The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Engineer
England / North West
Rank 248 237 247
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 9 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.053% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.055% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Median salary £50,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.82% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +12.24%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5865 5483 6340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.72% 97.06% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4606 5110
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in the North West

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in the North West

Lead Software Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 9 £50,500 +18.82% 1
Lead Software Engineer
England

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 North West region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 16 (72.73%) Java
3 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (59.09%) MySQL
5 11 (50.00%) Python
5 11 (50.00%) Ruby
5 11 (50.00%) Degree
5 11 (50.00%) jQuery
5 11 (50.00%) Node.js
6 10 (45.45%) C
6 10 (45.45%) SDLC
7 9 (40.91%) CSS
7 9 (40.91%) HTML
7 9 (40.91%) TDD
7 9 (40.91%) MongoDB
8 8 (36.36%) CSS3
8 8 (36.36%) HTML5
8 8 (36.36%) Spring
8 8 (36.36%) SQL
8 8 (36.36%) .NET
9 7 (31.82%) C#
9 7 (31.82%) Perl
9 7 (31.82%) Oracle
9 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
9 7 (31.82%) Scrum
9 7 (31.82%) Big Data
9 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
9 7 (31.82%) DevOps
10 6 (27.27%) Apache Spark

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (27.27%) Apache Pig
1 6 (27.27%) Apache Spark
1 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) MySQL
2 9 (40.91%) MongoDB
3 7 (31.82%) Big Data
4 6 (27.27%) Apache Hive
4 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
4 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
5 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Xcode
4 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.55%) Gradle
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Military
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) jQuery
1 11 (50.00%) Node.js
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) CSS3
3 8 (36.36%) HTML5
3 8 (36.36%) Spring
4 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
4 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
5 6 (27.27%) Apache Camel
5 6 (27.27%) Java EE
5 6 (27.27%) Middleware
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.09%) JSP
7 2 (9.09%) Qt
7 2 (9.09%) Servlets
7 2 (9.09%) XML
8 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 10 (45.45%) SDLC
4 9 (40.91%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) DevOps
5 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Analytics
6 6 (27.27%) Data Analytics
6 6 (27.27%) Information Security
6 6 (27.27%) Time Management
6 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (18.18%) MVC
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Validation
8 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) Python
2 11 (50.00%) Ruby
3 10 (45.45%) C
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) Perl
6 6 (27.27%) C++
7 4 (18.18%) Clojure
7 4 (18.18%) Embedded C
7 4 (18.18%) PHP
7 4 (18.18%) Scala
8 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) HNC
3 4 (18.18%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
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