Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 364 372
Rank change year-on-year +43 +8 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 41 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.023% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.024% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 1 15
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.43% -30.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £34,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £37,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11740 12701 14700
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.45% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9639 10550 12191
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in the East of England

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in the East of England

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Engineer in the East of England

Lead Software Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire +4 39 £60,000 - 4
Hertfordshire -2 1 £70,000 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £62,500 - 1
Lead Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 East of England region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 26 (63.41%) Multithreading
3 25 (60.98%) Degree
4 24 (58.54%) C
5 23 (56.10%) Linux
6 22 (53.66%) Wireless
6 22 (53.66%) Multithreaded Programming
7 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
7 9 (21.95%) C#
7 9 (21.95%) C++
7 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
7 9 (21.95%) SQL
8 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
8 8 (19.51%) .NET
8 8 (19.51%) HTML
8 8 (19.51%) CSS
8 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
8 8 (19.51%) Refactoring
8 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
9 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
9 5 (12.20%) OO
10 4 (9.76%) Electronics
10 4 (9.76%) OOP
10 4 (9.76%) Electronic Design Automation
10 4 (9.76%) Algorithms
11 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
11 3 (7.32%) Cross-Platform Development
12 2 (4.88%) Java
13 1 (2.44%) Hibernate

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (2.44%) JBoss
1 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 22 (53.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Ant
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
1 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
1 8 (19.51%) CSS
1 8 (19.51%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.44%) JDBC
2 1 (2.44%) JSP
2 1 (2.44%) Servlets
2 1 (2.44%) Spring
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 26 (63.41%) Multithreading
3 22 (53.66%) Multithreaded Programming
4 8 (19.51%) Refactoring
5 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
5 5 (12.20%) OO
6 4 (9.76%) Electronic Design Automation
6 4 (9.76%) OOP
7 3 (7.32%) Cross-Platform Development
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.44%) Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (2.44%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.44%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.44%) Line Management
8 1 (2.44%) Machine Learning
8 1 (2.44%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) C
2 9 (21.95%) C#
2 9 (21.95%) C++
2 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle