The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Lead Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 236 237 224
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 10 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 4
Median salary £48,750 £44,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.79% -9.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,150 £41,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +14.44%
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 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
5394 5927 5607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.79% 97.44% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4536 4876 4680
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

Lead Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Lead Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Lead Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Lead Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +15 3 £50,000 +19.04%
Somerset +3 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Gloucestershire +1 2 £60,000 +14.28%
Lead Software Engineer
England

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Lead Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) TDD
3 11 (68.75%) Spring
4 10 (62.50%) Java
5 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (56.25%) Open Source
6 8 (50.00%) RESTful
6 8 (50.00%) High Availability
6 8 (50.00%) Apache Camel
6 8 (50.00%) JSON
6 8 (50.00%) Grails
6 8 (50.00%) Groovy
6 8 (50.00%) J2EE
6 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) Linux
6 8 (50.00%) Swing
6 8 (50.00%) JMS
6 8 (50.00%) SOA
6 8 (50.00%) Internet
6 8 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (50.00%) API Development
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) WCF
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (18.75%) OOD
8 3 (18.75%) Code Coverage
8 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
8 3 (18.75%) OO

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) dotCover
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) FindBugs
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) ReSharper
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Spring
2 8 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 8 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 8 (50.00%) Grails
2 8 (50.00%) J2EE
2 8 (50.00%) JMS
2 8 (50.00%) JSON
2 8 (50.00%) RESTful
2 8 (50.00%) Swing
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) Express
5 1 (6.25%) LINQ
5 1 (6.25%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) Open Source
4 8 (50.00%) API Development
4 8 (50.00%) High Availability
4 8 (50.00%) SOA
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Code Coverage
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) OOD
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) RUP
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) Groovy
4 4 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Perforce
2 1 (6.25%) Facebook
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft