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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 98 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 11 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.76% 0.62% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.66% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 18
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Lead Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1374 1670 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.28% 93.93% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1377 1411
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (77.14%) Java
3 19 (54.29%) OO
4 16 (45.71%) Spring
5 15 (42.86%) TDD
6 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 13 (37.14%) MySQL
8 12 (34.29%) Oracle
8 12 (34.29%) Maven
9 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
9 10 (28.57%) J2EE
10 8 (22.86%) SQL
10 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
10 8 (22.86%) jQuery
11 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (20.00%) HTML
11 7 (20.00%) Web Services
12 6 (17.14%) CSS
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 5 (14.29%) C++
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 5 (14.29%) Scrum
13 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
14 4 (11.43%) SDLC
14 4 (11.43%) OOP
14 4 (11.43%) Apache
14 4 (11.43%) C#
14 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
14 4 (11.43%) .NET
15 3 (8.57%) CRM

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (11.43%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (34.29%) Maven
3 3 (8.57%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Grunt
4 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) Spring
2 10 (28.57%) J2EE
2 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 8 (22.86%) jQuery
4 7 (20.00%) Web Services
4 7 (20.00%) HTML
5 6 (17.14%) CSS
6 4 (11.43%) .NET
7 2 (5.71%) XML
7 2 (5.71%) Dojo
7 2 (5.71%) HTML5
8 1 (2.86%) CSS3
8 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.86%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.86%) LINQ
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.86%) XSL
8 1 (2.86%) WinForms
8 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) RIA
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) GIS
2 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Ergonomics
3 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) OO
3 15 (42.86%) TDD
4 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) OOP
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
8 3 (8.57%) Kanban
8 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) CRM
8 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (5.71%) BDD
9 2 (5.71%) MVC
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.86%) User Stories
10 1 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) C++
4 4 (11.43%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago