Period
to 25 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

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

Lead Software Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 217 246
Rank change year-on-year +39 +29 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 14 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 9
West Yorkshire median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +15.79% -26.92%
10th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £38,550
90th Percentile £82,254 £61,250 £54,850
Yorkshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -26.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,937 4,501 6,655
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 97.26% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,314 3,812 5,691
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in West Yorkshire

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in West Yorkshire

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Engineer in West Yorkshire

Lead Software Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. 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
Leeds +11 10 £63,750 +15.91% 5
Halifax +13 4 £77,000 - 2
Lead Software Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, Lead Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) AWS
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) PHP
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Azure
7 4 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 4 (28.57%) Python
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) Automotive
8 3 (21.43%) JCL
8 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (21.43%) CA
8 3 (21.43%) REXX
8 3 (21.43%) MySQL
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
8 3 (21.43%) COBOL
8 3 (21.43%) Coaching
8 3 (21.43%) Node.js
8 3 (21.43%) Groovy
8 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 3 (21.43%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (21.43%) IBM UrbanCode

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (7.14%) CICS
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Azure
3 2 (14.29%) GCP
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Mockito
General
1 4 (28.57%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) React
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Express
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Kafka
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blog
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (14.29%) Decision-Making
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 1 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (7.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) COBOL
4 3 (21.43%) Groovy
4 3 (21.43%) JCL
4 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 3 (21.43%) REXX
5 2 (14.29%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) Go
6 1 (7.14%) Java 8
6 1 (7.14%) Kotlin
6 1 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) CA
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Google