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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 833 874 874
Rank change year-on-year
+41 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 84 77 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.072% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.075% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 74 57 85
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
94677 102911 115314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.45% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79602 84497 94476
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 £68,500 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +42 80 £55,000 +4.76% 17
London +18 39 £67,500 +3.84% 5
South East +27 19 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Berkshire +20 13 £50,000 -
Reading - 13 £50,000 -
West Midlands +1 9 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Coventry +2 8 £52,500 +5.00% 2
City of London - 6 £72,500 - 1
East Midlands +11 4 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Nottingham +7 4 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £62,500 +38.88% 2
South West +2 4 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Hampshire +1 4 £60,000 +14.28%
Dorset +16 3 £50,000 +19.04%
Southampton +2 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Poole - 3 £50,000 -
North West - 3 £42,500 -
Surrey 0 2 £60,000 +9.09% 1
East of England +21 1 - -
North East - 1 £85,000 -
Somerset - 1 £47,500 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £85,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £70,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £47,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £85,000 -
Manchester - 1 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Greenford - 1 £54,500 -

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 167 (88.36%) Software Engineering
2 95 (50.26%) Java
3 81 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (34.92%) JavaScript
5 60 (31.75%) TDD
6 50 (26.46%) C#
7 45 (23.81%) C++
8 43 (22.75%) Linux
9 41 (21.69%) Spring
10 38 (20.11%) Scrum
11 35 (18.52%) OO
12 32 (16.93%) Web Services
12 32 (16.93%) HTML
13 30 (15.87%) Windows
13 30 (15.87%) Finance
13 30 (15.87%) Mentoring
14 29 (15.34%) Open Source
14 29 (15.34%) Degree
15 28 (14.81%) BDD
15 28 (14.81%) NoSQL
15 28 (14.81%) Node.js
16 27 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 27 (14.29%) .NET
17 26 (13.76%) AngularJS
17 26 (13.76%) Elasticsearch
18 24 (12.70%) Jenkins
18 24 (12.70%) SOA
19 22 (11.64%) QA
19 22 (11.64%) Python
19 22 (11.64%) J2EE

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 28 (14.81%) Node.js
2 26 (13.76%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (7.94%) Mule
4 6 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.59%) Confluence
5 3 (1.59%) IIS
6 2 (1.06%) Apache
6 2 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.06%) CMS
6 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.53%) nginx
7 1 (0.53%) SAS
7 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.70%) SaaS
4 4 (2.12%) Heroku
5 3 (1.59%) GitHub
5 3 (1.59%) PaaS
6 2 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.76%) Internet
2 7 (3.70%) HTTP
3 6 (3.17%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.59%) SSL
5 2 (1.06%) AMQP
6 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.53%) Network Security
6 1 (0.53%) RFID
6 1 (0.53%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) SMTP
6 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 21 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.47%) Couchbase
4 15 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (5.82%) MySQL
6 9 (4.76%) Redis
6 9 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.70%) Big Data
8 6 (3.17%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.12%) Triplestore
11 3 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.59%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.06%) Hazelcast
12 2 (1.06%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.53%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 27 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 24 (12.70%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.88%) JIRA
4 11 (5.82%) Maven
5 8 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.23%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.12%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.12%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.12%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (2.12%) Mocha
6 4 (2.12%) Subversion
7 3 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.59%) dotCover
7 3 (1.59%) FindBugs
7 3 (1.59%) Hudson
7 3 (1.59%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.06%) git-flow
8 2 (1.06%) Grunt
8 2 (1.06%) gulp
8 2 (1.06%) webpack
General
1 30 (15.87%) Finance
2 22 (11.64%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.99%) Banking
4 16 (8.47%) Retail
5 14 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.17%) Electronics
7 5 (2.65%) Games
8 4 (2.12%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.12%) Avionics
9 2 (1.06%) Front Office
9 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.06%) Marketing
10 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.69%) Spring
2 32 (16.93%) HTML
2 32 (16.93%) Web Services
3 27 (14.29%) .NET
4 26 (13.76%) AngularJS
5 22 (11.64%) HTML5
5 22 (11.64%) J2EE
6 21 (11.11%) XML
7 19 (10.05%) CSS
7 19 (10.05%) JSON
8 17 (8.99%) React
9 16 (8.47%) Java EE
10 15 (7.94%) RESTful
11 14 (7.41%) ASP.NET
11 14 (7.41%) Hibernate
12 13 (6.88%) jQuery
12 13 (6.88%) REST
13 12 (6.35%) STL
13 12 (6.35%) XSLT
14 11 (5.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.05%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.17%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.17%) User Experience
7 5 (2.65%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.65%) Tandem
8 3 (1.59%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.59%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.59%) Physics
9 2 (1.06%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.06%) Derivative
9 2 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.06%) iPad
9 2 (1.06%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.53%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.75%) Linux
2 30 (15.87%) Windows
3 18 (9.52%) Unix
4 3 (1.59%) Android
4 3 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (1.59%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (88.36%) Software Engineering
2 81 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (31.75%) TDD
4 38 (20.11%) Scrum
5 35 (18.52%) OO
6 30 (15.87%) Mentoring
7 29 (15.34%) Open Source
8 28 (14.81%) BDD
9 24 (12.70%) SOA
10 20 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (10.58%) High Availability
10 20 (10.58%) MVC
11 19 (10.05%) E-Commerce
11 19 (10.05%) Multithreading
12 16 (8.47%) Cross-Platform Development
13 14 (7.41%) Microservices
13 14 (7.41%) Migration
13 14 (7.41%) Unit Testing
14 13 (6.88%) Logistics
14 13 (6.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 95 (50.26%) Java
2 66 (34.92%) JavaScript
3 50 (26.46%) C#
4 45 (23.81%) C++
5 22 (11.64%) Python
6 17 (8.99%) SQL
7 12 (6.35%) Go
8 11 (5.82%) Groovy
8 11 (5.82%) XPath
9 10 (5.29%) C
9 10 (5.29%) XQuery
10 9 (4.76%) PHP
11 8 (4.23%) Scala
12 5 (2.65%) Ruby
13 4 (2.12%) Clojure
13 4 (2.12%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.12%) ES6
13 4 (2.12%) SPARQL
14 3 (1.59%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (15.34%) Degree
2 6 (3.17%) PhD
3 5 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.64%) QA
2 4 (2.12%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.59%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (5.29%) Docker
1 10 (5.29%) Varnish
2 4 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.59%) Firmware
3 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (8.47%) Puppet
2 3 (1.59%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.53%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 14 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.88%) TIBCO
3 4 (2.12%) Telerik
4 3 (1.59%) Facebook
4 3 (1.59%) Oracle
4 3 (1.59%) Perforce
4 3 (1.59%) VMware
4 3 (1.59%) webMethods
5 2 (1.06%) Google
5 2 (1.06%) WSO2
6 1 (0.53%) Apigee
6 1 (0.53%) Coverity
6 1 (0.53%) Intel
6 1 (0.53%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.53%) Twitter
6 1 (0.53%) Zend
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Environment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago