Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £57,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Lead Software Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 342 350
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 41 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.14% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.14% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 7
North West median annual salary £57,250 £57,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.44% +8.57% +23.53%
10th Percentile £43,275 £37,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £67,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12848 12139 12423
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10290 10208 10309
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Manchester +9 38 £57,500 +0.88% 2
Cheshire - 3 £48,750 - 1
Lead Software Engineer
England

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 37 (90.24%) Software Engineering
1 37 (90.24%) Java
2 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (70.73%) Spring
4 28 (68.29%) DevOps
5 21 (51.22%) Mentoring
5 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
5 21 (51.22%) E-Commerce
6 20 (48.78%) Linux
6 20 (48.78%) HTML
6 20 (48.78%) HTML5
7 19 (46.34%) CSS
8 18 (43.90%) MySQL
8 18 (43.90%) Scrum
9 17 (41.46%) Web Services
9 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
10 16 (39.02%) Node.js
11 15 (36.59%) TDD
12 14 (34.15%) Web Development
13 13 (31.71%) RESTful
13 13 (31.71%) MVC
14 12 (29.27%) Hadoop
14 12 (29.27%) JSON
14 12 (29.27%) Analytics
14 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
14 12 (29.27%) Coaching
15 11 (26.83%) React
15 11 (26.83%) Data Analytics
15 11 (26.83%) CSS3
15 11 (26.83%) jQuery

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 10 (24.39%) Apache Spark
2 7 (17.07%) Apache Pig
2 7 (17.07%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (12.20%) Apache Solr
4 3 (7.32%) Confluence
4 3 (7.32%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) SaaS
3 3 (7.32%) GitHub
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) MySQL
2 12 (29.27%) Hadoop
2 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
3 10 (24.39%) NoSQL
3 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
4 7 (17.07%) Apache Hive
4 7 (17.07%) Big Data
4 7 (17.07%) RDBMS
5 6 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (9.76%) CouchDB
7 3 (7.32%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
2 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Maven
2 3 (7.32%) Selenium
2 3 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (7.32%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.88%) Gradle
3 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (14.63%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) Spring
2 20 (48.78%) HTML
2 20 (48.78%) HTML5
3 19 (46.34%) CSS
4 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
4 17 (41.46%) Web Services
5 16 (39.02%) Node.js
6 13 (31.71%) RESTful
7 12 (29.27%) JSON
8 11 (26.83%) CSS3
8 11 (26.83%) jQuery
8 11 (26.83%) React
9 9 (21.95%) Hibernate
9 9 (21.95%) Spring MVC
9 9 (21.95%) Struts
10 8 (19.51%) JSP
11 7 (17.07%) Apache Camel
11 7 (17.07%) Java EE
11 7 (17.07%) LAMP
11 7 (17.07%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) PKI
2 5 (12.20%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Software Engineering
2 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (68.29%) DevOps
4 21 (51.22%) E-Commerce
4 21 (51.22%) Mentoring
5 18 (43.90%) Scrum
6 15 (36.59%) TDD
7 14 (34.15%) Web Development
8 13 (31.71%) MVC
9 12 (29.27%) Analytics
9 12 (29.27%) Coaching
10 11 (26.83%) Data Analytics
11 10 (24.39%) Microservices
11 10 (24.39%) SOA
12 9 (21.95%) BDD
12 9 (21.95%) OO
12 9 (21.95%) SDLC
13 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
14 7 (17.07%) Time Management
14 7 (17.07%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) Java
2 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.83%) C
4 8 (19.51%) Python
4 8 (19.51%) Ruby
5 7 (17.07%) C++
5 7 (17.07%) Perl
6 5 (12.20%) C#
6 5 (12.20%) SQL
7 4 (9.76%) Scala
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.44%) Go
9 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) Degree
3 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
4 7 (17.07%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Docker
2 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
1 7 (17.07%) VMware
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Apple
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Sun
3 1 (2.44%) Xamarin