The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Developer
Rank 859 837 869
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 60 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.033% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.035% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 47 36 34
Average salary £50,000 £50,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% -3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -4.76%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -19 46 £51,250 +1.48% 8
South East -1 19 £52,500 +16.66% 1
London -34 16 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Scotland -11 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Surrey - 10 £52,500 -
Aberdeen - 7 £47,500 -
Caterham - 5 £52,500 -
Cambridge +7 4 - -
South West +2 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 4 - -
East of England -35 4 - - 1
Wales - 4 £38,500 -
Kent - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 £35,000 -
Maidstone - 4 - -
Berkshire +4 3 £50,000 -33.33%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £52,500 - 1
South Wales - 3 £38,500 -
Swindon - 3 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £38,500 -
Croydon - 3 £67,000 - 2
Edinburgh - 2 £38,000 -
Farnham - 2 £40,000 -
Guildford - 2 £57,500 -
Reading - 2 £48,750 -
Milton Keynes +14 1 £52,500 +3.96%
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £52,500 +3.96%
West Midlands -3 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire -9 1 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Yorkshire -31 1 £46,500 +9.41%

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 76 (69.09%) C#
2 67 (60.91%) JavaScript
2 67 (60.91%) .NET
3 61 (55.45%) HTML
4 51 (46.36%) ASP.NET
5 46 (41.82%) CSS
5 46 (41.82%) SQL Server
6 39 (35.45%) SQL
7 38 (34.55%) Microsoft
8 35 (31.82%) jQuery
9 31 (28.18%) MVC
10 26 (23.64%) Software Engineering
10 26 (23.64%) Java
11 25 (22.73%) OO
12 22 (20.00%) Windows
13 21 (19.09%) Web Services
13 21 (19.09%) Scrum
14 20 (18.18%) XML
14 20 (18.18%) Web Development
14 20 (18.18%) .NET Framework
14 20 (18.18%) Android
15 19 (17.27%) iOS Development
15 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (16.36%) OOP
17 16 (14.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 16 (14.55%) HTML5
18 14 (12.73%) Ruby
18 14 (12.73%) Ajax
18 14 (12.73%) C++
18 14 (12.73%) WCF

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.36%) IIS
3 4 (3.64%) Joomla!
3 4 (3.64%) Drupal
3 4 (3.64%) WordPress
3 4 (3.64%) Confluence
3 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.73%) Node.js
5 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) Wireless
2 1 (0.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.36%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.64%) RavenDB
6 3 (2.73%) MySQL
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.82%) DB2
7 2 (1.82%) Big Data
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.91%) HBase
8 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.36%) NUnit
3 5 (4.55%) Xcode
4 4 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.64%) JIRA
4 4 (3.64%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.64%) WATIR
4 4 (3.64%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (3.64%) Moq
4 4 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.64%) NCrunch
5 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.73%) Subversion
6 2 (1.82%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.91%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.91%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.91%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 10 (9.09%) Marketing
2 4 (3.64%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Back Office
3 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.91%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (60.91%) .NET
2 61 (55.45%) HTML
3 51 (46.36%) ASP.NET
4 46 (41.82%) CSS
5 35 (31.82%) jQuery
6 21 (19.09%) Web Services
7 20 (18.18%) XML
7 20 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 16 (14.55%) HTML5
8 16 (14.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (12.73%) Ajax
9 14 (12.73%) WCF
10 13 (11.82%) NHibernate
10 13 (11.82%) WinForms
11 10 (9.09%) WF
11 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (7.27%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (7.27%) XHTML
13 7 (6.36%) Dojo
13 7 (6.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.09%) Open Source
2 10 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.18%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.36%) iPhone
4 7 (6.36%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.82%) Informatics
7 2 (1.82%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.91%) Replication
8 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.91%) Physics
8 1 (0.91%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.00%) Windows
2 20 (18.18%) Android
3 13 (11.82%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.36%) Linux
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.91%) UNIX
6 1 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) MVC
2 26 (23.64%) Software Engineering
3 25 (22.73%) OO
4 21 (19.09%) Scrum
5 20 (18.18%) Web Development
6 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (17.27%) iOS Development
7 18 (16.36%) OOP
8 14 (12.73%) Android Development
9 12 (10.91%) TDD
10 10 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 8 (7.27%) UML
11 8 (7.27%) OOD
12 7 (6.36%) Project Management
13 6 (5.45%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.45%) Analytics
13 6 (5.45%) User Stories
13 6 (5.45%) BDD
14 5 (4.55%) Data Analytics
14 5 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.09%) C#
2 67 (60.91%) JavaScript
3 39 (35.45%) SQL
4 26 (23.64%) Java
5 14 (12.73%) C++
5 14 (12.73%) Ruby
6 13 (11.82%) C
6 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
7 10 (9.09%) PHP
7 10 (9.09%) VB
8 9 (8.18%) Python
9 6 (5.45%) VBScript
10 5 (4.55%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.55%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.64%) VBA
12 3 (2.73%) PHP5
13 2 (1.82%) VB6
14 1 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) Degree
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.64%) ISEB
4 1 (0.91%) MCP
4 1 (0.91%) MCAD
4 1 (0.91%) MCSD
4 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) HL7
3 1 (0.91%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.91%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Nagios
1 1 (0.91%) OpenNMS
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) Endeca
3 4 (3.64%) Zend
3 4 (3.64%) RedPrairie
4 3 (2.73%) Sencha
5 2 (1.82%) Sybase
6 1 (0.91%) IBM
6 1 (0.91%) Perforce
6 1 (0.91%) Google
Croydon, Surrey
networx
Salary: Up to £65,000 (possibly more for exceptional experience)
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £70000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa45-60k
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Equity (Dependent on Experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Bright Future Software
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 - dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Paisley
Computer Futures
Posted: 27 days ago