Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 207 248
Rank change year-on-year +41 +41 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 51 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.09% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 21
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £56,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.64% -2.61% +6.98%
10th Percentile £42,500 £52,300 £39,750
90th Percentile £70,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,250
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.80% +4.09%

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 4,531 5,076 6,418
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.41% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,581 4,223 5,067
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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
Leicestershire - 32 £45,000 - 4
Nottinghamshire +13 12 £70,000 +25.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £64,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £37,500 -
Lead Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 50 (98.04%) Software Engineering
2 37 (72.55%) Degree
3 32 (62.75%) Time Management
4 30 (58.82%) Manufacturing
4 30 (58.82%) C++
5 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (54.90%) C
6 28 (54.90%) Device Driver
6 28 (54.90%) Embedded Systems
7 25 (49.02%) Java
8 22 (43.14%) Subversion
9 21 (41.18%) GitHub
10 17 (33.33%) Marketing
10 17 (33.33%) C#
11 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
12 15 (29.41%) Firmware
13 14 (27.45%) Scrum
13 14 (27.45%) RESTful
14 12 (23.53%) Finance
14 12 (23.53%) Spring
15 11 (21.57%) TDD
15 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
15 11 (21.57%) HTML
15 11 (21.57%) Linux
15 11 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (21.57%) Modbus
15 11 (21.57%) CAN bus
15 11 (21.57%) RS-485
15 11 (21.57%) SDLC
15 11 (21.57%) FreeRTOS

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 5 (9.80%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 21 (41.18%) GitHub
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) Modbus
1 11 (21.57%) RS-485
1 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.88%) OLTP
3 2 (3.92%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) Subversion
2 10 (19.61%) Maven
2 10 (19.61%) Robot Framework
2 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
3 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.80%) Grunt
5 5 (9.80%) gulp
5 5 (9.80%) webpack
6 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.88%) Gradle
General
1 30 (58.82%) Manufacturing
2 17 (33.33%) Marketing
3 12 (23.53%) Finance
4 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Automotive
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) RESTful
2 12 (23.53%) Spring
3 11 (21.57%) HTML
4 9 (17.65%) CSS
4 9 (17.65%) HTML5
5 6 (11.76%) COM
6 5 (9.80%) CSS3
6 5 (9.80%) Polymer
6 5 (9.80%) Web Components
7 4 (7.84%) JSON
7 4 (7.84%) Node.js
8 3 (5.88%) .NET
8 3 (5.88%) Spring Boot
9 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.92%) Redux
9 2 (3.92%) REST
9 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (54.90%) Device Driver
1 28 (54.90%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (21.57%) CAN bus
3 7 (13.73%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.92%) Fintech
6 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) FreeRTOS
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Android
2 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) Software Engineering
2 32 (62.75%) Time Management
3 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
5 14 (27.45%) Scrum
6 11 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (21.57%) SDLC
6 11 (21.57%) TDD
7 7 (13.73%) OO
8 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.80%) BDD
9 5 (9.80%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 5 (9.80%) Fraud Detection
9 5 (9.80%) Machine Learning
9 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (9.80%) Secure Coding
10 4 (7.84%) Coaching
10 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.84%) MVC
10 4 (7.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) C++
2 28 (54.90%) C
3 25 (49.02%) Java
4 17 (33.33%) C#
5 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 8 (15.69%) Python
7 5 (9.80%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.88%) SQL
9 2 (3.92%) Java 8
9 2 (3.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (72.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Firmware
2 6 (11.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Google
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle