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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 789 874 876
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 119 96 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.087% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.090% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 101 62 72
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,377 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +94 117 £60,000 - 14
London +57 51 £75,000 +15.38% 5
South West +26 20 £41,377 -2.64% 4
South East +28 15 £50,000 -13.04%
Somerset +4 15 £41,188 -8.47% 2
Taunton - 13 £41,377 - 2
City of London +67 12 £72,500 +3.57% 1
West Midlands +12 12 £42,500 -29.16%
East Midlands - 12 £60,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 11 £60,000 - 1
Nottingham - 11 £60,000 - 1
Coventry +12 9 £57,500 +4.54%
Hampshire +3 7 £50,000 -6.97%
Reading +17 6 £50,000 -
Berkshire +10 6 £50,000 -
North West +22 4 £53,750 +2.38%
Manchester +1 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Southampton -1 3 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £75,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +25 2 - - 2
Leeds +19 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire +9 2 - - 2
Fareham - 2 £48,750 -
Winchester - 2 £60,000 -
East of England +37 1 - -
Surrey +23 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Bristol +5 1 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (90.95%) Software Engineering
2 125 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (51.90%) Java
4 72 (34.29%) TDD
5 69 (32.86%) JavaScript
6 63 (30.00%) Scrum
7 55 (26.19%) C#
8 48 (22.86%) HTML
9 47 (22.38%) Spring
10 46 (21.90%) C++
11 41 (19.52%) Linux
12 38 (18.10%) OO
12 38 (18.10%) Windows
12 38 (18.10%) Finance
12 38 (18.10%) Mentoring
13 37 (17.62%) .NET
14 35 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 35 (16.67%) Node.js
15 33 (15.71%) BDD
16 31 (14.76%) Computer Science
17 30 (14.29%) Web Services
18 28 (13.33%) HTML5
18 28 (13.33%) MVC
19 27 (12.86%) Degree
19 27 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (12.86%) React
20 26 (12.38%) SQL
21 25 (11.90%) Unit Testing
22 24 (11.43%) CSS
22 24 (11.43%) Telecoms

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 14 (6.67%) Mule
2 11 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.38%) Confluence
4 4 (1.90%) Apache
4 4 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.90%) IIS
5 3 (1.43%) CMS
5 3 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.95%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.95%) SAS
7 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.48%) nginx
7 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.33%) GitHub
4 4 (1.90%) SaaS
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.95%) Heroku
5 2 (0.95%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.48%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) HTTP
2 7 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 7 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (0.95%) AMQP
4 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.48%) SAN
4 1 (0.48%) SMTP
4 1 (0.48%) SNMP
4 1 (0.48%) SSL
4 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 18 (8.57%) Hadoop
3 16 (7.62%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.71%) Big Data
5 9 (4.29%) MySQL
6 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.33%) Triplestore
8 6 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.90%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.43%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.43%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.43%) Redis
11 2 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.95%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 23 (10.95%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.05%) Maven
3 17 (8.10%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.81%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.86%) JIRA
6 6 (2.86%) Subversion
7 5 (2.38%) Selenium
8 4 (1.90%) Ant
8 4 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.90%) dotCover
8 4 (1.90%) FindBugs
8 4 (1.90%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.90%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.90%) Mocha
8 4 (1.90%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.43%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (18.10%) Finance
2 24 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 19 (9.05%) Retail
4 18 (8.57%) Banking
5 14 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.33%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.38%) Electronics
8 4 (1.90%) Avionics
9 3 (1.43%) Automotive
9 3 (1.43%) Games
9 3 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.43%) Law
10 2 (0.95%) Front Office
10 2 (0.95%) Marketing
11 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.48%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.86%) HTML
2 47 (22.38%) Spring
3 37 (17.62%) .NET
4 35 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 35 (16.67%) Node.js
5 30 (14.29%) Web Services
6 28 (13.33%) HTML5
7 27 (12.86%) React
8 24 (11.43%) CSS
9 21 (10.00%) J2EE
9 21 (10.00%) RESTful
10 20 (9.52%) jQuery
11 19 (9.05%) Hibernate
11 19 (9.05%) Java EE
11 19 (9.05%) JSON
12 18 (8.57%) XML
13 15 (7.14%) ASP.NET
14 14 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (6.19%) .NET Framework
16 12 (5.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.76%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.71%) Algorithms
4 11 (5.24%) Mathematics
4 11 (5.24%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.33%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.33%) User Experience
7 5 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.38%) iPad
7 5 (2.38%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.38%) Physics
7 5 (2.38%) Tandem
7 5 (2.38%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.43%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.43%) Fintech
8 3 (1.43%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.43%) Robotics
9 2 (0.95%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.52%) Linux
2 38 (18.10%) Windows
3 23 (10.95%) Unix
4 4 (1.90%) Android
5 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (90.95%) Software Engineering
2 125 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (34.29%) TDD
4 63 (30.00%) Scrum
5 38 (18.10%) Mentoring
5 38 (18.10%) OO
6 33 (15.71%) BDD
7 28 (13.33%) MVC
8 27 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (11.90%) Unit Testing
10 22 (10.48%) E-Commerce
10 22 (10.48%) High Availability
11 21 (10.00%) SOA
12 20 (9.52%) Open Source
13 19 (9.05%) Multithreading
14 17 (8.10%) Automated Testing
14 17 (8.10%) DevOps
15 16 (7.62%) Low Latency
15 16 (7.62%) System Testing
16 15 (7.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 109 (51.90%) Java
2 69 (32.86%) JavaScript
3 55 (26.19%) C#
4 46 (21.90%) C++
5 26 (12.38%) SQL
6 23 (10.95%) Python
7 22 (10.48%) C
8 14 (6.67%) Scala
9 12 (5.71%) Groovy
10 9 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.29%) XPath
11 8 (3.81%) Embedded C
11 8 (3.81%) Ruby
11 8 (3.81%) XQuery
12 7 (3.33%) SPARQL
13 5 (2.38%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.38%) F#
13 5 (2.38%) Go
13 5 (2.38%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (12.86%) Degree
2 12 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.29%) PhD
4 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.95%) QA
2 5 (2.38%) IEC 61508
3 4 (1.90%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.95%) SDET
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (6.19%) Docker
2 5 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.43%) Varnish
3 3 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (3.33%) Puppet
2 4 (1.90%) Ansible
3 3 (1.43%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (6.67%) Oracle
2 13 (6.19%) TIBCO
3 12 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.38%) Telerik
5 4 (1.90%) Perforce
5 4 (1.90%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.43%) VMware
7 2 (0.95%) Google
7 2 (0.95%) PayPal
8 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.48%) Coverity
8 1 (0.48%) Facebook
8 1 (0.48%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.48%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.48%) Tableau
8 1 (0.48%) webMethods
8 1 (0.48%) WSO2
8 1 (0.48%) Zend
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Optimum IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000-£85,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 2500 benifits - Flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Northumberland
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Northamptonshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 20 days ago