The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Engineer
UK / England
Rank 656 831 861
Rank change year-on-year +175 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 171 89 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.093% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.096% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 156 86 50
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £95,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +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 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 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in England

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in England

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Engineer in England

Lead Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
South East +113 60 £55,000 -8.33% 4
London +79 45 £72,500 +7.40% 7
South West +39 26 £42,000 -11.57% 3
East of England +39 13 £65,000 -35.00% 4
North West -11 9 £50,500 +18.82% 1
Yorkshire +29 7 £65,000 +30.00% 5
East Midlands +7 6 £40,000 -30.43% 2
West Midlands +34 5 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Lead Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 265 (91.38%) Software Engineering
2 177 (61.03%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (47.24%) Java
4 127 (43.79%) C#
5 120 (41.38%) JavaScript
6 119 (41.03%) TDD
7 117 (40.34%) .NET
8 84 (28.97%) HTML
9 82 (28.28%) MVC
10 79 (27.24%) Scrum
11 77 (26.55%) SQL
12 67 (23.10%) C
13 64 (22.07%) ASP.NET
14 61 (21.03%) Linux
15 58 (20.00%) Degree
15 58 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 56 (19.31%) Microsoft
17 49 (16.90%) CSS
18 47 (16.21%) Python
19 46 (15.86%) C++
19 46 (15.86%) Spring
20 45 (15.52%) Apache Spark
21 44 (15.17%) SQL Server
22 41 (14.14%) Apache Hive
23 40 (13.79%) Security Cleared
23 40 (13.79%) Finance
24 39 (13.45%) XML
25 38 (13.10%) MongoDB
25 38 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
26 37 (12.76%) Hadoop

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 45 (15.52%) Apache Spark
2 31 (10.69%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (9.31%) Apache Pig
4 14 (4.83%) Apache Solr
5 9 (3.10%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.76%) IIS
7 6 (2.07%) Apache
8 5 (1.72%) CMS
9 3 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.69%) Drupal
10 2 (0.69%) JBoss
11 1 (0.34%) Mongrel
11 1 (0.34%) nginx
11 1 (0.34%) OpenROAD
11 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (7.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (11.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.21%) SaaS
4 9 (3.10%) Office 365
5 5 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.69%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.34%) Heroku
7 1 (0.34%) IaaS
7 1 (0.34%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.76%) HTTP
2 7 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.07%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.38%) Internet
5 2 (0.69%) DNS
5 2 (0.69%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.69%) RS-232
5 2 (0.69%) RS-485
6 1 (0.34%) AMQP
6 1 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 41 (14.14%) Apache Hive
3 38 (13.10%) MongoDB
4 37 (12.76%) Hadoop
5 36 (12.41%) MySQL
6 32 (11.03%) Big Data
7 23 (7.93%) Relational Database
8 21 (7.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (5.86%) NoSQL
9 17 (5.86%) RDBMS
10 15 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (4.83%) Spark SQL
12 13 (4.48%) Apache Accumulo
12 13 (4.48%) HBase
13 5 (1.72%) DB2
13 5 (1.72%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (1.03%) Blockchain
15 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.90%) Selenium
2 20 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (6.55%) Maven
4 17 (5.86%) Ant
5 14 (4.83%) Visual Studio
6 13 (4.48%) JIRA
6 13 (4.48%) QUnit
6 13 (4.48%) Vagrant
7 10 (3.45%) Subversion
8 8 (2.76%) JUnit
9 6 (2.07%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.72%) NuGet
11 4 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.38%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.38%) NetBeans
12 3 (1.03%) Android Studio
12 3 (1.03%) Gradle
12 3 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.03%) Xcode
General
1 40 (13.79%) Finance
2 22 (7.59%) Military
3 14 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.48%) Retail
5 10 (3.45%) Electronics
6 9 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.76%) Banking
8 6 (2.07%) Marketing
9 4 (1.38%) Advertising
9 4 (1.38%) Games
10 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.69%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Avionics
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (40.34%) .NET
2 84 (28.97%) HTML
3 64 (22.07%) ASP.NET
4 58 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 49 (16.90%) CSS
6 46 (15.86%) Spring
7 39 (13.45%) XML
8 38 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (12.41%) HTML5
9 36 (12.41%) RESTful
10 34 (11.72%) Node.js
11 32 (11.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (11.03%) Web Services
12 30 (10.34%) SOAP
13 29 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 29 (10.00%) jQuery
14 26 (8.97%) Entity Framework
14 26 (8.97%) Hibernate
15 24 (8.28%) REST
16 23 (7.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.83%) Semantic Web
3 12 (4.14%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (3.10%) BBC
5 6 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.07%) PKI
6 5 (1.72%) Blog
6 5 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.72%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.03%) Digital TV
7 3 (1.03%) MPEG
8 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (0.69%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.69%) iPad
8 2 (0.69%) User Experience
9 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (21.03%) Linux
2 25 (8.62%) Windows
3 13 (4.48%) Unix
4 6 (2.07%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (1.72%) Android
6 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (91.38%) Software Engineering
2 177 (61.03%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (41.03%) TDD
4 82 (28.28%) MVC
5 79 (27.24%) Scrum
6 37 (12.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 34 (11.72%) Open Source
8 32 (11.03%) DevOps
8 32 (11.03%) SDLC
9 31 (10.69%) OO
10 29 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 27 (9.31%) Mentoring
12 26 (8.97%) UML
13 25 (8.62%) BDD
14 23 (7.93%) Waterfall
15 21 (7.24%) Line Management
15 21 (7.24%) Microservices
16 20 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (6.55%) Analytics
17 19 (6.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (47.24%) Java
2 127 (43.79%) C#
3 120 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 77 (26.55%) SQL
5 67 (23.10%) C
6 47 (16.21%) Python
7 46 (15.86%) C++
8 30 (10.34%) Ruby
9 24 (8.28%) PHP
10 19 (6.55%) Perl
11 16 (5.52%) Groovy
12 12 (4.14%) Scala
13 11 (3.79%) Embedded C
14 9 (3.10%) Bash Shell
14 9 (3.10%) T-SQL
15 8 (2.76%) PowerShell
16 7 (2.41%) PHP 7
17 6 (2.07%) Clojure
17 6 (2.07%) ES6
17 6 (2.07%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 58 (20.00%) Degree
2 40 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.55%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.76%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.76%) PhD
5 4 (1.38%) HNC
5 4 (1.38%) HND
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.24%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.03%) TickIT
3 2 (0.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (6.90%) Docker
2 14 (4.83%) Hyper-V
2 14 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.76%) Firmware
4 6 (2.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (5.17%) Ansible
2 13 (4.48%) Oozie
3 4 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.69%) Nagios
6 1 (0.34%) Opsview
6 1 (0.34%) Puppet
6 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.31%) Oracle
3 14 (4.83%) VMware
4 11 (3.79%) Zend
5 7 (2.41%) Sony
5 7 (2.41%) Twitter
6 5 (1.72%) SAP
7 3 (1.03%) Adobe
8 2 (0.69%) Apple
8 2 (0.69%) Freescale
8 2 (0.69%) Intel Security
8 2 (0.69%) Splunk
9 1 (0.34%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.34%) Google
9 1 (0.34%) New Relic
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.34%) Sun
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Taunton
Pearson Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum GBP To 70K +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum Up to £85K (neg) + 15% bonus + excellent ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum plus company benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
ColinDale, North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 6 days ago
West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £very competitive + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago
Wimbledon
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £70000 - £750000 per annum + Unique Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Basingstoke
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 27 days ago