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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Programmer
Rank 611 624 600
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 11 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.022% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.023% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 22
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £67,750 £73,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Programmer across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Lead Programmer Salary Histogram 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 28 August 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
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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
City of London +21 1 £80,000 +52.38%
Lead Programmer
England

Lead Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (56.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (28.00%) Apple iOS
5 7 (28.00%) Banking
5 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) Objective-C
5 7 (28.00%) Front Office
5 7 (28.00%) Web Services
5 7 (28.00%) OO
5 7 (28.00%) iOS Development
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) OOD
8 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (16.00%) Spring
8 4 (16.00%) Android

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Xcode
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.00%) JBehave
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Front Office
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (16.00%) Spring
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) Dojo
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) RESTful
5 2 (8.00%) XHTML
5 2 (8.00%) JSP
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.00%) XML Messaging
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (4.00%) JMS
6 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (16.00%) iPhone
2 4 (16.00%) Xbox
3 3 (12.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.00%) NHS
5 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (16.00%) Android
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) OOD
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.00%) Mobile Development
5 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Kanban
6 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) User Stories
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Fund Management
7 2 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (28.00%) Objective-C
5 5 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) Groovy
6 2 (8.00%) VBA
6 2 (8.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Sybase
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) webMethods
2 1 (4.00%) OpenLink