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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Developer
Rank 835 838 850
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 45 51 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.049% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.052% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 32
Average salary £57,500 £46,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.65% +13.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £54,850
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +16.25%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 26 January 2015 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 26 January 2015. 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 -1 43 £67,500 +45.16% 6
London +14 17 £76,250 +52.50% 2
East of England -8 9 £50,410 - 1
City of London +2 6 £75,000 +50.00%
South East -31 6 £49,000 -14.78% 1
Nottinghamshire +20 5 £67,500 +75.32%
Nottingham +15 5 £67,500 +75.32%
East Midlands +11 5 £67,500 +75.32%
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £49,000 -14.78%
Milton Keynes 0 3 £49,000 -14.78%
Hertfordshire -14 3 - -
Norfolk - 3 £50,410 -
Norwich - 3 £50,410 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Glasgow +8 2 £50,000 -
Scotland -1 2 £50,000 +11.11%
South West -13 2 £36,250 -36.95% 2
West Midlands - 2 £45,250 -
Suffolk - 2 - - 1
Ipswich - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 £57,500 -
Somerset +10 1 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Leeds -1 1 - -
Bristol -5 1 £37,500 -27.18%
North West -7 1 - -
West Yorkshire -13 1 - -
Yorkshire -15 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £45,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 72 (65.45%) C#
2 66 (60.00%) .NET
3 51 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (42.73%) JavaScript
5 44 (40.00%) HTML
6 41 (37.27%) SQL Server
6 41 (37.27%) ASP.NET
7 39 (35.45%) MVC
8 34 (30.91%) SQL
9 32 (29.09%) Java
9 32 (29.09%) CSS
10 30 (27.27%) Web Services
11 29 (26.36%) C++
12 26 (23.64%) XML
12 26 (23.64%) OO
13 24 (21.82%) Software Engineering
13 24 (21.82%) Mentoring
14 21 (19.09%) Windows
15 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
15 19 (17.27%) WCF
16 18 (16.36%) Visual Studio
16 18 (16.36%) Finance
17 17 (15.45%) jQuery
17 17 (15.45%) Android
17 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (14.55%) WPF
18 16 (14.55%) Linux
18 16 (14.55%) OOP
19 15 (13.64%) XHTML
19 15 (13.64%) .NET Framework

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.45%) CMS
3 5 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.55%) WordPress
4 4 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.64%) IIS
5 3 (2.73%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.73%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.73%) Drupal
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.82%) Apache
6 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.91%) DNN
7 1 (0.91%) Node.js
7 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.91%) nginx
7 1 (0.91%) Moodle
7 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.91%) Mingle
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.73%) Line 500
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Trello
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) HTTP
2 2 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.64%) Big Data
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.82%) DB2
6 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.82%) MySQL
7 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.91%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.91%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.91%) SSDT
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (16.36%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.64%) NUnit
4 4 (3.64%) Subversion
5 3 (2.73%) JIRA
5 3 (2.73%) NetAdvantage
5 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.73%) LLBLGen Pro
6 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.82%) JUnit
6 2 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.82%) MSTest
6 2 (1.82%) Moq
6 2 (1.82%) Maven
7 1 (0.91%) Selenium
7 1 (0.91%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.91%) Xcode
7 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Games
3 9 (8.18%) Banking
4 8 (7.27%) Front Office
5 7 (6.36%) Retail
6 3 (2.73%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Marketing
7 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.91%) Automotive
8 1 (0.91%) German Language
8 1 (0.91%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.91%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (60.00%) .NET
2 44 (40.00%) HTML
3 41 (37.27%) ASP.NET
4 32 (29.09%) CSS
5 30 (27.27%) Web Services
6 26 (23.64%) XML
7 19 (17.27%) WCF
8 17 (15.45%) jQuery
9 16 (14.55%) WPF
10 15 (13.64%) .NET Framework
10 15 (13.64%) XHTML
11 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (9.09%) LINQ
12 10 (9.09%) SOAP
13 9 (8.18%) WF
14 8 (7.27%) HTML5
15 7 (6.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (6.36%) XSLT
16 6 (5.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.55%) Social Media
4 5 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.73%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.73%) Open Source
6 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.73%) Physics
7 2 (1.82%) Social Network
7 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.82%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.82%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.82%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Windows
2 17 (15.45%) Android
3 16 (14.55%) Linux
4 15 (13.64%) Apple iOS
5 8 (7.27%) UNIX
6 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.45%) MVC
3 26 (23.64%) OO
4 24 (21.82%) Software Engineering
4 24 (21.82%) Mentoring
5 16 (14.55%) OOP
6 15 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 12 (10.91%) TDD
7 12 (10.91%) B2B
8 11 (10.00%) OOD
9 10 (9.09%) Workflow
9 10 (9.09%) UML
9 10 (9.09%) Web Development
10 9 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.27%) Line Management
11 8 (7.27%) Content Management
11 8 (7.27%) SOA
12 7 (6.36%) BDD
13 6 (5.45%) Time Management
13 6 (5.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 72 (65.45%) C#
2 47 (42.73%) JavaScript
3 34 (30.91%) SQL
4 32 (29.09%) Java
5 29 (26.36%) C++
6 13 (11.82%) PHP
7 12 (10.91%) C
8 6 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.45%) VB
8 6 (5.45%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.55%) Ruby
10 4 (3.64%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.64%) VB6
11 3 (2.73%) RPG
11 3 (2.73%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.73%) VBA
12 2 (1.82%) Python
13 1 (0.91%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.91%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) Section 508
2 1 (0.91%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Firmware
2 2 (1.82%) Varnish
2 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
1 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle
3 5 (4.55%) Infragistics
3 5 (4.55%) Google
4 4 (3.64%) Zend
4 4 (3.64%) Sage
5 3 (2.73%) Fiserv
5 3 (2.73%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.82%) Kony
6 2 (1.82%) Facebook
6 2 (1.82%) Twitter
6 2 (1.82%) Iron Speed
6 2 (1.82%) Red Gate
6 2 (1.82%) IBM
6 2 (1.82%) VMware
7 1 (0.91%) SumTotal
7 1 (0.91%) Saba
7 1 (0.91%) SAP
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe
7 1 (0.91%) DevExpress
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