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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 815 867 877
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 118 91 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.083% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.086% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 102 66 81
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,389 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +66 114 £55,000 -4.34% 23
London +38 54 £70,000 +7.69% 9
South West +12 19 £42,500 - 5
South East +32 16 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Somerset +6 15 £41,377 -8.05% 5
City of London +69 12 £75,000 +15.38% 1
West Midlands +1 12 £45,000 -18.18%
Taunton - 12 £41,377 - 5
Reading +25 11 £50,000 -
Berkshire +18 11 £50,000 -
Coventry +16 8 £57,500 +4.54%
East Midlands - 7 £62,500 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 7 £62,500 - 2
Nottingham - 7 £62,500 - 2
Hampshire +8 4 £55,000 -
North West +20 3 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Dorset - 3 £50,000 -
Poole - 3 £50,000 -
East of England +33 2 - - 1
Manchester +4 2 £53,750 +2.38% 1
Southampton -2 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Winchester - 2 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £75,000 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +19 1 - - 2
Surrey +18 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Leeds +11 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire +3 1 - - 2
Bath - 1 £47,500 -

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 191 (91.39%) Software Engineering
2 111 (53.11%) Java
3 110 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (34.45%) JavaScript
5 66 (31.58%) TDD
6 57 (27.27%) C#
7 53 (25.36%) Scrum
8 44 (21.05%) Spring
9 42 (20.10%) HTML
10 41 (19.62%) Linux
11 40 (19.14%) C++
12 39 (18.66%) Mentoring
13 35 (16.75%) AngularJS
13 35 (16.75%) Node.js
14 34 (16.27%) .NET
14 34 (16.27%) OO
15 33 (15.79%) Windows
16 31 (14.83%) Open Source
16 31 (14.83%) BDD
17 30 (14.35%) Web Services
17 30 (14.35%) Finance
18 29 (13.88%) NoSQL
19 27 (12.92%) MVC
19 27 (12.92%) HTML5
20 26 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (11.96%) Unit Testing
21 25 (11.96%) Git (software)
21 25 (11.96%) Jenkins
21 25 (11.96%) Degree
22 24 (11.48%) Computer Science

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 22 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (6.70%) Mule
3 6 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.39%) Confluence
5 3 (1.44%) Apache
5 3 (1.44%) CMS
5 3 (1.44%) IIS
6 2 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.96%) SAS
6 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.48%) nginx
7 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.35%) GitHub
4 4 (1.91%) SaaS
5 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.96%) Heroku
5 2 (0.96%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.48%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.31%) Internet
2 6 (2.87%) HTTP
2 6 (2.87%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.96%) AMQP
3 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.48%) Network Security
4 1 (0.48%) SAN
4 1 (0.48%) SMTP
4 1 (0.48%) SNMP
4 1 (0.48%) SSL
4 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.88%) NoSQL
2 20 (9.57%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.70%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.22%) Couchbase
5 10 (4.78%) Big Data
5 10 (4.78%) MySQL
5 10 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.78%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.87%) Redis
8 5 (2.39%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.39%) Triplestore
9 4 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.44%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.96%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 25 (11.96%) Git (software)
1 25 (11.96%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.66%) Maven
3 11 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.31%) JIRA
5 7 (3.35%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.87%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.39%) Subversion
8 4 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.91%) dotCover
8 4 (1.91%) FindBugs
8 4 (1.91%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.91%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.91%) Mocha
8 4 (1.91%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.44%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.96%) Ant
10 2 (0.96%) Hudson
10 2 (0.96%) IntelliJ
General
1 30 (14.35%) Finance
2 22 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.61%) Retail
4 17 (8.13%) Banking
5 13 (6.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.87%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.39%) Electronics
8 4 (1.91%) Avionics
9 2 (0.96%) Automotive
9 2 (0.96%) Front Office
9 2 (0.96%) Games
9 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.96%) Law
9 2 (0.96%) Marketing
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.05%) Spring
2 42 (20.10%) HTML
3 35 (16.75%) AngularJS
3 35 (16.75%) Node.js
4 34 (16.27%) .NET
5 30 (14.35%) Web Services
6 27 (12.92%) HTML5
7 23 (11.00%) CSS
7 23 (11.00%) React
8 22 (10.53%) J2EE
9 20 (9.57%) RESTful
10 19 (9.09%) XML
11 18 (8.61%) ASP.NET
11 18 (8.61%) JSON
12 17 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (7.66%) Hibernate
14 15 (7.18%) Java EE
14 15 (7.18%) jQuery
15 12 (5.74%) STL
15 12 (5.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.74%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.78%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.83%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.35%) User Experience
6 6 (2.87%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.39%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.39%) iPad
7 5 (2.39%) Tandem
8 4 (1.91%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.91%) Physics
9 3 (1.44%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.44%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.96%) Derivative
10 2 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.96%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (0.96%) Robotics
10 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.62%) Linux
2 33 (15.79%) Windows
3 20 (9.57%) Unix
4 3 (1.44%) Android
5 2 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (91.39%) Software Engineering
2 110 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (31.58%) TDD
4 53 (25.36%) Scrum
5 39 (18.66%) Mentoring
6 34 (16.27%) OO
7 31 (14.83%) BDD
7 31 (14.83%) Open Source
8 27 (12.92%) MVC
9 26 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (11.96%) Unit Testing
11 24 (11.48%) High Availability
12 23 (11.00%) SOA
13 21 (10.05%) E-Commerce
14 17 (8.13%) Multithreading
15 16 (7.66%) Microservices
16 14 (6.70%) Cross-Platform Development
16 14 (6.70%) Migration
16 14 (6.70%) System Testing
17 13 (6.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 111 (53.11%) Java
2 72 (34.45%) JavaScript
3 57 (27.27%) C#
4 40 (19.14%) C++
5 22 (10.53%) SQL
6 18 (8.61%) Python
7 15 (7.18%) C
8 13 (6.22%) Scala
9 12 (5.74%) Groovy
10 11 (5.26%) XPath
11 10 (4.78%) XQuery
12 9 (4.31%) Go
13 6 (2.87%) Embedded C
13 6 (2.87%) PHP
13 6 (2.87%) Ruby
14 5 (2.39%) SPARQL
15 4 (1.91%) Clojure
15 4 (1.91%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.91%) ES6
15 4 (1.91%) F#
Qualifications
1 25 (11.96%) Degree
2 9 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.35%) PhD
4 4 (1.91%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.57%) QA
2 4 (1.91%) DO-178B
2 4 (1.91%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (5.74%) Docker
2 7 (3.35%) Varnish
3 4 (1.91%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (6.70%) Puppet
2 3 (1.44%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.96%) Ansible
4 1 (0.48%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 13 (6.22%) TIBCO
2 12 (5.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.87%) Oracle
4 4 (1.91%) Perforce
4 4 (1.91%) Telerik
4 4 (1.91%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.96%) Facebook
5 2 (0.96%) VMware
5 2 (0.96%) webMethods
6 1 (0.48%) Apigee
6 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.48%) Google
6 1 (0.48%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.48%) Intel
6 1 (0.48%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.48%) PayPal
6 1 (0.48%) Twitter
6 1 (0.48%) WSO2
6 1 (0.48%) Zend
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