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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Developer
Rank 848 849 848
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 49 56 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.048% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.051% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 31
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Lead Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Software Developer
Top 28 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 4 August 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 +15 48 £50,000 - 8
South West -2 15 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South East +28 14 £52,750 +0.47% 1
Bristol -5 12 £42,500 -19.04%
London +13 10 £67,500 +35.00% 5
Hampshire +16 7 £52,500 +31.25%
Berkshire - 5 £60,000 - 1
Fareham - 5 £52,500 -
Ipswich - 4 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 4 £47,500 -
East of England - 4 £47,500 -
West Midlands -13 3 £47,500 -9.52%
Birmingham - 3 £47,500 -
Reading - 3 £60,000 -
East Midlands 0 2 £53,750 +13.15%
Nottingham -4 2 £53,750 +13.15%
Nottinghamshire -7 2 £53,750 +13.15%
Waterlooville - 2 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £53,000 -
Somerset - 2 £45,000 -
South Wales - 1 £52,500 -
Dorset - 1 £45,000 - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £52,500 -
Chepstow - 1 £52,500 -
Poole - 1 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £55,000 -
City of London - 1 £60,000 -
Wales - 1 £52,500 -

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 89 (78.76%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (66.37%) C#
3 67 (59.29%) .NET
4 53 (46.90%) JavaScript
5 49 (43.36%) SQL Server
6 48 (42.48%) MVC
7 45 (39.82%) ASP.NET
8 38 (33.63%) TDD
9 35 (30.97%) HTML
10 30 (26.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (25.66%) jQuery
12 27 (23.89%) CSS
13 26 (23.01%) Java
14 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
15 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
15 22 (19.47%) HTML5
16 21 (18.58%) SQL
17 20 (17.70%) PHP
18 19 (16.81%) SDLC
19 17 (15.04%) Web Services
20 16 (14.16%) OO
20 16 (14.16%) LAMP
21 14 (12.39%) Finance
21 14 (12.39%) Unit Testing
21 14 (12.39%) WCF
21 14 (12.39%) MPEG
21 14 (12.39%) HTTP
21 14 (12.39%) MVVM
21 14 (12.39%) FFmpeg
21 14 (12.39%) Kalman Filter

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (4.42%) WebLogic
1 5 (4.42%) Node.js
2 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.65%) WordPress
3 2 (1.77%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) GitHub
1 1 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.39%) HTTP
2 4 (3.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (43.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.77%) MySQL
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.88%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.42%) Maven
3 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.65%) JUnit
4 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.77%) WebLogic Workshop
5 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.77%) jMock
5 2 (1.77%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) Mockito
6 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) NetBeans
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Games
3 9 (7.96%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.31%) Retail
5 5 (4.42%) Front Office
5 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.54%) Marketing
7 3 (2.65%) Automotive
7 3 (2.65%) Electronics
8 2 (1.77%) Back Office
9 1 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.88%) Advertising
9 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (59.29%) .NET
2 45 (39.82%) ASP.NET
3 35 (30.97%) HTML
4 30 (26.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (25.66%) jQuery
6 27 (23.89%) CSS
7 22 (19.47%) HTML5
8 17 (15.04%) Web Services
9 16 (14.16%) LAMP
10 14 (12.39%) WCF
10 14 (12.39%) FFmpeg
11 12 (10.62%) AngularJS
12 11 (9.73%) XML
12 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (8.85%) .NET Framework
14 7 (6.19%) WPF
15 6 (5.31%) CSS3
16 5 (4.42%) Spring
17 4 (3.54%) J2EE
17 4 (3.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) MPEG
2 9 (7.96%) Xbox
3 7 (6.19%) Derivative
4 6 (5.31%) User Experience
4 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.54%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.54%) Equities
5 4 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.65%) DTV
6 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.88%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.50%) Windows
2 11 (9.73%) Android
3 10 (8.85%) Apple iOS
4 9 (7.96%) Windows 8
4 9 (7.96%) Windows Phone
5 7 (6.19%) UNIX
6 6 (5.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (78.76%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (42.48%) MVC
3 38 (33.63%) TDD
4 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
5 19 (16.81%) SDLC
6 16 (14.16%) OO
7 14 (12.39%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (12.39%) Unit Testing
7 14 (12.39%) MVVM
8 12 (10.62%) Pair Programming
9 11 (9.73%) Scrum
10 10 (8.85%) Android Development
10 10 (8.85%) iOS Development
11 9 (7.96%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.96%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.96%) System Testing
11 9 (7.96%) Web Development
12 8 (7.08%) B2B
13 7 (6.19%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.19%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (66.37%) C#
2 53 (46.90%) JavaScript
3 26 (23.01%) Java
4 21 (18.58%) SQL
5 20 (17.70%) PHP
6 12 (10.62%) C++
7 9 (7.96%) XAML
8 6 (5.31%) Python
8 6 (5.31%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.42%) Perl
10 3 (2.65%) VB
10 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.77%) VB6
12 1 (0.88%) Ruby
12 1 (0.88%) Haskell
12 1 (0.88%) Scala
12 1 (0.88%) Clojure
12 1 (0.88%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.73%) Xamarin
3 8 (7.08%) Oracle
4 5 (4.42%) Facebook
5 3 (2.65%) SAP
5 3 (2.65%) Sun
6 2 (1.77%) Sybase
6 2 (1.77%) ATG
7 1 (0.88%) Coverity
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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