The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 428 450
Rank change year-on-year +66 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 30 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 21
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14182 17817 20713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.56% 96.93% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11882 15144 16834
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,075 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 South East

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire +20 16 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +20 2 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Lead Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (91.11%) Software Engineering
2 53 (58.89%) Java
3 51 (56.67%) TDD
4 49 (54.44%) JavaScript
5 40 (44.44%) MVC
6 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (42.22%) C#
8 33 (36.67%) SOAP
9 31 (34.44%) Scrum
10 27 (30.00%) Finance
10 27 (30.00%) C
10 27 (30.00%) SQL
10 27 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 27 (30.00%) Apache Spark
11 26 (28.89%) REST
12 24 (26.67%) .NET
13 23 (25.56%) HTML
13 23 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (24.44%) C++
15 21 (23.33%) UML
15 21 (23.33%) AngularJS
16 20 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
16 20 (22.22%) Apache Hive
16 20 (22.22%) Big Data
16 20 (22.22%) Spark SQL
16 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
16 20 (22.22%) Code Coverage
16 20 (22.22%) Semantic Web
16 20 (22.22%) Apache Solr
16 20 (22.22%) Lucene

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 27 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 20 (22.22%) Apache Solr
2 20 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.78%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) HTTP
1 2 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 20 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 20 (22.22%) Big Data
2 20 (22.22%) Spark SQL
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.89%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.11%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Maven
2 18 (20.00%) Ant
2 18 (20.00%) Selenium
3 17 (18.89%) QUnit
4 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.22%) Subversion
7 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (30.00%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Military
3 9 (10.00%) Electronics
4 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.67%) Marketing
4 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.22%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.67%) SOAP
2 26 (28.89%) REST
3 24 (26.67%) .NET
4 23 (25.56%) HTML
5 21 (23.33%) AngularJS
6 20 (22.22%) JSON
6 20 (22.22%) Lucene
7 19 (21.11%) .NET Framework
7 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (21.11%) Entity Framework
7 19 (21.11%) Spring
7 19 (21.11%) XML
8 18 (20.00%) RESTful
8 18 (20.00%) Spring MVC
9 17 (18.89%) Dojo
10 7 (7.78%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (7.78%) WPF
11 5 (5.56%) CSS
12 4 (4.44%) LAMP
13 3 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Semantic Web
2 7 (7.78%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.33%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.22%) BBC
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Linux
2 10 (11.11%) Windows
3 5 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (91.11%) Software Engineering
2 51 (56.67%) TDD
3 40 (44.44%) MVC
4 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (34.44%) Scrum
6 21 (23.33%) UML
7 20 (22.22%) Code Coverage
8 19 (21.11%) OO
8 19 (21.11%) OOP
9 18 (20.00%) Open Source
10 17 (18.89%) Configuration Management
10 17 (18.89%) Customer Requirements
10 17 (18.89%) Requirements Analysis
10 17 (18.89%) SOA
11 16 (17.78%) People Management
11 16 (17.78%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.89%) Microservices
12 8 (8.89%) Refactoring
13 7 (7.78%) Pair Programming
13 7 (7.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.89%) Java
2 49 (54.44%) JavaScript
3 38 (42.22%) C#
4 27 (30.00%) C
4 27 (30.00%) SQL
5 22 (24.44%) C++
6 17 (18.89%) Groovy
7 11 (12.22%) Python
8 9 (10.00%) Ruby
9 4 (4.44%) PHP
10 2 (2.22%) PHP 5
10 2 (2.22%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) Degree
2 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) Docker
2 5 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) SAP
3 4 (4.44%) Zend
4 2 (2.22%) Sony
4 2 (2.22%) Twitter
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
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