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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 254 315 301
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 11 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.029% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.030% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 20
Average salary £85,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £55,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
5 8 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (50.00%) Open Source
5 8 (50.00%) Puppet
5 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (43.75%) C#
6 7 (43.75%) Couchbase
6 7 (43.75%) Node.js
7 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) PHP
8 4 (25.00%) CSS
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) Banking
9 3 (18.75%) SOAP
9 3 (18.75%) HTTP
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) Linux
9 3 (18.75%) OO
9 3 (18.75%) Apache
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) MySQL
9 3 (18.75%) HTML5
9 3 (18.75%) SQLite
9 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 3 (18.75%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (43.75%) Node.js
3 3 (18.75%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (43.75%) Couchbase
3 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 3 (18.75%) SQLite
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) CSS3
2 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 3 (18.75%) JSON
2 3 (18.75%) REST
2 3 (18.75%) Semantic HTML
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Bitcoin
4 1 (6.25%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Development
3 3 (18.75%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) Scala
7 1 (6.25%) Clojure
7 1 (6.25%) Groovy
7 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Google
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago