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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Developer
UK
Rank 751 851 876
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 98 88 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.088% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.091% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 81 80 63
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.04%

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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +80 78 £50,000 -16.66% 12
North West +5 25 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Manchester +3 24 £35,000 -33.33% 1
London +63 20 £67,500 -10.00% 2
South East +59 10 £60,000 -3.22% 3
Scotland +33 9 £52,500 +7.69% 1
East Midlands +12 8 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Nottingham 0 6 £50,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire -2 6 £50,000 - 2
South Wales +13 5 £52,700 +50.57%
Hampshire +11 5 £60,000 -4.00%
Wales +11 5 £52,700 +50.57%
Newport - 5 £52,700 -
Belfast - 5 £40,000 - 2
County Antrim - 5 £40,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £40,000 - 2
East of England +23 4 £58,750 -21.66% 1
South West +12 4 £44,250 -6.84% 2
Portsmouth +7 4 £60,000 +20.00%
West Midlands +4 4 £44,738 -10.52% 1
Edinburgh +10 3 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Shropshire - 3 £44,738 -
Telford - 3 £44,738 -
Surrey +32 2 £60,000 - 2
Bristol +4 2 £47,000 +4.44% 2
Tyne and Wear -2 2 £45,000 -10.00%
North East -3 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Dundee - 2 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £43,750 -
Guildford - 2 £60,000 - 1

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 148 (75.13%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (56.85%) C#
3 100 (50.76%) .NET
4 94 (47.72%) JavaScript
5 75 (38.07%) HTML
5 75 (38.07%) SQL
6 74 (37.56%) Software Engineering
7 66 (33.50%) Java
7 66 (33.50%) Scrum
8 65 (32.99%) CSS
9 57 (28.93%) MVC
10 50 (25.38%) Finance
10 50 (25.38%) SQL Server
11 49 (24.87%) SDLC
12 48 (24.37%) AngularJS
13 43 (21.83%) Web Services
14 39 (19.80%) Mentoring
14 39 (19.80%) Node.js
15 38 (19.29%) HTML5
15 38 (19.29%) ASP.NET
16 35 (17.77%) Microsoft
17 32 (16.24%) jQuery
17 32 (16.24%) TDD
18 30 (15.23%) MySQL
18 30 (15.23%) PHP
19 27 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
19 27 (13.71%) Team Foundation Server
20 26 (13.20%) Spring
20 26 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (12.69%) 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 11 (5.58%) JBoss
2 10 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.57%) Apache
4 7 (3.55%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.03%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.03%) Confluence
6 4 (2.03%) Documentum
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.02%) IIS
8 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.51%) Captiva
9 1 (0.51%) CMS
9 1 (0.51%) nginx
9 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (7.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.06%) SaaS
4 4 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.54%) HTTP
2 4 (2.03%) SSL
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.23%) MySQL
3 19 (9.64%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.11%) Big Data
5 13 (6.60%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.58%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.57%) Hadoop
8 8 (4.06%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.05%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.03%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.52%) DB2
11 3 (1.52%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.02%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.02%) OrientDB
12 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.51%) Redis
13 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (13.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (12.69%) JIRA
3 16 (8.12%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.09%) Git (software)
5 11 (5.58%) JUnit
6 10 (5.08%) Maven
6 10 (5.08%) Selenium
6 10 (5.08%) WebDriver
7 8 (4.06%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.06%) Mockito
8 7 (3.55%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.55%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.05%) Moq
9 6 (3.05%) PHPUnit
10 5 (2.54%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.03%) Gerrit
11 4 (2.03%) Gradle
11 4 (2.03%) HP UFT
11 4 (2.03%) Subversion
12 3 (1.52%) NetBeans
General
1 50 (25.38%) Finance
2 8 (4.06%) Banking
3 5 (2.54%) Games
3 5 (2.54%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.54%) Marketing
3 5 (2.54%) Retail
4 4 (2.03%) Military
5 3 (1.52%) Advertising
5 3 (1.52%) Electronics
5 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (50.76%) .NET
2 75 (38.07%) HTML
3 65 (32.99%) CSS
4 48 (24.37%) AngularJS
5 43 (21.83%) Web Services
6 39 (19.80%) Node.js
7 38 (19.29%) ASP.NET
7 38 (19.29%) HTML5
8 32 (16.24%) jQuery
9 27 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (13.20%) Spring
11 21 (10.66%) SOAP
12 19 (9.64%) Hibernate
13 18 (9.14%) .NET Framework
13 18 (9.14%) LAMP
14 17 (8.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (8.12%) Laravel
15 16 (8.12%) LINQ
16 14 (7.11%) J2EE
16 14 (7.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.12%) iPad
2 11 (5.58%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.57%) Blog
5 7 (3.55%) Data Integration
5 7 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.54%) Statistics
7 4 (2.03%) Blockchain
7 4 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.03%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.52%) User Experience
9 2 (1.02%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.02%) Fintech
9 2 (1.02%) Physics
9 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.12%) Linux
2 4 (2.03%) Unix
2 4 (2.03%) Windows
3 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (75.13%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (37.56%) Software Engineering
3 66 (33.50%) Scrum
4 57 (28.93%) MVC
5 49 (24.87%) SDLC
6 39 (19.80%) Mentoring
7 32 (16.24%) TDD
8 26 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (12.69%) Unit Testing
10 24 (12.18%) Line Management
11 23 (11.68%) Waterfall
12 22 (11.17%) DevOps
13 18 (9.14%) Coaching
13 18 (9.14%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (8.63%) BDD
15 15 (7.61%) Kanban
16 13 (6.60%) Microservices
16 13 (6.60%) Open Source
17 12 (6.09%) User Stories
17 12 (6.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (56.85%) C#
2 94 (47.72%) JavaScript
3 75 (38.07%) SQL
4 66 (33.50%) Java
5 30 (15.23%) PHP
6 23 (11.68%) T-SQL
7 21 (10.66%) Python
8 15 (7.61%) Ruby
9 14 (7.11%) Perl
10 13 (6.60%) C++
11 9 (4.57%) Scala
12 8 (4.06%) C
12 8 (4.06%) VB.NET
13 7 (3.55%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.54%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.54%) VC++
15 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.52%) Groovy
16 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
17 2 (1.02%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (7.61%) Degree
2 10 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.52%) BC Cleared
3 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.02%) PhD
5 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) MCAD
5 1 (0.51%) MCSD
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.66%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) SDET
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.57%) Docker
2 4 (2.03%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.52%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.03%) Puppet
2 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.17%) Oracle
3 4 (2.03%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.03%) EMC
3 4 (2.03%) OpenText
3 4 (2.03%) Pega
3 4 (2.03%) VMware
4 3 (1.52%) Cloudera
4 3 (1.52%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.52%) MuleSoft
4 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.51%) Google
6 1 (0.51%) IBM
6 1 (0.51%) SAP
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