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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 823 776 819
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 56 58 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.059% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.063% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 30 54 53
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +18.75%
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
100759 92707 104130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.26% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82433 77843 89539
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 -3 14 £55,000 -8.33%
Yorkshire -24 12 £48,750 +8.33%
London -57 10 £65,000 -10.34% 2
South East - 9 £62,500 - 3
West Midlands -27 5 £42,500 -15.00%
North West -15 3 £42,500 -14.14%
East of England -23 3 - - 1
Lead Software Engineer
UK

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 132 (96.35%) Software Engineering
2 73 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (47.45%) Java
4 47 (34.31%) C#
5 46 (33.58%) .NET
6 38 (27.74%) Linux
7 35 (25.55%) TDD
8 33 (24.09%) HTML
9 32 (23.36%) C++
9 32 (23.36%) SQL
10 29 (21.17%) J2EE
10 29 (21.17%) JavaScript
10 29 (21.17%) Spring
11 28 (20.44%) Subversion
12 27 (19.71%) Maven
12 27 (19.71%) CSS
12 27 (19.71%) UNIX
13 26 (18.98%) HTML5
13 26 (18.98%) Jenkins
14 25 (18.25%) Hudson
15 24 (17.52%) Scrum
15 24 (17.52%) Finance
16 23 (16.79%) Hibernate
17 22 (16.06%) jQuery
17 22 (16.06%) Enterprise Software
18 21 (15.33%) Mentoring
18 21 (15.33%) CSS3
18 21 (15.33%) Degree
19 20 (14.60%) Git (software)
19 20 (14.60%) Visual Studio

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (11.68%) Apache
2 8 (5.84%) CMS
3 7 (5.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.65%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.65%) CloudStack
4 5 (3.65%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.92%) Jetty
6 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.73%) nginx
7 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.73%) Drupal
7 1 (0.73%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.73%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) Internet
2 5 (3.65%) HTTP
2 5 (3.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.19%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.73%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) MySQL
2 9 (6.57%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.11%) Big Data
4 5 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) MS Access
5 3 (2.19%) Riak
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.73%) SQLite
7 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (20.44%) Subversion
2 27 (19.71%) Maven
3 26 (18.98%) Jenkins
4 25 (18.25%) Hudson
5 20 (14.60%) Git (software)
5 20 (14.60%) Visual Studio
6 13 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.65%) NetBeans
7 5 (3.65%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.65%) IntelliJ
7 5 (3.65%) Gradle
8 4 (2.92%) GCC
9 2 (1.46%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.46%) Selenium
9 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.73%) RSpec
10 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.73%) Mocha
10 1 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.73%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (17.52%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Retail
3 10 (7.30%) Games
4 8 (5.84%) Publishing
5 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.19%) Banking
7 2 (1.46%) Front Office
7 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.46%) French Language
8 1 (0.73%) Marketing
8 1 (0.73%) Electronics
8 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.58%) .NET
2 33 (24.09%) HTML
3 29 (21.17%) J2EE
3 29 (21.17%) Spring
4 27 (19.71%) CSS
5 26 (18.98%) HTML5
6 23 (16.79%) Hibernate
7 22 (16.06%) jQuery
8 21 (15.33%) CSS3
9 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET
10 13 (9.49%) WCF
11 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (5.84%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (5.84%) Web Services
13 7 (5.11%) LAMP
13 7 (5.11%) XML
14 6 (4.38%) REST
14 6 (4.38%) .NET Framework
15 4 (2.92%) Backbone.js
15 4 (2.92%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.06%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (12.41%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.22%) Open Source
3 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.76%) Mathematics
4 12 (8.76%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (6.57%) User Experience
5 9 (6.57%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (4.38%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.65%) PKI
7 5 (3.65%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.19%) CCTV
8 3 (2.19%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.46%) Derivative
9 2 (1.46%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.73%) CUDA
10 1 (0.73%) Blog
10 1 (0.73%) Physics
10 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.74%) Linux
2 27 (19.71%) UNIX
3 15 (10.95%) Windows
4 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.92%) Android
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.73%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (96.35%) Software Engineering
2 73 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (25.55%) TDD
4 24 (17.52%) Scrum
5 21 (15.33%) Mentoring
6 18 (13.14%) MVC
7 17 (12.41%) Coaching
8 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (10.22%) Web Development
10 13 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (8.76%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (7.30%) OO
13 9 (6.57%) UML
14 7 (5.11%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.11%) SOA
14 7 (5.11%) Web Application Development
14 7 (5.11%) Analytics
15 6 (4.38%) Unit Testing
15 6 (4.38%) Product Management
16 5 (3.65%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (47.45%) Java
2 47 (34.31%) C#
3 32 (23.36%) C++
3 32 (23.36%) SQL
4 29 (21.17%) JavaScript
5 20 (14.60%) Perl
5 20 (14.60%) C
6 19 (13.87%) Bash Shell
7 13 (9.49%) PHP
8 10 (7.30%) T-SQL
9 8 (5.84%) Python
10 4 (2.92%) Ruby
11 3 (2.19%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.19%) VBA
12 2 (1.46%) VB
12 2 (1.46%) VC++
13 1 (0.73%) Groovy
13 1 (0.73%) F#
13 1 (0.73%) Scala
13 1 (0.73%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 21 (15.33%) Degree
2 9 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) IEC 61508
1 5 (3.65%) ISO 9000
2 3 (2.19%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) TickIT
3 1 (0.73%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Postfix
1 1 (0.73%) Varnish
1 1 (0.73%) NFS
1 1 (0.73%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.73%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Oracle
2 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.38%) Borland
4 4 (2.92%) Embarcadero
5 3 (2.19%) Apple
6 2 (1.46%) Sybase
6 2 (1.46%) Informatica
6 2 (1.46%) IBM
7 1 (0.73%) Zend
7 1 (0.73%) Google
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.73%) JBoss
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