The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 799 881 788
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -93
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 99 44 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.044% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.046% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 92 40 109
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £34,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Lead Software Engineer
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
90807 95908 94217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 77011 80194 76700
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lead Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Lead Software Engineer Salary Trend in England

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Lead Software Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Lead Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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 +33 41 £62,500 +13.63% 3
South East +30 23 £58,000 +10.47% 3
East of England +10 11 £75,000 +143.90%
South West -3 8 £47,500 -3.06% 1
Yorkshire +15 4 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 1
North West +25 3 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Midlands -9 3 £27,500 -45.00%
North East - 2 £42,500 - 1
Lead Software Engineer
UK

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Lead Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 212 (92.98%) Software Engineering
2 100 (43.86%) Java
3 99 (43.42%) JavaScript
4 96 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (35.96%) C#
6 63 (27.63%) TDD
7 58 (25.44%) C++
8 53 (23.25%) HTML
8 53 (23.25%) .NET
9 52 (22.81%) Linux
10 48 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 42 (18.42%) OO
11 42 (18.42%) Degree
12 41 (17.98%) Node.js
12 41 (17.98%) Mentoring
13 40 (17.54%) NoSQL
13 40 (17.54%) SQL
13 40 (17.54%) CSS
14 38 (16.67%) MVC
15 36 (15.79%) Microsoft
16 35 (15.35%) MySQL
17 33 (14.47%) Python
17 33 (14.47%) Finance
18 32 (14.04%) PHP
18 32 (14.04%) QA
19 31 (13.60%) ASP.NET
20 30 (13.16%) Web Services
20 30 (13.16%) HTML5
21 29 (12.72%) OOD
22 28 (12.28%) Automated Testing

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Lead Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (17.98%) Node.js
2 25 (10.96%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (4.39%) Apache Pig
4 7 (3.07%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.75%) Apache
5 4 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.32%) Mule
6 3 (1.32%) nginx
7 2 (0.88%) CMS
7 2 (0.88%) IIS
7 2 (0.88%) JBoss
7 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) Kentico
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.44%) Tornado
8 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) WinCC
Applications
1 15 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.63%) MS Office
3 5 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Magento
2 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.77%) SaaS
3 12 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.19%) GitHub
5 3 (1.32%) PaaS
6 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.88%) Heroku
6 2 (0.88%) IaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.46%) Internet
2 14 (6.14%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.39%) Firewall
4 5 (2.19%) HTTP
4 5 (2.19%) SSL
5 4 (1.75%) Multicast
5 4 (1.75%) Unicast
6 3 (1.32%) DNS
7 2 (0.88%) AMQP
7 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.88%) MQTT
8 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.44%) Modbus
8 1 (0.44%) Network Security
8 1 (0.44%) RFID
8 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 40 (17.54%) NoSQL
3 35 (15.35%) MySQL
4 21 (9.21%) MongoDB
5 19 (8.33%) Big Data
6 18 (7.89%) Relational Database
7 16 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (6.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 14 (6.14%) Couchbase
9 14 (6.14%) Hadoop
10 12 (5.26%) Redis
11 10 (4.39%) Apache Hive
12 5 (2.19%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.75%) Datomic
13 4 (1.75%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.75%) Triplestore
14 3 (1.32%) RavenDB
14 3 (1.32%) SQLite
15 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.33%) Selenium
4 17 (7.46%) JIRA
5 10 (4.39%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.95%) Subversion
7 8 (3.51%) Maven
8 5 (2.19%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.19%) Hudson
9 4 (1.75%) NUnit
9 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.32%) Moq
10 3 (1.32%) NuGet
10 3 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.32%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.88%) JUnit
12 1 (0.44%) Ant
12 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
General
1 33 (14.47%) Finance
2 16 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.58%) Legal
4 10 (4.39%) Retail
5 7 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.19%) Banking
7 5 (2.19%) Electronics
7 5 (2.19%) Games
8 4 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.32%) Marketing
10 2 (0.88%) Publishing
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.44%) Automotive
11 1 (0.44%) German Language
11 1 (0.44%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (23.25%) .NET
1 53 (23.25%) HTML
2 40 (17.54%) CSS
3 31 (13.60%) ASP.NET
4 30 (13.16%) HTML5
4 30 (13.16%) Web Services
5 28 (12.28%) Spring
6 27 (11.84%) Django
7 26 (11.40%) REST
7 26 (11.40%) SOAP
7 26 (11.40%) XML
8 21 (9.21%) AngularJS
8 21 (9.21%) Java EE
9 20 (8.77%) J2EE
10 16 (7.02%) Symfony
11 15 (6.58%) JSON
12 14 (6.14%) Ajax
12 14 (6.14%) CSS3
12 14 (6.14%) JMS
13 12 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.40%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.14%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.39%) Cybercrime
4 7 (3.07%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.19%) Fintech
5 5 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.75%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.75%) iPad
6 4 (1.75%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.88%) Blog
7 2 (0.88%) Clustering
7 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (0.88%) Tandem
7 2 (0.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.81%) Linux
2 20 (8.77%) Apple iOS
3 18 (7.89%) Windows
4 17 (7.46%) Android
5 12 (5.26%) Unix
6 5 (2.19%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.75%) Solaris
8 3 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.44%) AIX
10 1 (0.44%) CentOS
10 1 (0.44%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.44%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (92.98%) Software Engineering
2 96 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (27.63%) TDD
4 42 (18.42%) OO
5 41 (17.98%) Mentoring
6 38 (16.67%) MVC
7 29 (12.72%) OOD
8 28 (12.28%) Automated Testing
9 27 (11.84%) Scrum
10 25 (10.96%) SOA
11 24 (10.53%) Open Source
12 23 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (10.09%) Multithreading
13 18 (7.89%) Coaching
14 16 (7.02%) BDD
14 16 (7.02%) Microservices
14 16 (7.02%) Unit Testing
15 15 (6.58%) Software Delivery
16 14 (6.14%) E-Commerce
16 14 (6.14%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (43.86%) Java
2 99 (43.42%) JavaScript
3 82 (35.96%) C#
4 58 (25.44%) C++
5 40 (17.54%) SQL
6 33 (14.47%) Python
7 32 (14.04%) PHP
8 18 (7.89%) C
9 14 (6.14%) Objective-C
10 12 (5.26%) Go
11 10 (4.39%) Groovy
12 9 (3.95%) Perl
13 7 (3.07%) XPath
13 7 (3.07%) XQuery
14 6 (2.63%) Clojure
15 5 (2.19%) Ruby
16 4 (1.75%) Scala
17 3 (1.32%) Apex Code
17 3 (1.32%) Embedded C++
17 3 (1.32%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 42 (18.42%) Degree
2 10 (4.39%) CCNA
2 10 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (4.39%) CISSP
2 10 (4.39%) GIAC
2 10 (4.39%) Linux+ Certification
2 10 (4.39%) MCSE
2 10 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.39%) SANS
2 10 (4.39%) SSCP
3 5 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.32%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.04%) QA
2 5 (2.19%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.19%) TickIT
3 2 (0.88%) MISRA
4 1 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) GAMP
4 1 (0.44%) GMP
System Software
1 11 (4.82%) Varnish
2 9 (3.95%) Docker
3 4 (1.75%) Firmware
4 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.44%) Ceph
5 1 (0.44%) KVM
5 1 (0.44%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (6.14%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) Ansible
2 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.33%) Google
3 15 (6.58%) Oracle
4 6 (2.63%) IBM
5 4 (1.75%) Apple
5 4 (1.75%) ATG
5 4 (1.75%) Bloomberg
5 4 (1.75%) Demandware
5 4 (1.75%) hybris
6 3 (1.32%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.32%) VMware
6 3 (1.32%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.88%) Coverity
7 2 (0.88%) Facebook
7 2 (0.88%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.88%) webMethods
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.44%) Twitter
8 1 (0.44%) Zend
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