The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 78 78 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.43% 1.62% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.67% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 8
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +4.44%
Lead Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
890 957 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.68% 96.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 744 857 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 Bedfordshire

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £57,500 -
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
7 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
7 5 (35.71%) Scrum
7 5 (35.71%) Automotive
8 4 (28.57%) Android
8 4 (28.57%) MVC
8 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 3 (21.43%) HTML
9 3 (21.43%) CSS
9 3 (21.43%) WinForms
9 3 (21.43%) WCF
9 3 (21.43%) WPF
9 3 (21.43%) TDD
10 2 (14.29%) LINQ
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 2 (14.29%) Multithreading

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Moq
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) WinForms
4 3 (21.43%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) WPF
5 2 (14.29%) LINQ
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) JMS
6 1 (7.14%) JDBC
6 1 (7.14%) Servlets
6 1 (7.14%) Struts
6 1 (7.14%) EJB
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Android
1 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Open Text
2 1 (7.14%) Endeca