The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Lead Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 230 289 318
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.10% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.11% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 6
Median salary £59,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £70,000 £61,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,200 £74,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
5703 8362 10889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.01% 95.60% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5212 7246 9135
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

Lead Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Lead Software Engineer 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 City of London region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Node.js
4 7 (43.75%) Microservices
5 6 (37.50%) High Availability
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) RESTful
7 4 (25.00%) Retail
7 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) React
8 3 (18.75%) Docker
8 3 (18.75%) DevOps
8 3 (18.75%) Spring
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) J2EE
8 3 (18.75%) C#
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) SOA
8 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
9 2 (12.50%) JDBC
9 2 (12.50%) Windows

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
2 1 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (12.50%) Heroku
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) Tick Data
3 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) TestNG
4 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Node.js
2 4 (25.00%) RESTful
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 3 (18.75%) React
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) JDBC
4 2 (12.50%) JMS
4 2 (12.50%) Kafka
4 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) Swing
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) Django
5 1 (6.25%) Flask
5 1 (6.25%) iBATIS
5 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Native
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Microservices
4 6 (37.50%) High Availability
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
7 2 (12.50%) BDD
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (12.50%) Disruptive Innovation
7 2 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (12.50%) People Management
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 1 (6.25%) MVC
8 1 (6.25%) OO
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Go
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) PayPal
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian