The median annual salary for a Lead Programmer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Lead Programmer
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 889 935
Rank change year-on-year +38 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 11 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.027% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.028% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 19
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,000 £93,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £53,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -16.27% -6.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Lead Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Programmer in England

Lead Programmer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Lead Programmer in England

Lead Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Programmer in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Programmer in England

Lead Programmer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
London +9 8 £60,000 -
South East - 2 £44,516 -
East of England -2 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Lead Programmer
UK

Lead Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Lead Programmer 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 England region featuring Lead Programmer in the job title.

1 9 (39.13%) Games
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) Haskell
2 6 (26.09%) F#
2 6 (26.09%) Clojure
2 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
3 5 (21.74%) Unreal Engine
3 5 (21.74%) Fintech
3 5 (21.74%) ML
3 5 (21.74%) OCaml
3 5 (21.74%) Scala
3 5 (21.74%) PHP
3 5 (21.74%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) DSL
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) LAMP
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 3 (13.04%) CSS3
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management

Lead Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) SAS
1 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DSL
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 9 (39.13%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) LAMP
3 3 (13.04%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) Node.js
4 2 (8.70%) React
4 2 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.35%) Durandal
5 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.35%) Scalaz
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Fintech
2 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Life Science
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Complexity Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) Physics
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Statistics
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Clojure
1 6 (26.09%) F#
1 6 (26.09%) Haskell
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) C++
2 5 (21.74%) ML
2 5 (21.74%) OCaml
2 5 (21.74%) PHP
2 5 (21.74%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Scala
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Erlang
4 1 (4.35%) Go
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.35%) Cerner
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore