Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 568 598
Rank change year-on-year +54 +30 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 33 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 49
South East median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +15.79% -20.83%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £68,375 £64,500
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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29304 33921 41438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.97% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24468 28449 34555
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in the South East

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in the South East

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Engineer in the South East

Lead Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley +59 17 £67,500 +38.46%
Oxfordshire +17 11 £76,750 +61.58%
Hampshire -2 11 £52,500 -
Berkshire +56 6 £65,000 +30.00%
West Sussex +2 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Surrey +14 2 £80,000 +33.33%
Lead Software Engineer
England

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (78.79%) Software Engineering
2 18 (54.55%) Java
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (42.42%) Python
4 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (39.39%) C++
5 13 (39.39%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) C#
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) Linux
8 8 (24.24%) OOP
8 8 (24.24%) REST
8 8 (24.24%) Machine Learning
9 7 (21.21%) Windows
10 6 (18.18%) J2SE
10 6 (18.18%) C
10 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 6 (18.18%) J2EE
10 6 (18.18%) SaaS
10 6 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (18.18%) Microservices
10 6 (18.18%) Apache Spark
11 5 (15.15%) Retail
11 5 (15.15%) WPF
11 5 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (15.15%) CSS
11 5 (15.15%) SOAP
11 5 (15.15%) SQL
12 4 (12.12%) .NET
12 4 (12.12%) HTML

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) SaaS
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JUnit
1 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Military
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) REST
2 6 (18.18%) J2EE
2 6 (18.18%) J2SE
3 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) SOAP
3 5 (15.15%) WPF
4 4 (12.12%) .NET
4 4 (12.12%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) RESTful
4 4 (12.12%) WinForms
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (9.09%) Spring
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) Kafka
6 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Software Engineering
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 8 (24.24%) Machine Learning
4 8 (24.24%) OOP
5 6 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (18.18%) Microservices
6 4 (12.12%) Line Management
6 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.12%) OO
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
6 4 (12.12%) UML
7 3 (9.09%) API Design
7 3 (9.09%) Coaching
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Kanban
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
7 3 (9.09%) People Management
7 3 (9.09%) Runbook
7 3 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) Python
3 13 (39.39%) C++
4 11 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (18.18%) C
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.15%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.09%) Ruby
8 2 (6.06%) R
8 2 (6.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 3 (9.09%) Sun
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) IBM