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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 789 817 774
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 70 84 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.076% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.081% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 56 94
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,750 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.97%
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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 27 £65,000 +1.96% 3
South East +33 15 £57,500 -8.00% 3
South West -4 14 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Yorkshire -5 10 - -
East of England +8 2 £52,500 -19.23% 2
West Midlands -25 2 £55,000 +20.87%
Lead Software Engineer
UK

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 107 (90.68%) Software Engineering
2 78 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (59.32%) C#
4 65 (55.08%) .NET
5 55 (46.61%) TDD
6 45 (38.14%) ASP.NET
7 42 (35.59%) Java
7 42 (35.59%) JavaScript
8 40 (33.90%) Mentoring
9 39 (33.05%) MVC
10 36 (30.51%) BDD
11 35 (29.66%) Scrum
12 34 (28.81%) MongoDB
13 32 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (27.12%) SQL Server
14 30 (25.42%) MS Excel
15 28 (23.73%) QA
16 27 (22.88%) Microsoft
16 27 (22.88%) HTML
16 27 (22.88%) Retail
17 26 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (22.03%) Software Delivery
18 24 (20.34%) ASP.NET Web API
19 23 (19.49%) SQL
19 23 (19.49%) Performance Testing
19 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
19 23 (19.49%) Test Automation
20 22 (18.64%) Integration Testing
20 22 (18.64%) C++
20 22 (18.64%) Relational Database

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (6.78%) Node.js
2 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.54%) IIS
4 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.69%) JBoss
4 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) WordPress
5 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
Applications
1 30 (25.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) Internet
2 4 (3.39%) SAN
3 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.69%) ATM
4 1 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.81%) MongoDB
2 32 (27.12%) SQL Server
3 22 (18.64%) Relational Database
3 22 (18.64%) RavenDB
4 7 (5.93%) Riak
5 6 (5.08%) MySQL
6 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.69%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.93%) Selenium
3 6 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (5.08%) MSTest
3 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.24%) Jasmine
4 5 (4.24%) JSUnit
5 4 (3.39%) Maven
6 3 (2.54%) JUnit
6 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.85%) Gradle
8 1 (0.85%) Hudson
8 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.85%) Behat
8 1 (0.85%) Ant
8 1 (0.85%) Subversion
8 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 27 (22.88%) Retail
2 11 (9.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (7.63%) Finance
4 8 (6.78%) Games
5 5 (4.24%) Banking
6 4 (3.39%) Electronics
7 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.54%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.69%) Avionics
8 2 (1.69%) Marketing
8 2 (1.69%) Front Office
8 2 (1.69%) Advertising
9 1 (0.85%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (55.08%) .NET
2 45 (38.14%) ASP.NET
3 32 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (22.88%) HTML
5 24 (20.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (15.25%) Web Services
7 16 (13.56%) jQuery
8 15 (12.71%) XML
9 13 (11.02%) CSS
10 10 (8.47%) J2EE
10 10 (8.47%) AngularJS
11 9 (7.63%) Spring
12 8 (6.78%) LAMP
13 6 (5.08%) HTML5
13 6 (5.08%) RESTful
13 6 (5.08%) JSON
13 6 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (5.08%) REST
14 5 (4.24%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.32%) Blog
3 11 (9.32%) NHS
4 8 (6.78%) Xbox
5 5 (4.24%) Digital Media
5 5 (4.24%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.24%) Social Media
6 4 (3.39%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.39%) Web 2.0
6 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.54%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.54%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.69%) Physics
8 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.69%) DTV
9 1 (0.85%) User Experience
9 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Apple iOS
2 11 (9.32%) Android
3 9 (7.63%) Linux
4 8 (6.78%) Windows 8
4 8 (6.78%) Windows Phone
5 7 (5.93%) UNIX
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (90.68%) Software Engineering
2 78 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (46.61%) TDD
4 40 (33.90%) Mentoring
5 39 (33.05%) MVC
6 36 (30.51%) BDD
7 35 (29.66%) Scrum
8 26 (22.03%) Software Delivery
9 23 (19.49%) Performance Testing
9 23 (19.49%) Test Automation
10 22 (18.64%) Integration Testing
10 22 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (18.64%) Build Automation
11 19 (16.10%) Line Management
12 18 (15.25%) OO
12 18 (15.25%) Unit Testing
12 18 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (14.41%) Kanban
13 17 (14.41%) Coaching
14 12 (10.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.32%) C#
2 42 (35.59%) Java
2 42 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 23 (19.49%) SQL
4 22 (18.64%) C++
5 17 (14.41%) Python
6 10 (8.47%) C
7 8 (6.78%) XAML
8 6 (5.08%) Ruby
8 6 (5.08%) Perl
9 4 (3.39%) Scala
9 4 (3.39%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.54%) Go
10 3 (2.54%) VB
10 3 (2.54%) PHP
10 3 (2.54%) Tcl
10 3 (2.54%) Groovy
11 2 (1.69%) Haskell
11 2 (1.69%) Erlang
11 2 (1.69%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.73%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (22.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.47%) Oracle
3 8 (6.78%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.24%) Google
5 4 (3.39%) Splunk
6 2 (1.69%) IBM
6 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.69%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) VMware
7 1 (0.85%) Zend
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
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