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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Programmer
Rank 880 927 951
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 35 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.027% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.028% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 25
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +56 28 £65,000 +4.00% 4
London +34 11 £80,000 +18.51%
East of England +25 7 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +24 6 £48,000 -
Edinburgh +21 5 £48,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £70,000 -
Wilmslow - 3 £52,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £70,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £52,500 -
North West - 3 £52,500 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
West Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Swansea - 1 £40,000 -

Lead Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 28 (46.67%) C#
2 25 (41.67%) .NET
2 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 21 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (28.33%) HTML
5 17 (28.33%) Java
5 17 (28.33%) MVC
6 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 14 (23.33%) C++
7 14 (23.33%) Games
8 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
9 12 (20.00%) Finance
10 11 (18.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 10 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
11 10 (16.67%) Prototyping
11 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 10 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (15.00%) WCF
12 9 (15.00%) HTML5
13 8 (13.33%) Android
13 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (13.33%) Line Management
13 8 (13.33%) Web Development
13 8 (13.33%) jQuery
13 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (13.33%) CSS
13 8 (13.33%) Web Services

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 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.33%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.67%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) HBase
4 2 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.00%) CruiseControl
2 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.67%) Maven
4 3 (5.00%) Android Studio
4 3 (5.00%) Ant
4 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.00%) EasyMock
4 3 (5.00%) JIRA
4 3 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (5.00%) JUnit
4 3 (5.00%) Mockito
4 3 (5.00%) NUnit
4 3 (5.00%) Selenium
4 3 (5.00%) Subversion
4 3 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (23.33%) Games
2 12 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Front Office
5 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (41.67%) .NET
2 21 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (28.33%) HTML
4 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (18.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 10 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
7 9 (15.00%) HTML5
7 9 (15.00%) WCF
8 8 (13.33%) CSS
8 8 (13.33%) jQuery
8 8 (13.33%) Web Services
9 7 (11.67%) Entity Framework
9 7 (11.67%) Middleware
10 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (6.67%) Kendo UI
11 4 (6.67%) SAML
12 3 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.00%) Internet of Things
3 3 (5.00%) PMI
4 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.33%) Derivative
4 2 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Android
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) MVC
3 15 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 10 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.33%) Line Management
5 8 (13.33%) Web Development
6 7 (11.67%) Data Protection
6 7 (11.67%) SOA
6 7 (11.67%) TDD
7 6 (10.00%) Android Development
7 6 (10.00%) BDD
7 6 (10.00%) ETL
7 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (8.33%) DevOps
8 5 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) C#
2 17 (28.33%) Java
3 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (23.33%) C++
5 7 (11.67%) Scala
6 6 (10.00%) SQL
7 4 (6.67%) Python
8 2 (3.33%) R
9 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) Telerik
4 2 (3.33%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.33%) Hortonworks
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