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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 791 816 883
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 105 125 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 86 94 52
Median salary £57,250 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.04% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 2016 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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +36 104 £57,500 +9.52% 16
London +31 36 £70,000 +7.69% 3
South West -1 27 £47,000 -5.52% 4
South East +26 15 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East Midlands +21 12 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Somerset +2 12 £47,000 -18.26% 4
North West +12 8 £51,000 -0.48% 3
Manchester 0 8 £51,000 -2.85% 2
Gloucestershire -8 8 £70,000 +40.00%
West Sussex - 7 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire +5 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Nottingham +5 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Leicestershire -3 5 £42,500 - 1
Bristol -4 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Taunton - 5 £42,500 - 2
City of London +37 4 £59,000 -15.71%
Leicester - 4 £42,500 - 1
Gatwick - 4 £47,500 -
Hampshire +2 3 £50,000 +5.26%
West Midlands -17 3 £62,500 -21.87%
Leeds +24 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +19 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire +16 2 - - 2
Berkshire +15 2 - -
Surrey +15 2 £60,000 +41.17%
Croydon - 2 £55,000 -
Reading - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £48,750 -
Coventry - 2 - -
East of England +12 1 - - 2

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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.

1 203 (90.63%) Software Engineering
2 141 (62.95%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (51.79%) Java
4 78 (34.82%) JavaScript
5 71 (31.70%) C#
6 69 (30.80%) TDD
6 69 (30.80%) Scrum
7 58 (25.89%) HTML
8 55 (24.55%) C++
9 49 (21.88%) .NET
9 49 (21.88%) Node.js
10 46 (20.54%) Linux
11 44 (19.64%) Finance
11 44 (19.64%) AngularJS
12 42 (18.75%) OO
13 40 (17.86%) Windows
14 39 (17.41%) Spring
15 38 (16.96%) SQL
16 36 (16.07%) HTML5
17 35 (15.63%) Hadoop
17 35 (15.63%) BDD
17 35 (15.63%) CSS
18 33 (14.73%) Degree
19 32 (14.29%) Python
19 32 (14.29%) Mentoring
20 30 (13.39%) Computer Science
21 29 (12.95%) Oracle
22 28 (12.50%) MVC
22 28 (12.50%) DevOps
22 28 (12.50%) jQuery

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 19 (8.48%) Apache Spark
2 16 (7.14%) Apache Pig
3 14 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.02%) Mule
5 6 (2.68%) Apache
6 5 (2.23%) Confluence
7 4 (1.79%) IIS
8 3 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.45%) CMS
10 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.45%) SAS
10 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.13%) GitHub
4 4 (1.79%) SaaS
5 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.89%) Heroku
5 2 (0.89%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.46%) HTTP
2 7 (3.13%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.79%) Internet
4 3 (1.34%) Intranet
4 3 (1.34%) SMTP
5 2 (0.89%) AMQP
5 2 (0.89%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.45%) SAN
6 1 (0.45%) SNMP
6 1 (0.45%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.63%) Hadoop
2 20 (8.93%) Big Data
3 18 (8.04%) MySQL
4 17 (7.59%) Apache Hive
4 17 (7.59%) Relational Database
5 16 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 13 (5.80%) MongoDB
7 12 (5.36%) RDBMS
7 12 (5.36%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.13%) Apache Accumulo
8 7 (3.13%) HBase
8 7 (3.13%) Triplestore
9 6 (2.68%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.23%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.34%) OrientDB
12 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.48%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.25%) Maven
4 12 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.46%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.02%) Vagrant
7 8 (3.57%) JUnit
8 7 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.13%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.68%) Subversion
10 5 (2.23%) Selenium
11 4 (1.79%) Ant
11 4 (1.79%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.79%) JIRA
11 4 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (1.79%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.79%) Mocha
11 4 (1.79%) NUnit
12 3 (1.34%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (19.64%) Finance
2 23 (10.27%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.04%) Banking
4 15 (6.70%) Retail
5 10 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (3.57%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.13%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.79%) Avionics
8 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.79%) Marketing
9 3 (1.34%) Automotive
9 3 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.34%) Games
9 3 (1.34%) Law
9 3 (1.34%) Military
10 2 (0.89%) Electronics
10 2 (0.89%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (25.89%) HTML
2 49 (21.88%) .NET
2 49 (21.88%) Node.js
3 44 (19.64%) AngularJS
4 39 (17.41%) Spring
5 36 (16.07%) HTML5
6 35 (15.63%) CSS
7 28 (12.50%) jQuery
8 27 (12.05%) Java EE
8 27 (12.05%) React
9 22 (9.82%) RESTful
9 22 (9.82%) Web Services
10 17 (7.59%) ASP.NET
11 16 (7.14%) XML
12 14 (6.25%) .NET Framework
12 14 (6.25%) Hibernate
13 13 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (5.80%) CSS3
14 12 (5.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 12 (5.36%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.39%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.36%) Visualisation
4 11 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.91%) Mathematics
5 9 (4.02%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.13%) PKI
7 6 (2.68%) iPad
7 6 (2.68%) Physics
8 5 (2.23%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.23%) Smartcard
9 4 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.79%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.79%) User Experience
10 3 (1.34%) Fintech
10 3 (1.34%) Kindle
10 3 (1.34%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.54%) Linux
2 40 (17.86%) Windows
3 24 (10.71%) Unix
4 3 (1.34%) Android
5 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (90.63%) Software Engineering
2 141 (62.95%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (30.80%) Scrum
3 69 (30.80%) TDD
4 42 (18.75%) OO
5 35 (15.63%) BDD
6 32 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 28 (12.50%) DevOps
7 28 (12.50%) MVC
8 25 (11.16%) Unit Testing
9 24 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (10.71%) Multithreading
10 23 (10.27%) High Availability
11 20 (8.93%) Automated Testing
12 18 (8.04%) Analytics
12 18 (8.04%) Low Latency
12 18 (8.04%) Open Source
13 17 (7.59%) System Testing
14 16 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
15 14 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 116 (51.79%) Java
2 78 (34.82%) JavaScript
3 71 (31.70%) C#
4 55 (24.55%) C++
5 38 (16.96%) SQL
6 32 (14.29%) Python
7 27 (12.05%) C
8 17 (7.59%) Ruby
9 12 (5.36%) Embedded C
9 12 (5.36%) Scala
10 11 (4.91%) PowerShell
11 10 (4.46%) Perl
11 10 (4.46%) XPath
12 9 (4.02%) Embedded C++
12 9 (4.02%) XQuery
13 7 (3.13%) SPARQL
14 6 (2.68%) Groovy
15 5 (2.23%) ES6
15 5 (2.23%) F#
15 5 (2.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (14.73%) Degree
2 21 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.91%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.57%) PhD
5 5 (2.23%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.89%) ISEB
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) QA
2 6 (2.68%) IEC 61508
3 5 (2.23%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.79%) DO-178B
4 4 (1.79%) TickIT
5 2 (0.89%) SDET
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 18 (8.04%) Docker
2 9 (4.02%) Hyper-V
2 9 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (4.91%) Ansible
2 7 (3.13%) Oozie
3 6 (2.68%) Puppet
4 2 (0.89%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (12.95%) Oracle
2 13 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.02%) TIBCO
3 9 (4.02%) VMware
4 4 (1.79%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.34%) Telerik
6 2 (0.89%) PayPal
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.45%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.45%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.45%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.45%) Perforce
7 1 (0.45%) Sun
7 1 (0.45%) Tableau
7 1 (0.45%) Zend
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Church International Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £48000 per annum + pension + government benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 2500 benifits - Flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Waterloo, London
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Salary: Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago