The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Developer
Rank - 204 209
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 0 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.079% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.083% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Average salary - £40,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -14.89%
Lead Software Developer
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5864 4812 5444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.02% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 4143 4828
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lead Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lead Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lead Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Lead Software Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Lead Software Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (50.00%) Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (50.00%) DTV
4 3 (50.00%) Electronics
4 3 (50.00%) OOD
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) SQL

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Lead Software Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) DTV
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) OOD
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft