The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Programmer
Rank 895 952 960
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 29 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.022% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.022% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 39
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £54,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £91,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +9.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Programmer in the job title.

Lead Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Programmer within the UK.

Lead Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Programmer over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Lead Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Programmer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England +43 25 £60,000 +4.34% 1
London +39 16 £60,000 -29.41%
Yorkshire +31 5 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh +14 3 £50,000 -
Scotland +7 3 £50,000 -
East of England +36 2 £65,000 +18.18%
West Midlands - 2 £52,500 -
Coventry - 2 £52,500 -
Cambridge +6 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Hertfordshire - 1 £70,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £70,000 -
Leeds - 1 £64,000 -
Newport - 1 £37,500 -
South Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £37,500 -

Lead Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Lead Programmer 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 featuring Lead Programmer in the job title.

1 17 (44.74%) C#
2 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) .NET
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
4 12 (31.58%) Java
4 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
5 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
6 10 (26.32%) C++
6 10 (26.32%) Games
7 8 (21.05%) MVC
8 7 (18.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 7 (18.42%) HTML5
8 7 (18.42%) Android
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.42%) Web Services
9 6 (15.79%) CSS
9 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (15.79%) Web Development
9 6 (15.79%) Android Development
10 5 (13.16%) Prototyping
10 5 (13.16%) Unreal Engine
10 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (13.16%) jQuery
10 5 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (13.16%) WCF
10 5 (13.16%) Finance
10 5 (13.16%) TDD
11 4 (10.53%) CruiseControl

Lead Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) CruiseControl
3 3 (7.89%) Android Studio
3 3 (7.89%) Ant
3 3 (7.89%) EasyMock
3 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (7.89%) JUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
3 3 (7.89%) Mockito
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (26.32%) Games
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) .NET
1 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
3 7 (18.42%) HTML5
3 7 (18.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 7 (18.42%) Web Services
4 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (15.79%) CSS
5 5 (13.16%) jQuery
5 5 (13.16%) Unreal Engine
5 5 (13.16%) WCF
6 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
7 3 (7.89%) JSON
7 3 (7.89%) JSP
7 3 (7.89%) Middleware
7 3 (7.89%) SAML
7 3 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Digital Media
1 3 (7.89%) Internet of Things
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) Derivative
2 2 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Android
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
3 8 (21.05%) MVC
4 6 (15.79%) Android Development
4 6 (15.79%) Web Development
5 5 (13.16%) Prototyping
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.53%) SOA
7 3 (7.89%) Content Management
7 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (7.89%) ETL
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (7.89%) System Testing
7 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) Java
4 10 (26.32%) C++
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Telerik
3 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
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