Period
to 21 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Programmer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 782 803 821
Rank change year-on-year +21 +18 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 5 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.008% 0.023% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.024% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 11
London median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £69,750 £58,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £92,250 £77,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,750 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -14.23% +4.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 59,744 66,976 67,242
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 95.32% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 48,862 55,457 57,311
London median annual salary £62,375 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Lead Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Lead Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Lead Programmer in London

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, Lead Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Lead Programmer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Java 8
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) Terraform
4 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery

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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (20.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java 8
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Fidessa
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Murex
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore