Period
to 11 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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

Principal Developer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 164 155
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 5 4 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.16% 0.14% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 14
Oxfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £63,000 £63,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - -
10th Percentile £50,000 £61,250 £43,400
90th Percentile £84,000 £64,250 £71,250
South East median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% -12.50% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 3000 2756 3275
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 97.32% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2488 2228 2687
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,550
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Principal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Developer in Oxfordshire

Principal Developer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Principal Developer in Oxfordshire

Principal Developer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Developer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Developer in Oxfordshire

Principal Developer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Developer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Witney - 3 £60,000 -
Oxford - 2 £84,000 -
Principal Developer
South East

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, 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 across the Oxfordshire region featuring Principal Developer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Kentico
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Talend
2 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA

Principal Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) Kentico
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Talend
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore