The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £47,960 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 224 242
Rank change year-on-year +20 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 27 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 6
Median salary £47,960 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.84% -2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £67,500
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 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 5136 5114 5837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.96% 97.63% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 4337 4923
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 23 June 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 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
Dorset +4 8 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Somerset -11 8 £32,500 -21.45%
Bristol - 8 £48,230 - 1
Devon - 2 £36,301 -
Gloucestershire +3 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Lead Software Engineer
England

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

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 West region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (88.68%) Software Engineering
2 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.94%) C
4 26 (49.06%) Java
4 26 (49.06%) Unit Testing
5 25 (47.17%) Test Automation
5 25 (47.17%) Scrum
6 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
6 24 (45.28%) HTML
7 22 (41.51%) .NET
8 21 (39.62%) C#
9 19 (35.85%) SQL
9 19 (35.85%) Line Management
10 17 (32.08%) C++
11 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
11 15 (28.30%) Windows
11 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
12 14 (26.42%) Linux
12 14 (26.42%) WPF
12 14 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (26.42%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
13 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
13 13 (24.53%) Web Services
14 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (20.75%) Embedded Systems
15 11 (20.75%) Oracle
16 10 (18.87%) Hadoop
16 10 (18.87%) Mentoring
17 9 (16.98%) Microservices

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 7 (13.21%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Pig
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Hadoop
2 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.55%) Apache Accumulo
4 4 (7.55%) Apache Hive
4 4 (7.55%) DB2
4 4 (7.55%) HBase
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) JIRA
2 6 (11.32%) Maven
2 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
3 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.55%) Artifactory
4 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
4 4 (7.55%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
2 4 (7.55%) Private Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) HTML
2 22 (41.51%) .NET
3 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
3 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
4 14 (26.42%) WPF
5 13 (24.53%) Web Services
6 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (15.09%) CSS
6 8 (15.09%) HTML5
7 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework
7 7 (13.21%) REST
7 7 (13.21%) RESTful
7 7 (13.21%) WCF
7 7 (13.21%) WinForms
7 7 (13.21%) XML
7 7 (13.21%) XSLT
8 6 (11.32%) J2EE
8 6 (11.32%) JMS
8 6 (11.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.32%) User Experience
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.66%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Digital TV
5 2 (3.77%) MPEG
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.55%) Unix
5 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (88.68%) Software Engineering
2 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (49.06%) Unit Testing
4 25 (47.17%) Scrum
4 25 (47.17%) Test Automation
5 19 (35.85%) Line Management
6 14 (26.42%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (18.87%) Mentoring
9 9 (16.98%) Microservices
10 8 (15.09%) Coaching
10 8 (15.09%) MVC
11 7 (13.21%) ETL
11 7 (13.21%) ITIL
11 7 (13.21%) Process Management
11 7 (13.21%) Refactoring
11 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
11 7 (13.21%) System Testing
11 7 (13.21%) UML
11 7 (13.21%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) C
2 26 (49.06%) Java
3 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
4 21 (39.62%) C#
5 19 (35.85%) SQL
6 17 (32.08%) C++
7 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
7 7 (13.21%) XPath
7 7 (13.21%) XQuery
8 6 (11.32%) Embedded C
8 6 (11.32%) Embedded C++
8 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
9 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.77%) Python
11 1 (1.89%) Perl
11 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.89%) PhD
4 1 (1.89%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Docker
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Ansible
1 4 (7.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
Wiltshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago