The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Programmer
Rank 438 449 440
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 3 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.009% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.010% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Average salary £42,500 £51,250 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% -11.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.69%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lead Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead Programmer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Programmer across the South East region.

Lead Programmer Salary Trend in the South East

Lead Programmer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Surrey - 3 £42,500 -
Lead Programmer
England

Lead Programmer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (57.14%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Unreal Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) MCTS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft