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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Developer
Rank 789 863 896
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 101 100 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.092% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.095% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 99 87 64
Median salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £70,000 £73,800
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%

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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +56 96 £55,000 +10.00% 14
London +60 26 £80,000 +14.28% 5
South East +64 21 £57,500 - 3
Manchester +17 17 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West +14 17 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +27 9 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Surrey - 8 £72,500 -
Hampshire +14 7 £42,500 -29.16% 1
East Midlands - 7 £40,000 - 1
Winchester - 7 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +28 6 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -22 6 £42,500 +3.65%
Nottinghamshire - 6 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 6 £40,000 -
Leeds +20 5 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Yorkshire +11 5 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Essex +14 4 £47,500 -17.39%
North East +10 4 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 4 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -1 4 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Basildon - 4 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £67,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £57,500 -
Warwickshire +4 2 £38,750 -5.48%
Staffordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £38,750 -
Salford - 2 £40,500 -
City of London +44 1 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Berkshire +26 1 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Scotland +18 1 £45,000 - 1

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 130 (72.63%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (68.72%) C#
3 115 (64.25%) .NET
4 94 (52.51%) JavaScript
5 80 (44.69%) SQL
6 70 (39.11%) HTML
7 66 (36.87%) MVC
7 66 (36.87%) CSS
8 64 (35.75%) SQL Server
9 63 (35.20%) Finance
10 61 (34.08%) Scrum
10 61 (34.08%) Java
11 56 (31.28%) ASP.NET
12 50 (27.93%) SDLC
13 49 (27.37%) Software Engineering
14 45 (25.14%) Microsoft
14 45 (25.14%) jQuery
15 40 (22.35%) Web Services
16 35 (19.55%) TDD
16 35 (19.55%) Mentoring
17 34 (18.99%) Team Foundation Server
18 32 (17.88%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (17.32%) Waterfall
19 31 (17.32%) AngularJS
20 24 (13.41%) JIRA
20 24 (13.41%) .NET Framework
21 23 (12.85%) Web Development
21 23 (12.85%) Python
21 23 (12.85%) HTML5
22 22 (12.29%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (5.59%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.23%) Apache
3 4 (2.23%) JBoss
4 2 (1.12%) Confluence
4 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) nginx
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) HipChat
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.15%) SaaS
2 9 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.68%) GitHub
3 3 (1.68%) IaaS
3 3 (1.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.23%) SSL
2 3 (1.68%) VPN
3 2 (1.12%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (35.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.06%) MySQL
3 11 (6.15%) Big Data
3 11 (6.15%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.79%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.23%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.68%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) DocumentDB
10 1 (0.56%) Redis
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (18.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (13.41%) JIRA
3 19 (10.61%) Git (software)
4 14 (7.82%) Visual Studio
5 12 (6.70%) WebDriver
6 10 (5.59%) Jenkins
6 10 (5.59%) Mockito
6 10 (5.59%) Moq
7 7 (3.91%) JUnit
8 6 (3.35%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.79%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.79%) Selenium
10 4 (2.23%) Gerrit
10 4 (2.23%) Gradle
10 4 (2.23%) gulp
10 4 (2.23%) HP UFT
10 4 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.23%) Subversion
11 3 (1.68%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.12%) Calabash
General
1 63 (35.20%) Finance
2 6 (3.35%) Banking
3 5 (2.79%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.79%) Games
3 5 (2.79%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.79%) Retail
4 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (64.25%) .NET
2 70 (39.11%) HTML
3 66 (36.87%) CSS
4 56 (31.28%) ASP.NET
5 45 (25.14%) jQuery
6 40 (22.35%) Web Services
7 32 (17.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (17.32%) AngularJS
9 24 (13.41%) .NET Framework
10 23 (12.85%) HTML5
11 22 (12.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (12.29%) LINQ
12 20 (11.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (11.17%) XML
13 19 (10.61%) WCF
14 18 (10.06%) Node.js
15 17 (9.50%) Spring
16 15 (8.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (8.38%) SOAP
17 13 (7.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.82%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.35%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.79%) Blog
4 5 (2.79%) EPoS
5 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) AS400
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.56%) Derivative
7 1 (0.56%) Equities
7 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.56%) iSeries
7 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.15%) Linux
2 10 (5.59%) Windows
3 5 (2.79%) Unix
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (72.63%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (36.87%) MVC
3 61 (34.08%) Scrum
4 50 (27.93%) SDLC
5 49 (27.37%) Software Engineering
6 35 (19.55%) Mentoring
6 35 (19.55%) TDD
7 31 (17.32%) Waterfall
8 23 (12.85%) Web Development
9 22 (12.29%) Line Management
10 18 (10.06%) Unit Testing
11 17 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (8.94%) Coaching
12 16 (8.94%) OO
13 15 (8.38%) BDD
14 13 (7.26%) E-Commerce
14 13 (7.26%) Kanban
15 12 (6.70%) Data Management
15 12 (6.70%) SOLID
16 11 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 123 (68.72%) C#
2 94 (52.51%) JavaScript
3 80 (44.69%) SQL
4 61 (34.08%) Java
5 23 (12.85%) Python
6 22 (12.29%) T-SQL
7 17 (9.50%) Scala
8 15 (8.38%) Ruby
8 15 (8.38%) VB.NET
9 14 (7.82%) PHP
10 10 (5.59%) C++
11 7 (3.91%) Perl
12 5 (2.79%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.79%) VC++
13 4 (2.23%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.68%) Groovy
14 3 (1.68%) VBScript
15 2 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (12.29%) Degree
2 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.12%) MCAD
3 2 (1.12%) MCSD
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.38%) QA
2 7 (3.91%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (5.59%) Apache Flume
2 6 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.12%) Docker
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (2.23%) Ansible
1 4 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.68%) Puppet
2 3 (1.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (25.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.59%) Cloudera
2 10 (5.59%) Oracle
3 6 (3.35%) Perforce
4 4 (2.23%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.68%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.68%) Telerik
6 1 (0.56%) IBM
6 1 (0.56%) Sage
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits (e.g. pension, ge
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Flexi-working
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Flexi-working
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum in an incredible office with your own team
Posted: 5 days ago
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Pro-Quest
Salary: 45000-85000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago