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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Developer
Rank 847 869 894
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 76 103 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.094% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.098% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 73 100 84
Median salary £49,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,500 £76,350
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +2.56%

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +6 71 £49,500 -5.71% 14
London +10 13 £67,500 +12.50% 5
Yorkshire +34 11 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South East +30 10 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Leeds +14 10 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Yorkshire +12 10 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -9 9 £49,000 +3.15% 2
South West +13 8 £32,500 -25.71%
Hampshire 0 8 £42,500 -17.07% 1
Winchester - 8 £42,500 -
East Midlands +13 7 £44,000 -23.47%
North East +7 7 £51,500 +3.00%
Tyne and Wear +4 7 £51,500 +3.00%
Devon - 5 £32,500 -
Plymouth - 5 £32,500 -
Scotland - 5 £45,000 -
North West +16 4 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Nottingham +9 4 £44,000 -23.47%
Nottinghamshire +1 4 £44,000 -23.47%
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 4 £48,000 -4.00%
Warwickshire - 4 £49,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £45,000 -
Gateshead - 3 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £47,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £49,000 -
Warrington - 3 £47,500 -
East of England +27 2 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Surrey +15 2 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Coventry +10 2 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £52,500 - 1

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 104 (59.77%) C#
2 98 (56.32%) .NET
2 98 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (46.55%) JavaScript
4 65 (37.36%) HTML
4 65 (37.36%) Java
5 60 (34.48%) SQL
6 59 (33.91%) ASP.NET
6 59 (33.91%) Software Engineering
7 57 (32.76%) MVC
8 52 (29.89%) Scrum
8 52 (29.89%) SQL Server
9 50 (28.74%) Degree
10 47 (27.01%) CSS
11 40 (22.99%) Web Services
12 37 (21.26%) TDD
12 37 (21.26%) jQuery
13 35 (20.11%) OO
13 35 (20.11%) Microsoft
14 34 (19.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (18.97%) Finance
16 28 (16.09%) HTML5
17 27 (15.52%) Mentoring
17 27 (15.52%) Spring
18 26 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (14.94%) AngularJS
19 23 (13.22%) Team Foundation Server
20 22 (12.64%) WCF
20 22 (12.64%) .NET Framework
20 22 (12.64%) XML

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 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.87%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.87%) Confluence
2 5 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (0.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.57%) JBoss
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) HipChat
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.57%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.30%) GitHub
4 3 (1.72%) IaaS
4 3 (1.72%) PaaS
4 3 (1.72%) SaaS
5 2 (1.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.60%) Internet
2 6 (3.45%) HTTP
3 3 (1.72%) VPN
4 2 (1.15%) SSL
5 1 (0.57%) ATM
5 1 (0.57%) Firewall
5 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.34%) MySQL
3 11 (6.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.02%) Big Data
5 7 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.87%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.87%) Redis
7 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.15%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.57%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 23 (13.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (10.92%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.77%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.47%) JIRA
5 5 (2.87%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.30%) dotCover
6 4 (2.30%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.30%) FindBugs
6 4 (2.30%) Maven
6 4 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.30%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.72%) Appium
7 3 (1.72%) Calabash
7 3 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.72%) Selenium
7 3 (1.72%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.72%) Subversion
7 3 (1.72%) TestNG
7 3 (1.72%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (18.97%) Finance
2 8 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.45%) Banking
3 6 (3.45%) Games
4 5 (2.87%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.72%) Electronics
6 3 (1.72%) Retail
7 2 (1.15%) Front Office
8 1 (0.57%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (56.32%) .NET
2 65 (37.36%) HTML
3 59 (33.91%) ASP.NET
4 47 (27.01%) CSS
5 40 (22.99%) Web Services
6 37 (21.26%) jQuery
7 34 (19.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (16.09%) HTML5
9 27 (15.52%) Spring
10 26 (14.94%) AngularJS
11 22 (12.64%) .NET Framework
11 22 (12.64%) WCF
11 22 (12.64%) XML
12 21 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (11.49%) J2EE
14 17 (9.77%) Node.js
15 16 (9.20%) Hibernate
15 16 (9.20%) LINQ
15 16 (9.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (8.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.02%) User Experience
4 5 (2.87%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.87%) EPoS
4 5 (2.87%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.87%) Tandem
4 5 (2.87%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.30%) Oculus Rift
5 4 (2.30%) Social Media
6 2 (1.15%) Arduino
6 2 (1.15%) Derivative
6 2 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.15%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.15%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.57%) iSeries
7 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.20%) Windows
2 10 (5.75%) Linux
3 8 (4.60%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.15%) Android
5 2 (1.15%) Unix
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.91%) Software Engineering
3 57 (32.76%) MVC
4 52 (29.89%) Scrum
5 37 (21.26%) TDD
6 35 (20.11%) OO
7 27 (15.52%) Mentoring
8 26 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (12.64%) SDLC
10 20 (11.49%) SOA
11 19 (10.92%) Line Management
12 16 (9.20%) Coaching
13 15 (8.62%) CRM
13 15 (8.62%) Project Management
14 13 (7.47%) E-Commerce
14 13 (7.47%) Software Delivery
14 13 (7.47%) Web Development
15 12 (6.90%) Open Source
15 12 (6.90%) Unit Testing
15 12 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 104 (59.77%) C#
2 81 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 65 (37.36%) Java
4 60 (34.48%) SQL
5 18 (10.34%) Python
6 16 (9.20%) Scala
7 13 (7.47%) PHP
8 10 (5.75%) Ruby
8 10 (5.75%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.17%) C++
9 9 (5.17%) Groovy
9 9 (5.17%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.87%) Go
10 5 (2.87%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.72%) C
11 3 (1.72%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.72%) VBScript
12 2 (1.15%) R
13 1 (0.57%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 50 (28.74%) Degree
2 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.57%) MCAD
4 1 (0.57%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.62%) QA
2 3 (1.72%) GAMP
2 3 (1.72%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.87%) Apache Flume
2 5 (2.87%) Varnish
3 2 (1.15%) Firmware
4 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.72%) Ansible
2 3 (1.72%) Puppet
2 3 (1.72%) Salt
3 2 (1.15%) logstash
3 2 (1.15%) StatsD
Vendors
1 35 (20.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.75%) Oracle
3 9 (5.17%) Perforce
4 5 (2.87%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.30%) Adobe
5 4 (2.30%) Google
6 3 (1.72%) Telerik
7 2 (1.15%) New Relic
7 2 (1.15%) Twitter
7 2 (1.15%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.57%) Facebook
8 1 (0.57%) Sage
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: to £38k DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
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Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
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Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
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Coventry
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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