Period
to 19 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Principal Software Developer was - in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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

Principal Software Developer
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank - - 75
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Developer 0 0 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - - 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median annual salary - - £47,500
UK median annual salary - £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 314 537 604
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.52% 96.58% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 172 425 350
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +8.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Principal Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured Principal Software Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Software Developer in Northern Ireland

Principal Software Developer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Principal Software Developer in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Principal Software Developer in Northern Ireland