The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 57 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.60% 2.04% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 2.05% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Average salary £58,750 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
Lead Developer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
320 391 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.24% 99.74% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 296 321 213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Bedford region.

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Bedford

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (66.67%) WCF
4 6 (66.67%) WPF
5 5 (55.56%) LINQ
5 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (55.56%) WinForms
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) OO
5 5 (55.56%) OOD
5 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
5 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
5 5 (55.56%) Moq
5 5 (55.56%) N-Tier
5 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) Subversion
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Moq
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) WCF
3 6 (66.67%) WPF
4 5 (55.56%) LINQ
4 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) WinForms
4 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) OO
5 5 (55.56%) OOD
5 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft