The median annual salary for a Lead Programmer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Lead Programmer
England / London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 647 649
Rank change year-on-year +64 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 5 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.033% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.034% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 14
Median salary £75,000 £60,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £49,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £156,000 £94,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.31% -2.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32835 40862 43410
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.65% 96.04% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27639 35385 36545
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Programmer in London

Lead Programmer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Lead Programmer in London

Lead Programmer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Programmer in London over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Programmer in London

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 London region featuring Lead Programmer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) DSL
2 6 (50.00%) Haskell
2 6 (50.00%) OCaml
2 6 (50.00%) F#
2 6 (50.00%) Scala
2 6 (50.00%) Clojure
2 6 (50.00%) Fintech
2 6 (50.00%) ML
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Games
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (8.33%) PlayStation
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS

Lead Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) Scalaz
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (8.33%) PlayStation
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Clojure
2 6 (50.00%) F#
2 6 (50.00%) Haskell
2 6 (50.00%) ML
2 6 (50.00%) OCaml
2 6 (50.00%) Scala
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
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