Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Programmer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 823 799 891
Rank change year-on-year -24 +92 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 9 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.013% 0.017% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.018% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 19
London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £57,000 £47,100 £47,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £147,000 £98,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +14.29%

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 66,993 66,267 80,917
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.03% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 55,374 56,021 69,839
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Programmer in London

Lead Programmer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Programmer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -27 7 £65,000 +32.65% 1
West London - 2 £75,000 -
Lead Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) REST
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Games
3 6 (66.67%) Microservices
4 5 (55.56%) Java 8
4 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (55.56%) Big Data
4 5 (55.56%) Apache Camel
4 5 (55.56%) Docker
4 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 5 (55.56%) JMS
4 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
5 2 (22.22%) Pega
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft

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 (22.22%) Confluence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Big Data
1 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 6 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) REST
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Camel
2 5 (55.56%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) Guice
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) IVR
2 1 (11.11%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Microservices
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Data Security
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Java 8
3 1 (11.11%) RPG
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Pega
1 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
2 1 (11.11%) IBM