The median annual salary for a Lead Software Developer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Developer
England / South West
Rank 224 241 241
Rank change year-on-year +17 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 14 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.20% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.21% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 2
Median salary £42,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.57% +3.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £45,000 £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £60,000 £49,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £48,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -11.45% -8.57%  

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 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4916 5684 5841
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4103 4696 4888
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Somerset +2 10 £42,000 -8.19% 3
Bristol +4 2 £51,250 +13.88%
Devon - 1 £50,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 £42,500 -
Lead Software Developer
England

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 13 (86.67%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
3 11 (73.33%) Java
4 10 (66.67%) C
4 10 (66.67%) .NET
4 10 (66.67%) Automated Testing
5 9 (60.00%) C#
5 9 (60.00%) HTML
6 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
6 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (53.33%) SQL
6 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (40.00%) Line Management
8 5 (33.33%) TDD
8 5 (33.33%) MVC
8 5 (33.33%) Web Services
8 5 (33.33%) XML
8 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (33.33%) RESTful
9 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (26.67%) System Testing
9 4 (26.67%) WCF
9 4 (26.67%) WPF

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (33.33%) RESTful
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (26.67%) Entity Framework
6 4 (26.67%) WCF
6 4 (26.67%) WinForms
6 4 (26.67%) WPF
6 4 (26.67%) XSLT
7 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) CSS
8 2 (13.33%) HTML5
8 2 (13.33%) Node.js
8 2 (13.33%) React
9 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
4 10 (66.67%) Automated Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) Line Management
6 5 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Process Management
7 4 (26.67%) Release Management
7 4 (26.67%) Service Management
7 4 (26.67%) System Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) Workflow
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) ETL
9 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) C
3 9 (60.00%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (26.67%) XPath
5 4 (26.67%) XQuery
6 2 (13.33%) C++
7 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
7 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
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