The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Developer
Rank 817 875 884
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 93 95 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.088% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.092% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 92 90 59
Median salary £57,500 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +5.26%

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Software Developer
Salary Trend

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

Lead Software Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Software Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 within the UK.

Lead Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +27 87 £60,000 +20.00% 11
London +37 20 £80,000 +14.28% 1
South East +17 16 £57,500 +8.49% 2
North West +28 14 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Manchester +10 14 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Yorkshire +29 13 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Leeds +19 11 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Yorkshire +17 11 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Surrey +35 8 £72,500 +26.08%
East of England +31 8 £57,500 +27.77% 1
North East +8 6 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -2 6 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Hampshire -9 5 £42,500 -19.04% 2
East Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 2
Winchester - 5 £42,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 4 £51,500 +3.00%
West Midlands -12 4 £49,000 +14.61% 2
Nottingham - 4 £40,000 - 1
Basildon - 4 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Essex - 4 £47,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £67,500 -
Warwickshire +13 2 £49,000 +19.51% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £43,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £49,000 - 1
Salford - 2 £40,500 -
Hull - 2 £43,250 -
Staffordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Gateshead - 2 £53,750 - 1

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Lead Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 123 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (68.39%) C#
3 115 (66.09%) .NET
4 98 (56.32%) JavaScript
5 81 (46.55%) SQL
6 73 (41.95%) HTML
7 67 (38.51%) MVC
8 66 (37.93%) SQL Server
9 65 (37.36%) CSS
10 61 (35.06%) ASP.NET
11 59 (33.91%) Scrum
12 58 (33.33%) Java
13 53 (30.46%) Finance
14 51 (29.31%) jQuery
15 44 (25.29%) Web Services
15 44 (25.29%) SDLC
16 43 (24.71%) Microsoft
17 42 (24.14%) Software Engineering
18 37 (21.26%) ASP.NET MVC
19 36 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
20 34 (19.54%) TDD
21 33 (18.97%) Degree
22 32 (18.39%) AngularJS
23 27 (15.52%) HTML5
23 27 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web API
23 27 (15.52%) Mentoring
24 26 (14.94%) XML
25 25 (14.37%) .NET Framework
25 25 (14.37%) Waterfall
26 24 (13.79%) Web Development

Lead Software Developer 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 9 (5.17%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.30%) Apache
3 4 (2.30%) JBoss
4 2 (1.15%) CMS
4 2 (1.15%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) HipChat
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.60%) SaaS
2 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.72%) GitHub
4 3 (1.72%) IaaS
4 3 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.30%) HTTP
1 4 (2.30%) SSL
2 3 (1.72%) VPN
3 2 (1.15%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.20%) MySQL
3 9 (5.17%) Big Data
3 9 (5.17%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.87%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.30%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.30%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.72%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (10.34%) JIRA
3 17 (9.77%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.47%) Visual Studio
5 10 (5.75%) WebDriver
6 9 (5.17%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.17%) Moq
7 8 (4.60%) Mockito
8 6 (3.45%) JUnit
9 5 (2.87%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.87%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.30%) Gerrit
10 4 (2.30%) Gradle
10 4 (2.30%) gulp
10 4 (2.30%) HP UFT
10 4 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.30%) Selenium
11 3 (1.72%) Appium
11 3 (1.72%) Subversion
11 3 (1.72%) TestNG
General
1 53 (30.46%) Finance
2 6 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.87%) Banking
4 4 (2.30%) Games
4 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.30%) Retail
5 3 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.15%) Front Office
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (66.09%) .NET
2 73 (41.95%) HTML
3 65 (37.36%) CSS
4 61 (35.06%) ASP.NET
5 51 (29.31%) jQuery
6 44 (25.29%) Web Services
7 37 (21.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (18.39%) AngularJS
9 27 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (15.52%) HTML5
10 26 (14.94%) XML
11 25 (14.37%) .NET Framework
12 21 (12.07%) Spring
13 20 (11.49%) LINQ
13 20 (11.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (11.49%) WCF
14 18 (10.34%) Node.js
15 17 (9.77%) JSON
16 16 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 14 (8.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.32%) Data Integration
3 8 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.87%) EPoS
6 4 (2.30%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.72%) Blog
8 2 (1.15%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.15%) Derivative
8 2 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.15%) User Experience
9 1 (0.57%) Fintech
9 1 (0.57%) iSeries
9 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.57%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.57%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.05%) Windows
2 12 (6.90%) Linux
3 6 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.87%) Unix
5 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.15%) Android
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (38.51%) MVC
3 59 (33.91%) Scrum
4 44 (25.29%) SDLC
5 42 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 34 (19.54%) TDD
7 27 (15.52%) Mentoring
8 25 (14.37%) Waterfall
9 24 (13.79%) Web Development
10 22 (12.64%) Line Management
11 20 (11.49%) OO
12 18 (10.34%) Coaching
12 18 (10.34%) Unit Testing
13 17 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (8.62%) SOA
15 14 (8.05%) Project Management
16 13 (7.47%) CRM
17 12 (6.90%) BDD
17 12 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
18 11 (6.32%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 119 (68.39%) C#
2 98 (56.32%) JavaScript
3 81 (46.55%) SQL
4 58 (33.33%) Java
5 21 (12.07%) T-SQL
6 18 (10.34%) Python
7 17 (9.77%) Scala
8 16 (9.20%) VB.NET
9 15 (8.62%) Ruby
10 13 (7.47%) PHP
11 7 (4.02%) Groovy
12 6 (3.45%) Perl
13 5 (2.87%) C++
13 5 (2.87%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.30%) VC++
15 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.72%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.72%) VBScript
16 2 (1.15%) ES6
Qualifications
1 33 (18.97%) Degree
2 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.15%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.15%) MCAD
4 2 (1.15%) MCSD
5 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) QA
2 8 (4.60%) SDET
3 3 (1.72%) GAMP
System Software
1 9 (5.17%) Apache Flume
2 7 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.72%) Ansible
2 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.72%) Puppet
2 3 (1.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.47%) Oracle
3 9 (5.17%) Cloudera
4 6 (3.45%) Perforce
5 4 (2.30%) Telerik
6 3 (1.72%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.72%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.57%) Sage
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum in an incredible office
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: up to £60000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago