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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Developer
Rank 818 845 846
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 65 62 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.053% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.056% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 60 53 33
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £64,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Lead Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Software Developer
Top 28 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 22 May 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 +44 65 £52,500 - 9
London +38 18 £65,000 +23.80% 2
East of England +28 18 £47,500 -20.83%
Suffolk - 15 £47,500 -
Ipswich - 15 £47,500 -
City of London - 10 £62,500 -
South East -6 8 £50,750 -3.33% 2
East Midlands - 8 £57,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 8 £57,500 - 1
Nottingham - 8 £57,500 - 1
South West -8 6 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Hampshire - 6 £48,750 - 1
Bristol 0 5 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Fareham - 5 £47,500 -
West Drayton - 5 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire +18 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Yorkshire +10 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Harrogate - 4 £52,500 -
Cambridge +25 3 £85,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £85,000 +41.66%
North West +2 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Merseyside - 2 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £51,500 -1.90%
Waterlooville - 1 £50,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 £42,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £42,000 -
Manchester - 1 £57,500 -

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 71 (70.30%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (61.39%) C#
3 58 (57.43%) .NET
4 46 (45.54%) SQL Server
5 45 (44.55%) JavaScript
6 38 (37.62%) ASP.NET
6 38 (37.62%) MVC
7 30 (29.70%) TDD
7 30 (29.70%) HTML
8 29 (28.71%) Java
9 22 (21.78%) OO
9 22 (21.78%) jQuery
10 21 (20.79%) SQL
11 20 (19.80%) PHP
11 20 (19.80%) Web Services
11 20 (19.80%) CSS
11 20 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (18.81%) HTML5
12 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
13 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
13 17 (16.83%) WCF
14 15 (14.85%) LAMP
15 14 (13.86%) .NET Framework
16 13 (12.87%) C++
17 12 (11.88%) MPEG
17 12 (11.88%) HTTP
17 12 (11.88%) Finance
17 12 (11.88%) FFmpeg
17 12 (11.88%) Kalman Filter
17 12 (11.88%) Mentoring

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.95%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.96%) Node.js
3 4 (3.96%) CMS
4 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.97%) IIS
4 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.97%) WordPress
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.99%) Drupal
5 1 (0.99%) DNN
5 1 (0.99%) Moodle
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.99%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) HTTP
2 4 (3.96%) SAN
3 2 (1.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.98%) MySQL
7 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.99%) SSDT
7 1 (0.99%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.99%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.94%) Maven
4 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.97%) Subversion
6 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.98%) MSTest
6 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.98%) JIRA
6 2 (1.98%) JUnit
6 2 (1.98%) NUnit
7 1 (0.99%) Xcode
7 1 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.99%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.99%) Android Studio
General
1 12 (11.88%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.92%) Games
3 6 (5.94%) Front Office
4 5 (4.95%) Retail
5 4 (3.96%) Marketing
6 3 (2.97%) Banking
6 3 (2.97%) Automotive
7 2 (1.98%) Back Office
8 1 (0.99%) Electronics
8 1 (0.99%) Legal
8 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (57.43%) .NET
2 38 (37.62%) ASP.NET
3 30 (29.70%) HTML
4 22 (21.78%) jQuery
5 20 (19.80%) Web Services
5 20 (19.80%) CSS
5 20 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (18.81%) HTML5
7 17 (16.83%) WCF
8 15 (14.85%) LAMP
9 14 (13.86%) .NET Framework
10 12 (11.88%) FFmpeg
11 11 (10.89%) XML
12 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
12 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (5.94%) CSS3
13 6 (5.94%) WPF
14 5 (4.95%) WinForms
14 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (3.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) MPEG
2 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.94%) User Experience
5 5 (4.95%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.96%) Social Media
6 4 (3.96%) Open Source
6 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.97%) Equities
7 3 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.97%) Derivative
7 3 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.97%) Xbox
8 2 (1.98%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.98%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.98%) Physics
9 1 (0.99%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) Linux
2 10 (9.90%) Windows
2 10 (9.90%) Android
2 10 (9.90%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.95%) UNIX
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (70.30%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (37.62%) MVC
3 30 (29.70%) TDD
4 22 (21.78%) OO
5 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
6 12 (11.88%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (11.88%) Mentoring
7 11 (10.89%) Web Development
7 11 (10.89%) UML
8 10 (9.90%) B2B
8 10 (9.90%) Scrum
9 8 (7.92%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.92%) OOD
10 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.93%) Line Management
11 6 (5.94%) iOS Development
11 6 (5.94%) MVVM
11 6 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.94%) SOA
11 6 (5.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 62 (61.39%) C#
2 45 (44.55%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.71%) Java
4 21 (20.79%) SQL
5 20 (19.80%) PHP
6 13 (12.87%) C++
7 7 (6.93%) Python
7 7 (6.93%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.95%) C
8 5 (4.95%) Perl
9 4 (3.96%) Ruby
9 4 (3.96%) VB
9 4 (3.96%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.97%) XAML
10 3 (2.97%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.98%) VB6
12 1 (0.99%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.99%) Lisp
12 1 (0.99%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) WCAG
2 1 (0.99%) Section 508
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Firmware
2 1 (0.99%) Varnish
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Facebook
3 4 (3.96%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle
4 3 (2.97%) Sun
5 1 (0.99%) SumTotal
5 1 (0.99%) Saba
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) Sage
5 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) Coverity
5 1 (0.99%) Iron Speed
5 1 (0.99%) Twitter
5 1 (0.99%) DataCash
5 1 (0.99%) PayPal
5 1 (0.99%) Klarna
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Salary: Very competitive salary on offer
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
London
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago