The median annual salary for a Principal Developer was £84,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Principal Developer
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 429 437
Rank change year-on-year +46 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Developer 11 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.075% 0.054% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.056% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 19
Median salary £84,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £67,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +27.61% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14110 17860 20459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.64% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11815 15210 16682
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Principal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Principal Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Developer in the South East

Principal Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Principal Developer in the South East

Principal Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Developer in the South East

Principal Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 8 £84,000 - 1
Berkshire +32 3 £80,000 +33.33%
Principal Developer
England

Principal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region featuring Principal Developer in the job title.

1 15 (50.00%) .NET
1 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (43.33%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) TDD
4 11 (36.67%) Java
4 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (30.00%) MVC
7 7 (23.33%) Data Modelling
7 7 (23.33%) ETL
7 7 (23.33%) XML Schema
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
7 7 (23.33%) JBoss
7 7 (23.33%) SOAP
7 7 (23.33%) Web Services
7 7 (23.33%) XML
7 7 (23.33%) RESTful
7 7 (23.33%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (23.33%) Data Management
7 7 (23.33%) Spring
7 7 (23.33%) JIRA
7 7 (23.33%) Java EE
7 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (23.33%) Talend
7 7 (23.33%) Master Data Management
7 7 (23.33%) Apache Camel

Principal Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (23.33%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) EPiServer
2 2 (6.67%) Kentico
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) JIRA
1 7 (23.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.00%) Ant
3 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (10.00%) Gradle
3 3 (10.00%) Grunt
3 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (10.00%) Mocha
3 3 (10.00%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) TestNG
4 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
1 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (23.33%) Apache Camel
2 7 (23.33%) Java EE
2 7 (23.33%) RESTful
2 7 (23.33%) SOAP
2 7 (23.33%) Spring
2 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) XML
2 7 (23.33%) XML Schema
3 5 (16.67%) REST
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 4 (13.33%) HTML
4 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (40.00%) TDD
3 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 9 (30.00%) MVC
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (23.33%) Data Management
5 7 (23.33%) Data Modelling
5 7 (23.33%) ETL
5 7 (23.33%) Master Data Management
6 6 (20.00%) Data Integration
7 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Machine Learning
7 4 (13.33%) Predictive Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Build Automation
8 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Talend
3 4 (13.33%) Intel
4 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
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