The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 234 256
Rank change year-on-year -30 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 11 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.054% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.055% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Median salary £56,250 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -9.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  

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 6524 5469 6174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.75% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5332 4649 5044
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 -16 9 £60,000 +11.62%
Cheshire - 2 £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 24 June 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (65.00%) TDD
3 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (60.00%) jQuery
5 11 (55.00%) Java
5 11 (55.00%) .NET
5 11 (55.00%) MVC
6 10 (50.00%) HTML
7 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (45.00%) Linux
8 8 (40.00%) OO
8 8 (40.00%) SQL
8 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (35.00%) Degree
9 7 (35.00%) JIRA
9 7 (35.00%) HTML5
9 7 (35.00%) Scrum
9 7 (35.00%) C++
9 7 (35.00%) C
9 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (30.00%) DevOps
10 6 (30.00%) C#
10 6 (30.00%) PHP
10 6 (30.00%) Spring
10 6 (30.00%) Web Development
10 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (25.00%) CouchDB
11 5 (25.00%) Scala

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 3 (15.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (15.00%) Confluence
1 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) CouchDB
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (15.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (10.00%) Xcode
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) jQuery
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (35.00%) HTML5
7 6 (30.00%) Spring
8 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (25.00%) CSS
9 4 (20.00%) React
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
10 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.00%) Backbone.js
10 3 (15.00%) CSS3
10 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
10 3 (15.00%) JSON
10 3 (15.00%) Node.js
10 3 (15.00%) RESTful
10 3 (15.00%) Spring Boot
10 3 (15.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (65.00%) TDD
4 11 (55.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) OO
6 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
7 6 (30.00%) Web Development
8 5 (25.00%) Analytics
9 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
9 4 (20.00%) Microservices
9 4 (20.00%) SOLID
9 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Validation
10 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) C++
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) PHP
6 5 (25.00%) Scala
7 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
8 3 (15.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) Ruby
9 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (10.00%) Clojure
10 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
10 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
10 1 (5.00%) Perl
10 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (20.00%) HNC
2 4 (20.00%) HND
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
1 4 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Apple
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Sun
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
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