Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Developer was - in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Principal Developer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 144 185
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.13% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Cheshire median annual salary - £51,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +58.46% -
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2929 2175 3160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 97.27% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2248 1869 2681
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Principal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Principal Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Developer in Cheshire

Principal Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Developer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Principal Developer in Cheshire