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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Developer
Rank 844 865 902
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 71 103 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.094% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.097% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 70 102 67
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +8.10%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +13 66 £60,000 +20.00% 8
London +36 16 £67,500 -3.57%
Yorkshire +26 14 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Leeds +31 13 £60,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire +16 13 £60,000 +20.00%
South East +7 11 £42,500 -19.04% 2
North West +15 7 £45,000 -14.28% 2
North East +10 7 £51,500 +3.00%
Tyne and Wear -3 7 £51,500 +3.00%
Hampshire -8 7 £42,500 -17.07% 2
Winchester - 7 £42,500 - 1
Manchester -1 5 £45,000 -14.28% 2
West Midlands -14 5 £49,000 +9.49% 1
Surrey +26 4 £72,500 +26.08%
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 4 £51,500 +3.00%
Warwickshire +13 3 £49,000 +19.51%
East Midlands +8 3 £67,500 +25.58%
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland - 3 £45,000 -
Gateshead - 3 £55,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £49,000 -
South West +4 2 £46,250 +8.18%
Staffordshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £52,500 -
City of London +60 1 £85,000 +21.42%
East of England +29 1 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Nottingham +11 1 £40,000 -25.58%
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £40,000 -25.58%
East Yorkshire - 1 £44,000 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 101 (59.41%) C#
1 101 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (57.06%) .NET
3 85 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 64 (37.65%) SQL
4 64 (37.65%) Java
5 63 (37.06%) HTML
6 58 (34.12%) SQL Server
6 58 (34.12%) ASP.NET
6 58 (34.12%) MVC
7 53 (31.18%) Scrum
8 52 (30.59%) Software Engineering
9 51 (30.00%) CSS
10 44 (25.88%) Degree
11 41 (24.12%) jQuery
11 41 (24.12%) Web Services
12 39 (22.94%) Microsoft
13 37 (21.76%) Finance
14 36 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (20.59%) TDD
16 28 (16.47%) OO
17 27 (15.88%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (15.88%) HTML5
18 25 (14.71%) AngularJS
18 25 (14.71%) Mentoring
18 25 (14.71%) SDLC
19 24 (14.12%) Spring
19 24 (14.12%) XML
20 23 (13.53%) .NET Framework
20 23 (13.53%) WCF

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 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (4.71%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.35%) Confluence
4 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.59%) CMS
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.59%) HipChat
3 1 (0.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.59%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.35%) GitHub
2 4 (2.35%) SaaS
3 3 (1.76%) IaaS
3 3 (1.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.94%) Internet
2 4 (2.35%) HTTP
3 3 (1.76%) VPN
4 1 (0.59%) ATM
4 1 (0.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (34.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.59%) MySQL
3 12 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.71%) Big Data
4 8 (4.71%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.76%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.18%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.18%) Redis
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (15.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 13 (7.65%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.47%) JIRA
5 5 (2.94%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.35%) Moq
6 4 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.76%) Appium
7 3 (1.76%) Calabash
7 3 (1.76%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.76%) dotCover
7 3 (1.76%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.76%) FindBugs
7 3 (1.76%) Mockito
7 3 (1.76%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.76%) Selenium
7 3 (1.76%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.76%) TestNG
7 3 (1.76%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (21.76%) Finance
2 8 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.94%) Banking
3 5 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.94%) Games
4 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.76%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.76%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Electronics
6 2 (1.18%) Front Office
7 1 (0.59%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (57.06%) .NET
2 63 (37.06%) HTML
3 58 (34.12%) ASP.NET
4 51 (30.00%) CSS
5 41 (24.12%) jQuery
5 41 (24.12%) Web Services
6 36 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (15.88%) HTML5
8 25 (14.71%) AngularJS
9 24 (14.12%) Spring
9 24 (14.12%) XML
10 23 (13.53%) .NET Framework
10 23 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (13.53%) WCF
11 18 (10.59%) J2EE
11 18 (10.59%) LINQ
11 18 (10.59%) Node.js
12 17 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (8.82%) JSON
14 13 (7.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.71%) Data Integration
4 7 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.53%) User Experience
6 5 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.94%) EPoS
7 4 (2.35%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.35%) Tandem
7 4 (2.35%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.76%) Oculus Rift
8 3 (1.76%) Social Media
9 2 (1.18%) Derivative
9 2 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.59%) Arduino
10 1 (0.59%) Blog
10 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.59%) iSeries
10 1 (0.59%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.41%) Windows
2 8 (4.71%) Windows Server
2 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (4.12%) Linux
4 5 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.18%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Solaris
6 1 (0.59%) SUSE
6 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (34.12%) MVC
3 53 (31.18%) Scrum
4 52 (30.59%) Software Engineering
5 35 (20.59%) TDD
6 28 (16.47%) OO
7 25 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 25 (14.71%) SDLC
8 23 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (11.18%) Coaching
10 18 (10.59%) Line Management
10 18 (10.59%) SOA
11 17 (10.00%) Web Development
12 16 (9.41%) Waterfall
13 13 (7.65%) CRM
13 13 (7.65%) E-Commerce
13 13 (7.65%) Project Management
14 11 (6.47%) Open Source
15 10 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (59.41%) C#
2 85 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 64 (37.65%) Java
3 64 (37.65%) SQL
4 18 (10.59%) Scala
5 17 (10.00%) Python
6 14 (8.24%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.47%) PHP
8 10 (5.88%) Ruby
9 9 (5.29%) Groovy
9 9 (5.29%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.94%) C++
10 5 (2.94%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.76%) C
11 3 (1.76%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.76%) VBScript
12 2 (1.18%) Go
12 2 (1.18%) Perl
13 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (25.88%) Degree
2 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) MCAD
5 1 (0.59%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.65%) QA
2 6 (3.53%) SDET
3 3 (1.76%) GAMP
System Software
1 8 (4.71%) Apache Flume
2 7 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.18%) Varnish
4 1 (0.59%) Firmware
4 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.76%) Ansible
2 3 (1.76%) Puppet
2 3 (1.76%) Salt
3 1 (0.59%) logstash
3 1 (0.59%) StatsD
Vendors
1 39 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.88%) Oracle
3 8 (4.71%) Cloudera
3 8 (4.71%) Perforce
4 4 (2.35%) Telerik
5 3 (1.76%) Adobe
5 3 (1.76%) Google
5 3 (1.76%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.18%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.59%) New Relic
7 1 (0.59%) Sage
7 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.59%) Twitter
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