Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 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 Developer
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 336 337
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 30 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.018% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.019% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 20
South West median annual salary £55,000 £53,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +18.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £41,250 £46,675 £38,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,225 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10013 10607 11545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 96.99% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8306 8964 9778
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Lead Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Developer in the South West

Lead Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Developer in the South West

Lead Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Developer in the South West

Lead Software Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bristol -2 21 £55,000 +18.28%
Somerset - 5 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire +30 4 £50,000 -16.67%
Lead Software Developer
England

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Lead Software Developer 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 West region featuring Lead Software Developer in the job title.

1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) HTML
2 18 (60.00%) C#
3 17 (56.67%) .NET
3 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
4 16 (53.33%) SQL
4 16 (53.33%) Java
5 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (46.67%) Spring
5 14 (46.67%) Degree
6 13 (43.33%) CSS
7 11 (36.67%) Finance
8 10 (33.33%) MVC
8 10 (33.33%) Web Services
8 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 8 (26.67%) Microservices
9 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
10 7 (23.33%) Programme Management
10 7 (23.33%) Electronics
10 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
10 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
10 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
10 7 (23.33%) SAP
10 7 (23.33%) RESTful
10 7 (23.33%) HTML5
10 7 (23.33%) REST
10 7 (23.33%) CSS3

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Ant
1 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Electronics
2 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
2 7 (23.33%) Marketing
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) .NET
3 14 (46.67%) Spring
4 13 (43.33%) CSS
5 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 10 (33.33%) Web Services
6 7 (23.33%) CSS3
6 7 (23.33%) HTML5
6 7 (23.33%) REST
6 7 (23.33%) RESTful
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.00%) JMS
7 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (10.00%) Node.js
9 3 (10.00%) React
9 3 (10.00%) Symfony
10 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
11 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 10 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (26.67%) Microservices
5 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (23.33%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (23.33%) Programme Management
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (10.00%) OO
8 2 (6.67%) Coaching
8 2 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
9 1 (3.33%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) C++
4 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) ES6
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) SAP
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle