The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 304 324 328
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.038% 0.081% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.087% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 1
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.91%
Lead Software Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer across the City of London region.

Lead Software Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Lead Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Lead Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Software Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 2 (50.00%) Text Mining
2 2 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (50.00%) Go
2 2 (50.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) iBATIS
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Lead Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) TestNG
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) iBATIS
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian