The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Software Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 220 236
Rank change year-on-year +38 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.030% 0.040% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.042% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -8.63% +12.24%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3208 4724 5222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.71% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2602 3865 3870
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in Berkshire

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in Berkshire

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Berkshire region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible