The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 164 191 205
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 152 141 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.57% 1.20% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.30% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 143 132 118
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £51,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Lead Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in the City of London

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 149 (56.87%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (41.60%) JavaScript
3 100 (38.17%) HTML
4 90 (34.35%) CSS
5 82 (31.30%) C#
6 78 (29.77%) Java
7 77 (29.39%) MVC
8 76 (29.01%) .NET
9 74 (28.24%) TDD
10 71 (27.10%) Scrum
11 70 (26.72%) HTML5
12 63 (24.05%) SQL
12 63 (24.05%) OO
13 60 (22.90%) Finance
14 57 (21.76%) CSS3
15 52 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
15 52 (19.85%) ASP.NET
16 47 (17.94%) SQL Server
17 41 (15.65%) AngularJS
18 39 (14.89%) jQuery
19 38 (14.50%) SDLC
20 37 (14.12%) Mentoring
20 37 (14.12%) PHP
21 36 (13.74%) Node.js
22 35 (13.36%) Banking
23 34 (12.98%) BDD
24 32 (12.21%) Oracle
25 31 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
26 30 (11.45%) User Experience
26 30 (11.45%) MySQL

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 36 (13.74%) Node.js
2 9 (3.44%) WordPress
3 7 (2.67%) IIS
3 7 (2.67%) Apache
3 7 (2.67%) CMS
4 6 (2.29%) SAS
5 5 (1.91%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.91%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.53%) MTS
6 4 (1.53%) CICS
7 3 (1.15%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.15%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.76%) Jetty
9 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.38%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Maya
2 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (6.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (3.82%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.15%) Primavera
4 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.38%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.38%) Tridion
5 1 (0.38%) Magento
5 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (4.20%) SaaS
2 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.53%) GitHub
4 3 (1.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) Office 365
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.44%) HTTP
2 8 (3.05%) Internet
3 4 (1.53%) Firewall
4 3 (1.15%) VPN
5 2 (0.76%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.94%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.45%) MySQL
3 24 (9.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (8.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (8.02%) Big Data
6 20 (7.63%) NoSQL
7 17 (6.49%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.58%) Cognos Report Studio
9 11 (4.20%) Hadoop
9 11 (4.20%) RDBMS
10 10 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (3.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 8 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (3.05%) OLAP
11 8 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.05%) OLTP
12 7 (2.67%) Cognos Event Studio
12 7 (2.67%) Cognos Metric Studio
12 7 (2.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 6 (2.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 26 (9.92%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.63%) Jasmine
3 18 (6.87%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.49%) Subversion
5 15 (5.73%) TeamCity
6 13 (4.96%) Selenium
6 13 (4.96%) NUnit
7 12 (4.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 12 (4.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (4.58%) SpecFlow
8 11 (4.20%) Maven
9 6 (2.29%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.29%) JSUnit
10 5 (1.91%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.53%) Grunt
12 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.15%) gulp
13 2 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 60 (22.90%) Finance
2 35 (13.36%) Banking
3 27 (10.31%) Front Office
4 13 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.58%) Advertising
6 10 (3.82%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.82%) Marketing
7 8 (3.05%) Retail
7 8 (3.05%) Games
8 7 (2.67%) Law
8 7 (2.67%) Back Office
9 5 (1.91%) Publishing
10 3 (1.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (38.17%) HTML
2 90 (34.35%) CSS
3 76 (29.01%) .NET
4 70 (26.72%) HTML5
5 57 (21.76%) CSS3
6 52 (19.85%) ASP.NET
7 41 (15.65%) AngularJS
8 39 (14.89%) jQuery
9 31 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (10.31%) Web Services
10 27 (10.31%) .NET Framework
10 27 (10.31%) WPF
11 23 (8.78%) Entity Framework
12 22 (8.40%) WCF
12 22 (8.40%) Backbone.js
13 20 (7.63%) Spring
14 19 (7.25%) REST
15 18 (6.87%) RESTful
16 16 (6.11%) XML
17 15 (5.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.45%) User Experience
2 24 (9.16%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.82%) Equities
5 8 (3.05%) PMI
6 7 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.67%) Derivative
7 6 (2.29%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.29%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.29%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.53%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.53%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.53%) Blog
9 3 (1.15%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.16%) Linux
2 17 (6.49%) UNIX
3 9 (3.44%) Windows
4 8 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.67%) Android
6 5 (1.91%) CoreOS
7 3 (1.15%) AIX
8 2 (0.76%) Solaris
9 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (56.87%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (29.39%) MVC
3 74 (28.24%) TDD
4 71 (27.10%) Scrum
5 63 (24.05%) OO
6 52 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (14.50%) SDLC
8 37 (14.12%) Mentoring
9 34 (12.98%) BDD
10 29 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (9.54%) Multithreading
11 25 (9.54%) Unit Testing
12 21 (8.02%) E-Commerce
13 20 (7.63%) ETL
14 17 (6.49%) MVVM
15 15 (5.73%) Waterfall
15 15 (5.73%) Analytics
15 15 (5.73%) Pair Programming
16 14 (5.34%) Project Management
16 14 (5.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 109 (41.60%) JavaScript
2 82 (31.30%) C#
3 78 (29.77%) Java
4 63 (24.05%) SQL
5 37 (14.12%) PHP
6 30 (11.45%) T-SQL
7 22 (8.40%) Scala
8 20 (7.63%) Python
9 18 (6.87%) Ruby
10 13 (4.96%) PowerShell
11 12 (4.58%) Perl
12 10 (3.82%) C
13 8 (3.05%) C++
14 7 (2.67%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.91%) F#
16 4 (1.53%) COBOL
16 4 (1.53%) JCL
17 3 (1.15%) Objective-C
17 3 (1.15%) Groovy
17 3 (1.15%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 30 (11.45%) Degree
2 8 (3.05%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.67%) OCP
3 7 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.58%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.44%) Docker
2 4 (1.53%) LXC
3 3 (1.15%) HDFS
4 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (3.05%) Puppet
2 5 (1.91%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.15%) Nagios
3 3 (1.15%) Capistrano
3 3 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) Salt
5 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (12.21%) Oracle
2 20 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.87%) Cognos
4 12 (4.58%) Google
5 10 (3.82%) IBM
6 6 (2.29%) OpenText
7 5 (1.91%) Facebook
8 4 (1.53%) TOWER Software
9 3 (1.15%) Adobe
9 3 (1.15%) Sun
9 3 (1.15%) HP
9 3 (1.15%) Planview
9 3 (1.15%) Zend
9 3 (1.15%) Splunk
10 2 (0.76%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.76%) StreamBase
10 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.76%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.38%) Citrix
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Posted: Yesterday
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