The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 165 178 156
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.23% 0.053% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.055% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £52,500 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.57%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
Lead Software Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3436 3624 2688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.20% 96.77% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2720 2925 2173
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Lead Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Lead Software Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) XML
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (53.33%) Retail
4 8 (53.33%) Kanban
4 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
4 8 (53.33%) ATDD
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Line Management
4 8 (53.33%) Coaching
5 7 (46.67%) Private Cloud
5 7 (46.67%) Analytics
5 7 (46.67%) User Stories
5 7 (46.67%) Big Data
5 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
5 7 (46.67%) Gherkin
5 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 7 (46.67%) Moq
5 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
5 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
5 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
5 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
5 7 (46.67%) FitNesse

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (46.67%) Big Data
2 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (33.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) ReSharper
1 7 (46.67%) FitNesse
1 7 (46.67%) Moq
1 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
1 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (53.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) XML
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) WPF
3 7 (46.67%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) Gherkin
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) LAMP
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Private Cloud
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Line Management
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) Coaching
3 8 (53.33%) Kanban
3 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) BDD
3 8 (53.33%) ATDD
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Analytics
4 7 (46.67%) User Stories
4 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 7 (46.67%) OO
4 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C++
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) Apple
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle