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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 783 827 789
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 83 60 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.056% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.059% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 55 34 66
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £44,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +5.26%
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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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 +36 34 £65,000 - 4
South West - 19 £43,250 -
South East +9 15 £50,000 -20.00% 3
East of England +12 5 £50,000 - 3
Yorkshire +5 5 - -
East Midlands -1 2 £48,750 -7.14%
North West -1 2 £48,750 +18.18%
West Midlands +5 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Lead Software Engineer
UK

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 134 (93.06%) Software Engineering
2 88 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (56.94%) C#
4 75 (52.08%) .NET
5 70 (48.61%) TDD
6 55 (38.19%) JavaScript
7 54 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 48 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 47 (32.64%) MVC
10 44 (30.56%) Java
10 44 (30.56%) SQL Server
11 41 (28.47%) Scrum
12 40 (27.78%) BDD
13 37 (25.69%) MongoDB
13 37 (25.69%) QA
14 36 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 35 (24.31%) MS Excel
16 34 (23.61%) HTML
17 30 (20.83%) SQL
17 30 (20.83%) Software Delivery
18 29 (20.14%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (20.14%) Retail
19 27 (18.75%) Integration Testing
20 26 (18.06%) ASP.NET Web API
21 25 (17.36%) Continuous Delivery
21 25 (17.36%) Performance Testing
21 25 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
21 25 (17.36%) Test Automation
22 24 (16.67%) RavenDB

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 13 (9.03%) Node.js
2 5 (3.47%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.08%) IIS
4 3 (2.08%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.39%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.39%) JBoss
5 2 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.69%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.69%) WordPress
6 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Confluence
6 1 (0.69%) Kentico
6 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.69%) CMS
6 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (24.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.86%) SaaS
4 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.69%) GitHub
6 1 (0.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) Internet
2 4 (2.78%) SAN
3 2 (1.39%) Firewall
3 2 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.39%) ATM
3 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.69%) SSL
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 37 (25.69%) MongoDB
3 24 (16.67%) RavenDB
3 24 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.33%) MySQL
5 8 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.39%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.39%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.39%) Big Data
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.69%) Datomic
9 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.69%) Triplestore
9 1 (0.69%) Redis
9 1 (0.69%) Riak
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.33%) Selenium
3 8 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.17%) MSTest
5 6 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (3.47%) JSUnit
6 5 (3.47%) Maven
6 5 (3.47%) JUnit
6 5 (3.47%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.39%) Subversion
8 2 (1.39%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.69%) Mockito
9 1 (0.69%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.69%) Ant
9 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 29 (20.14%) Retail
2 14 (9.72%) Finance
3 11 (7.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (6.25%) Games
5 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.47%) Legal
6 5 (3.47%) Banking
7 4 (2.78%) Electronics
7 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.39%) Advertising
9 2 (1.39%) Front Office
9 2 (1.39%) Marketing
10 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (52.08%) .NET
2 54 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 36 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (23.61%) HTML
5 26 (18.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (13.19%) Web Services
7 18 (12.50%) CSS
8 15 (10.42%) Spring
8 15 (10.42%) jQuery
9 14 (9.72%) AngularJS
10 13 (9.03%) XML
11 11 (7.64%) REST
12 10 (6.94%) HTML5
13 9 (6.25%) J2EE
14 8 (5.56%) Symfony
14 8 (5.56%) RESTful
14 8 (5.56%) Django
15 7 (4.86%) JSON
15 7 (4.86%) SOAP
16 6 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.14%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.03%) Blog
3 12 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.64%) NHS
5 9 (6.25%) Xbox
6 5 (3.47%) Social Media
6 5 (3.47%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.78%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.78%) Web 2.0
7 4 (2.78%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.08%) Physics
9 2 (1.39%) DTV
9 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.39%) Clustering
9 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.39%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.69%) User Experience
10 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.58%) Windows
2 14 (9.72%) Linux
3 12 (8.33%) Android
3 12 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 10 (6.94%) UNIX
5 9 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 9 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 4 (2.78%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (93.06%) Software Engineering
2 88 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (48.61%) TDD
4 48 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 47 (32.64%) MVC
6 41 (28.47%) Scrum
7 40 (27.78%) BDD
8 30 (20.83%) Software Delivery
9 27 (18.75%) Integration Testing
10 25 (17.36%) Performance Testing
10 25 (17.36%) Test Automation
10 25 (17.36%) Continuous Delivery
11 24 (16.67%) Build Automation
12 23 (15.97%) OO
13 22 (15.28%) Unit Testing
14 20 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (13.89%) Coaching
15 18 (12.50%) Line Management
15 18 (12.50%) Kanban
16 14 (9.72%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 82 (56.94%) C#
2 55 (38.19%) JavaScript
3 44 (30.56%) Java
4 30 (20.83%) SQL
5 24 (16.67%) C++
6 16 (11.11%) Python
7 10 (6.94%) PHP
7 10 (6.94%) C
8 9 (6.25%) XAML
9 8 (5.56%) Perl
10 7 (4.86%) Groovy
11 6 (4.17%) Ruby
12 4 (2.78%) Go
12 4 (2.78%) Scala
12 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.78%) Tcl
13 3 (2.08%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.08%) VB
13 3 (2.08%) Clojure
14 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.39%) MCSE
2 2 (1.39%) PhD
2 2 (1.39%) CCNA
2 2 (1.39%) CISSP
2 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.39%) SSCP
2 2 (1.39%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (1.39%) GIAC
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (25.69%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.39%) TickIT
4 1 (0.69%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Docker
2 2 (1.39%) Firmware
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (0.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.33%) Oracle
3 11 (7.64%) Google
4 9 (6.25%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.78%) Splunk
6 3 (2.08%) IBM
6 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.39%) SAP
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe
8 1 (0.69%) Apple
8 1 (0.69%) ATG
8 1 (0.69%) VMware
8 1 (0.69%) Demandware
8 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.69%) Zend
8 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.69%) hybris
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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