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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Programmer
Rank 617 584 615
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 11 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.073% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.078% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 25
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.46%
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
43717 42131 48841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36551 35326 42450
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
City of London 0 6 £51,250 +2.50%
Surbiton - 1 £60,000 -
Lead Programmer
England

Lead Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 18 (43.90%) MySQL
3 17 (41.46%) PHP
3 17 (41.46%) HTML
4 16 (39.02%) CSS
5 15 (36.59%) MVC
6 11 (26.83%) Apache
6 11 (26.83%) HTML5
6 11 (26.83%) CSS3
7 10 (24.39%) Apple iOS
7 10 (24.39%) Android
7 10 (24.39%) C#
7 10 (24.39%) .NET
8 9 (21.95%) Ajax
8 9 (21.95%) jQuery
8 9 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
9 8 (19.51%) OO
9 8 (19.51%) OOD
10 7 (17.07%) Linux
10 7 (17.07%) Web Services
10 7 (17.07%) Degree
10 7 (17.07%) JSON
10 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
11 6 (14.63%) Derivative
11 6 (14.63%) Django
11 6 (14.63%) Python
11 6 (14.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (12.20%) REST

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (26.83%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) CMS
2 3 (7.32%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (7.32%) Kentico
2 3 (7.32%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) JUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.44%) Toad
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) EasyMock
General
1 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) HTML
2 16 (39.02%) CSS
3 11 (26.83%) HTML5
3 11 (26.83%) CSS3
4 10 (24.39%) .NET
5 9 (21.95%) Ajax
5 9 (21.95%) jQuery
6 7 (17.07%) JSON
6 7 (17.07%) Web Services
7 6 (14.63%) Django
8 5 (12.20%) REST
9 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
9 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.76%) XML
9 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
10 3 (7.32%) SOAP
10 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (7.32%) Spring
10 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
10 3 (7.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (14.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Android
1 10 (24.39%) Apple iOS
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) MVC
2 9 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (19.51%) OOD
3 8 (19.51%) OO
4 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
5 4 (9.76%) OOP
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.76%) Analytics
6 3 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) TDD
7 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Stress Testing
7 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.88%) System Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 17 (41.46%) PHP
3 10 (24.39%) C#
4 6 (14.63%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) PHP5
7 1 (2.44%) Groovy
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) CDISC
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle