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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Programmer
Rank 855 833 827
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 22 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.027% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.029% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 33
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £120,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.50% +11.11%
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
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -14 15 £55,750 -38.05% 1
South East -18 3 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East of England -18 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Lead Programmer
UK

Lead Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) .NET
3 21 (43.75%) C#
4 19 (39.58%) MVC
5 17 (35.42%) Mentoring
6 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 13 (27.08%) HTML
8 13 (27.08%) CSS
9 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.92%) jQuery
9 11 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.83%) TDD
11 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
11 9 (18.75%) JSON
11 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
11 9 (18.75%) Python
11 9 (18.75%) Scrum
11 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
12 8 (16.67%) Web Services
12 8 (16.67%) Linux
12 8 (16.67%) Java
13 7 (14.58%) Django
13 7 (14.58%) C++
14 6 (12.50%) SQL
14 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
14 6 (12.50%) Analytics

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
2 3 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (6.25%) Kentico
2 3 (6.25%) NServiceBus
3 2 (4.17%) Node.js
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.25%) Selenium
4 3 (6.25%) Xcode
4 3 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.17%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.08%) Robotium
6 1 (2.08%) Robolectric
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
1 3 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) .NET
2 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (27.08%) CSS
3 13 (27.08%) HTML
4 11 (22.92%) jQuery
5 9 (18.75%) JSON
5 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 8 (16.67%) Web Services
7 7 (14.58%) Django
8 5 (10.42%) WCF
8 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.33%) Ajax
10 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.25%) CSS3
10 3 (6.25%) HTML5
10 3 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (6.25%) NHibernate
10 3 (6.25%) Unreal Engine
10 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.17%) Blog
4 1 (2.08%) RIA
4 1 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.08%) Physics
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.25%) Android
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) MVC
3 17 (35.42%) Mentoring
4 10 (20.83%) TDD
4 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.50%) Analytics
7 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.25%) Line Management
9 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) OOD
9 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.25%) BDD
9 3 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) C#
2 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.75%) Python
4 8 (16.67%) Java
5 7 (14.58%) C++
6 6 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (8.33%) Objective-C
8 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.17%) PHP
10 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.08%) C
10 1 (2.08%) PHP5
10 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.33%) MCTS
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) CDISC
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
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