The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 229 258 265
Rank change year-on-year +29 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 13 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.21% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.099% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 5
Median salary £65,000 £100,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +263.63%  
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 the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5868 7083 7192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.06% 96.24% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4689 5722 5787
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 the East of England

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +17 10 £65,000 -35.00%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 - 4
Lead Software Engineer
England

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) C#
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (60.00%) MVC
4 9 (60.00%) Open Source
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (60.00%) Office 365
4 9 (60.00%) DevOps
4 9 (60.00%) Mobile Development
5 5 (33.33%) C
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) C++
7 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
8 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
8 2 (13.33%) Python
8 2 (13.33%) PhD
8 2 (13.33%) Ada
8 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
8 2 (13.33%) Signal Processing
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
8 2 (13.33%) Big Data
9 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 1 (6.67%) SDLC
9 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (6.67%) JIRA

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (6.67%) Mockito
1 1 (6.67%) Moq
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Military
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) DevOps
2 9 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 9 (60.00%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (13.33%) Signal Processing
4 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) C
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (13.33%) Ada
5 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
5 2 (13.33%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
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