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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 95 79 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 10 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.87% 1.08% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 2
Average salary £54,250 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
1116 877 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 97.13% 95.02% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 954 795 881
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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
Bedford -11 6 £58,000 +10.47%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £31,000 -
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (93.10%) C#
3 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET
3 24 (82.76%) Scrum
4 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
5 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
5 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (65.52%) WCF
6 19 (65.52%) MVC
7 18 (62.07%) TDD
8 17 (58.62%) LINQ
8 17 (58.62%) .NET Framework
9 16 (55.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 15 (51.72%) SQL
11 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (41.38%) WPF
12 12 (41.38%) WinForms
12 12 (41.38%) T-SQL
12 12 (41.38%) Windows
12 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
13 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
13 11 (37.93%) OOD
13 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (37.93%) Multithreading
14 10 (34.48%) Moq
14 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (34.48%) Subversion
14 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
14 10 (34.48%) OO
15 8 (27.59%) ADO.NET

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Subversion
1 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (34.48%) Moq
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET
3 19 (65.52%) WCF
4 17 (58.62%) .NET Framework
4 17 (58.62%) LINQ
5 16 (55.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (41.38%) WPF
6 12 (41.38%) WinForms
7 8 (27.59%) ADO.NET
7 8 (27.59%) Silverlight
8 5 (17.24%) HTML
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (17.24%) CSS
9 3 (10.34%) HTML5
10 2 (6.90%) jQuery
10 2 (6.90%) Ajax
10 2 (6.90%) REST
10 2 (6.90%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Scrum
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) MVC
4 18 (62.07%) TDD
5 11 (37.93%) OOD
5 11 (37.93%) Multithreading
6 10 (34.48%) OO
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) Product Management
8 4 (13.79%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) SOA
9 1 (3.45%) ETL
9 1 (3.45%) Content Management
9 1 (3.45%) Document Management
9 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Content Management
9 1 (3.45%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft