The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Engineer
UK
Rank 713 824 894
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 132 103 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 106 81 45
Median salary £52,600 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.31% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,200 £80,000 £63,600
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
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 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

Lead Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer within the UK.

Lead Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Lead Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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 +100 123 £52,250 -9.91% 20
South East +60 34 £50,000 - 5
London +48 31 £66,000 +1.53% 2
South West +41 25 £43,000 -9.47% 4
Hampshire +22 24 £50,000 - 3
Southampton +25 18 £53,750 +19.44% 2
Somerset - 14 £47,000 - 2
North West -10 9 £57,000 +34.11% 4
West Midlands +11 7 £50,000 +81.81%
Birmingham - 7 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +28 6 £65,000 +30.00% 3
West Sussex +17 6 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Portsmouth +8 6 £45,000 - 1
Manchester -25 6 £57,000 +34.11% 3
Newport - 6 £52,700 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £65,000 - 3
Worthing - 6 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £47,500 -
South Wales - 6 £52,700 - 1
Wales - 6 £52,700 - 1
East of England +21 5 £55,000 -14.72% 1
East Midlands +12 5 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Hertfordshire +8 4 £60,000 -40.00% 1
Wimbledon - 4 £72,500 -
Surrey +34 3 £60,000 -
Nottingham -2 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -3 3 - - 1
Scotland +27 2 - -
Bristol +15 2 £45,000 - 1
Gloucester - 2 £47,500 -

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Lead Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 217 (90.04%) Software Engineering
2 148 (61.41%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (50.21%) Java
4 96 (39.83%) JavaScript
5 95 (39.42%) C#
6 81 (33.61%) HTML
7 77 (31.95%) .NET
8 76 (31.54%) TDD
9 71 (29.46%) Scrum
10 60 (24.90%) SQL
11 57 (23.65%) CSS
12 56 (23.24%) AngularJS
13 52 (21.58%) Spring
14 51 (21.16%) Python
15 50 (20.75%) Hadoop
16 49 (20.33%) C
17 48 (19.92%) Linux
17 48 (19.92%) MVC
18 47 (19.50%) C++
18 47 (19.50%) Degree
19 46 (19.09%) Oracle
19 46 (19.09%) Node.js
20 44 (18.26%) HTML5
21 42 (17.43%) Apache Spark
22 40 (16.60%) MySQL
22 40 (16.60%) Apache Pig
22 40 (16.60%) Apache Hive
23 39 (16.18%) MongoDB
23 39 (16.18%) Security Cleared
23 39 (16.18%) DevOps

Lead Software Engineer 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 42 (17.43%) Apache Spark
2 40 (16.60%) Apache Pig
3 25 (10.37%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.07%) JBoss
5 4 (1.66%) Apache
5 4 (1.66%) IIS
6 3 (1.24%) Confluence
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.83%) Drupal
7 2 (0.83%) OpenROAD
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.41%) CMS
8 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.41%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.41%) nginx
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.64%) SaaS
4 4 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.24%) PaaS
6 2 (0.83%) IaaS
6 2 (0.83%) Office 365
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.41%) GitHub
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.90%) HTTP
2 5 (2.07%) Internet
3 4 (1.66%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.24%) Intranet
5 2 (0.83%) RS-232
5 2 (0.83%) RS-485
5 2 (0.83%) SMTP
6 1 (0.41%) AMQP
6 1 (0.41%) Firewall
6 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.75%) Hadoop
2 40 (16.60%) Apache Hive
2 40 (16.60%) MySQL
3 39 (16.18%) MongoDB
4 34 (14.11%) Relational Database
5 32 (13.28%) SQL Server
6 26 (10.79%) RDBMS
7 24 (9.96%) Big Data
8 18 (7.47%) Apache Accumulo
8 18 (7.47%) HBase
9 13 (5.39%) NoSQL
10 11 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (3.73%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.66%) DB2
13 3 (1.24%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.24%) OrientDB
13 3 (1.24%) RavenDB
14 2 (0.83%) Ingres
14 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.47%) Vagrant
3 16 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (5.81%) JUnit
4 14 (5.81%) Maven
5 13 (5.39%) Selenium
6 12 (4.98%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.56%) Visual Studio
8 10 (4.15%) Subversion
9 9 (3.73%) Ant
9 9 (3.73%) JIRA
10 7 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.90%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.49%) QUnit
12 5 (2.07%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.66%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.24%) EasyMock
14 3 (1.24%) Gradle
14 3 (1.24%) NuGet
14 3 (1.24%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (14.52%) Finance
2 17 (7.05%) Military
3 11 (4.56%) Banking
4 8 (3.32%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.32%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.49%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.07%) Electronics
6 5 (2.07%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.07%) Marketing
6 5 (2.07%) Retail
7 4 (1.66%) Games
8 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Avionics
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (33.61%) HTML
2 77 (31.95%) .NET
3 57 (23.65%) CSS
4 56 (23.24%) AngularJS
5 52 (21.58%) Spring
6 46 (19.09%) Node.js
7 44 (18.26%) HTML5
8 37 (15.35%) Hibernate
9 36 (14.94%) jQuery
10 35 (14.52%) ASP.NET
11 33 (13.69%) Java EE
12 30 (12.45%) CSS3
13 29 (12.03%) XML
14 28 (11.62%) Web Services
15 24 (9.96%) RESTful
16 22 (9.13%) Apache Camel
16 22 (9.13%) Middleware
17 20 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (8.30%) SOAP
18 18 (7.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.54%) Visualisation
2 13 (5.39%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.98%) PKI
4 10 (4.15%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.73%) Blog
6 7 (2.90%) BBC
7 6 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.49%) Physics
8 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.07%) Statistics
9 4 (1.66%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.66%) iPad
9 4 (1.66%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.24%) Kindle
10 3 (1.24%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.24%) Wiki
10 3 (1.24%) Xbox
11 2 (0.83%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.92%) Linux
2 17 (7.05%) Windows
3 13 (5.39%) Unix
4 3 (1.24%) Android
5 2 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) Debian
6 1 (0.41%) SUSE
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (90.04%) Software Engineering
2 148 (61.41%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (31.54%) TDD
4 71 (29.46%) Scrum
5 48 (19.92%) MVC
6 39 (16.18%) DevOps
7 29 (12.03%) Continuous Delivery
8 28 (11.62%) SDLC
9 26 (10.79%) Analytics
9 26 (10.79%) OO
10 24 (9.96%) Open Source
11 22 (9.13%) BDD
11 22 (9.13%) Data Analytics
11 22 (9.13%) Time Management
12 19 (7.88%) Mentoring
13 18 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (7.05%) Unit Testing
15 15 (6.22%) Automated Testing
15 15 (6.22%) Line Management
15 15 (6.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 121 (50.21%) Java
2 96 (39.83%) JavaScript
3 95 (39.42%) C#
4 60 (24.90%) SQL
5 51 (21.16%) Python
6 49 (20.33%) C
7 47 (19.50%) C++
8 32 (13.28%) Ruby
9 25 (10.37%) Perl
10 13 (5.39%) PHP
11 9 (3.73%) Groovy
12 8 (3.32%) Embedded C
12 8 (3.32%) Scala
13 7 (2.90%) Embedded C++
13 7 (2.90%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.49%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.49%) PL/SQL
15 5 (2.07%) PHP 7
15 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (19.50%) Degree
2 39 (16.18%) Security Cleared
3 20 (8.30%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.98%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.07%) PhD
6 2 (0.83%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.81%) QA
2 6 (2.49%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.49%) TickIT
3 2 (0.83%) SDET
4 1 (0.41%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (9.13%) Docker
1 22 (9.13%) Hyper-V
1 22 (9.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (8.30%) Ansible
2 18 (7.47%) Oozie
3 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.41%) Nagios
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) Opsview
3 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (19.09%) Oracle
2 34 (14.11%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.13%) VMware
4 8 (3.32%) Zend
5 5 (2.07%) Sony
5 5 (2.07%) Twitter
6 4 (1.66%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.83%) Freescale
8 1 (0.41%) Google
8 1 (0.41%) SAP
8 1 (0.41%) Splunk
8 1 (0.41%) Sun
8 1 (0.41%) Tableau
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £61000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £60-70k+ car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Shares given + Unlimited holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - £55k per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
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Nottingham
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Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits + car
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits package
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Manchester, Lancashire
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