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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Programmer
Rank 602 644 626
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 14 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.053% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.056% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 6
Average salary £105,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Docklands, London - 3 - -
West Drayton - 1 £75,000 -
Lead Programmer
England

Lead Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (56.52%) Finance
2 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 22 (47.83%) OO
3 22 (47.83%) Unit Testing
4 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (45.65%) Web Services
4 21 (45.65%) OOD
5 19 (41.30%) Java
6 17 (36.96%) Mentoring
7 16 (34.78%) Dojo
8 15 (32.61%) .NET
9 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.09%) Objective-C
9 12 (26.09%) Scrum
9 12 (26.09%) Automated Testing
9 12 (26.09%) Waterfall
9 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
9 12 (26.09%) iOS Development
10 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
10 11 (23.91%) TDD
10 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
10 11 (23.91%) SQL
10 11 (23.91%) SDLC
11 10 (21.74%) Oracle
11 10 (21.74%) N-Tier
11 10 (21.74%) IBM
11 10 (21.74%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
11 10 (21.74%) BDD

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQLite
2 1 (2.17%) Redis
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) SpecFlow
2 9 (19.57%) Xcode
3 7 (15.22%) JBehave
4 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.17%) Robolectric
General
1 26 (56.52%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
2 6 (13.04%) Front Office
3 2 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) Web Services
2 16 (34.78%) Dojo
3 15 (32.61%) .NET
4 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
5 10 (21.74%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (15.22%) JMS
6 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
6 7 (15.22%) Spring
7 5 (10.87%) HTML
8 3 (6.52%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (6.52%) jQuery
9 2 (4.35%) REST
9 2 (4.35%) Ajax
9 2 (4.35%) CSS
9 2 (4.35%) XML
10 1 (2.17%) SOAP
10 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.17%) JSON
10 1 (2.17%) Symfony
10 1 (2.17%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) N-Tier
1 10 (21.74%) SWIFT
2 6 (13.04%) Digital Media
2 6 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.35%) Xbox
3 2 (4.35%) iPhone
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
2 7 (15.22%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) OO
2 22 (47.83%) Unit Testing
3 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (45.65%) OOD
4 17 (36.96%) Mentoring
5 12 (26.09%) Scrum
5 12 (26.09%) Automated Testing
5 12 (26.09%) Waterfall
5 12 (26.09%) iOS Development
6 11 (23.91%) TDD
6 11 (23.91%) SDLC
7 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
7 10 (21.74%) BDD
8 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.87%) Web Development
10 4 (8.70%) Kanban
11 3 (6.52%) Feature Driven Development
11 3 (6.52%) Mobile Development
12 2 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 19 (41.30%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) Objective-C
4 11 (23.91%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) C#
6 4 (8.70%) Python
7 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.35%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) C++
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) OpenLink