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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 214 194 181
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 97 128 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 1.22% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.31% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 97 116 114
Average salary £62,500 £65,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.58% +13.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
9651 9763 10195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.29% 92.82% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8262 8270 9134
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 99 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.85%) JavaScript
3 63 (32.31%) .NET
3 63 (32.31%) MVC
4 62 (31.79%) TDD
5 61 (31.28%) Java
6 60 (30.77%) C#
7 57 (29.23%) HTML
8 49 (25.13%) CSS
9 47 (24.10%) ASP.NET
10 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
11 32 (16.41%) SQL
11 32 (16.41%) Microsoft
12 31 (15.90%) Finance
12 31 (15.90%) Scrum
12 31 (15.90%) Web Services
12 31 (15.90%) jQuery
13 30 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (15.38%) HTML5
13 30 (15.38%) REST
14 29 (14.87%) AngularJS
15 24 (12.31%) BDD
16 23 (11.79%) Git (software)
16 23 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (11.79%) WCF
17 22 (11.28%) Degree
17 22 (11.28%) Mentoring
18 21 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
18 21 (10.77%) CSS3
18 21 (10.77%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 16 (8.21%) CMS
2 12 (6.15%) Node.js
3 10 (5.13%) IIS
4 9 (4.62%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (4.10%) WordPress
5 8 (4.10%) Umbraco
6 7 (3.59%) Apache
7 4 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.05%) Magnolia
8 3 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.54%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.03%) TeamSite
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.03%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.03%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.51%) Kentico
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) FastStats
3 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (2.56%) Markit EDM
3 4 (2.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.54%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.51%) Magento
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.59%) SaaS
3 4 (2.05%) Force.com
3 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.08%) Internet
2 3 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) Extranet
3 1 (0.51%) RTP
3 1 (0.51%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.13%) Big Data
6 9 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.10%) QlikView
8 7 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.59%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.59%) Cognos Report Studio
8 7 (3.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 7 (3.59%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.08%) MySQL
10 5 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.05%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.74%) Visual Studio
2 19 (9.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.08%) Grunt
4 5 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.56%) Yeoman
5 4 (2.05%) Subversion
5 4 (2.05%) Selenium
5 4 (2.05%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.05%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.54%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.54%) Maven
6 3 (1.54%) Toad
7 2 (1.03%) JUnit
7 2 (1.03%) jMock
7 2 (1.03%) Mockito
8 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.51%) Robotium
8 1 (0.51%) QUnit
8 1 (0.51%) Jasmine
General
1 31 (15.90%) Finance
2 19 (9.74%) Banking
3 10 (5.13%) Retail
4 8 (4.10%) Front Office
4 8 (4.10%) Advertising
5 5 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.05%) Marketing
7 3 (1.54%) Interactive Media
8 2 (1.03%) Games
8 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (1.03%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (32.31%) .NET
2 57 (29.23%) HTML
3 49 (25.13%) CSS
4 47 (24.10%) ASP.NET
5 31 (15.90%) Web Services
5 31 (15.90%) jQuery
6 30 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (15.38%) HTML5
6 30 (15.38%) REST
7 29 (14.87%) AngularJS
8 23 (11.79%) WCF
9 21 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (10.77%) CSS3
9 21 (10.77%) .NET Framework
9 21 (10.77%) Spring
10 19 (9.74%) RESTful
11 16 (8.21%) Ajax
12 15 (7.69%) XML
13 14 (7.18%) JSON
14 11 (5.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.74%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.72%) Open Source
2 17 (8.72%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.10%) Fixed Income
3 8 (4.10%) User Experience
4 5 (2.56%) Equities
4 5 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.05%) Augmented Reality
5 4 (2.05%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.05%) Social Media
5 4 (2.05%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.54%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.54%) Semantic Web
6 3 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.54%) Derivative
6 3 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.67%) Android
2 11 (5.64%) Linux
3 10 (5.13%) Windows
3 10 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.10%) UNIX
5 3 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) CentOS
6 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (32.31%) MVC
3 62 (31.79%) TDD
4 31 (15.90%) Scrum
5 24 (12.31%) BDD
6 23 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.28%) Mentoring
8 21 (10.77%) OO
9 19 (9.74%) SOA
9 19 (9.74%) Unit Testing
10 17 (8.72%) Software Engineering
11 15 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 15 (7.69%) OOP
11 15 (7.69%) Web Development
12 13 (6.67%) Analytics
12 13 (6.67%) Workflow
13 12 (6.15%) OOD
13 12 (6.15%) UML
13 12 (6.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (33.85%) JavaScript
2 61 (31.28%) Java
3 60 (30.77%) C#
4 32 (16.41%) SQL
5 16 (8.21%) PHP
6 13 (6.67%) Python
7 11 (5.64%) Ruby
8 9 (4.62%) C++
9 8 (4.10%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.59%) VB
11 5 (2.56%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.56%) VBScript
12 4 (2.05%) Groovy
12 4 (2.05%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.54%) SPARQL
13 3 (1.54%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.03%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.03%) VBA
14 2 (1.03%) ActionScript 3.0
15 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (11.28%) Degree
2 6 (3.08%) VCP4
3 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) WCAG
3 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.05%) Varnish
2 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) Puppet
2 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.21%) Oracle
3 11 (5.64%) Cognos
4 9 (4.62%) Sitecore
5 8 (4.10%) EPiServer
6 6 (3.08%) IBM
7 4 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.05%) hybris
7 4 (2.05%) Demandware
8 3 (1.54%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.54%) Tableau
8 3 (1.54%) Zend
8 3 (1.54%) Google
8 3 (1.54%) VMware
8 3 (1.54%) Actimize
8 3 (1.54%) Informatica
9 2 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.03%) Adobe
9 2 (1.03%) Interwoven
9 2 (1.03%) Facebook
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