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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Developer
Rank 823 827 866
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 72 72 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.066% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.069% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 59 64 26
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £42,350 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £57,650 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,250 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +18.49%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014 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 18 December 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 +6 64 £55,000 +10.00% 2
London +42 27 £75,000 +50.00% 1
East Midlands +20 9 £55,000 +31.73%
City of London +28 8 £75,000 +50.00%
Nottinghamshire +19 8 £55,000 +31.73%
Nottingham +18 8 £55,000 +31.73%
Scotland +13 8 £42,500 -15.00%
East of England -24 8 £50,410 +12.02%
West Midlands +2 5 £44,500 -6.31%
South East +1 5 £49,000 -14.78%
Edinburgh +1 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Leeds -2 5 - -
West Yorkshire -12 5 - -
Yorkshire -22 5 - -
Hertfordshire -22 3 - -
South West -28 3 £37,500 -34.78%
Norfolk - 3 £50,410 -
Norwich - 3 £50,410 -
Staffordshire - 3 £44,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £44,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Somerset +12 2 £38,750 -22.50%
Glasgow +4 2 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes +1 2 £49,000 -14.78%
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £49,000 -14.78%
North West -18 2 £52,500 +20.00%
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £72,000 -
Berkshire +4 1 - -

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 71 (65.14%) C#
2 62 (56.88%) .NET
3 51 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (45.87%) JavaScript
5 48 (44.04%) HTML
6 39 (35.78%) MVC
7 38 (34.86%) SQL
7 38 (34.86%) SQL Server
8 37 (33.94%) ASP.NET
9 35 (32.11%) CSS
10 33 (30.28%) Web Services
11 32 (29.36%) Java
12 30 (27.52%) C++
13 27 (24.77%) OO
14 26 (23.85%) XML
14 26 (23.85%) Software Engineering
14 26 (23.85%) Mentoring
15 21 (19.27%) Windows
16 20 (18.35%) Finance
17 19 (17.43%) OOP
18 18 (16.51%) Linux
18 18 (16.51%) XHTML
18 18 (16.51%) WCF
19 17 (15.60%) jQuery
19 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
20 16 (14.68%) Visual Studio
20 16 (14.68%) Unit Testing
20 16 (14.68%) Android
20 16 (14.68%) WPF
20 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (7.34%) WordPress
2 6 (5.50%) Joomla!
3 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.67%) CMS
5 3 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.75%) IIS
5 3 (2.75%) Drupal
6 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.83%) Apache
6 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.92%) nginx
7 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.92%) Node.js
7 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.75%) Line 500
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Trello
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.34%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.67%) Big Data
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.83%) DB2
5 2 (1.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.92%) SQLite
6 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.67%) NUnit
3 4 (3.67%) Subversion
3 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.75%) LLBLGen Pro
4 3 (2.75%) JIRA
4 3 (2.75%) NetAdvantage
4 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.83%) JUnit
5 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.83%) MSTest
5 2 (1.83%) Moq
5 2 (1.83%) Maven
6 1 (0.92%) Selenium
6 1 (0.92%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.92%) Mocha
General
1 20 (18.35%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Banking
3 11 (10.09%) Games
4 8 (7.34%) Front Office
5 7 (6.42%) Retail
6 4 (3.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.75%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.92%) German Language
8 1 (0.92%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.92%) Turkish Language
8 1 (0.92%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (56.88%) .NET
2 48 (44.04%) HTML
3 37 (33.94%) ASP.NET
4 35 (32.11%) CSS
5 33 (30.28%) Web Services
6 26 (23.85%) XML
7 18 (16.51%) XHTML
7 18 (16.51%) WCF
8 17 (15.60%) jQuery
9 16 (14.68%) WPF
10 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (11.01%) .NET Framework
12 11 (10.09%) SOAP
13 10 (9.17%) LINQ
14 9 (8.26%) HTML5
14 9 (8.26%) WF
15 8 (7.34%) Symfony
16 7 (6.42%) RESTful
16 7 (6.42%) XSLT
17 6 (5.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.59%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (4.59%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.59%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.75%) Physics
4 3 (2.75%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.75%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.83%) CUDA
5 2 (1.83%) Social Media
5 2 (1.83%) Social Network
5 2 (1.83%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.83%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.83%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.92%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.92%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Windows
2 18 (16.51%) Linux
3 16 (14.68%) Android
4 14 (12.84%) Apple iOS
5 9 (8.26%) UNIX
6 4 (3.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.78%) MVC
3 27 (24.77%) OO
4 26 (23.85%) Software Engineering
4 26 (23.85%) Mentoring
5 19 (17.43%) OOP
6 16 (14.68%) Unit Testing
7 13 (11.93%) TDD
8 11 (10.09%) B2B
9 10 (9.17%) OOD
10 9 (8.26%) Workflow
10 9 (8.26%) UML
10 9 (8.26%) Content Management
10 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.34%) Web Development
11 8 (7.34%) Line Management
12 7 (6.42%) BDD
12 7 (6.42%) SOA
13 6 (5.50%) Time Management
13 6 (5.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 71 (65.14%) C#
2 50 (45.87%) JavaScript
3 38 (34.86%) SQL
4 32 (29.36%) Java
5 30 (27.52%) C++
6 15 (13.76%) PHP
7 13 (11.93%) C
8 5 (4.59%) VB
8 5 (4.59%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.75%) RPG
10 3 (2.75%) VBA
10 3 (2.75%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.75%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.75%) VB6
11 2 (1.83%) Ruby
11 2 (1.83%) Python
11 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.92%) Perl
12 1 (0.92%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.92%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Firmware
2 2 (1.83%) Varnish
2 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.92%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Puppet
1 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.42%) Zend
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle
4 5 (4.59%) Infragistics
4 5 (4.59%) Google
5 3 (2.75%) Sage
5 3 (2.75%) Fiserv
5 3 (2.75%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.83%) Facebook
6 2 (1.83%) Twitter
6 2 (1.83%) Iron Speed
6 2 (1.83%) Red Gate
6 2 (1.83%) IBM
6 2 (1.83%) VMware
6 2 (1.83%) Kony
7 1 (0.92%) DataCash
7 1 (0.92%) SAP
7 1 (0.92%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.92%) New Relic
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