The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 820 798 814
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 81 89 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.082% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.087% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 50 85 72
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +19.41%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -37 78 £55,000 - 8
London -59 23 £65,000 -3.70% 3
Yorkshire -17 14 £55,000 +37.50% 2
East Midlands -3 13 £52,500 +23.52% 2
West Midlands +11 11 £46,000 +8.23%
City of London -3 10 £65,000 +23.80% 1
North Yorkshire - 10 - -
York - 10 - -
South East -14 9 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 8 - - 2
Nottingham -5 8 - - 2
Birmingham - 6 £47,250 -
Cambridgeshire -20 5 £70,000 +16.66%
East of England -31 5 £70,000 +16.66%
Cambridge -12 4 - -
West Yorkshire -40 4 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Worcestershire -2 3 £42,500 -
South West -14 3 £45,000 -3.22%
Oxfordshire - 3 £67,500 -
Surrey - 3 £65,000 - 1
Leeds - 3 £55,000 - 1
Guildford - 3 £65,000 - 1
Oxford - 3 £67,500 -
Lincolnshire +18 2 £50,000 -28.57%
Redditch 0 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Bristol -4 2 £45,000 +2.27%
Southampton - 2 £49,000 -
Grantham - 2 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £49,000 -
Peterborough +3 1 £70,000 +22.80%

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Software Engineer in their job title.

1 163 (95.88%) Software Engineering
2 82 (48.24%) Java
3 62 (36.47%) .NET
4 61 (35.88%) C#
5 57 (33.53%) HTML
6 56 (32.94%) SQL
7 49 (28.82%) JavaScript
8 47 (27.65%) Linux
9 45 (26.47%) TDD
10 42 (24.71%) HTML5
11 41 (24.12%) CSS
12 39 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (22.35%) C++
14 33 (19.41%) J2EE
14 33 (19.41%) Degree
15 32 (18.82%) Spring
16 30 (17.65%) jQuery
17 29 (17.06%) ASP.NET
18 28 (16.47%) Subversion
19 27 (15.88%) Visual Studio
19 27 (15.88%) OO
19 27 (15.88%) CSS3
20 25 (14.71%) MVC
21 24 (14.12%) Scrum
21 24 (14.12%) Web Development
21 24 (14.12%) Computer Science
22 23 (13.53%) WCF
22 23 (13.53%) Hibernate
22 23 (13.53%) Apache
22 23 (13.53%) Hudson

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (13.53%) Apache
2 8 (4.71%) CMS
3 7 (4.12%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.35%) Jetty
5 4 (2.35%) CloudStack
5 4 (2.35%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.76%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.76%) nginx
6 3 (1.76%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.76%) Drupal
7 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.59%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (4.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.71%) HTTP
2 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.35%) Internet
4 3 (1.76%) OpenVPN
5 2 (1.18%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.59%) SMTP
6 1 (0.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.76%) MySQL
2 18 (10.59%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.29%) Big Data
5 5 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.76%) Riak
6 3 (1.76%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.76%) MS Access
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.59%) HBase
8 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (16.47%) Subversion
2 27 (15.88%) Visual Studio
3 23 (13.53%) Hudson
3 23 (13.53%) Jenkins
4 22 (12.94%) Maven
5 21 (12.35%) Git (software)
6 18 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.35%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.35%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.35%) NetBeans
7 4 (2.35%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.35%) GCC
7 4 (2.35%) Gradle
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.59%) RSpec
9 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.59%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 22 (12.94%) Finance
2 18 (10.59%) Retail
3 11 (6.47%) Publishing
3 11 (6.47%) Games
4 6 (3.53%) Legal
5 5 (2.94%) Banking
5 5 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 2 (1.18%) French Language
8 2 (1.18%) Front Office
9 1 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (36.47%) .NET
2 57 (33.53%) HTML
3 42 (24.71%) HTML5
4 41 (24.12%) CSS
5 33 (19.41%) J2EE
6 32 (18.82%) Spring
7 30 (17.65%) jQuery
8 29 (17.06%) ASP.NET
9 27 (15.88%) CSS3
10 23 (13.53%) WCF
10 23 (13.53%) Hibernate
11 16 (9.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (6.47%) Web Services
12 11 (6.47%) XML
13 10 (5.88%) LAMP
14 8 (4.71%) .NET Framework
15 7 (4.12%) OpenGL
15 7 (4.12%) Ajax
15 7 (4.12%) ActiveMQ
16 6 (3.53%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.12%) Computer Science
2 23 (13.53%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (10.59%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (8.24%) Open Source
5 13 (7.65%) Mathematics
6 9 (5.29%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (4.12%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (3.53%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.35%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.35%) PKI
10 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.76%) CCTV
11 2 (1.18%) Semantic Web
11 2 (1.18%) Social Gaming
12 1 (0.59%) CUDA
12 1 (0.59%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.59%) NHS
12 1 (0.59%) DTV
12 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.65%) Linux
2 21 (12.35%) UNIX
3 16 (9.41%) Windows
4 9 (5.29%) Android
5 8 (4.71%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.76%) CentOS
6 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.59%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (95.88%) Software Engineering
2 45 (26.47%) TDD
3 39 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (15.88%) OO
5 25 (14.71%) MVC
6 24 (14.12%) Scrum
6 24 (14.12%) Web Development
7 20 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (10.59%) Dependency Injection
10 17 (10.00%) UML
11 13 (7.65%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.29%) OOP
12 9 (5.29%) Multithreading
13 8 (4.71%) SOA
14 7 (4.12%) Project Management
14 7 (4.12%) Unit Testing
15 6 (3.53%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (3.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (48.24%) Java
2 61 (35.88%) C#
3 56 (32.94%) SQL
4 49 (28.82%) JavaScript
5 38 (22.35%) C++
6 22 (12.94%) C
6 22 (12.94%) PHP
7 17 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 17 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 16 (9.41%) Perl
9 12 (7.06%) Python
10 7 (4.12%) Ruby
11 3 (1.76%) VBA
12 2 (1.18%) F#
12 2 (1.18%) VB
12 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.18%) VC++
12 2 (1.18%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (19.41%) Degree
2 15 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) QA
2 5 (2.94%) IEC 61508
3 4 (2.35%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.59%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.59%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.76%) Postfix
2 3 (1.76%) Varnish
2 3 (1.76%) NFS
3 1 (0.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (4.71%) Puppet
2 6 (3.53%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.76%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.59%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.59%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 21 (12.35%) Oracle
2 11 (6.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.53%) Borland
4 4 (2.35%) Embarcadero
5 3 (1.76%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.76%) Apple
5 3 (1.76%) Zend
6 2 (1.18%) Sybase
6 2 (1.18%) JBoss
6 2 (1.18%) IBM
7 1 (0.59%) Perforce
7 1 (0.59%) Google
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent company benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: 27 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: 27 days ago