Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 235 273
Rank change year-on-year +33 +38 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 14 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.29% 0.037% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.038% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 1
Leeds median annual salary £51,500 - £55,000
10th Percentile £39,000 - £52,500
90th Percentile £62,500 - £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £51,500 - £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4749 5333 6820
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 98.09% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4009 4597 5482
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in Leeds

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in Leeds

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Engineer in Leeds

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 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 Leeds region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Web Development
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) PHP
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 5 (35.71%) Coaching
6 4 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
7 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 3 (21.43%) CRM
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) LAMP
2 3 (21.43%) Laravel
2 3 (21.43%) Node.js
2 3 (21.43%) React
2 3 (21.43%) Symfony
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Web Development
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Coaching
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) CRM
7 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
7 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PHP
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Zend
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle