The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 171 150 158
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.055% 0.20% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.21% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +18.75%
Lead Software Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3447 2872 3003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.22% 94.54% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2198 1884 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Lead Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Lead Software Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Lead Software Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 - 1
Fife - 1 £47,500 -
Lead Software Engineer
UK

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Social Gaming
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Physics
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Zend
4 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Ganglia

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Social Gaming
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Zend
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 21 days ago