The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 113 105 114
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 23 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.22% 0.68% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.70% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 6
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £54,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Lead Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1823 1703 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.46% 95.84% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1570 1355 1308
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Bristol

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 35 (50.72%) CSS
4 34 (49.28%) HTML
5 30 (43.48%) .NET
6 28 (40.58%) TDD
7 27 (39.13%) C#
8 23 (33.33%) MVC
9 22 (31.88%) PHP
10 18 (26.09%) Unit Testing
10 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
11 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
12 15 (21.74%) LAMP
12 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 15 (21.74%) Mentoring
13 13 (18.84%) User Experience
13 13 (18.84%) RESTful
13 13 (18.84%) MySQL
14 12 (17.39%) SQL
14 12 (17.39%) Windows
14 12 (17.39%) Linux
14 12 (17.39%) Android
14 12 (17.39%) Drupal
14 12 (17.39%) Marketing
14 12 (17.39%) Android Development
14 12 (17.39%) Node.js
15 11 (15.94%) MVVM
16 10 (14.49%) jQuery
16 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
16 10 (14.49%) Scrum

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 12 (17.39%) Drupal
1 12 (17.39%) Node.js
2 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.80%) CMS
3 3 (4.35%) WordPress
4 2 (2.90%) nginx
4 2 (2.90%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) SaaS
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) DataStage
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.14%) PHPUnit
3 6 (8.70%) Subversion
4 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.90%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 12 (17.39%) Marketing
2 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.04%) Advertising
2 9 (13.04%) Games
3 6 (8.70%) Finance
4 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.80%) Electronics
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.72%) CSS
2 34 (49.28%) HTML
3 30 (43.48%) .NET
4 15 (21.74%) LAMP
5 13 (18.84%) RESTful
6 10 (14.49%) jQuery
6 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
7 9 (13.04%) Symfony
7 9 (13.04%) REST
7 9 (13.04%) Laravel
8 8 (11.59%) CSS3
8 8 (11.59%) HTML5
8 8 (11.59%) React
8 8 (11.59%) Backbone.js
8 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.14%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (10.14%) Ajax
9 7 (10.14%) Web Services
10 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) User Experience
2 9 (13.04%) Xbox
3 4 (5.80%) DTV
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Windows
1 12 (17.39%) Linux
1 12 (17.39%) Android
2 9 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 9 (13.04%) Windows 8
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Phone
3 3 (4.35%) CentOS
3 3 (4.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.58%) TDD
3 23 (33.33%) MVC
4 18 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 15 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 12 (17.39%) Android Development
7 11 (15.94%) MVVM
8 10 (14.49%) Scrum
9 9 (13.04%) Pair Programming
9 9 (13.04%) System Testing
9 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.04%) iOS Development
9 9 (13.04%) SDLC
9 9 (13.04%) API Integration
10 8 (11.59%) OO
11 6 (8.70%) Project Planning
11 6 (8.70%) Web Development
12 5 (7.25%) BDD
13 4 (5.80%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 27 (39.13%) C#
3 22 (31.88%) PHP
4 12 (17.39%) SQL
5 9 (13.04%) XAML
6 5 (7.25%) Java
7 4 (5.80%) Ruby
7 4 (5.80%) Python
8 3 (4.35%) PHP5
9 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.45%) VB
9 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Xamarin
2 8 (11.59%) Zend
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.35%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) Talend
6 2 (2.90%) Informatica
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle