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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Developer
Rank 844 874 889
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 93 100 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.091% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.094% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 80 90 86
Median salary £48,000 £54,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.32% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £75,250 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 5 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 5 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 +15 86 £48,000 -12.32% 8
London +4 21 £70,000 +16.66% 4
South East +12 14 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South West +11 14 £44,500 +4.70%
West Midlands -11 10 £46,250 -11.90%
Hampshire +14 9 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Tyne and Wear - 9 £48,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £48,000 -
North East - 9 £48,000 - 1
East Midlands +17 7 £44,000 -26.66%
Nottingham +10 6 £44,000 -26.66%
Yorkshire +8 6 £48,000 -6.34%
Nottinghamshire +4 6 £44,000 -26.66%
Winchester - 6 £42,500 - 1
Coventry +11 5 £50,000 -
Devon - 5 £32,500 -
Plymouth - 5 £32,500 -
Scotland - 5 £48,750 -
West Yorkshire +14 4 £55,000 +18.91%
Leeds +3 4 £55,000 +18.91%
Berkshire +10 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Southampton +4 3 £47,500 +11.76%
East of England -6 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Warwickshire -8 3 £37,500 -31.81%
Edinburgh - 3 £48,750 -
Wokingham - 3 £55,000 -
Somerset - 3 £47,500 -
City of London +33 2 £110,000 +69.23%
North West +12 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North Yorkshire +3 2 £45,500 -13.33%

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (55.25%) C#
3 96 (53.04%) .NET
4 80 (44.20%) JavaScript
5 74 (40.88%) Software Engineering
6 62 (34.25%) Java
7 59 (32.60%) HTML
7 59 (32.60%) ASP.NET
8 58 (32.04%) Degree
9 56 (30.94%) SQL
9 56 (30.94%) SQL Server
10 51 (28.18%) MVC
11 50 (27.62%) Web Services
12 49 (27.07%) Scrum
13 45 (24.86%) CSS
14 38 (20.99%) TDD
15 36 (19.89%) OO
16 35 (19.34%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (18.78%) Microsoft
18 33 (18.23%) Finance
19 32 (17.68%) Spring
20 31 (17.13%) jQuery
21 26 (14.36%) J2EE
21 26 (14.36%) HTML5
22 25 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
23 24 (13.26%) Git (software)
23 24 (13.26%) QA
23 24 (13.26%) Mentoring
24 23 (12.71%) AngularJS
24 23 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server

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 11 (6.08%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.97%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (4.97%) Node.js
3 7 (3.87%) IIS
3 7 (3.87%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.76%) Confluence
5 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.10%) JBoss
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.55%) WinCC
Applications
1 23 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.21%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.10%) HipChat
4 1 (0.55%) MS Office
4 1 (0.55%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.55%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.87%) SaaS
4 6 (3.31%) Heroku
5 2 (1.10%) GitHub
6 1 (0.55%) IaaS
6 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.52%) Internet
2 9 (4.97%) HTTP
3 7 (3.87%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) ATM
4 1 (0.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.55%) Modbus
4 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.84%) MySQL
3 14 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (7.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (6.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (5.52%) Redis
6 10 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.21%) Big Data
9 3 (1.66%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.10%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (12.15%) JIRA
4 21 (11.60%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.21%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.21%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.66%) dotCover
6 3 (1.66%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.66%) FindBugs
6 3 (1.66%) Maven
6 3 (1.66%) Moq
6 3 (1.66%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.10%) Appium
7 2 (1.10%) Calabash
7 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.10%) Mockito
7 2 (1.10%) NUnit
7 2 (1.10%) Selenium
7 2 (1.10%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.10%) TestNG
General
1 33 (18.23%) Finance
2 10 (5.52%) Banking
2 10 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.76%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.21%) Games
5 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.10%) Electronics
6 2 (1.10%) Front Office
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (53.04%) .NET
2 59 (32.60%) ASP.NET
2 59 (32.60%) HTML
3 50 (27.62%) Web Services
4 45 (24.86%) CSS
5 35 (19.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (17.68%) Spring
7 31 (17.13%) jQuery
8 26 (14.36%) HTML5
8 26 (14.36%) J2EE
9 23 (12.71%) AngularJS
10 22 (12.15%) .NET Framework
11 19 (10.50%) XML
12 18 (9.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (8.84%) Hibernate
13 16 (8.84%) WCF
13 16 (8.84%) WPF
14 15 (8.29%) RESTful
14 15 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (7.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.29%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.97%) User Experience
5 5 (2.76%) EPoS
5 5 (2.76%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.76%) Tandem
6 4 (2.21%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.21%) Oculus Rift
6 4 (2.21%) Social Media
6 4 (2.21%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.10%) Arduino
7 2 (1.10%) Derivative
7 2 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.10%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.55%) Physics
8 1 (0.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.29%) Windows
2 10 (5.52%) Linux
3 8 (4.42%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.31%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.10%) Android
5 2 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (40.88%) Software Engineering
3 51 (28.18%) MVC
4 49 (27.07%) Scrum
5 38 (20.99%) TDD
6 36 (19.89%) OO
7 25 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (13.26%) Mentoring
9 21 (11.60%) Project Management
9 21 (11.60%) SDLC
10 20 (11.05%) Line Management
11 19 (10.50%) SOA
12 17 (9.39%) CRM
12 17 (9.39%) Unit Testing
13 16 (8.84%) Web Development
14 15 (8.29%) Coaching
15 12 (6.63%) Automated Testing
15 12 (6.63%) E-Commerce
16 11 (6.08%) Open Source
16 11 (6.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 100 (55.25%) C#
2 80 (44.20%) JavaScript
3 62 (34.25%) Java
4 56 (30.94%) SQL
5 20 (11.05%) Python
6 15 (8.29%) C++
7 13 (7.18%) PHP
8 11 (6.08%) Go
8 11 (6.08%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.52%) Groovy
10 8 (4.42%) Scala
11 7 (3.87%) Ruby
11 7 (3.87%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.76%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.21%) C
14 3 (1.66%) VB
15 2 (1.10%) R
15 2 (1.10%) VB6
16 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (32.04%) Degree
2 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.66%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.26%) QA
2 4 (2.21%) GAMP
3 2 (1.10%) SDET
4 1 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.55%) GMP
System Software
1 10 (5.52%) Varnish
2 4 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) Firmware
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.10%) logstash
2 2 (1.10%) StatsD
3 1 (0.55%) Ansible
3 1 (0.55%) Puppet
3 1 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.63%) Oracle
3 8 (4.42%) Perforce
4 4 (2.21%) Adobe
4 4 (2.21%) Google
5 3 (1.66%) Telerik
6 2 (1.10%) New Relic
6 2 (1.10%) Twitter
6 2 (1.10%) webMethods
7 1 (0.55%) Facebook
7 1 (0.55%) Sage
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.55%) TOWER Software
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
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Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
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Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
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