Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Programmer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 863 887
Rank change year-on-year +40 +24 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 11 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.028% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.029% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 20
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £49,650 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £108,000 £80,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -4.17%

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 69622 78905 85838
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 96.05% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 56139 68423 72444
London median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 (63.64%) Games
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) LAMP
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Haskell
5 2 (18.18%) Scala
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) DSL
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Clojure
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) OCaml
5 2 (18.18%) F#
5 2 (18.18%) Fintech
5 2 (18.18%) ML
6 1 (9.09%) Scalaz
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
6 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC

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 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LAMP
2 3 (27.27%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Scalaz
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fintech
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Clojure
3 2 (18.18%) F#
3 2 (18.18%) Haskell
3 2 (18.18%) ML
3 2 (18.18%) OCaml
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore