The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 44 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.54% 1.57% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 1.61% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +5.55%
Lead Developer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
268 186 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.10% 97.38% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 228 166 292
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 19 (70.37%) XML
2 16 (59.26%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (59.26%) .NET Framework
2 16 (59.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (44.44%) XSL
4 12 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 12 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (33.33%) OO
6 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) SOAP
7 7 (25.93%) Web Services
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) Scrum
7 7 (25.93%) Objective-C
7 7 (25.93%) Smartphone
7 7 (25.93%) JSON
7 7 (25.93%) SQLite
7 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Android
7 7 (25.93%) iPhone
7 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
7 7 (25.93%) REST
7 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
7 7 (25.93%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (25.93%) Android Development
7 7 (25.93%) iOS Development

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Broadband
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (25.93%) SQLite
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) XML
2 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) .NET Framework
3 12 (44.44%) XSL
4 7 (25.93%) SOAP
4 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 7 (25.93%) JSON
4 7 (25.93%) REST
5 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.81%) Ajax
6 2 (7.41%) Ext JS
6 2 (7.41%) Zend Framework
7 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.70%) HTML
7 1 (3.70%) LAMP
7 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Smartphone
1 7 (25.93%) iPhone
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Android
1 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 9 (33.33%) OO
4 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (25.93%) Android Development
4 7 (25.93%) iOS Development
4 7 (25.93%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) Objective-C
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) PHP5
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Zend