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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Developer
Rank 842 867 826
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 93 70 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.066% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.068% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 78 58 97
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £84,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,205 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +7.96%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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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 +40 89 £60,000 +9.09% 6
London +10 27 £65,000 -7.14%
South East +15 19 £62,000 +12.72% 1
South West -6 10 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North East - 8 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +14 7 £52,500 +10.52%
East Midlands +5 7 £37,500 -25.00%
Hampshire - 7 £62,500 - 1
Leeds +8 6 £52,500 +10.52%
Oxfordshire +1 6 £62,000 +55.00%
West Yorkshire 0 6 £52,500 +10.52%
Basingstoke - 6 £62,500 - 1
Oxford - 6 £62,000 -
North West +31 5 £42,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +7 5 - -
Nottingham +2 5 - -
Surrey +6 3 £60,000 -17.24%
Scotland +4 3 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England -7 3 - - 1
Suffolk -12 3 - - 1
West Midlands -13 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £77,500 +58.16%
Bristol -8 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Gloucestershire - 2 £60,000 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 -

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 109 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (47.83%) C#
3 87 (47.28%) .NET
4 86 (46.74%) Software Engineering
5 72 (39.13%) Java
6 67 (36.41%) JavaScript
7 50 (27.17%) HTML
8 49 (26.63%) Scrum
9 45 (24.46%) SQL Server
10 44 (23.91%) Web Services
10 44 (23.91%) MVC
11 43 (23.37%) SQL
12 42 (22.83%) Finance
13 41 (22.28%) Degree
14 40 (21.74%) TDD
14 40 (21.74%) ASP.NET
15 35 (19.02%) CSS
16 34 (18.48%) Git (software)
17 33 (17.93%) Spring
18 31 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (16.30%) Mentoring
19 30 (16.30%) OO
20 28 (15.22%) HTML5
21 27 (14.67%) SDLC
22 25 (13.59%) C++
23 23 (12.50%) JIRA
24 22 (11.96%) Microsoft
24 22 (11.96%) REST
25 21 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC
25 21 (11.41%) J2EE

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (9.24%) IIS
2 12 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (6.52%) Node.js
3 8 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.26%) JBoss
5 4 (2.17%) Apache
5 4 (2.17%) Confluence
6 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.54%) WinCC
Applications
1 15 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.09%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.24%) SaaS
2 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.89%) Heroku
5 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.24%) Internet
2 11 (5.98%) HTTP
2 11 (5.98%) SSL
3 3 (1.63%) DNS
3 3 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.54%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (24.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.24%) MySQL
3 13 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.89%) Big Data
4 9 (4.89%) Redis
5 7 (3.80%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.17%) Datomic
6 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.17%) Triplestore
7 3 (1.63%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.63%) HBase
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.63%) SQLite
8 2 (1.09%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.09%) DB2
8 2 (1.09%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (18.48%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.50%) JIRA
3 18 (9.78%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.35%) JUnit
6 6 (3.26%) Maven
7 4 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.17%) Mockito
7 4 (2.17%) ReSharper
7 4 (2.17%) Selenium
8 3 (1.63%) Ant
8 3 (1.63%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.63%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.63%) TestNG
9 2 (1.09%) dotCover
9 2 (1.09%) NCrunch
9 2 (1.09%) NUnit
9 2 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.09%) Subversion
9 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (22.83%) Finance
2 15 (8.15%) Banking
3 12 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.26%) Games
4 6 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.72%) Marketing
6 4 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.63%) Electronics
7 3 (1.63%) Publishing
8 2 (1.09%) Law
8 2 (1.09%) Retail
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (47.28%) .NET
2 50 (27.17%) HTML
3 44 (23.91%) Web Services
4 40 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 35 (19.02%) CSS
6 33 (17.93%) Spring
7 28 (15.22%) HTML5
8 22 (11.96%) REST
9 21 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (11.41%) J2EE
10 19 (10.33%) XML
11 18 (9.78%) AngularJS
11 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (9.78%) JSON
12 16 (8.70%) .NET Framework
12 16 (8.70%) jQuery
13 13 (7.07%) WCF
14 12 (6.52%) Hibernate
14 12 (6.52%) Java EE
14 12 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.35%) User Experience
5 6 (3.26%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.72%) Statistics
7 4 (2.17%) Fintech
7 4 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.63%) Derivative
8 3 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.63%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.63%) Oculus Rift
8 3 (1.63%) Social Media
8 3 (1.63%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.09%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.09%) Tandem
9 2 (1.09%) Xbox
10 1 (0.54%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.70%) Linux
2 12 (6.52%) Unix
2 12 (6.52%) Windows
3 11 (5.98%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.72%) Android
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (46.74%) Software Engineering
3 49 (26.63%) Scrum
4 44 (23.91%) MVC
5 40 (21.74%) TDD
6 31 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (16.30%) Mentoring
7 30 (16.30%) OO
8 27 (14.67%) SDLC
9 20 (10.87%) Product Management
10 18 (9.78%) Unit Testing
11 15 (8.15%) Open Source
11 15 (8.15%) Project Management
11 15 (8.15%) SOA
12 13 (7.07%) DevOps
12 13 (7.07%) Service Delivery
12 13 (7.07%) Waterfall
13 11 (5.98%) ERP
13 11 (5.98%) Line Management
13 11 (5.98%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 88 (47.83%) C#
2 72 (39.13%) Java
3 67 (36.41%) JavaScript
4 43 (23.37%) SQL
5 25 (13.59%) C++
6 19 (10.33%) Python
7 14 (7.61%) PHP
8 10 (5.43%) Go
9 7 (3.80%) Groovy
9 7 (3.80%) Scala
10 6 (3.26%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.72%) C
11 5 (2.72%) R
12 4 (2.17%) Clojure
12 4 (2.17%) Perl
13 3 (1.63%) Ruby
13 3 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.63%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.09%) VB6
14 2 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (22.28%) Degree
2 4 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.09%) CISSP
4 2 (1.09%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) GIAC
4 2 (1.09%) Linux+ Certification
4 2 (1.09%) MCSE
4 2 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.09%) SANS
4 2 (1.09%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (0.54%) MCSD
5 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) GAMP
2 1 (0.54%) GMP
System Software
1 9 (4.89%) Varnish
2 3 (1.63%) HDFS
3 1 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.63%) Puppet
3 2 (1.09%) Ansible
3 2 (1.09%) logstash
3 2 (1.09%) StatsD
Vendors
1 22 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.35%) webMethods
3 7 (3.80%) Oracle
4 4 (2.17%) Google
4 4 (2.17%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.63%) Adobe
5 3 (1.63%) Sybase
6 2 (1.09%) New Relic
6 2 (1.09%) Perforce
6 2 (1.09%) SAP
6 2 (1.09%) Twitter
7 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.54%) Facebook
7 1 (0.54%) IBM
7 1 (0.54%) TOWER Software
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