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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 807 767 792
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 89 102 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.094% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.099% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 60 98 76
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.43%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 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 11 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 -35 83 £55,000 - 13
London -47 23 £62,500 - 5
South East -6 16 £50,000 - 3
Yorkshire -31 15 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Midlands +9 11 £46,000 +8.23% 1
City of London +6 11 £62,500 +45.34% 3
York - 10 - -
North Yorkshire - 10 - -
Cambridgeshire -32 7 £60,000 -
East of England -33 7 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 7 £40,500 -
East Midlands -17 6 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Birmingham - 6 £47,250 -
South West -8 5 £45,000 +2.27% 1
West Yorkshire -39 5 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £65,000 - 2
Southampton - 5 £40,500 -
Oxford - 5 £65,000 - 2
Leeds - 5 £55,000 - 1
Bristol +5 4 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 4 - - 2
Nottingham +1 4 - - 2
Surrey - 3 £62,500 - 1
Worcestershire +2 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cambridge -33 2 - -
Fareham - 2 - -
Grantham - 2 £50,000 -
Guildford - 2 £63,750 - 1
Hereford - 2 £45,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £45,000 -

Lead Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 167 (95.98%) Software Engineering
2 85 (48.85%) Java
3 69 (39.66%) HTML
3 69 (39.66%) .NET
4 67 (38.51%) C#
5 60 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 57 (32.76%) SQL
7 50 (28.74%) CSS
8 49 (28.16%) TDD
9 48 (27.59%) HTML5
10 46 (26.44%) Linux
11 39 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (21.84%) C++
13 36 (20.69%) ASP.NET
13 36 (20.69%) OO
14 34 (19.54%) J2EE
14 34 (19.54%) Spring
14 34 (19.54%) Degree
15 33 (18.97%) MVC
16 32 (18.39%) jQuery
17 29 (16.67%) CSS3
18 28 (16.09%) WCF
19 27 (15.52%) Visual Studio
20 24 (13.79%) Subversion
20 24 (13.79%) Web Development
21 23 (13.22%) Computer Science
21 23 (13.22%) Scrum
22 22 (12.64%) Oracle
22 22 (12.64%) UNIX
22 22 (12.64%) Hibernate

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 20 (11.49%) Apache
2 9 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.45%) CMS
4 5 (2.87%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.30%) Jetty
6 3 (1.72%) nginx
6 3 (1.72%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.72%) Drupal
6 3 (1.72%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.15%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.15%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.15%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (5.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.60%) HTTP
2 5 (2.87%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.72%) OpenVPN
4 2 (1.15%) Internet
5 1 (0.57%) SMTP
5 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.57%) DNS
5 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.92%) MySQL
3 9 (5.17%) Big Data
4 8 (4.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.72%) MS Access
6 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.72%) Riak
7 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.57%) HBase
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (15.52%) Visual Studio
2 24 (13.79%) Subversion
3 21 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (12.07%) Hudson
3 21 (12.07%) Jenkins
4 20 (11.49%) Maven
5 19 (10.92%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.30%) GCC
6 4 (2.30%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.30%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.72%) TestNG
7 3 (1.72%) JUnit
8 2 (1.15%) Gradle
8 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.15%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.15%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.57%) Selenium
9 1 (0.57%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (12.07%) Retail
2 18 (10.34%) Finance
3 10 (5.75%) Publishing
4 7 (4.02%) Games
5 6 (3.45%) Legal
6 5 (2.87%) Banking
6 5 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.30%) Front Office
8 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.15%) Advertising
9 2 (1.15%) Marketing
9 2 (1.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (39.66%) HTML
1 69 (39.66%) .NET
2 50 (28.74%) CSS
3 48 (27.59%) HTML5
4 36 (20.69%) ASP.NET
5 34 (19.54%) J2EE
5 34 (19.54%) Spring
6 32 (18.39%) jQuery
7 29 (16.67%) CSS3
8 28 (16.09%) WCF
9 22 (12.64%) Hibernate
10 19 (10.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (7.47%) XML
12 12 (6.90%) Web Services
13 9 (5.17%) LAMP
14 7 (4.02%) OpenGL
14 7 (4.02%) Ajax
14 7 (4.02%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (3.45%) Backbone.js
15 6 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.22%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.64%) Inversion of Control
3 20 (11.49%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (6.90%) Open Source
4 12 (6.90%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (4.60%) Digital Media
7 7 (4.02%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.87%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.72%) CCTV
10 2 (1.15%) Semantic Web
10 2 (1.15%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.15%) PKI
10 2 (1.15%) Social Gaming
11 1 (0.57%) Physics
11 1 (0.57%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.57%) NHS
11 1 (0.57%) DTV
11 1 (0.57%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (26.44%) Linux
2 22 (12.64%) UNIX
3 11 (6.32%) Windows
4 10 (5.75%) Android
5 9 (5.17%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.72%) CentOS
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.57%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (95.98%) Software Engineering
2 49 (28.16%) TDD
3 39 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (20.69%) OO
5 33 (18.97%) MVC
6 24 (13.79%) Web Development
7 23 (13.22%) Scrum
8 21 (12.07%) E-Commerce
8 21 (12.07%) Dependency Injection
9 20 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (9.20%) UML
12 14 (8.05%) Multithreading
13 11 (6.32%) OOP
14 9 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (4.60%) Unit Testing
15 8 (4.60%) SOA
16 7 (4.02%) Android Development
17 6 (3.45%) iOS Development
17 6 (3.45%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 85 (48.85%) Java
2 67 (38.51%) C#
3 60 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 57 (32.76%) SQL
5 38 (21.84%) C++
6 20 (11.49%) T-SQL
6 20 (11.49%) PHP
7 19 (10.92%) C
8 15 (8.62%) Bash Shell
9 14 (8.05%) Perl
10 10 (5.75%) Python
11 6 (3.45%) Ruby
11 6 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.30%) VB
13 3 (1.72%) VBA
14 2 (1.15%) VC++
14 2 (1.15%) PowerHouse
14 2 (1.15%) F#
14 2 (1.15%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (19.54%) Degree
2 13 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) QA
2 5 (2.87%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.15%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.57%) TickIT
4 1 (0.57%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (2.30%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.72%) NFS
2 3 (1.72%) Postfix
2 3 (1.72%) Varnish
3 1 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (4.60%) Puppet
2 6 (3.45%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.72%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.57%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.57%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (12.64%) Oracle
2 11 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.45%) Borland
4 5 (2.87%) Sybase
4 5 (2.87%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.30%) Embarcadero
6 3 (1.72%) Zend
6 3 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.15%) Apple
7 2 (1.15%) Adobe
7 2 (1.15%) JBoss
7 2 (1.15%) IBM
7 2 (1.15%) hybris
8 1 (0.57%) Perforce
8 1 (0.57%) Google
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Wenham Carter Ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent company benefits
Posted: 25 days ago