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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Developer
Rank 841 830 870
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 70 64 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.058% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.061% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 60 60 23
Average salary £50,410 £57,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.33% +30.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £57,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-20.86% +30.68%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -44 60 £52,500 -8.69% 5
London +24 24 £75,000 +57.89% 1
East Midlands +23 12 £55,000 +22.22%
Nottinghamshire +18 11 £55,000 +22.22%
Nottingham +16 11 £55,000 +22.22%
Scotland +7 10 £42,500 - 1
City of London - 7 £75,000 - 1
West Midlands 0 6 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Edinburgh -8 6 £41,250 -
West Yorkshire -9 5 - -
Leeds -12 5 - -
East of England -16 5 £50,410 +12.02% 1
Yorkshire -30 5 - -
South East -20 3 £50,000 -13.04%
South West -31 3 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Norfolk - 3 £50,410 -
Staffordshire - 3 £44,500 -
Aberdeen - 3 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £72,000 -
Norwich - 3 £50,410 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £44,500 -
Somerset 0 2 £38,750 -22.50%
Surrey -10 2 £50,000 -21.25%
North West -14 2 £52,500 +16.66%
Birmingham - 2 £47,500 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Berkshire +10 1 - -
Bath +2 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Bristol -21 1 £37,500 -34.78%
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 - 1

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 78 (67.24%) C#
2 63 (54.31%) .NET
3 55 (47.41%) HTML
3 55 (47.41%) JavaScript
3 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (37.07%) SQL
5 41 (35.34%) CSS
6 40 (34.48%) ASP.NET
6 40 (34.48%) MVC
7 39 (33.62%) SQL Server
8 37 (31.90%) Web Services
9 34 (29.31%) OO
10 32 (27.59%) Java
11 31 (26.72%) Software Engineering
12 27 (23.28%) Mentoring
13 25 (21.55%) C++
14 24 (20.69%) XML
14 24 (20.69%) jQuery
15 23 (19.83%) Finance
16 22 (18.97%) OOP
16 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
17 20 (17.24%) WCF
18 19 (16.38%) XHTML
19 18 (15.52%) PHP
20 17 (14.66%) Visual Studio
21 16 (13.79%) Windows
21 16 (13.79%) WPF
22 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
22 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
23 14 (12.07%) HTML5

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 13 (11.21%) WordPress
2 9 (7.76%) Joomla!
3 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.31%) IIS
5 4 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.59%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.59%) Node.js
7 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.72%) Drupal
7 2 (1.72%) CMS
7 2 (1.72%) Apache
7 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.86%) nginx
8 1 (0.86%) Confluence
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.59%) Line 500
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) Trello
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.45%) Big Data
5 3 (2.59%) MySQL
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.72%) DB2
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.86%) SQLite
7 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.45%) JIRA
3 4 (3.45%) Subversion
4 3 (2.59%) NetAdvantage
4 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.59%) LLBLGen Pro
5 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.72%) Moq
5 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.72%) Maven
5 2 (1.72%) NUnit
6 1 (0.86%) JUnit
6 1 (0.86%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.86%) Mocha
6 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.86%) Selenium
6 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Games
3 9 (7.76%) Banking
4 7 (6.03%) Front Office
5 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 4 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.59%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.86%) Automotive
8 1 (0.86%) German Language
8 1 (0.86%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.86%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (54.31%) .NET
2 55 (47.41%) HTML
3 41 (35.34%) CSS
4 40 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 37 (31.90%) Web Services
6 24 (20.69%) XML
6 24 (20.69%) jQuery
7 20 (17.24%) WCF
8 19 (16.38%) XHTML
9 16 (13.79%) WPF
10 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (12.07%) HTML5
12 11 (9.48%) RESTful
13 10 (8.62%) Symfony
13 10 (8.62%) LINQ
13 10 (8.62%) .NET Framework
13 10 (8.62%) SOAP
13 10 (8.62%) CSS3
14 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (6.90%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.31%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (4.31%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.45%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.59%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.72%) User Experience
7 2 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.72%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.72%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.72%) CUDA
8 1 (0.86%) Social Media
8 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.86%) iPhone
8 1 (0.86%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Windows
2 13 (11.21%) Linux
3 10 (8.62%) Android
4 9 (7.76%) UNIX
5 8 (6.90%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.86%) Solaris
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.48%) MVC
3 34 (29.31%) OO
4 31 (26.72%) Software Engineering
5 27 (23.28%) Mentoring
6 22 (18.97%) OOP
7 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
8 12 (10.34%) Scrum
8 12 (10.34%) TDD
9 11 (9.48%) B2B
10 10 (8.62%) Content Management
11 9 (7.76%) OOD
12 8 (6.90%) Workflow
12 8 (6.90%) Web Development
12 8 (6.90%) Line Management
13 7 (6.03%) Waterfall
13 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.17%) SOA
14 6 (5.17%) UML
14 6 (5.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (67.24%) C#
2 55 (47.41%) JavaScript
3 43 (37.07%) SQL
4 32 (27.59%) Java
5 25 (21.55%) C++
6 18 (15.52%) PHP
7 8 (6.90%) C
8 5 (4.31%) VB
8 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.59%) RPG
10 3 (2.59%) VBA
10 3 (2.59%) VB6
11 2 (1.72%) Ruby
11 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.86%) Perl
12 1 (0.86%) Groovy
12 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.86%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.86%) Varnish
2 1 (0.86%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Puppet
1 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.62%) Zend
3 7 (6.03%) Oracle
4 5 (4.31%) Infragistics
4 5 (4.31%) Google
5 3 (2.59%) Fiserv
5 3 (2.59%) Sage
5 3 (2.59%) Twitter
5 3 (2.59%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.72%) Kony
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) VMware
6 2 (1.72%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.86%) Facebook
7 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.86%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.86%) Iron Speed
7 1 (0.86%) SAP
7 1 (0.86%) HP
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
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