Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Software Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Principal Software Developer
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 843 915
Rank change year-on-year 0 +72 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Developer 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.001% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
London median annual salary £57,500 - £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £64,400 £60,000
% change year-on-year -14.60% +7.33% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70770 72897 85692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55623 62964 72725
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Principal Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Software Developer in London

Principal Software Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Principal Software Developer in London

Principal Software Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Principal Software 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 across the London region featuring Principal Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID

Principal Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft