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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 775 843 917
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 107 121 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 93 89 48
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +47 100 £55,000 +10.00% 19
London +26 30 £62,500 - 2
South West +32 28 £47,000 -12.55% 2
South East +56 20 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Hampshire +9 13 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Somerset +9 12 £47,000 -18.26% 2
Southampton +14 11 £55,000 +22.22% 2
North West -8 11 £57,000 +20.00% 4
Gloucestershire -14 9 £52,000 +4.00%
Manchester -4 7 £57,000 +20.00% 4
East Midlands +2 6 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Surrey +33 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Newport - 5 £52,700 -
South Wales - 5 £52,700 -
Wales - 5 £52,700 -
Bristol +15 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Leicestershire -3 4 £42,500 -
Leicester -4 4 £42,500 -
City of London +22 2 £77,000 -6.66%
East of England +9 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Gloucester -6 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Winchester - 2 £67,500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £48,000 -
Poole - 2 £32,500 -
Northampton - 2 £45,000 -
Taunton - 2 £42,750 -
Redhill - 2 £57,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £45,000 -
Dorset - 2 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire +34 1 £47,500 -5.00%

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 201 (90.13%) Software Engineering
2 140 (62.78%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (50.67%) Java
4 92 (41.26%) JavaScript
5 86 (38.57%) C#
6 70 (31.39%) Scrum
7 67 (30.04%) HTML
8 64 (28.70%) TDD
9 61 (27.35%) .NET
10 58 (26.01%) AngularJS
11 56 (25.11%) SQL
12 55 (24.66%) Node.js
13 54 (24.22%) Hadoop
14 51 (22.87%) Python
15 49 (21.97%) C++
16 47 (21.08%) Linux
17 46 (20.63%) CSS
18 44 (19.73%) Degree
19 43 (19.28%) C
20 42 (18.83%) HTML5
20 42 (18.83%) DevOps
21 41 (18.39%) Oracle
22 39 (17.49%) Spring
23 38 (17.04%) Apache Spark
23 38 (17.04%) jQuery
24 36 (16.14%) Apache Hive
24 36 (16.14%) Apache Pig
24 36 (16.14%) MySQL
25 35 (15.70%) MongoDB
26 34 (15.25%) OO

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 38 (17.04%) Apache Spark
2 36 (16.14%) Apache Pig
3 25 (11.21%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.69%) Apache
4 6 (2.69%) IIS
5 4 (1.79%) Confluence
6 3 (1.35%) JBoss
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.45%) CMS
8 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.45%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.93%) SaaS
4 2 (0.90%) GitHub
5 1 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.45%) Heroku
5 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.69%) HTTP
2 5 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.79%) Internet
4 3 (1.35%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.35%) Intranet
5 2 (0.90%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.90%) RS-232
5 2 (0.90%) RS-485
5 2 (0.90%) SMTP
6 1 (0.45%) AMQP
6 1 (0.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (24.22%) Hadoop
2 36 (16.14%) Apache Hive
2 36 (16.14%) MySQL
3 35 (15.70%) MongoDB
4 31 (13.90%) Relational Database
5 28 (12.56%) Big Data
6 25 (11.21%) RDBMS
7 23 (10.31%) SQL Server
8 15 (6.73%) Apache Accumulo
8 15 (6.73%) HBase
8 15 (6.73%) NoSQL
9 8 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.14%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.35%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.35%) OrientDB
12 2 (0.90%) Tick Data
12 2 (0.90%) Triplestore
13 1 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.45%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 23 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.62%) Vagrant
3 15 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.38%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.38%) JUnit
5 9 (4.04%) Selenium
5 9 (4.04%) Visual Studio
6 8 (3.59%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.59%) Maven
7 7 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.14%) Subversion
8 4 (1.79%) Ant
8 4 (1.79%) JIRA
8 4 (1.79%) NUnit
9 3 (1.35%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.35%) EasyMock
9 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (14.80%) Finance
2 11 (4.93%) Military
3 10 (4.48%) Banking
3 10 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.69%) Electronics
5 6 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.24%) Marketing
7 4 (1.79%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.35%) Automotive
8 3 (1.35%) Law
8 3 (1.35%) Retail
9 2 (0.90%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Billing
10 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Front Office
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (30.04%) HTML
2 61 (27.35%) .NET
3 58 (26.01%) AngularJS
4 55 (24.66%) Node.js
5 46 (20.63%) CSS
6 42 (18.83%) HTML5
7 39 (17.49%) Spring
8 38 (17.04%) jQuery
9 32 (14.35%) Java EE
10 29 (13.00%) Hibernate
11 25 (11.21%) ASP.NET
12 22 (9.87%) CSS3
13 21 (9.42%) Apache Camel
13 21 (9.42%) Middleware
14 19 (8.52%) RESTful
14 19 (8.52%) Web Services
15 17 (7.62%) LAMP
16 16 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (6.73%) React
17 15 (6.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.21%) Visualisation
2 22 (9.87%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.28%) Mathematics
4 12 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.38%) PKI
5 8 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.14%) Physics
7 6 (2.69%) Blog
8 5 (2.24%) Smartcard
8 5 (2.24%) Statistics
9 4 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.79%) BBC
9 4 (1.79%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.79%) iPad
9 4 (1.79%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.35%) Fintech
10 3 (1.35%) Kindle
10 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.08%) Linux
2 23 (10.31%) Windows
3 11 (4.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.45%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (90.13%) Software Engineering
2 140 (62.78%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (31.39%) Scrum
4 64 (28.70%) TDD
5 42 (18.83%) DevOps
6 34 (15.25%) OO
7 33 (14.80%) MVC
8 26 (11.66%) BDD
8 26 (11.66%) SDLC
9 24 (10.76%) Analytics
10 22 (9.87%) Automated Testing
10 22 (9.87%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (9.87%) Mentoring
11 21 (9.42%) Data Analytics
11 21 (9.42%) Open Source
11 21 (9.42%) Time Management
11 21 (9.42%) Unit Testing
12 16 (7.17%) System Testing
13 14 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (5.38%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 113 (50.67%) Java
2 92 (41.26%) JavaScript
3 86 (38.57%) C#
4 56 (25.11%) SQL
5 51 (22.87%) Python
6 49 (21.97%) C++
7 43 (19.28%) C
8 29 (13.00%) Ruby
9 25 (11.21%) Perl
10 12 (5.38%) Embedded C
11 11 (4.93%) PowerShell
12 9 (4.04%) Embedded C++
13 8 (3.59%) Scala
14 7 (3.14%) F#
14 7 (3.14%) PHP
15 6 (2.69%) PL/SQL
16 5 (2.24%) Groovy
16 5 (2.24%) Shell Script
17 4 (1.79%) PHP 7
17 4 (1.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 44 (19.73%) Degree
2 32 (14.35%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.62%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.93%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.14%) PhD
6 2 (0.90%) ISEB
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.93%) QA
2 7 (3.14%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.69%) TickIT
4 3 (1.35%) SDET
5 2 (0.90%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (9.42%) Hyper-V
1 21 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.97%) Docker
3 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (8.07%) Ansible
2 15 (6.73%) Oozie
3 4 (1.79%) Puppet
4 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (18.39%) Oracle
2 21 (9.42%) VMware
3 14 (6.28%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.79%) Sony
4 4 (1.79%) Twitter
4 4 (1.79%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.79%) Zend
5 2 (0.90%) PayPal
6 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.45%) Google
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.45%) Sun
6 1 (0.45%) Tableau
6 1 (0.45%) Telerik
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