The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 430 455 432
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 16 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.061% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.065% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 10
Average salary £57,500 £42,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.50% -14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,250 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £48,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.55% -11.81%
Lead Software Engineer
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
19987 21679 21372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.14% 94.90% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16328 17548 17727
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lead Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Lead Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Lead Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Lead Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
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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
Surrey +21 10 £61,250 +2.08%
Berkshire 0 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Oxfordshire +5 1 £85,000 +30.76%
Hampshire -1 1 £40,000 -0.62% 1
Lead Software Engineer
England

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (57.89%) .NET
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) TDD
4 9 (47.37%) C#
4 9 (47.37%) HTML
4 9 (47.37%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 7 (36.84%) XML
5 7 (36.84%) OO
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) MVC
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (31.58%) Software Delivery
6 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
7 5 (26.32%) QA
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (26.32%) BDD
7 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
7 5 (26.32%) RavenDB
7 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 5 (26.32%) Build Automation

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (26.32%) RavenDB
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (21.05%) RESTful
5 4 (21.05%) REST
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) JSON
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE
7 2 (10.53%) ADO
7 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
7 2 (10.53%) Spring
7 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (10.53%) Java SE
7 2 (10.53%) Java EE
7 2 (10.53%) Ext JS
7 2 (10.53%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Web 2.0
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) DTV
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) OO
3 7 (36.84%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Software Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) Build Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) OOP
6 4 (21.05%) Kanban
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 2 (10.53%) RUP
8 2 (10.53%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Splunk
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos