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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 228 176 222
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 87 170 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 1.47% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.58% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 81 156 99
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
10077 10771 10831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 92.94% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8819 9263 9820
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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.

1 117 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (40.28%) Java
3 74 (35.07%) JavaScript
4 71 (33.65%) HTML
5 61 (28.91%) CSS
6 59 (27.96%) C#
7 58 (27.49%) TDD
8 56 (26.54%) .NET
9 46 (21.80%) MVC
10 41 (19.43%) Finance
11 39 (18.48%) ASP.NET
11 39 (18.48%) HTML5
12 33 (15.64%) Scrum
13 30 (14.22%) jQuery
14 29 (13.74%) SQL Server
15 26 (12.32%) Web Services
15 26 (12.32%) Microsoft
15 26 (12.32%) REST
16 25 (11.85%) Data Analysis
16 25 (11.85%) CSS3
17 24 (11.37%) SQL
17 24 (11.37%) WCF
17 24 (11.37%) Unit Testing
17 24 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (11.37%) BDD
18 23 (10.90%) E-Commerce
18 23 (10.90%) SOA
18 23 (10.90%) Mentoring
19 22 (10.43%) Banking
19 22 (10.43%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (5.21%) CMS
1 11 (5.21%) Node.js
2 6 (2.84%) WordPress
2 6 (2.84%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.37%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (1.90%) TeamSite
4 4 (1.90%) IIS
5 3 (1.42%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.42%) Mule
6 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.95%) JBoss
6 2 (0.95%) Apache
6 2 (0.95%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.42%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.42%) SaaS
2 3 (1.42%) Force.com
2 3 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.42%) Internet
2 2 (0.95%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) Extranet
3 1 (0.47%) RTP
3 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (8.06%) Big Data
3 14 (6.64%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.69%) Hadoop
5 11 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.27%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.79%) QlikView
9 7 (3.32%) MySQL
10 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.90%) Triplestore
11 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.42%) SQLite
13 2 (0.95%) Jackrabbit
13 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (9.00%) Git (software)
1 19 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (8.53%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.79%) Selenium
3 8 (3.79%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.32%) SpecFlow
4 7 (3.32%) Grunt
5 5 (2.37%) Yeoman
5 5 (2.37%) Maven
6 4 (1.90%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.42%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.42%) Ant
8 2 (0.95%) JUnit
8 2 (0.95%) ERwin
8 2 (0.95%) Toad
8 2 (0.95%) Hudson
8 2 (0.95%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.47%) Mockito
9 1 (0.47%) Robotium
General
1 41 (19.43%) Finance
2 22 (10.43%) Banking
3 14 (6.64%) Front Office
4 11 (5.21%) Advertising
5 7 (3.32%) Retail
5 7 (3.32%) Marketing
6 6 (2.84%) Publishing
7 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (33.65%) HTML
2 61 (28.91%) CSS
3 56 (26.54%) .NET
4 39 (18.48%) ASP.NET
4 39 (18.48%) HTML5
5 30 (14.22%) jQuery
6 26 (12.32%) REST
6 26 (12.32%) Web Services
7 25 (11.85%) CSS3
8 24 (11.37%) WCF
9 22 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (9.95%) AngularJS
11 20 (9.48%) .NET Framework
12 17 (8.06%) XML
12 17 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (7.11%) Ajax
14 14 (6.64%) RESTful
15 13 (6.16%) WPF
16 12 (5.69%) Backbone.js
17 11 (5.21%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.48%) Open Source
2 14 (6.64%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.21%) User Experience
4 10 (4.74%) Equities
4 10 (4.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.79%) Derivative
6 7 (3.32%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (3.32%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.37%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.37%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.90%) W3C
9 3 (1.42%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.42%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.95%) New Media
10 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.00%) Android
2 14 (6.64%) Linux
3 12 (5.69%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.27%) Windows
5 7 (3.32%) UNIX
6 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) Debian
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.49%) TDD
3 46 (21.80%) MVC
4 33 (15.64%) Scrum
5 25 (11.85%) Data Analysis
6 24 (11.37%) Unit Testing
6 24 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (11.37%) BDD
7 23 (10.90%) E-Commerce
7 23 (10.90%) SOA
7 23 (10.90%) Mentoring
8 22 (10.43%) Software Engineering
9 20 (9.48%) OO
10 19 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (8.06%) OOP
12 15 (7.11%) Analytics
13 14 (6.64%) Web Development
14 13 (6.16%) Technical Architecture
14 13 (6.16%) Workflow
14 13 (6.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 85 (40.28%) Java
2 74 (35.07%) JavaScript
3 59 (27.96%) C#
4 24 (11.37%) SQL
5 18 (8.53%) Python
6 17 (8.06%) C++
7 16 (7.58%) PHP
8 11 (5.21%) Ruby
9 7 (3.32%) VB
10 5 (2.37%) VBScript
10 5 (2.37%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.90%) SPARQL
12 3 (1.42%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.42%) Clojure
12 3 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.42%) C
12 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.95%) PHP5
14 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (8.06%) Degree
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.27%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) WCAG
3 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.95%) Varnish
3 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
1 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.27%) Oracle
3 7 (3.32%) Google
4 6 (2.84%) Cognos
4 6 (2.84%) IBM
5 5 (2.37%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.37%) Facebook
6 4 (1.90%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.90%) Zend
6 4 (1.90%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.42%) Adobe
7 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.42%) VMware
8 2 (0.95%) SAP
8 2 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.95%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.47%) ATG
9 1 (0.47%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.47%) Telerik
9 1 (0.47%) Actimize
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Environment
Posted: Yesterday
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
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BIAARS
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £600000 per annum + Bounus and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago