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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Engineer
UK
Rank 693 829 901
Rank change year-on-year
+136 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 156 109 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.11% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 127 100 46
Median salary £50,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.83% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +151 151 £50,500 -15.83% 21
South East +89 42 £50,000 -14.52% 8
London +52 40 £70,000 +7.69% 5
South West +40 30 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Hampshire +40 27 £50,000 -6.97% 6
Somerset +24 20 £42,500 -3.40% 1
Southampton +25 17 £52,500 +16.66%
West Sussex +17 12 £50,000 -19.02% 1
Worthing - 12 £50,000 - 1
North West 0 11 £50,500 +18.82% 1
Wimbledon - 10 £72,500 - 1
West Midlands +35 9 £52,500 +90.90%
Manchester -17 9 £50,500 +18.82% 1
Birmingham - 9 £52,500 -
East of England +23 8 £65,000 -25.71% 1
Portsmouth +2 8 £45,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +14 7 £65,000 -35.00% 1
Yorkshire +33 6 £65,000 +30.00% 2
West Yorkshire - 6 £65,000 - 2
East Midlands +12 4 - -
Bristol +10 4 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Nottingham +5 4 - -
Nottinghamshire +3 4 - -
Taunton - 4 £42,750 - 1
City of London +35 3 £75,000 -11.76% 1
Gloucestershire -4 3 £43,000 -28.33%
Dorset - 2 £40,000 - 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
Halifax - 2 £55,000 -
Oldham - 2 - - 1

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 238 (89.81%) Software Engineering
2 169 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (47.55%) Java
4 116 (43.77%) C#
5 101 (38.11%) .NET
6 99 (37.36%) JavaScript
7 88 (33.21%) TDD
8 84 (31.70%) HTML
9 81 (30.57%) Scrum
10 67 (25.28%) SQL
11 66 (24.91%) MVC
12 58 (21.89%) AngularJS
12 58 (21.89%) CSS
13 53 (20.00%) C
14 52 (19.62%) ASP.NET
14 52 (19.62%) Microsoft
15 50 (18.87%) Linux
15 50 (18.87%) Python
15 50 (18.87%) Spring
16 49 (18.49%) Degree
17 47 (17.74%) Hadoop
18 44 (16.60%) HTML5
19 41 (15.47%) C++
20 40 (15.09%) MySQL
20 40 (15.09%) Oracle
20 40 (15.09%) DevOps
21 39 (14.72%) Apache Spark
21 39 (14.72%) Security Cleared
21 39 (14.72%) SQL Server
22 38 (14.34%) Apache Hive

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 39 (14.72%) Apache Spark
2 37 (13.96%) Apache Pig
3 22 (8.30%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.26%) IIS
5 5 (1.89%) Apache
5 5 (1.89%) JBoss
5 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.13%) CMS
6 3 (1.13%) Confluence
6 3 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.75%) Drupal
7 2 (0.75%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.38%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.42%) SaaS
4 5 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.89%) Office 365
5 3 (1.13%) PaaS
6 2 (0.75%) IaaS
7 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
7 1 (0.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.40%) HTTP
2 6 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.89%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.51%) Internet
5 3 (1.13%) Intranet
6 2 (0.75%) DNS
6 2 (0.75%) RS-232
6 2 (0.75%) RS-485
7 1 (0.38%) AMQP
7 1 (0.38%) Firewall
7 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.74%) Hadoop
2 40 (15.09%) MySQL
3 39 (14.72%) SQL Server
4 38 (14.34%) Apache Hive
5 37 (13.96%) MongoDB
6 32 (12.08%) Relational Database
7 23 (8.68%) Big Data
7 23 (8.68%) RDBMS
8 18 (6.79%) Apache Accumulo
8 18 (6.79%) HBase
9 13 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (4.53%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.64%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.89%) DB2
12 5 (1.89%) RavenDB
13 3 (1.13%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.13%) OrientDB
13 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.79%) Vagrant
3 17 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (5.66%) Maven
5 13 (4.91%) Selenium
6 12 (4.53%) JIRA
6 12 (4.53%) JUnit
6 12 (4.53%) Subversion
6 12 (4.53%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.77%) Ant
7 10 (3.77%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (2.64%) QUnit
9 5 (1.89%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.89%) NuGet
10 4 (1.51%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.51%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.13%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.13%) EasyMock
11 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (12.08%) Finance
2 18 (6.79%) Military
3 11 (4.15%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.77%) Banking
4 10 (3.77%) Retail
5 9 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.64%) Electronics
7 6 (2.26%) Marketing
8 5 (1.89%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.51%) Games
10 3 (1.13%) Advertising
10 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Avionics
12 1 (0.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.38%) Front Office
12 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (38.11%) .NET
2 84 (31.70%) HTML
3 58 (21.89%) AngularJS
3 58 (21.89%) CSS
4 52 (19.62%) ASP.NET
5 50 (18.87%) Spring
6 44 (16.60%) HTML5
7 36 (13.58%) Hibernate
8 35 (13.21%) jQuery
8 35 (13.21%) Node.js
9 33 (12.45%) XML
10 32 (12.08%) Web Services
11 30 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (11.32%) Java EE
12 28 (10.57%) CSS3
13 27 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (9.81%) SOAP
15 25 (9.43%) RESTful
16 22 (8.30%) WPF
17 21 (7.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.55%) Visualisation
2 17 (6.42%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.77%) Blog
4 9 (3.40%) BBC
4 9 (3.40%) PKI
5 7 (2.64%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (2.64%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.26%) Physics
7 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.89%) Statistics
8 4 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.51%) User Experience
8 4 (1.51%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.13%) iPad
9 3 (1.13%) Kindle
9 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.13%) Wiki
9 3 (1.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.87%) Linux
2 17 (6.42%) Windows
3 13 (4.91%) Unix
4 3 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Debian
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.38%) SUSE
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (89.81%) Software Engineering
2 169 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (33.21%) TDD
4 81 (30.57%) Scrum
5 66 (24.91%) MVC
6 40 (15.09%) DevOps
7 36 (13.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (12.08%) SDLC
9 30 (11.32%) Open Source
10 26 (9.81%) Mentoring
10 26 (9.81%) OO
11 23 (8.68%) Analytics
11 23 (8.68%) BDD
11 23 (8.68%) Unit Testing
12 20 (7.55%) Line Management
13 19 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (7.17%) Data Analytics
13 19 (7.17%) Time Management
13 19 (7.17%) UML
13 19 (7.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 126 (47.55%) Java
2 116 (43.77%) C#
3 99 (37.36%) JavaScript
4 67 (25.28%) SQL
5 53 (20.00%) C
6 50 (18.87%) Python
7 41 (15.47%) C++
8 33 (12.45%) Ruby
9 24 (9.06%) Perl
10 19 (7.17%) PHP
11 10 (3.77%) Groovy
12 8 (3.02%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.02%) Embedded C
12 8 (3.02%) Scala
12 8 (3.02%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.64%) PHP 7
13 7 (2.64%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.26%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.89%) XPath
15 5 (1.89%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 49 (18.49%) Degree
2 39 (14.72%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.17%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.53%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.64%) PhD
6 2 (0.75%) HNC
6 2 (0.75%) HND
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.55%) QA
2 5 (1.89%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.89%) TickIT
3 1 (0.38%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (7.92%) Docker
2 19 (7.17%) Hyper-V
2 19 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.13%) Firmware
5 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (7.55%) Ansible
2 18 (6.79%) Oozie
3 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.38%) Nagios
3 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) Opsview
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (19.62%) Microsoft
2 40 (15.09%) Oracle
3 19 (7.17%) VMware
4 10 (3.77%) Zend
5 7 (2.64%) Sony
5 7 (2.64%) Twitter
6 4 (1.51%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe
7 2 (0.75%) Freescale
7 2 (0.75%) SAP
8 1 (0.38%) Apple
8 1 (0.38%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.38%) Splunk
8 1 (0.38%) Sun
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