The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer 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 Engineer
England / South West
Rank 212 243 231
Rank change year-on-year +31 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 26 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 10
Median salary £42,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.57% -3.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,520 £47,150 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -8.63% +12.24%  

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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in the South West

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in the South West

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Engineer in the South West

Lead Software Engineer
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 Engineer 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 +11 19 £42,000 -8.19%
Bristol - 3 £48,750 -
Dorset - 3 £40,000 - 1
Devon - 1 £36,301 -
Lead Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (84.31%) Java
2 38 (74.51%) Software Engineering
3 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (56.86%) Hadoop
5 25 (49.02%) C
6 24 (47.06%) Scrum
7 21 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (39.22%) HTML
8 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
9 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
9 19 (37.25%) Apache Spark
9 19 (37.25%) Apache Hive
9 19 (37.25%) Apache Pig
10 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
11 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
11 16 (31.37%) Automated Testing
11 16 (31.37%) C++
12 15 (29.41%) .NET
13 14 (27.45%) C#
14 13 (25.49%) Apache Accumulo
14 13 (25.49%) Vagrant
14 13 (25.49%) Oozie
14 13 (25.49%) HBase
14 13 (25.49%) Ansible
14 13 (25.49%) Docker
15 12 (23.53%) Line Management
15 12 (23.53%) Linux
15 12 (23.53%) Degree
16 11 (21.57%) Python
17 10 (19.61%) MongoDB

Lead Software Engineer 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 19 (37.25%) Apache Pig
1 19 (37.25%) Apache Spark
2 6 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Kerberos
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) HTTP
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (56.86%) Hadoop
2 19 (37.25%) Apache Hive
3 13 (25.49%) Apache Accumulo
3 13 (25.49%) HBase
4 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
5 6 (11.76%) Big Data
5 6 (11.76%) MySQL
5 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
5 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Vagrant
2 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.84%) Electronics
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Avionics
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) HTML
2 15 (29.41%) .NET
3 10 (19.61%) HTML5
4 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
4 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
4 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
4 8 (15.69%) CSS
4 8 (15.69%) Hibernate
4 8 (15.69%) Spring
5 7 (13.73%) Java EE
5 7 (13.73%) jQuery
5 7 (13.73%) Node.js
5 7 (13.73%) Web Services
5 7 (13.73%) XML
6 6 (11.76%) Apache Camel
6 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (11.76%) Entity Framework
6 6 (11.76%) RESTful
6 6 (11.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) PKI
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Digital TV
2 3 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.88%) MPEG
3 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) Software Engineering
2 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) Scrum
4 21 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (31.37%) Automated Testing
5 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
6 12 (23.53%) Line Management
7 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
8 8 (15.69%) System Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
9 7 (13.73%) TDD
10 6 (11.76%) Data Analytics
10 6 (11.76%) MVC
10 6 (11.76%) Process Management
10 6 (11.76%) SDLC
10 6 (11.76%) Service Management
10 6 (11.76%) Time Management
10 6 (11.76%) Visualisation
10 6 (11.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) Java
2 25 (49.02%) C
3 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 16 (31.37%) C++
5 14 (27.45%) C#
6 11 (21.57%) Python
7 9 (17.65%) Perl
7 9 (17.65%) SQL
8 7 (13.73%) Ruby
9 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
9 6 (11.76%) XPath
9 6 (11.76%) XQuery
10 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
11 3 (5.88%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (23.53%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) PhD
4 1 (1.96%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Docker
2 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Ansible
1 13 (25.49%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
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