The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Programmer
Rank 840 803 842
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 31 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.041% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.044% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 33
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +24.37%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103151 95852 105809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84977 80074 91329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Lead Programmer
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -59 16 £61,250 +11.36%
South East -9 6 £50,000 -3.84%
North West +6 2 £42,500 - 2
East of England -14 2 £50,000 -20.00%
South West - 2 £48,750 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
Lead Programmer
UK

Lead Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
2 40 (44.94%) HTML
2 40 (44.94%) CSS
3 38 (42.70%) MVC
4 36 (40.45%) MySQL
5 34 (38.20%) PHP
6 30 (33.71%) C#
7 27 (30.34%) .NET
8 19 (21.35%) jQuery
9 18 (20.22%) SQL
10 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
10 17 (19.10%) HTML5
10 17 (19.10%) CSS3
11 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (17.98%) Scrum
12 15 (16.85%) TDD
12 15 (16.85%) Android
12 15 (16.85%) Apple iOS
13 14 (15.73%) Relational Database
13 14 (15.73%) Ajax
13 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
13 14 (15.73%) Apache
14 12 (13.48%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (13.48%) Degree
14 12 (13.48%) OOP
14 12 (13.48%) OO
15 11 (12.36%) Java
15 11 (12.36%) PHP5
16 10 (11.24%) Mobile App
17 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (15.73%) Apache
2 4 (4.49%) IIS
3 3 (3.37%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.37%) Node.js
3 3 (3.37%) Kentico
3 3 (3.37%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) SAS
4 2 (2.25%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.12%) WordPress
5 1 (1.12%) nginx
5 1 (1.12%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.12%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.45%) MySQL
2 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
3 14 (15.73%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.25%) Big Data
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.12%) HBase
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.49%) Subversion
4 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.25%) Selenium
5 1 (1.12%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.12%) Hudson
5 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.12%) Toad
5 1 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.25%) French Language
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Publishing
4 1 (1.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.94%) HTML
1 40 (44.94%) CSS
2 27 (30.34%) .NET
3 19 (21.35%) jQuery
4 17 (19.10%) HTML5
4 17 (19.10%) CSS3
5 14 (15.73%) Ajax
5 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
6 9 (10.11%) JSON
6 9 (10.11%) Web Services
6 9 (10.11%) LAMP
7 8 (8.99%) Django
8 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.87%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.74%) Backbone.js
9 6 (6.74%) REST
10 5 (5.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (5.62%) XML
11 4 (4.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (6.74%) Derivative
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.25%) Open Source
4 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.25%) Life Science
4 2 (2.25%) Statistics
5 1 (1.12%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.12%) W3C
5 1 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.85%) Android
1 15 (16.85%) Apple iOS
2 9 (10.11%) Linux
3 2 (2.25%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.70%) MVC
2 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.98%) Scrum
3 15 (16.85%) TDD
4 12 (13.48%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (13.48%) OOP
4 12 (13.48%) OO
5 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.11%) OOD
6 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.74%) Analytics
9 5 (5.62%) Web Application Development
10 4 (4.49%) Regression Testing
10 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.49%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.49%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.49%) System Testing
10 4 (4.49%) Stress Testing
11 3 (3.37%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
2 34 (38.20%) PHP
3 30 (33.71%) C#
4 18 (20.22%) SQL
5 11 (12.36%) Java
5 11 (12.36%) PHP5
6 9 (10.11%) Python
7 6 (6.74%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.25%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) Groovy
9 1 (1.12%) IronPython
9 1 (1.12%) Scala
9 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) C
9 1 (1.12%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.49%) MCTS
3 1 (1.12%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) OpenNMS
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
1 1 (1.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Zend
3 3 (3.37%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.12%) Twitter
5 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.12%) Perforce
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Healthcare, Flexible Hours
Posted: 22 days ago