The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Programmer
Rank 863 803 854
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 25 50 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.050% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.053% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 34
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Lead Programmer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lead Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lead Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Programmer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Programmer across the England region.

Lead Programmer Salary Trend in England

Lead Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Lead Programmer Salary Histogram in England

Lead Programmer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 10 £57,500 +4.54% 1
South East -17 6 £50,000 -
North West -12 3 £42,500 - 1
East of England -19 2 £50,000 -23.07%
East Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
West Midlands -16 1 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Programmer
UK

Lead Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Lead Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 33 (48.53%) JavaScript
2 31 (45.59%) HTML
2 31 (45.59%) MVC
3 30 (44.12%) CSS
4 27 (39.71%) C#
5 25 (36.76%) .NET
6 24 (35.29%) MySQL
7 23 (33.82%) PHP
8 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
8 15 (22.06%) Scrum
9 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
9 14 (20.59%) TDD
10 13 (19.12%) HTML5
10 13 (19.12%) CSS3
10 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
11 12 (17.65%) jQuery
12 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (16.18%) SQL
12 11 (16.18%) OOP
12 11 (16.18%) OO
13 10 (14.71%) JSON
14 9 (13.24%) Degree
14 9 (13.24%) OOD
14 9 (13.24%) Apache
14 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (11.76%) PHP5
15 8 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
15 8 (11.76%) Web Services
15 8 (11.76%) Microsoft

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Lead Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.24%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (4.41%) NServiceBus
3 3 (4.41%) CMS
3 3 (4.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.41%) Kentico
4 2 (2.94%) Node.js
4 2 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.47%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) MySQL
2 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
3 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.94%) Big Data
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Selenium
4 2 (2.94%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) Hudson
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.94%) French Language
3 1 (1.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (45.59%) HTML
2 30 (44.12%) CSS
3 25 (36.76%) .NET
4 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
5 13 (19.12%) HTML5
5 13 (19.12%) CSS3
6 12 (17.65%) jQuery
7 10 (14.71%) JSON
8 8 (11.76%) LAMP
8 8 (11.76%) Ajax
8 8 (11.76%) Web Services
8 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (8.82%) Django
11 5 (7.35%) WCF
11 5 (7.35%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.35%) Backbone.js
12 4 (5.88%) REST
12 4 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (4.41%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (8.82%) Derivative
1 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Life Science
3 2 (2.94%) Open Source
3 2 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (1.47%) Physics
4 1 (1.47%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Android
1 7 (10.29%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) MVC
2 15 (22.06%) Scrum
3 14 (20.59%) TDD
4 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.18%) OOP
4 11 (16.18%) OO
5 9 (13.24%) OOD
5 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (8.82%) Analytics
8 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.88%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.41%) BDD
11 2 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (2.94%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.94%) Kanban
11 2 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) JavaScript
2 27 (39.71%) C#
3 23 (33.82%) PHP
4 11 (16.18%) SQL
5 8 (11.76%) PHP5
6 7 (10.29%) Java
7 6 (8.82%) Python
8 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) MCTS
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) CDISC
2 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Zend
4 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.47%) Guidewire
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