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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Programmer
Rank 875 940 962
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 37 35 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.032% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.033% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 33 32 22
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £88,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Lead Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Programmer
Top 29 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 30 September 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 +55 32 £65,000 +4.00%
London +33 13 £80,000 +23.07%
East of England +25 7 £65,000 +20.93%
Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +13 4 £62,500 +19.04%
Scotland - 4 - -
Cambridge - 4 £62,500 -
Wilmslow - 3 £52,500 -
North West - 3 £52,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £52,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £70,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £70,000 -
South East +34 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Milton Keynes +23 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Buckinghamshire +9 1 £65,000 +44.44%
West Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Solihull - 1 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Leicester - 1 £42,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Swansea - 1 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -

Lead Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 32 (47.76%) C#
1 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.78%) .NET
3 24 (35.82%) ASP.NET
4 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
5 20 (29.85%) MVC
6 17 (25.37%) Mentoring
7 16 (23.88%) Java
7 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
8 15 (22.39%) C++
8 15 (22.39%) HTML
8 15 (22.39%) Games
9 14 (20.90%) Finance
9 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
9 14 (20.90%) Software Engineering
10 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (16.42%) Prototyping
10 11 (16.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 11 (16.42%) Unreal Engine
10 11 (16.42%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (14.93%) WCF
11 10 (14.93%) Line Management
12 9 (13.43%) Data Protection
12 9 (13.43%) TDD
12 9 (13.43%) Middleware
12 9 (13.43%) CSS
13 8 (11.94%) Web Services
13 8 (11.94%) Windows
13 8 (11.94%) jQuery

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.97%) Apache Spark
1 4 (5.97%) SAS
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.49%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
2 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.96%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.46%) MySQL
5 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.99%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.99%) HBase
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.96%) CruiseControl
4 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.97%) JIRA
5 4 (5.97%) Maven
5 4 (5.97%) NUnit
6 3 (4.48%) Ant
6 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.48%) EasyMock
6 3 (4.48%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (4.48%) JUnit
6 3 (4.48%) Mockito
6 3 (4.48%) Selenium
6 3 (4.48%) Subversion
6 3 (4.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.99%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (22.39%) Games
2 14 (20.90%) Finance
3 7 (10.45%) Banking
4 6 (8.96%) Retail
5 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) .NET
2 24 (35.82%) ASP.NET
3 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (22.39%) HTML
5 11 (16.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 11 (16.42%) Unreal Engine
6 10 (14.93%) WCF
7 9 (13.43%) CSS
7 9 (13.43%) Middleware
8 8 (11.94%) jQuery
8 8 (11.94%) Web Services
9 7 (10.45%) HTML5
10 6 (8.96%) Entity Framework
11 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.97%) CSS3
12 4 (5.97%) SOAP
13 3 (4.48%) JSP
13 3 (4.48%) SAML
13 3 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.97%) Data Integration
1 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.48%) Internet of Things
2 3 (4.48%) PMI
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.99%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) AS400
4 1 (1.49%) Derivative
4 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Unix
3 6 (8.96%) Android
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) MVC
3 17 (25.37%) Mentoring
4 14 (20.90%) Software Engineering
5 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (16.42%) Prototyping
5 11 (16.42%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (14.93%) Line Management
7 9 (13.43%) Data Protection
7 9 (13.43%) TDD
8 8 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (10.45%) BDD
9 7 (10.45%) DevOps
9 7 (10.45%) ETL
9 7 (10.45%) Scrum
9 7 (10.45%) SOA
9 7 (10.45%) Web Development
10 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.46%) CRM
11 5 (7.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) C#
2 16 (23.88%) Java
3 15 (22.39%) C++
3 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.45%) Scala
5 6 (8.96%) Python
5 6 (8.96%) SQL
6 4 (5.97%) R
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) Cloudera
3 4 (5.97%) Hortonworks
4 3 (4.48%) Telerik
5 1 (1.49%) hybris
5 1 (1.49%) IBM