The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Programmer
Rank 815 829 863
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 51 46 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.044% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.047% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 22
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,500 £102,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -19.23%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Lead Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Programmer
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
England +19 49 £50,000 -16.66% 3
London -10 29 £55,000 -15.38% 1
North West +3 9 £51,250 +13.88%
City of London +12 8 £56,500 -27.09% 1
Docklands, London - 7 - -
West Midlands -3 6 £50,000 +42.85%
Cheshire +4 5 £45,000 -14.28%
Wilmslow - 5 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £50,000 -
Manchester -3 4 £57,500 +27.77%
East of England -5 3 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Scotland - 2 £40,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £39,725 -
Essex - 2 £39,725 -
Cambridge -1 1 £45,000 +15.38%
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £45,000 +15.38%
Birmingham -11 1 £37,000 +5.71%
South East - 1 £44,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £44,000 -
Dundee - 1 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £38,500 -
Guildford - 1 £44,000 -

Lead Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (53.62%) Mentoring
3 33 (47.83%) .NET
4 26 (37.68%) C#
5 23 (33.33%) MVC
6 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
7 19 (27.54%) .NET Framework
8 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (24.64%) TDD
8 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
8 17 (24.64%) Scrum
9 16 (23.19%) HTML
9 16 (23.19%) jQuery
10 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (21.74%) JavaScript
10 15 (21.74%) Visual Studio
10 15 (21.74%) Finance
11 14 (20.29%) CSS
11 14 (20.29%) SQL
11 14 (20.29%) Java
11 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
12 13 (18.84%) Web Services
12 13 (18.84%) OO
12 13 (18.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (17.39%) Apple iOS
13 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET
13 12 (17.39%) Objective-C
13 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
14 11 (15.94%) Ajax
14 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.70%) NServiceBus
2 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.90%) SAS
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.45%) SQLite
5 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 13 (18.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (15.94%) Xcode
4 10 (14.49%) SpecFlow
5 6 (8.70%) Selenium
6 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.90%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.90%) Robolectric
10 1 (1.45%) Robotium
10 1 (1.45%) Android Studio
10 1 (1.45%) JBehave
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.45%) Local Government
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) .NET
2 19 (27.54%) .NET Framework
3 16 (23.19%) HTML
3 16 (23.19%) jQuery
4 14 (20.29%) CSS
5 13 (18.84%) Web Services
6 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 11 (15.94%) Ajax
8 10 (14.49%) WCF
9 9 (13.04%) JSON
10 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (8.70%) HTML5
11 6 (8.70%) NHibernate
11 6 (8.70%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (8.70%) CSS3
11 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (7.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (7.25%) XML
13 4 (5.80%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) N-Tier
2 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.70%) Digital Media
4 5 (7.25%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (5.80%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.90%) Mobile Games
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.90%) Blog
7 1 (1.45%) RIA
7 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.45%) Physics
7 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 8 (11.59%) Android
3 6 (8.70%) Windows
4 4 (5.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (53.62%) Mentoring
3 23 (33.33%) MVC
4 17 (24.64%) TDD
4 17 (24.64%) Scrum
4 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
6 13 (18.84%) OO
7 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing
8 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
8 11 (15.94%) iOS Development
9 10 (14.49%) OOD
10 7 (10.14%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.14%) Multithreading
10 7 (10.14%) Analytics
10 7 (10.14%) Line Management
11 5 (7.25%) QMS
11 5 (7.25%) Web Development
11 5 (7.25%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) C#
2 15 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.29%) SQL
3 14 (20.29%) Java
4 12 (17.39%) Objective-C
5 11 (15.94%) C++
6 7 (10.14%) Python
7 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.90%) PHP
10 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) CDISC
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) IBM
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Cognos
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