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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 83 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 33 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.18% 0.93% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 0.96% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 5
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £46,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,750 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
1466 1563 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.96% 96.96% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1237 1178
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (72.09%) Java
2 23 (53.49%) C#
3 20 (46.51%) Games
4 16 (37.21%) Software Engineering
4 16 (37.21%) Kanban
4 16 (37.21%) Scrum
4 16 (37.21%) UML
4 16 (37.21%) High Availability
4 16 (37.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 16 (37.21%) Mentoring
5 12 (27.91%) QA
5 12 (27.91%) .NET
5 12 (27.91%) DevOps
6 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
8 9 (20.93%) PHP
8 9 (20.93%) CSS
8 9 (20.93%) HTML
9 8 (18.60%) OO
9 8 (18.60%) MVC
10 7 (16.28%) User Stories
10 7 (16.28%) Entity Framework
10 7 (16.28%) REST
10 7 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (16.28%) TDD
10 7 (16.28%) WCF
10 7 (16.28%) Drupal
10 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
10 7 (16.28%) XHTML

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (16.28%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
1 6 (13.95%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 20 (46.51%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 12 (27.91%) .NET
3 9 (20.93%) CSS
3 9 (20.93%) HTML
4 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
4 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
4 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (16.28%) Entity Framework
4 7 (16.28%) REST
4 7 (16.28%) WCF
4 7 (16.28%) XHTML
5 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
5 6 (13.95%) J2EE
5 6 (13.95%) Spring
6 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.65%) Ext JS
6 2 (4.65%) HTML5
6 2 (4.65%) iOS SDK
6 2 (4.65%) jQuery
7 1 (2.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) High Availability
1 16 (37.21%) Kanban
1 16 (37.21%) Mentoring
1 16 (37.21%) Scrum
1 16 (37.21%) Software Engineering
1 16 (37.21%) UML
2 12 (27.91%) DevOps
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) MVC
4 8 (18.60%) OO
5 7 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (16.28%) TDD
5 7 (16.28%) User Stories
6 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.98%) CRM
8 2 (4.65%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.33%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (2.33%) Front End Development
9 1 (2.33%) OO PHP
9 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) Java
2 23 (53.49%) C#
3 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.93%) PHP
5 7 (16.28%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.65%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Google
2 1 (2.33%) DoubleClick
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