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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 92 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 16 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.13% 0.76% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.80% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 18
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
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
1353 1752 1708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.75% 95.22% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1471 1518
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 29 May 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (81.82%) Java
3 16 (48.48%) OO
4 15 (45.45%) Spring
5 13 (39.39%) TDD
5 13 (39.39%) Oracle
5 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
6 12 (36.36%) MySQL
7 11 (33.33%) Maven
8 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 9 (27.27%) Hibernate
8 9 (27.27%) J2EE
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 7 (21.21%) jQuery
11 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 6 (18.18%) Web Services
12 5 (15.15%) C++
12 5 (15.15%) HTML
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.15%) Apache
12 5 (15.15%) CSS
12 5 (15.15%) Scrum
12 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
13 4 (12.12%) SDLC
13 4 (12.12%) UNIX
13 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
14 3 (9.09%) C#
14 3 (9.09%) .NET
14 3 (9.09%) Firmware
14 3 (9.09%) Internet

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (15.15%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) JBoss
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
2 11 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Spring
2 9 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 9 (27.27%) J2EE
3 7 (21.21%) jQuery
4 6 (18.18%) Web Services
5 5 (15.15%) HTML
5 5 (15.15%) CSS
6 3 (9.09%) .NET
7 2 (6.06%) Dojo
7 2 (6.06%) XML
8 1 (3.03%) XSL
8 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.03%) WinForms
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.03%) CSS3
8 1 (3.03%) HTML5
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
8 1 (3.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) RIA
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.06%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.03%) Ergonomics
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) OO
3 13 (39.39%) TDD
4 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) OOP
8 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) Kanban
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.06%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (6.06%) BDD
10 1 (3.03%) MVC
10 1 (3.03%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (3.03%) Test-First Development
10 1 (3.03%) Information Management
10 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) VMware