The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Software Developer 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 Software Developer
Rank 862 829 856
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 40 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.044% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.047% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 40
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £39,750 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Lead Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Software Developer
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer 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 -27 34 £50,000 +5.26% 10
London -28 11 £50,000 +8.10% 2
East Midlands - 9 £47,500 - 1
Nottingham - 7 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £47,500 -
Scotland -11 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Tyne and Wear -2 5 - - 1
North East -3 5 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 5 - - 1
Aberdeen - 4 £47,500 - 1
North West -15 3 £52,500 +56.71% 2
Surrey +2 2 £66,250 +4.33%
West Midlands -12 2 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South East -29 2 £66,250 +39.47%
Yorkshire - 2 £46,250 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £41,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £46,250 -
Birmingham - 2 £48,750 - 1
Derby - 2 £41,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £41,250 -
Guildford - 2 £66,250 -
Harrogate - 1 £45,000 -
Croydon - 1 £56,250 -
Manchester - 1 £32,500 - 1
Solihull - 1 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £72,000 -
York - 1 £47,500 -

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 68 (63.55%) C#
2 61 (57.01%) JavaScript
3 58 (54.21%) HTML
4 52 (48.60%) .NET
4 52 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (42.99%) CSS
5 46 (42.99%) OO
6 42 (39.25%) SQL
7 41 (38.32%) jQuery
8 33 (30.84%) Web Services
8 33 (30.84%) ASP.NET
9 32 (29.91%) SQL Server
10 31 (28.97%) MVC
11 30 (28.04%) Software Engineering
12 28 (26.17%) Java
13 27 (25.23%) Microsoft
14 25 (23.36%) OOP
15 23 (21.50%) WCF
16 22 (20.56%) PHP
17 21 (19.63%) Mentoring
18 20 (18.69%) WordPress
18 20 (18.69%) Scrum
19 19 (17.76%) XHTML
19 19 (17.76%) RESTful
20 18 (16.82%) Symfony
20 18 (16.82%) Zend
20 18 (16.82%) Joomla!
20 18 (16.82%) Content Management
21 17 (15.89%) Finance
21 17 (15.89%) .NET Framework

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (18.69%) WordPress
2 18 (16.82%) Joomla!
3 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.67%) Node.js
5 3 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.80%) IIS
6 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.87%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.93%) Apache
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.74%) Big Data
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.87%) MySQL
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.80%) Subversion
4 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.93%) Xcode
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.93%) JUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.93%) Mocha
5 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.93%) Gradle
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (15.89%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Games
3 7 (6.54%) Marketing
4 5 (4.67%) Banking
5 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.80%) Electronics
7 2 (1.87%) Front Office
7 2 (1.87%) Advertising
7 2 (1.87%) Retail
7 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.93%) German Language
8 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.93%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (54.21%) HTML
2 52 (48.60%) .NET
3 46 (42.99%) CSS
4 41 (38.32%) jQuery
5 33 (30.84%) Web Services
5 33 (30.84%) ASP.NET
6 23 (21.50%) WCF
7 19 (17.76%) RESTful
7 19 (17.76%) XHTML
8 18 (16.82%) Symfony
9 17 (15.89%) .NET Framework
10 15 (14.02%) HTML5
11 13 (12.15%) CSS3
12 12 (11.21%) WPF
12 12 (11.21%) XML
13 11 (10.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (8.41%) WF
15 8 (7.48%) JSON
15 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (7.48%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.41%) Client/Server
2 9 (8.41%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.74%) User Experience
4 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.80%) Physics
5 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.80%) DTV
5 3 (2.80%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (2.80%) iPhone
5 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.87%) PDA
7 1 (0.93%) Blog
7 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.28%) Linux
2 6 (5.61%) UNIX
2 6 (5.61%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Android
3 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.87%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.99%) OO
3 31 (28.97%) MVC
4 30 (28.04%) Software Engineering
5 25 (23.36%) OOP
6 21 (19.63%) Mentoring
7 20 (18.69%) Scrum
8 18 (16.82%) Content Management
9 10 (9.35%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.41%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.48%) TDD
12 7 (6.54%) OOD
12 7 (6.54%) Product Management
13 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.67%) SOA
14 5 (4.67%) Project Management
14 5 (4.67%) B2B
14 5 (4.67%) Line Management
14 5 (4.67%) Android Development
14 5 (4.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (63.55%) C#
2 61 (57.01%) JavaScript
3 42 (39.25%) SQL
4 28 (26.17%) Java
5 22 (20.56%) PHP
6 13 (12.15%) C++
7 10 (9.35%) C
8 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.74%) Ruby
9 2 (1.87%) Python
9 2 (1.87%) VB
9 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) RPG
10 1 (0.93%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.82%) Zend
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle
4 3 (2.80%) SAP
5 2 (1.87%) Twitter
6 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.93%) Fiserv
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-50k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + 35 days hols
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £42k - 47k per year + fantastic benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Shares, Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, healthcare,
Posted: 10 days ago