The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Developer
Rank 825 827 834
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 56 43 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.040% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.042% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 49
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.57%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -46 52 £50,000 +17.64% 7
London -13 22 £50,000 -3.38% 3
Yorkshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear +5 5 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 5 £47,500 +26.66% 2
North East +3 5 £47,500 +26.66% 2
South East -12 5 £52,500 +31.25%
North Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -7 4 £43,750 +6.06%
South West -18 4 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
Harrogate - 4 - - 1
Nottingham - 3 £47,500 -
Leeds - 3 £43,750 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £43,750 -
Aberdeen +15 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Winchester +7 2 £40,000 -
Bristol -3 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Hampshire -10 2 £40,000 -
Edinburgh -12 2 £42,000 -
Guildford - 2 £66,250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £52,500 -
Manchester - 2 £36,250 -
Orpington - 2 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £43,750 -
Surrey - 2 £66,250 -
North West - 2 £36,250 -
West Midlands -2 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Kent - 1 - -

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (61.21%) C#
2 64 (55.17%) HTML
2 64 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 56 (48.28%) .NET
4 52 (44.83%) CSS
5 51 (43.97%) OO
6 44 (37.93%) SQL
6 44 (37.93%) jQuery
7 36 (31.03%) ASP.NET
8 33 (28.45%) SQL Server
9 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 32 (27.59%) Software Engineering
10 31 (26.72%) MVC
11 29 (25.00%) OOP
12 28 (24.14%) Web Services
13 27 (23.28%) Java
14 25 (21.55%) Scrum
15 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (17.24%) PHP
16 20 (17.24%) XHTML
16 20 (17.24%) .NET Framework
16 20 (17.24%) WCF
17 19 (16.38%) WordPress
18 18 (15.52%) RESTful
18 18 (15.52%) HTML5
19 17 (14.66%) Symfony
19 17 (14.66%) Zend
19 17 (14.66%) Joomla!
19 17 (14.66%) Content Management
20 16 (13.79%) Android

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19 (16.38%) WordPress
2 17 (14.66%) Joomla!
3 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.90%) IIS
5 5 (4.31%) Node.js
5 5 (4.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.45%) Confluence
7 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) SaaS
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.86%) AMQP
3 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.45%) Big Data
5 3 (2.59%) RavenDB
5 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.59%) MySQL
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) HBase
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.45%) Xcode
3 4 (3.45%) NUnit
3 4 (3.45%) Subversion
3 4 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (3.45%) JIRA
4 3 (2.59%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.59%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.59%) WATIR
4 3 (2.59%) NCrunch
4 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.59%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.59%) Moq
5 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.86%) Gradle
6 1 (0.86%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (11.21%) Marketing
1 13 (11.21%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Games
3 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Electronics
4 3 (2.59%) Back Office
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.72%) Advertising
5 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.86%) German Language
6 1 (0.86%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.86%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (55.17%) HTML
2 56 (48.28%) .NET
3 52 (44.83%) CSS
4 44 (37.93%) jQuery
5 36 (31.03%) ASP.NET
6 28 (24.14%) Web Services
7 20 (17.24%) XHTML
7 20 (17.24%) .NET Framework
7 20 (17.24%) WCF
8 18 (15.52%) RESTful
8 18 (15.52%) HTML5
9 17 (14.66%) Symfony
10 16 (13.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (10.34%) XML
11 12 (10.34%) WPF
11 12 (10.34%) CSS3
12 9 (7.76%) NHibernate
12 9 (7.76%) WF
12 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (7.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Client/Server
2 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 7 (6.03%) iPhone
5 7 (6.03%) N-Tier
5 7 (6.03%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (3.45%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.59%) Open Source
7 3 (2.59%) DTV
8 2 (1.72%) Physics
8 2 (1.72%) PDA
9 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.86%) Blog
9 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Android
2 10 (8.62%) Windows
3 9 (7.76%) Linux
4 8 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.31%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.72%) UNIX
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.97%) OO
2 32 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 31 (26.72%) MVC
4 29 (25.00%) OOP
5 25 (21.55%) Scrum
6 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (14.66%) Content Management
8 14 (12.07%) iOS Development
9 13 (11.21%) TDD
10 11 (9.48%) Android Development
11 10 (8.62%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.76%) OOD
12 9 (7.76%) Project Management
13 8 (6.90%) Automated Testing
13 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce
14 7 (6.03%) Web Development
15 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (5.17%) ERP
15 6 (5.17%) Product Management
16 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 71 (61.21%) C#
2 64 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 44 (37.93%) SQL
4 27 (23.28%) Java
5 20 (17.24%) PHP
6 11 (9.48%) Ruby
7 8 (6.90%) VB
8 6 (5.17%) C
9 5 (4.31%) C++
10 4 (3.45%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.45%) VBScript
10 4 (3.45%) VBA
11 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.72%) Python
13 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.45%) ISEB
4 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) MCP
5 1 (0.86%) MCAD
5 1 (0.86%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.86%) KVM
2 1 (0.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) OpenNMS
1 1 (0.86%) Puppet
1 1 (0.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.66%) Zend
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle
4 3 (2.59%) RedPrairie
4 3 (2.59%) SAP
4 3 (2.59%) Endeca
5 2 (1.72%) Twitter
6 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.86%) HP
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.86%) Google
6 1 (0.86%) Perforce
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