Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Principal Software Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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

Principal Software Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 238 278
Rank change year-on-year 0 +40 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Software Engineer 3 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.055% 0.39% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.40% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 0 26 4
West Yorkshire median annual salary - £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.82% -24.14%
Yorkshire median annual salary - £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% -24.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 5,283 6,541 7,470
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 97.45% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4,376 5,518 6,453
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,402 £61,250 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -

Principal Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Software Engineer in West Yorkshire

Principal Software Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Principal Software Engineer in West Yorkshire

Principal Software Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Software Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
Leeds +1 3 - -
Principal Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Principal Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Principal Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Principal Software Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Redis
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Go
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Isomorphic JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) GraphQL
2 2 (66.67%) React
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Prometheus
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

Principal Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) GraphQL
1 2 (66.67%) Kafka
1 2 (66.67%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Axis
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Isomorphic JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Go
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) hybris
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter