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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Programmer
Rank 860 870 810
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 20 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.027% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.028% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 37
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £67,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +0.50%
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
96144 102851 95666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80483 84653 79968
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
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 4 August 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 4 August 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
(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 11 £65,000 +13.04% 3
South East +18 5 £57,500 +15.00%
East of England +4 2 £55,000 +10.00%
North East - 2 £57,500 -
Lead Programmer
UK

Lead Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) Java
3 28 (49.12%) Web Services
4 21 (36.84%) Unit Testing
5 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
5 20 (35.09%) Finance
6 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 19 (33.33%) SQL
6 19 (33.33%) OO
7 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 15 (26.32%) C#
9 14 (24.56%) .NET
9 14 (24.56%) Scrum
10 12 (21.05%) TDD
10 12 (21.05%) OOD
11 11 (19.30%) XML
11 11 (19.30%) HTML
12 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
12 10 (17.54%) Dojo
12 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
13 9 (15.79%) iOS Development
13 9 (15.79%) Apple iOS
13 9 (15.79%) Objective-C
14 8 (14.04%) Banking
14 8 (14.04%) Spring
14 8 (14.04%) Front Office
14 8 (14.04%) SDLC
15 7 (12.28%) CSS
15 7 (12.28%) Oracle

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.51%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.02%) Redis
2 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) JBehave
1 5 (8.77%) SpecFlow
1 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.26%) Xcode
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Front Office
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
3 4 (7.02%) Advertising
3 4 (7.02%) Games
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (49.12%) Web Services
2 14 (24.56%) .NET
3 11 (19.30%) HTML
3 11 (19.30%) XML
4 10 (17.54%) Dojo
5 8 (14.04%) Spring
6 7 (12.28%) CSS
7 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.53%) Hibernate
7 6 (10.53%) RESTful
8 5 (8.77%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (8.77%) REST
8 5 (8.77%) JMS
9 4 (7.02%) JSON
9 4 (7.02%) Ajax
9 4 (7.02%) WCF
9 4 (7.02%) Django
10 3 (5.26%) jQuery
10 3 (5.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) N-Tier
1 6 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (8.77%) SWIFT
3 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.02%) iPhone
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.02%) Xbox
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.53%) Android
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Unit Testing
3 19 (33.33%) OO
3 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (24.56%) Scrum
6 12 (21.05%) OOD
6 12 (21.05%) TDD
7 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
8 9 (15.79%) iOS Development
9 8 (14.04%) SDLC
10 6 (10.53%) Mobile Development
10 6 (10.53%) Web Development
10 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
11 5 (8.77%) BDD
11 5 (8.77%) Kanban
11 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Multithreading
11 5 (8.77%) OOP
12 4 (7.02%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.33%) SQL
4 15 (26.32%) C#
5 9 (15.79%) Objective-C
6 5 (8.77%) C
7 4 (7.02%) Python
7 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.26%) C++
9 2 (3.51%) VBA
9 2 (3.51%) Perl
9 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.51%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) CFA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) IBM
4 4 (7.02%) Splunk
5 1 (1.75%) Sybase
5 1 (1.75%) webMethods
5 1 (1.75%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.75%) Telerik
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