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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Developer
UK
Rank 736 839 880
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 113 99 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.097% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.10% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 95 79 59
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,410
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -0.81%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +110 98 £48,750 -18.75% 15
North West +24 37 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Manchester +9 33 £35,000 -33.33% 1
London +51 21 £70,000 +3.70% 4
South East +60 12 £60,000 -3.22% 2
East Midlands +15 9 £50,000 +33.33% 2
East of England +28 8 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire +24 8 £60,000 -4.00%
South West +17 8 £42,000 -11.57% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 8 £50,000 - 2
Belfast - 8 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 8 £40,000 -
County Antrim - 8 £40,000 -
Nottingham +8 7 £50,000 - 1
Portsmouth +2 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Scotland +31 6 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Somerset +10 6 £42,000 -4.54%
Hertfordshire - 6 £65,000 - 1
Cheshire +18 3 £41,500 -17.00% 1
West Midlands +28 2 £44,738 -10.52%
Edinburgh +4 2 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £43,750 -
Shropshire - 2 £44,738 -
Cambridge - 2 £43,750 -
Chester - 2 £41,500 - 1
Telford - 2 £44,738 -
Surrey +47 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Oxfordshire +10 1 £62,500 +0.80% 1
Oxford +9 1 £62,500 +0.80% 1
Bristol +6 1 £47,500 +5.55%

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 146 (72.64%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (53.73%) C#
3 97 (48.26%) .NET
4 94 (46.77%) JavaScript
5 85 (42.29%) Software Engineering
6 77 (38.31%) HTML
7 67 (33.33%) SQL
8 66 (32.84%) Java
8 66 (32.84%) CSS
9 63 (31.34%) Scrum
10 58 (28.86%) MVC
11 50 (24.88%) AngularJS
12 45 (22.39%) ASP.NET
12 45 (22.39%) Node.js
13 42 (20.90%) SQL Server
14 41 (20.40%) HTML5
15 39 (19.40%) SDLC
16 38 (18.91%) Web Services
17 37 (18.41%) MySQL
18 36 (17.91%) Microsoft
19 35 (17.41%) Finance
19 35 (17.41%) PHP
19 35 (17.41%) Mentoring
20 32 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC
21 29 (14.43%) jQuery
22 28 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (13.93%) TDD
23 27 (13.43%) DevOps
24 24 (11.94%) LAMP
25 23 (11.44%) Unit Testing

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 12 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.98%) JBoss
3 7 (3.48%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.99%) Apache
4 6 (2.99%) Apache Pig
4 6 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.49%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.99%) Confluence
6 4 (1.99%) Documentum
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.00%) IIS
9 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.50%) Captiva
9 1 (0.50%) CMS
9 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (9.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.49%) Office 365
3 5 (2.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.48%) Internet
2 6 (2.99%) HTTP
3 5 (2.49%) ATM
4 3 (1.49%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.50%) SSL
5 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 37 (18.41%) MySQL
3 20 (9.95%) MongoDB
4 15 (7.46%) Big Data
5 11 (5.47%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.98%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.48%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.48%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.99%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.49%) DB2
11 4 (1.99%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.49%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.00%) OrientDB
14 1 (0.50%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.50%) Redis
14 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (9.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.46%) JIRA
3 11 (5.47%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.47%) Maven
3 11 (5.47%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.98%) Selenium
5 7 (3.48%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.48%) JUnit
6 6 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.99%) PHPUnit
6 6 (2.99%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.99%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.99%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.99%) Mockito
7 4 (1.99%) NetBeans
7 4 (1.99%) Subversion
8 3 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.49%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.00%) GitLab
General
1 35 (17.41%) Finance
2 12 (5.97%) Banking
3 7 (3.48%) Military
4 5 (2.49%) Marketing
4 5 (2.49%) Retail
5 4 (1.99%) Electronics
5 4 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.49%) Advertising
6 3 (1.49%) Games
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (48.26%) .NET
2 77 (38.31%) HTML
3 66 (32.84%) CSS
4 50 (24.88%) AngularJS
5 45 (22.39%) ASP.NET
5 45 (22.39%) Node.js
6 41 (20.40%) HTML5
7 38 (18.91%) Web Services
8 32 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (14.43%) jQuery
10 24 (11.94%) LAMP
11 22 (10.95%) Laravel
12 19 (9.45%) Spring
13 18 (8.96%) .NET Framework
14 17 (8.46%) SOAP
14 17 (8.46%) XML
15 15 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (7.46%) Hibernate
15 15 (7.46%) RESTful
16 14 (6.97%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.95%) iPad
2 11 (5.47%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.98%) Blog
4 7 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.99%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.49%) EFT
6 5 (2.49%) Statistics
7 4 (1.99%) Blockchain
7 4 (1.99%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.99%) User Experience
8 3 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.49%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.00%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.00%) Fintech
9 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.97%) Linux
2 6 (2.99%) Windows
3 2 (1.00%) Android
3 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (72.64%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (42.29%) Software Engineering
3 63 (31.34%) Scrum
4 58 (28.86%) MVC
5 39 (19.40%) SDLC
6 35 (17.41%) Mentoring
7 28 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (13.93%) TDD
8 27 (13.43%) DevOps
9 23 (11.44%) Unit Testing
10 22 (10.95%) Line Management
11 19 (9.45%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (8.96%) Coaching
13 14 (6.97%) Analytics
13 14 (6.97%) Open Source
13 14 (6.97%) SOA
13 14 (6.97%) Waterfall
14 13 (6.47%) Automated Testing
14 13 (6.47%) BDD
14 13 (6.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 108 (53.73%) C#
2 94 (46.77%) JavaScript
3 67 (33.33%) SQL
4 66 (32.84%) Java
5 35 (17.41%) PHP
6 20 (9.95%) Python
7 18 (8.96%) T-SQL
8 15 (7.46%) C
8 15 (7.46%) Ruby
9 14 (6.97%) Perl
10 10 (4.98%) C++
11 7 (3.48%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.99%) Scala
13 5 (2.49%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.49%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.49%) Clojure
14 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.49%) XPath
14 3 (1.49%) XQuery
15 2 (1.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (8.96%) Degree
2 14 (6.97%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.49%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.00%) PhD
6 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.46%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.98%) Docker
2 6 (2.99%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) Puppet
2 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.00%) Ansible
4 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.45%) Oracle
3 6 (2.99%) VMware
4 4 (1.99%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.99%) DevExpress
4 4 (1.99%) EMC
4 4 (1.99%) OpenText
4 4 (1.99%) Pega
5 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.00%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.50%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.50%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) IBM
7 1 (0.50%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.50%) SAP
Twickenham, Middlesex
set2recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent beneifts
Posted: 3 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + fantastic pension and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Isle Of Mull, Isle of Mull
think.in.form
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k+ car and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle, Manchester, Blackpool
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £75,649 plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competetive Base Salary plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + share options
Posted: 27 days ago