Period
to 21 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

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

Lead Software Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 186 210
Rank change year-on-year +12 +24 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 18 37 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.46% 0.79% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.81% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 10
East Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -15.18% -6.67%
10th Percentile £49,750 £42,500 £45,650
90th Percentile £69,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3,794 4,564 4,857
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 97.17% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,221 3,675 4,070
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,767 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +5.26%

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in the East Midlands

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in the East Midlands

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Engineer in the East Midlands

Lead Software Engineer
Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 13 £60,000 -14.29% 3
Leicestershire -17 4 £51,500 +14.44% 1
Lead Software Engineer
England

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, Lead Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) C#
4 9 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) AWS
6 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Big Data
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
7 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) JIRA
8 4 (22.22%) RESTful
8 4 (22.22%) UML
8 4 (22.22%) Google
8 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (22.22%) Kafka
8 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 4 (22.22%) GCP
9 3 (16.67%) GitLab
9 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) AWS
2 4 (22.22%) GCP
3 2 (11.11%) Azure
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Big Data
1 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon Aurora
2 3 (16.67%) HBase
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) BigQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Flink
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (16.67%) GitLab
5 1 (5.56%) Grunt
5 1 (5.56%) gulp
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) webpack
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) Kafka
4 4 (22.22%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Core
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) WinForms
6 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (22.22%) UML
5 3 (16.67%) BPMN
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Epics
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Sprint Retrospective
5 3 (16.67%) Sprint Review
6 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) Java 8
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Google
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Databricks
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle