 (8.93%) Spring
12 13 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (7.74%) jQuery
12 13 (7.74%) React
13 12 (7.14%) WCF
14 11 (6.55%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
17 7 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.55%) Private Cloud
5 10 (5.95%) Cloud Native
5 10 (5.95%) Online Banking
6 8 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.76%) User Experience
7 6 (3.57%) Online Games
8 5 (2.98%) iPad
8 5 (2.98%) iPhone
9 4 (2.38%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.38%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.79%) Blog
10 3 (1.79%) Fintech
11 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.19%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (1.19%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.45%) Linux
2 18 (10.71%) Windows
3 13 (7.74%) Android
4 11 (6.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.19%) Unix
7 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (31.55%) TDD
3 36 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 33 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (16.07%) Scrum
6 24 (14.29%) MVC
7 23 (13.69%) SOA
8 22 (13.10%) Software Engineering
9 20 (11.90%) BDD
10 19 (11.31%) Coaching
10 19 (11.31%) E-Commerce
10 19 (11.31%) OO
10 19 (11.31%) Unit Testing
11 18 (10.71%) Open Source
12 17 (10.12%) DevOps
13 16 (9.52%) Test Automation
14 14 (8.33%) Kanban
14 14 (8.33%) Microservices
15 13 (7.74%) ETL
15 13 (7.74%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 60 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 49 (29.17%) C#
3 48 (28.57%) Java
4 43 (25.60%) SQL
5 15 (8.93%) PL/SQL
5 15 (8.93%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.55%) Python
6 11 (6.55%) Scala
7 9 (5.36%) PHP
8 7 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.17%) Ruby
9 6 (3.57%) C
10 5 (2.98%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.98%) Groovy
11 2 (1.19%) C++
11 2 (1.19%) Clojure
11 2 (1.19%) Erlang
11 2 (1.19%) Go
11 2 (1.19%) Jython
11 2 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (11.90%) Degree
2 5 (2.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SEPA
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (10.12%) Docker
2 4 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.19%) KVM
3 2 (1.19%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.19%) Xen
4 1 (0.60%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 10 (5.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (1.79%) Puppet
3 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.90%) Oracle
3 13 (7.74%) ServiceNow
4 10 (5.95%) HP
5 5 (2.98%) Northgate
5 5 (2.98%) Talend
6 4 (2.38%) SAP
7 3 (1.79%) Google
7 3 (1.79%) IBM
8 2 (1.19%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
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