The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 171 - 146
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.028% - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3438 3105 2975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.48% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2259 2057 2087
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Lead Software Engineer
UK

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Social Gaming
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (75.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Social Gaming
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Game Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Zend