Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Principal Software Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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

Principal Software Engineer
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 49 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 1.83% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary - £50,000 -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04% -

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 715 375 484
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.41% 97.91% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 463 278 417
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Principal Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Software Engineer in Northern Ireland

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Principal Software Engineer in Northern Ireland