The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Programmer
Rank 589 615 611
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 23 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.046% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.049% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 11
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.69%
Lead Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Lead Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Programmer
Salary Trend in London

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

Lead Programmer Salary Trend in London

Lead Programmer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Programmer within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
City of London +37 9 £56,500 -27.09%
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Lead Programmer
England

Lead Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Lead Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
3 11 (34.38%) MVC
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
5 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
6 8 (25.00%) Xcode
6 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 8 (25.00%) Python
6 8 (25.00%) Objective-C
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
7 7 (21.88%) Java
7 7 (21.88%) iOS Development
7 7 (21.88%) Ajax
7 7 (21.88%) C#
7 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (21.88%) jQuery
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 6 (18.75%) TDD
8 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 5 (15.63%) OOD
9 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
9 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Analytics
9 5 (15.63%) Linux
9 5 (15.63%) Android

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Lead Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.13%) Kentico
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
2 8 (25.00%) Xcode
3 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.25%) ReSharper
7 1 (3.13%) Robotium
7 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
7 1 (3.13%) Robolectric
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
3 7 (21.88%) Ajax
3 7 (21.88%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) JSON
5 4 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) Django
6 3 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.25%) Qt
8 1 (3.13%) RESTful
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.13%) Doctrine
8 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Digital Media
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
3 3 (9.38%) SWIFT
4 2 (6.25%) Blog
4 2 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Mentoring
3 11 (34.38%) MVC
4 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
6 7 (21.88%) iOS Development
7 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
7 6 (18.75%) TDD
8 5 (15.63%) OOD
8 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Analytics
9 4 (12.50%) BDD
9 4 (12.50%) Web Development
9 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
10 3 (9.38%) Kanban
10 3 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (9.38%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Python
1 8 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 7 (21.88%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) C++
5 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore