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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Programmer
Rank 881 832 867
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 21 44 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.041% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.044% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 30
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.11%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Lead Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Programmer
Top 23 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 19 September 2014. 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 -44 19 £50,000 - 2
London -45 9 £55,000 - 2
City of London +9 5 £50,000 -6.97% 1
South East -17 4 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Oxford - 4 £50,000 -
North West -15 3 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
Wilmslow - 3 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 £50,000 - 1
Scotland - 2 £50,000 - 1
Teddington - 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands -16 1 £55,000 +29.41%
East of England -27 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Abingdon - 1 £50,000 -
Banbury - 1 £50,000 -
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Essex - 1 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -

Lead Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 27 (43.55%) C#
2 25 (40.32%) .NET
2 25 (40.32%) MVC
2 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 22 (35.48%) HTML
5 21 (33.87%) CSS
6 16 (25.81%) Relational Database
6 16 (25.81%) MySQL
7 15 (24.19%) PHP
8 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
8 14 (22.58%) TDD
8 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
9 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (20.97%) Scrum
10 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
11 11 (17.74%) Analytics
12 10 (16.13%) JSON
12 10 (16.13%) Java
12 10 (16.13%) Web Services
13 9 (14.52%) OO
13 9 (14.52%) Python
13 9 (14.52%) OOD
13 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
13 9 (14.52%) Degree
13 9 (14.52%) jQuery
14 8 (12.90%) Django
14 8 (12.90%) CSS3
14 8 (12.90%) HTML5
14 8 (12.90%) RDBMS

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (8.06%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) IIS
3 3 (4.84%) NServiceBus
3 3 (4.84%) Kentico
3 3 (4.84%) CMS
3 3 (4.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.23%) SAS
4 2 (3.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Broadband
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) MySQL
1 16 (25.81%) Relational Database
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.90%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.23%) Big Data
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.84%) Selenium
4 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.23%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.61%) Robotium
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Multimedia
2 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (1.61%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.32%) .NET
2 22 (35.48%) HTML
3 21 (33.87%) CSS
4 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
5 10 (16.13%) Web Services
5 10 (16.13%) JSON
6 9 (14.52%) jQuery
7 8 (12.90%) Django
7 8 (12.90%) HTML5
7 8 (12.90%) CSS3
8 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (11.29%) LAMP
9 5 (8.06%) Ajax
9 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
9 5 (8.06%) WCF
9 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (4.84%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (4.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (9.68%) Derivative
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Life Science
4 2 (3.23%) Blog
4 2 (3.23%) Open Source
4 2 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Physics
5 1 (1.61%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Android
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) MVC
1 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) TDD
2 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
3 13 (20.97%) Scrum
3 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (17.74%) Analytics
5 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.52%) OO
5 9 (14.52%) OOD
6 7 (11.29%) OOP
7 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (8.06%) Web Application Development
8 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.84%) Data Analytics
9 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) C#
2 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (24.19%) PHP
4 10 (16.13%) Java
5 9 (14.52%) Python
6 8 (12.90%) SQL
7 6 (9.68%) PHP5
8 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.23%) C
8 2 (3.23%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.61%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) MCTS
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) CDISC
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.23%) Zend
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.61%) Guidewire
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