The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Lead Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 203 236 209
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 9 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.052% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.054% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Median salary £55,000 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -45.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4603 5595 4835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.36% 96.42% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3731 4640 4170
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

Lead Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Lead Software Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Lead Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Lead Software Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham - 8 £52,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £70,000 -
Lead Software Engineer
England

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Blog
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Subversion
7 2 (16.67%) Physics
7 2 (16.67%) Android
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Freescale
7 2 (16.67%) C
8 1 (8.33%) Secure Coding
8 1 (8.33%) Complexity Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
8 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
8 1 (8.33%) Qt

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Qt
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Blog
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) SUSE
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (8.33%) Complexity Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Secure Coding
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Clojure
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (8.33%) Erlang
4 1 (8.33%) F#
4 1 (8.33%) Haskell
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Freescale
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat