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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 795 845 886
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 120 111 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 99 78 56
Median salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,475 £42,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +70 120 £60,000 +7.14% 19
London +47 47 £75,000 +15.38% 3
South West +13 32 £43,000 -0.57% 8
Somerset +12 22 £42,500 -15.00% 5
South East +7 16 £50,000 - 2
Taunton - 16 £42,500 - 4
East Midlands +25 12 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Nottingham - 10 £60,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 10 £60,000 - 1
City of London +63 9 £75,000 +7.14%
West Midlands 0 8 £42,500 -46.87% 2
Gloucestershire 0 6 £60,000 +7.14% 1
Hampshire -1 6 £50,000 +5.26%
West Sussex - 6 £47,500 -
Coventry +4 4 - -
Gatwick - 4 £47,500 -
Berkshire +17 3 £50,000 - 2
Reading +11 3 £50,000 - 1
Bristol +2 3 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Southampton -3 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £75,000 -
Yorkshire +28 2 - - 1
Leeds +24 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +16 2 - - 1
North West +14 2 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Manchester +8 2 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Leicestershire +3 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Fareham - 2 £48,750 -
Surrey +21 1 £60,000 +4.34%
East of England +17 1 - -

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 186 (91.18%) Software Engineering
2 127 (62.25%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (52.45%) Java
4 71 (34.80%) TDD
5 70 (34.31%) JavaScript
6 63 (30.88%) Scrum
7 56 (27.45%) C#
8 51 (25.00%) C++
8 51 (25.00%) HTML
9 44 (21.57%) Linux
9 44 (21.57%) Node.js
10 41 (20.10%) Finance
11 40 (19.61%) Windows
11 40 (19.61%) .NET
12 36 (17.65%) OO
12 36 (17.65%) BDD
12 36 (17.65%) AngularJS
13 34 (16.67%) Spring
14 32 (15.69%) Mentoring
15 31 (15.20%) HTML5
16 30 (14.71%) Computer Science
17 28 (13.73%) Degree
18 27 (13.24%) SQL
18 27 (13.24%) CSS
18 27 (13.24%) Hadoop
18 27 (13.24%) React
19 26 (12.75%) Unit Testing
20 25 (12.25%) C
20 25 (12.25%) Unix
20 25 (12.25%) Python

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 11 (5.39%) Apache Spark
1 11 (5.39%) Mule
2 10 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.41%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.96%) Apache
4 4 (1.96%) IIS
5 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.98%) CMS
6 2 (0.98%) Confluence
6 2 (0.98%) SAS
7 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.43%) GitHub
4 3 (1.47%) SaaS
5 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.98%) Heroku
5 2 (0.98%) PaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.49%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.90%) HTTP
2 7 (3.43%) HTTPS
2 7 (3.43%) Internet
3 3 (1.47%) SMTP
4 2 (0.98%) AMQP
4 2 (0.98%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
5 1 (0.49%) SNMP
5 1 (0.49%) SSL
5 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.24%) Hadoop
2 16 (7.84%) Big Data
2 16 (7.84%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.39%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.90%) Apache Hive
5 9 (4.41%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.41%) MySQL
5 9 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.43%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.43%) Triplestore
7 5 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.96%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (1.96%) HBase
8 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.47%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.98%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.98%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 17 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.35%) Maven
4 13 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.94%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.45%) Selenium
7 5 (2.45%) Subversion
8 4 (1.96%) Ant
8 4 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.96%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.96%) JUnit
8 4 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.96%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.96%) Mocha
9 3 (1.47%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.47%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.98%) IntelliJ
General
1 41 (20.10%) Finance
2 21 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.84%) Banking
3 16 (7.84%) Retail
4 11 (5.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.43%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.45%) Electronics
6 5 (2.45%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.96%) Avionics
8 3 (1.47%) Automotive
8 3 (1.47%) Games
8 3 (1.47%) Law
9 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.98%) Front Office
10 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.49%) Marketing
10 1 (0.49%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (25.00%) HTML
2 44 (21.57%) Node.js
3 40 (19.61%) .NET
4 36 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 34 (16.67%) Spring
6 31 (15.20%) HTML5
7 27 (13.24%) CSS
7 27 (13.24%) React
8 24 (11.76%) Web Services
9 23 (11.27%) jQuery
10 22 (10.78%) RESTful
11 20 (9.80%) Java EE
12 17 (8.33%) XML
13 16 (7.84%) JSON
14 14 (6.86%) .NET Framework
14 14 (6.86%) ASP.NET
15 13 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (6.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 13 (6.37%) STL
16 11 (5.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.90%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.92%) Visualisation
7 7 (3.43%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.94%) iPad
9 5 (2.45%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.45%) Physics
9 5 (2.45%) PKI
9 5 (2.45%) Smartcard
9 5 (2.45%) User Experience
10 4 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.47%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.47%) Fintech
11 3 (1.47%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.47%) Robotics
12 2 (0.98%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.57%) Linux
2 40 (19.61%) Windows
3 25 (12.25%) Unix
4 3 (1.47%) Android
5 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (91.18%) Software Engineering
2 127 (62.25%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (34.80%) TDD
4 63 (30.88%) Scrum
5 36 (17.65%) BDD
5 36 (17.65%) OO
6 32 (15.69%) Mentoring
7 26 (12.75%) Unit Testing
8 25 (12.25%) MVC
9 24 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (11.27%) Automated Testing
11 22 (10.78%) DevOps
11 22 (10.78%) High Availability
12 21 (10.29%) Multithreading
13 18 (8.82%) Low Latency
13 18 (8.82%) System Testing
14 16 (7.84%) Cross-Platform Development
14 16 (7.84%) Open Source
14 16 (7.84%) SOA
15 15 (7.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 107 (52.45%) Java
2 70 (34.31%) JavaScript
3 56 (27.45%) C#
4 51 (25.00%) C++
5 27 (13.24%) SQL
6 25 (12.25%) C
6 25 (12.25%) Python
7 13 (6.37%) Scala
8 11 (5.39%) Embedded C
8 11 (5.39%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.90%) Ruby
9 10 (4.90%) XPath
10 9 (4.41%) XQuery
11 8 (3.92%) Embedded C++
11 8 (3.92%) Groovy
12 7 (3.43%) Perl
12 7 (3.43%) SPARQL
13 5 (2.45%) ES6
13 5 (2.45%) F#
13 5 (2.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (13.73%) Degree
2 14 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.41%) PhD
3 9 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.98%) ISEB
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.35%) QA
2 5 (2.45%) IEC 61508
3 4 (1.96%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.98%) SDET
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.49%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (8.33%) Docker
2 7 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (3.92%) Ansible
2 6 (2.94%) Puppet
3 4 (1.96%) Oozie
4 3 (1.47%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (9.31%) Oracle
2 13 (6.37%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.90%) TIBCO
4 6 (2.94%) VMware
5 4 (1.96%) Telerik
5 4 (1.96%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.98%) Google
6 2 (0.98%) PayPal
7 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.49%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.49%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.49%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.49%) Perforce
7 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.49%) Sun
7 1 (0.49%) Tableau
7 1 (0.49%) webMethods
7 1 (0.49%) WSO2
7 1 (0.49%) Zend
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits.
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