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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Programmer
Rank 824 839 847
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 30 50 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.046% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.048% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 8
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £92,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 +30 15 £105,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire +14 7 £52,500 +25.00%
South East +4 3 £57,500 +9.52%
East of England +15 2 £48,750 +42.33%
North West - 2 £53,750 -
North East - 1 £57,500 - 1
Lead Programmer
UK

Lead Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 52 (62.65%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.37%) .NET
3 34 (40.96%) Web Services
4 33 (39.76%) Finance
5 32 (38.55%) JavaScript
5 32 (38.55%) Mentoring
6 31 (37.35%) SQL Server
7 30 (36.14%) C#
7 30 (36.14%) OO
8 28 (33.73%) Java
8 28 (33.73%) Unit Testing
9 26 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (30.12%) Scrum
11 23 (27.71%) SQL
11 23 (27.71%) TDD
12 21 (25.30%) Software Engineering
12 21 (25.30%) HTML
12 21 (25.30%) OOD
13 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
13 18 (21.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (20.48%) .NET Framework
14 17 (20.48%) CSS
15 16 (19.28%) N-Tier
15 16 (19.28%) MVC
16 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET
16 15 (18.07%) Dojo
16 15 (18.07%) SpecFlow
17 14 (16.87%) Apple iOS
17 14 (16.87%) Objective-C
18 13 (15.66%) Waterfall

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (10.84%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.02%) NServiceBus
3 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.82%) Redis
4 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) SpecFlow
2 10 (12.05%) Xcode
3 8 (9.64%) Visual Studio
3 8 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.43%) JBehave
5 5 (6.02%) Selenium
6 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.20%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.20%) Robolectric
General
1 33 (39.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Banking
2 6 (7.23%) Front Office
3 5 (6.02%) Games
4 4 (4.82%) Marketing
4 4 (4.82%) Advertising
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.37%) .NET
2 34 (40.96%) Web Services
3 21 (25.30%) HTML
4 17 (20.48%) .NET Framework
4 17 (20.48%) CSS
5 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET
5 15 (18.07%) Dojo
6 12 (14.46%) WCF
7 11 (13.25%) XML
8 10 (12.05%) jQuery
8 10 (12.05%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (12.05%) Ajax
9 7 (8.43%) Hibernate
9 7 (8.43%) JMS
9 7 (8.43%) Spring
9 7 (8.43%) Silverlight
9 7 (8.43%) JSON
10 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.23%) Entity Framework
11 5 (6.02%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) N-Tier
2 10 (12.05%) SWIFT
3 9 (10.84%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (7.23%) Digital Media
5 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.82%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.82%) Open Source
7 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.41%) iPhone
7 2 (2.41%) Mobile Games
7 2 (2.41%) Xbox
8 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.20%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.87%) Apple iOS
2 9 (10.84%) Android
3 7 (8.43%) Windows
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (62.65%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.55%) Mentoring
3 30 (36.14%) OO
4 28 (33.73%) Unit Testing
5 26 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (30.12%) Scrum
7 23 (27.71%) TDD
8 21 (25.30%) Software Engineering
8 21 (25.30%) OOD
9 16 (19.28%) MVC
10 13 (15.66%) Waterfall
10 13 (15.66%) iOS Development
11 12 (14.46%) Automated Testing
12 10 (12.05%) Multithreading
12 10 (12.05%) Web Development
12 10 (12.05%) BDD
13 6 (7.23%) QMS
14 5 (6.02%) Kanban
15 4 (4.82%) Mobile Development
16 3 (3.61%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) JavaScript
2 30 (36.14%) C#
3 28 (33.73%) Java
4 23 (27.71%) SQL
5 14 (16.87%) Objective-C
6 7 (8.43%) Python
7 6 (7.23%) C++
7 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.82%) C
9 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.41%) PHP
10 2 (2.41%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) IBM
3 1 (1.20%) Splunk
3 1 (1.20%) OpenLink
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