The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Engineer
Rank 208 196 193
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.092% 0.11% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.12% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +30.13%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +25.00%
Lead Software Engineer
England

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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lead Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Worcestershire -4 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Warwickshire +15 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Birmingham - 1 £49,000 -
Lead Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) VBA
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) MS Access
5 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
5 3 (23.08%) Assembly Language
6 2 (15.38%) Borland
6 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (15.38%) Sybase
6 2 (15.38%) VC++
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) MFC
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) VB
6 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management

Lead Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MS Access
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) RSpec
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) MFC
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) JPA
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Yii
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
4 1 (7.69%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
1 2 (15.38%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) VBA
3 3 (23.08%) Assembly Language
3 3 (23.08%) C
4 2 (15.38%) VC++
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Sybase
1 2 (15.38%) Borland
2 1 (7.69%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft