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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Developer
Rank 791 866 893
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 86 92 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.087% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.090% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 76 79 73
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +27.77%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +60 74 £51,250 -14.58% 7
London +73 25 £70,000 -6.66%
South East +52 12 £57,500 -7.25% 1
North West -5 11 £46,250 -7.50% 3
Manchester -18 10 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands -3 9 £44,738 -18.65%
East Midlands +10 7 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Scotland +30 6 £52,500 - 3
South Wales +4 5 £52,700 +0.38%
Wales -2 5 £52,700 +0.38%
Hampshire -4 5 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Newport - 5 £52,700 -
Surrey +28 4 £62,500 +13.63%
North East +7 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Tyne and Wear +1 4 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England -5 3 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Shropshire - 3 £44,738 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £42,500 - 2
Winchester - 3 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £42,500 - 2
Telford - 3 £44,738 -
Guildford - 3 £62,500 -
West Yorkshire +29 2 £57,500 -4.16%
City of London +22 2 £63,750 -15.00%
Leeds +11 2 £57,500 -4.16%
Edinburgh +10 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +9 2 £57,500 -4.16%
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 2 £43,250 -13.50%
Warwickshire - 2 £38,750 -
Glasgow - 2 - - 1

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 133 (74.72%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (61.24%) C#
3 100 (56.18%) .NET
4 86 (48.31%) JavaScript
5 73 (41.01%) SQL
6 63 (35.39%) Scrum
7 61 (34.27%) Software Engineering
8 58 (32.58%) Java
9 57 (32.02%) HTML
10 55 (30.90%) SQL Server
10 55 (30.90%) MVC
11 54 (30.34%) Finance
12 53 (29.78%) CSS
13 46 (25.84%) SDLC
14 42 (23.60%) Mentoring
15 40 (22.47%) Web Services
16 39 (21.91%) ASP.NET
17 37 (20.79%) Microsoft
18 34 (19.10%) jQuery
19 33 (18.54%) AngularJS
20 32 (17.98%) TDD
21 31 (17.42%) Team Foundation Server
22 30 (16.85%) Waterfall
23 28 (15.73%) JIRA
24 25 (14.04%) Node.js
25 24 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
26 23 (12.92%) Python
26 23 (12.92%) T-SQL
26 23 (12.92%) Unit Testing
27 21 (11.80%) Continuous Integration

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 (5.06%) Apache Spark
1 9 (5.06%) JBoss
2 7 (3.93%) Apache
2 7 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.25%) Confluence
4 4 (2.25%) Documentum
5 2 (1.12%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.56%) Captiva
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) nginx
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (7.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (6.18%) SaaS
2 10 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) SSL
2 2 (1.12%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (30.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.24%) MySQL
3 16 (8.99%) Big Data
4 14 (7.87%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.62%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.62%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.49%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.69%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.12%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.12%) OrientDB
10 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (17.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (15.73%) JIRA
3 15 (8.43%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.43%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.74%) WebDriver
5 10 (5.62%) Mockito
6 9 (5.06%) Selenium
6 9 (5.06%) Visual Studio
7 8 (4.49%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.49%) JUnit
7 8 (4.49%) Moq
8 6 (3.37%) Maven
9 5 (2.81%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.25%) Gerrit
10 4 (2.25%) Gradle
10 4 (2.25%) gulp
10 4 (2.25%) HP UFT
10 4 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.25%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.25%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (30.34%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Banking
3 5 (2.81%) Games
4 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.25%) Marketing
4 4 (2.25%) Retail
5 3 (1.69%) Advertising
5 3 (1.69%) Electronics
5 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Military
6 1 (0.56%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (56.18%) .NET
2 57 (32.02%) HTML
3 53 (29.78%) CSS
4 40 (22.47%) Web Services
5 39 (21.91%) ASP.NET
6 34 (19.10%) jQuery
7 33 (18.54%) AngularJS
8 25 (14.04%) Node.js
9 24 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (11.24%) Spring
11 19 (10.67%) HTML5
11 19 (10.67%) SOAP
12 18 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (9.55%) LINQ
14 15 (8.43%) .NET Framework
15 14 (7.87%) Hibernate
15 14 (7.87%) WCF
16 13 (7.30%) J2EE
16 13 (7.30%) JSON
16 13 (7.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.74%) Data Integration
3 10 (5.62%) Blog
4 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.81%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (2.81%) Statistics
6 4 (2.25%) Blockchain
6 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.12%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.12%) Fintech
8 2 (1.12%) iPad
8 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.12%) Physics
8 2 (1.12%) User Experience
8 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.87%) Linux
2 4 (2.25%) Unix
2 4 (2.25%) Windows
3 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (74.72%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.39%) Scrum
3 61 (34.27%) Software Engineering
4 55 (30.90%) MVC
5 46 (25.84%) SDLC
6 42 (23.60%) Mentoring
7 32 (17.98%) TDD
8 30 (16.85%) Waterfall
9 23 (12.92%) Unit Testing
10 21 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (10.67%) BDD
11 19 (10.67%) DevOps
11 19 (10.67%) Line Management
11 19 (10.67%) Web Development
12 18 (10.11%) Coaching
12 18 (10.11%) Kanban
13 16 (8.99%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (6.74%) User Stories
15 11 (6.18%) Microservices
15 11 (6.18%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 109 (61.24%) C#
2 86 (48.31%) JavaScript
3 73 (41.01%) SQL
4 58 (32.58%) Java
5 23 (12.92%) Python
5 23 (12.92%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.87%) PHP
7 13 (7.30%) Perl
7 13 (7.30%) Ruby
8 12 (6.74%) C++
8 12 (6.74%) Scala
9 11 (6.18%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.81%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.81%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.81%) VC++
11 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.69%) C
12 3 (1.69%) Groovy
13 2 (1.12%) VBScript
14 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (4.49%) Degree
1 8 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.69%) BC Cleared
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.12%) MCAD
3 2 (1.12%) MCSD
3 2 (1.12%) PhD
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.67%) QA
2 5 (2.81%) SDET
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.06%) Docker
2 8 (4.49%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.25%) Puppet
2 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.62%) Oracle
3 8 (4.49%) Cloudera
4 4 (2.25%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.25%) EMC
4 4 (2.25%) OpenText
4 4 (2.25%) Pega
4 4 (2.25%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.69%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.12%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.56%) Google
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) Telerik
7 1 (0.56%) VMware
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