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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Developer
Rank 244 238 229
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 10 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.083% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.086% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 9
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £36,000 £44,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,205 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +7.96%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Lead Software Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Lead Software Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Bristol -8 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Gloucestershire - 2 £60,000 - 1
Somerset -6 1 £44,000 +25.71%
Lead Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) TDD
2 15 (78.95%) Software Engineering
3 14 (73.68%) Java
4 12 (63.16%) Spring
5 10 (52.63%) Internet
5 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 10 (52.63%) JSON
6 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (36.84%) Open Source
7 6 (31.58%) RESTful
7 6 (31.58%) High Availability
7 6 (31.58%) Apache Camel
7 6 (31.58%) Groovy
7 6 (31.58%) Grails
7 6 (31.58%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (31.58%) OO
7 6 (31.58%) Web Services
7 6 (31.58%) C#
7 6 (31.58%) .NET
7 6 (31.58%) J2EE
7 6 (31.58%) Swing
7 6 (31.58%) JMS
7 6 (31.58%) SOA
7 6 (31.58%) API Development
8 4 (21.05%) HTML5
8 4 (21.05%) D3.js
8 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 4 (21.05%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Confluence
1 2 (10.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) dotCover
2 2 (10.53%) FindBugs
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) ReSharper
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) NetBeans
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Spring
2 10 (52.63%) JSON
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (31.58%) Apache Camel
3 6 (31.58%) Grails
3 6 (31.58%) J2EE
3 6 (31.58%) JMS
3 6 (31.58%) RESTful
3 6 (31.58%) Swing
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) D3.js
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (15.79%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Software Engineering
2 15 (78.95%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Open Source
4 6 (31.58%) API Development
4 6 (31.58%) High Availability
4 6 (31.58%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Code Coverage
7 2 (10.53%) MVVM
7 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) RUP
7 2 (10.53%) System Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) Groovy
4 2 (10.53%) ECMAScript
4 2 (10.53%) ES6
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
4 2 (10.53%) XAML
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Perforce
1 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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