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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Developer
Rank 849 855 838
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 42 41 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.035% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.038% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 40 31 36
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £62,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

Lead Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Software Developer
Top 23 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 3 September 2015. 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 +25 41 £52,500 +5.00% 4
South East +15 12 £54,000 -18.49% 2
London +11 12 £67,500 +35.00%
South West - 12 £42,750 -
Bristol - 9 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 6 £58,750 - 2
Reading - 4 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham +11 3 £47,250 -0.52%
West Midlands +10 3 £47,250 -5.50%
Fareham - 3 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £53,000 -
Manchester +10 2 £40,000 +10.34% 1
North West -1 2 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Altrincham - 2 £40,000 - 1
Somerset - 2 £45,000 -
South Wales - 1 £52,500 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £52,500 -
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
Chepstow - 1 £52,500 -
Poole - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 £52,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £55,000 -

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 84 (78.50%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (65.42%) C#
3 59 (55.14%) .NET
4 48 (44.86%) JavaScript
5 43 (40.19%) SQL Server
6 42 (39.25%) MVC
7 40 (37.38%) ASP.NET
8 33 (30.84%) TDD
9 32 (29.91%) HTML
10 30 (28.04%) Java
11 25 (23.36%) jQuery
11 25 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (21.50%) CSS
13 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
13 20 (18.69%) SDLC
14 19 (17.76%) HTML5
14 19 (17.76%) PHP
14 19 (17.76%) SQL
15 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
16 15 (14.02%) OO
16 15 (14.02%) C++
16 15 (14.02%) Web Services
16 15 (14.02%) Finance
16 15 (14.02%) LAMP
17 14 (13.08%) Unit Testing
17 14 (13.08%) MVVM
18 13 (12.15%) FFmpeg
18 13 (12.15%) Kalman Filter
18 13 (12.15%) Games
18 13 (12.15%) XML

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.74%) IIS
3 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.80%) Node.js
4 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) WordPress
5 1 (0.93%) JBoss
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) GitHub
1 1 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) HTTP
2 4 (3.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (40.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Datomic
5 1 (0.93%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.93%) Triplestore
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.74%) Maven
3 3 (2.80%) JUnit
3 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) jMock
4 2 (1.87%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.93%) Mockito
General
1 15 (14.02%) Finance
2 13 (12.15%) Games
3 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.61%) Retail
5 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.67%) Front Office
6 4 (3.74%) Marketing
7 3 (2.80%) Electronics
8 2 (1.87%) Back Office
9 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.93%) Advertising
9 1 (0.93%) Automotive
9 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (55.14%) .NET
2 40 (37.38%) ASP.NET
3 32 (29.91%) HTML
4 25 (23.36%) jQuery
4 25 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (21.50%) CSS
6 19 (17.76%) HTML5
7 15 (14.02%) LAMP
7 15 (14.02%) Web Services
8 13 (12.15%) XML
8 13 (12.15%) FFmpeg
9 11 (10.28%) AngularJS
10 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (7.48%) WCF
11 8 (7.48%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.61%) Spring
12 6 (5.61%) WPF
13 5 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (4.67%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (3.74%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) MPEG
2 10 (9.35%) Derivative
3 9 (8.41%) Xbox
4 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.67%) User Experience
5 5 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.67%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.74%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.74%) Equities
7 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.80%) DTV
8 2 (1.87%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.93%) FMCG
9 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.93%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Windows
2 11 (10.28%) Android
3 10 (9.35%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.35%) UNIX
4 9 (8.41%) Windows 8
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Phone
5 6 (5.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (78.50%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (39.25%) MVC
3 33 (30.84%) TDD
4 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
4 20 (18.69%) SDLC
5 15 (14.02%) OO
6 14 (13.08%) Unit Testing
6 14 (13.08%) MVVM
7 13 (12.15%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (11.21%) Scrum
8 12 (11.21%) Pair Programming
9 10 (9.35%) Android Development
9 10 (9.35%) iOS Development
10 9 (8.41%) System Testing
10 9 (8.41%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.41%) Web Development
11 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.54%) Line Management
11 7 (6.54%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.61%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 70 (65.42%) C#
2 48 (44.86%) JavaScript
3 30 (28.04%) Java
4 19 (17.76%) PHP
4 19 (17.76%) SQL
5 15 (14.02%) C++
6 9 (8.41%) XAML
7 6 (5.61%) Python
8 5 (4.67%) Perl
9 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.87%) VB6
11 2 (1.87%) VB
11 2 (1.87%) Clojure
12 1 (0.93%) Ruby
12 1 (0.93%) Haskell
12 1 (0.93%) Scala
12 1 (0.93%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) Xamarin
3 8 (7.48%) Oracle
4 5 (4.67%) Sybase
4 5 (4.67%) Facebook
5 3 (2.80%) SAP
5 3 (2.80%) Sun
6 2 (1.87%) ATG
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