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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Developer
Rank 846 857 896
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 80 101 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.094% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.098% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 76 95 89
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,000 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,000 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -2 75 £47,750 -9.04% 12
London -16 17 £67,500 +12.50% 7
South East +13 16 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Hampshire +18 12 £42,500 -10.52% 1
West Midlands -11 11 £49,000 -6.66%
Winchester - 9 £42,500 - 1
South West +13 8 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 7 £48,000 -4.00%
East Midlands +9 7 £44,000 -23.47%
North East +4 7 £48,000 -4.00%
Tyne and Wear +3 7 £48,000 -4.00%
Coventry +9 5 £50,000 -
Nottingham +9 5 £44,000 -23.47%
Nottinghamshire -3 5 £44,000 -23.47%
Devon - 5 £32,500 -
Plymouth - 5 £32,500 -
Scotland - 5 £45,000 -
North West +18 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Yorkshire +1 4 £51,500 +0.48% 2
Warwickshire -4 4 £37,500 -31.81%
Berkshire +16 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Southampton +5 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Wokingham - 3 £55,000 -
Warrington - 3 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +37 2 £110,000 +76.00%
Leeds +4 2 £57,500 +15.00% 2
North Yorkshire +1 2 £45,500 -13.33%
West Yorkshire -3 2 £57,500 +15.00% 2

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 102 (57.95%) C#
2 101 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (53.41%) .NET
4 81 (46.02%) JavaScript
5 69 (39.20%) Software Engineering
6 63 (35.80%) HTML
7 62 (35.23%) Java
8 58 (32.95%) ASP.NET
8 58 (32.95%) Degree
9 55 (31.25%) SQL
10 54 (30.68%) SQL Server
11 52 (29.55%) Scrum
12 51 (28.98%) MVC
13 47 (26.70%) CSS
14 45 (25.57%) Web Services
15 38 (21.59%) OO
16 35 (19.89%) TDD
17 34 (19.32%) Microsoft
17 34 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 31 (17.61%) Spring
18 31 (17.61%) jQuery
18 31 (17.61%) Finance
19 28 (15.91%) HTML5
20 26 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (14.20%) SDLC
22 24 (13.64%) AngularJS
22 24 (13.64%) J2EE
23 23 (13.07%) .NET Framework
23 23 (13.07%) Mentoring
24 22 (12.50%) Line Management

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 (6.82%) Node.js
2 9 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.41%) IIS
4 6 (3.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.84%) Confluence
6 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.14%) JBoss
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.57%) CMS
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.57%) WinCC
Applications
1 20 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.14%) HipChat
4 1 (0.57%) MS Office
4 1 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.57%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.98%) SaaS
4 5 (2.84%) Heroku
5 3 (1.70%) GitHub
6 2 (1.14%) IaaS
6 2 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.11%) HTTP
2 8 (4.55%) Internet
3 5 (2.84%) SSL
4 2 (1.14%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) ATM
5 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.57%) Firewall
5 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.57%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.95%) MySQL
3 13 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (5.11%) Redis
7 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.84%) Big Data
9 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.14%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.36%) JIRA
3 16 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.70%) Appium
6 3 (1.70%) Calabash
6 3 (1.70%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.70%) dotCover
6 3 (1.70%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.70%) FindBugs
6 3 (1.70%) Maven
6 3 (1.70%) Moq
6 3 (1.70%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.70%) Selenium
6 3 (1.70%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.70%) TestNG
7 2 (1.14%) Subversion
7 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (17.61%) Finance
2 8 (4.55%) Banking
2 8 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.41%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.84%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.27%) Games
6 2 (1.14%) Electronics
6 2 (1.14%) Front Office
6 2 (1.14%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (53.41%) .NET
2 63 (35.80%) HTML
3 58 (32.95%) ASP.NET
4 47 (26.70%) CSS
5 45 (25.57%) Web Services
6 34 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (17.61%) jQuery
7 31 (17.61%) Spring
8 28 (15.91%) HTML5
9 24 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 24 (13.64%) J2EE
10 23 (13.07%) .NET Framework
11 21 (11.93%) XML
12 18 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (9.09%) Hibernate
13 16 (9.09%) WPF
14 15 (8.52%) RESTful
15 14 (7.95%) JSON
16 13 (7.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (6.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.98%) User Experience
5 5 (2.84%) EPoS
5 5 (2.84%) Tandem
5 5 (2.84%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.27%) Oculus Rift
6 4 (2.27%) Social Media
7 2 (1.14%) Arduino
7 2 (1.14%) Derivative
7 2 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.14%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.57%) iSeries
8 1 (0.57%) Physics
8 1 (0.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.52%) Windows
2 11 (6.25%) Linux
3 8 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.70%) Unix
6 2 (1.14%) Android
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (39.20%) Software Engineering
3 52 (29.55%) Scrum
4 51 (28.98%) MVC
5 38 (21.59%) OO
6 35 (19.89%) TDD
7 26 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (14.20%) SDLC
9 23 (13.07%) Mentoring
10 22 (12.50%) Line Management
11 20 (11.36%) Project Management
12 19 (10.80%) SOA
13 18 (10.23%) Unit Testing
14 16 (9.09%) CRM
15 15 (8.52%) Coaching
16 13 (7.39%) E-Commerce
17 12 (6.82%) Web Development
18 11 (6.25%) Software Delivery
19 10 (5.68%) Open Source
19 10 (5.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 102 (57.95%) C#
2 81 (46.02%) JavaScript
3 62 (35.23%) Java
4 55 (31.25%) SQL
5 19 (10.80%) Python
6 14 (7.95%) PHP
7 13 (7.39%) C++
8 11 (6.25%) Scala
8 11 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.11%) Go
9 9 (5.11%) Groovy
10 8 (4.55%) Ruby
11 7 (3.98%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.84%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.27%) C
14 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.14%) R
14 2 (1.14%) VB
15 1 (0.57%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 58 (32.95%) Degree
2 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.50%) QA
2 4 (2.27%) GAMP
3 3 (1.70%) SDET
4 1 (0.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.57%) GMP
System Software
1 9 (5.11%) Varnish
2 5 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.14%) Firmware
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.14%) Ansible
2 2 (1.14%) logstash
2 2 (1.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) Salt
2 2 (1.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 34 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.25%) Oracle
3 8 (4.55%) Perforce
4 4 (2.27%) Adobe
4 4 (2.27%) Google
5 3 (1.70%) Telerik
6 2 (1.14%) New Relic
6 2 (1.14%) Twitter
7 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.57%) Facebook
7 1 (0.57%) Sage
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.57%) TOWER Software
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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