The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 247 315
Rank change year-on-year +11 +68  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 1 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% 0.19% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.20% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 3
Median salary £55,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4949 6138 9863
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.30% 96.22% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4425 5605 8439
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in the City of London

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in the City of London

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 City of London region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) iTunes
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Protractor
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
City of London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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