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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 827 785 821
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 61 68 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.068% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.073% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 35 65 52
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £81,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +25.00%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
East Midlands -9 15 £52,500 -12.50%
Yorkshire -32 15 £55,000 +29.41%
London -27 11 £65,000 -10.34% 3
South East -13 10 £62,500 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -12 5 £42,500 -10.52%
East of England -20 3 - -
North West -14 2 £41,250 -12.69%
Lead Software Engineer
UK

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 146 (97.33%) Software Engineering
2 67 (44.67%) Java
3 55 (36.67%) C#
3 55 (36.67%) .NET
4 43 (28.67%) SQL
5 41 (27.33%) Linux
5 41 (27.33%) TDD
6 39 (26.00%) HTML
7 33 (22.00%) JavaScript
8 32 (21.33%) CSS
8 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (21.33%) HTML5
9 31 (20.67%) C++
10 30 (20.00%) J2EE
10 30 (20.00%) Spring
11 28 (18.67%) Subversion
11 28 (18.67%) Jenkins
12 27 (18.00%) Hudson
12 27 (18.00%) Maven
12 27 (18.00%) UNIX
13 26 (17.33%) Scrum
13 26 (17.33%) Degree
14 25 (16.67%) jQuery
14 25 (16.67%) Visual Studio
14 25 (16.67%) CSS3
15 24 (16.00%) Finance
16 23 (15.33%) Hibernate
16 23 (15.33%) ASP.NET
16 23 (15.33%) Enterprise Software
17 22 (14.67%) Git (software)

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 18 (12.00%) Apache
2 9 (6.00%) CMS
3 7 (4.67%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.33%) CloudStack
5 4 (2.67%) Jetty
6 3 (2.00%) nginx
6 3 (2.00%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.00%) Drupal
7 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.67%) CICS
8 1 (0.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) Internet
2 5 (3.33%) HTTP
2 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.00%) OpenVPN
3 3 (2.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.33%) MySQL
3 10 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 9 (6.00%) Big Data
5 6 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.00%) MS Access
6 3 (2.00%) Riak
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.67%) SQLite
8 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (18.67%) Subversion
1 28 (18.67%) Jenkins
2 27 (18.00%) Maven
2 27 (18.00%) Hudson
3 25 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 22 (14.67%) Git (software)
5 17 (11.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.33%) Gradle
6 5 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 5 (3.33%) NetBeans
7 4 (2.67%) GCC
7 4 (2.67%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.67%) Selenium
9 1 (0.67%) RSpec
9 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (16.00%) Finance
2 15 (10.00%) Retail
3 10 (6.67%) Publishing
3 10 (6.67%) Games
4 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.00%) Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) French Language
6 2 (1.33%) Legal
6 2 (1.33%) Front Office
6 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (36.67%) .NET
2 39 (26.00%) HTML
3 32 (21.33%) CSS
3 32 (21.33%) HTML5
4 30 (20.00%) Spring
4 30 (20.00%) J2EE
5 25 (16.67%) jQuery
5 25 (16.67%) CSS3
6 23 (15.33%) ASP.NET
6 23 (15.33%) Hibernate
7 17 (11.33%) WCF
8 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (6.67%) Web Services
10 9 (6.00%) XML
11 8 (5.33%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (5.33%) .NET Framework
12 7 (4.67%) LAMP
13 5 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (3.33%) REST
13 5 (3.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.33%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 15 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (9.33%) Open Source
5 13 (8.67%) Mathematics
6 9 (6.00%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (4.00%) Digital Media
8 5 (3.33%) Cryptography
8 5 (3.33%) PKI
9 3 (2.00%) CCTV
9 3 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.33%) Derivative
10 2 (1.33%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.67%) Physics
11 1 (0.67%) CUDA
11 1 (0.67%) NHS
11 1 (0.67%) DTV
11 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.33%) Linux
2 27 (18.00%) UNIX
3 17 (11.33%) Windows
4 6 (4.00%) Android
4 6 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.00%) CentOS
5 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (97.33%) Software Engineering
2 41 (27.33%) TDD
3 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (17.33%) Scrum
5 21 (14.00%) MVC
6 18 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (10.67%) Web Development
9 15 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (9.33%) UML
11 11 (7.33%) OO
12 7 (4.67%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.67%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.67%) Web Application Development
13 6 (4.00%) Analytics
13 6 (4.00%) SOA
14 5 (3.33%) OOP
14 5 (3.33%) Automated Testing
14 5 (3.33%) Content Management
14 5 (3.33%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (44.67%) Java
2 55 (36.67%) C#
3 43 (28.67%) SQL
4 33 (22.00%) JavaScript
5 31 (20.67%) C++
6 21 (14.00%) Bash Shell
7 20 (13.33%) C
8 19 (12.67%) Perl
9 15 (10.00%) PHP
10 14 (9.33%) T-SQL
11 9 (6.00%) Python
12 7 (4.67%) Ruby
13 3 (2.00%) Assembly Language
13 3 (2.00%) VBA
14 2 (1.33%) VC++
14 2 (1.33%) VB
14 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.33%) F#
15 1 (0.67%) Groovy
15 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (17.33%) Degree
2 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) ISO 9000
1 5 (3.33%) QA
1 5 (3.33%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.67%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) NFS
1 3 (2.00%) Postfix
1 3 (2.00%) Varnish
1 3 (2.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) Puppet
2 6 (4.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.00%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (11.33%) Oracle
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.00%) Borland
4 4 (2.67%) Embarcadero
5 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.00%) Apple
6 2 (1.33%) Sybase
6 2 (1.33%) IBM
7 1 (0.67%) JBoss
7 1 (0.67%) Informatica
7 1 (0.67%) Google
7 1 (0.67%) Zend
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