Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 285 327
Rank change year-on-year -2 +42 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 43 56 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.52% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.54% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 28
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,100 £67,125
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 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 10031 10440 11540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.98% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8317 8817 9769
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 £24,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,300
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 West

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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 -10 21 £50,000 -4.76%
Somerset -25 9 £55,000 +17.02%
Wiltshire +11 7 £50,000 - 2
Dorset +3 3 £40,000 +23.08%
Gloucestershire +15 2 £50,000 -16.67%
Devon +14 1 £48,370 +2.91%
Lead Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (97.67%) Software Engineering
2 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (62.79%) Java
4 21 (48.84%) REST
5 20 (46.51%) Spring
5 20 (46.51%) Maven
5 20 (46.51%) SQL
6 19 (44.19%) HTML
6 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
7 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
7 17 (39.53%) CSS
7 17 (39.53%) Web Services
8 15 (34.88%) .NET
8 15 (34.88%) Microservices
9 14 (32.56%) C#
9 14 (32.56%) Finance
9 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (30.23%) JMS
11 12 (27.91%) Degree
12 11 (25.58%) CSS3
12 11 (25.58%) HTML5
12 11 (25.58%) Line Management
13 10 (23.26%) Linux
14 8 (18.60%) Manufacturing
14 8 (18.60%) Marketing
14 8 (18.60%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
15 7 (16.28%) RESTful
15 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
15 7 (16.28%) AngularJS

Lead Software Engineer 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 (13.95%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
2 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.30%) DB2
4 3 (6.98%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Maven
2 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
3 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
3 7 (16.28%) JIRA
3 7 (16.28%) TeamCity
4 6 (13.95%) Ant
4 6 (13.95%) Eclipse
5 4 (9.30%) Artifactory
5 4 (9.30%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.33%) Selenium
7 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Manufacturing
2 8 (18.60%) Marketing
3 7 (16.28%) Electronics
3 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) REST
2 20 (46.51%) Spring
3 19 (44.19%) HTML
4 17 (39.53%) CSS
4 17 (39.53%) Web Services
5 15 (34.88%) .NET
6 13 (30.23%) JMS
7 11 (25.58%) CSS3
7 11 (25.58%) HTML5
8 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
8 7 (16.28%) J2EE
8 7 (16.28%) Java EE
8 7 (16.28%) RESTful
8 7 (16.28%) Servlets
8 7 (16.28%) SOAP
9 6 (13.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (13.95%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
11 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
11 3 (6.98%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.98%) Fintech
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (97.67%) Software Engineering
2 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) Microservices
4 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (25.58%) Line Management
6 8 (18.60%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (16.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (16.28%) Programme Management
7 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (13.95%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.63%) MVC
10 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
10 4 (9.30%) OO
10 4 (9.30%) User Stories
11 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.98%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) Java
2 20 (46.51%) SQL
3 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
4 14 (32.56%) C#
5 7 (16.28%) C++
6 5 (11.63%) C
7 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.98%) PHP
9 2 (4.65%) Python
10 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.33%) XPath
10 1 (2.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) SAP
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft