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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 196 204 221
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 127 129 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 1.09% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.17% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 118 123 119
Average salary £62,500 £64,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 138 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (41.37%) Java
3 86 (30.94%) HTML
4 81 (29.14%) JavaScript
5 77 (27.70%) CSS
6 72 (25.90%) C#
7 68 (24.46%) Scrum
8 62 (22.30%) TDD
9 56 (20.14%) .NET
10 50 (17.99%) MVC
11 48 (17.27%) HTML5
12 47 (16.91%) Finance
13 44 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (15.11%) ASP.NET
15 39 (14.03%) jQuery
16 38 (13.67%) E-Commerce
17 37 (13.31%) Data Analysis
18 35 (12.59%) BDD
19 34 (12.23%) NoSQL
20 33 (11.87%) OO
21 32 (11.51%) MySQL
21 32 (11.51%) SQL
21 32 (11.51%) CSS3
22 31 (11.15%) Banking
23 30 (10.79%) Git (software)
24 29 (10.43%) Android
24 29 (10.43%) SQL Server
25 28 (10.07%) PHP
25 28 (10.07%) SOA
25 28 (10.07%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (7.19%) Apache
2 18 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.47%) Node.js
3 13 (4.68%) CMS
4 11 (3.96%) Drupal
5 10 (3.60%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.52%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.80%) Mule
8 5 (1.80%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.80%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.44%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.44%) Confluence
9 4 (1.44%) TeamSite
10 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.72%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.72%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.08%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) RTP
2 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.23%) NoSQL
2 32 (11.51%) MySQL
3 29 (10.43%) SQL Server
4 23 (8.27%) Big Data
5 18 (6.47%) Hadoop
6 15 (5.40%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.60%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.52%) QlikView
12 6 (2.16%) OLAP
12 6 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (2.16%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.80%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.44%) KDB
15 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (1.08%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 30 (10.79%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.19%) Ant
3 16 (5.76%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.68%) Maven
5 12 (4.32%) Cucumber
6 11 (3.96%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.60%) Behat
7 10 (3.60%) Gradle
7 10 (3.60%) Selenium
8 6 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.16%) JIRA
8 6 (2.16%) ERwin
9 5 (1.80%) Hudson
10 4 (1.44%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.44%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.44%) Log4j
10 4 (1.44%) Xcode
10 4 (1.44%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.08%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (16.91%) Finance
2 31 (11.15%) Banking
3 25 (8.99%) Marketing
4 24 (8.63%) Front Office
5 12 (4.32%) Retail
6 10 (3.60%) Advertising
7 6 (2.16%) Publishing
8 5 (1.80%) Games
9 3 (1.08%) Legal
9 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Billing
10 2 (0.72%) French Language
10 2 (0.72%) Back Office
10 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (30.94%) HTML
2 77 (27.70%) CSS
3 56 (20.14%) .NET
4 48 (17.27%) HTML5
5 42 (15.11%) ASP.NET
6 39 (14.03%) jQuery
7 32 (11.51%) CSS3
8 28 (10.07%) WCF
9 26 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (9.35%) REST
10 25 (8.99%) Web Services
11 24 (8.63%) AngularJS
12 22 (7.91%) J2EE
13 21 (7.55%) RESTful
14 17 (6.12%) Backbone.js
15 15 (5.40%) XML
16 14 (5.04%) SOAP
17 13 (4.68%) .NET Framework
18 12 (4.32%) WPF
19 11 (3.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.83%) Open Source
2 17 (6.12%) Derivative
3 14 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (5.04%) Equities
4 13 (4.68%) User Experience
5 10 (3.60%) Video on Demand
6 9 (3.24%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.88%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.88%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.52%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (1.80%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.44%) iPad
10 4 (1.44%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.44%) W3C
10 4 (1.44%) BBC
11 3 (1.08%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.43%) Android
2 23 (8.27%) Linux
3 19 (6.83%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.60%) Debian
5 8 (2.88%) Windows
6 5 (1.80%) UNIX
7 1 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.46%) Scrum
3 62 (22.30%) TDD
4 50 (17.99%) MVC
5 44 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (13.67%) E-Commerce
7 37 (13.31%) Data Analysis
8 35 (12.59%) BDD
9 33 (11.87%) OO
10 28 (10.07%) SOA
11 27 (9.71%) Unit Testing
12 25 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (7.91%) Software Engineering
14 19 (6.83%) Analytics
15 18 (6.47%) Web Development
16 17 (6.12%) Release Management
16 17 (6.12%) Android Development
17 16 (5.76%) Mentoring
17 16 (5.76%) Multithreading
17 16 (5.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 115 (41.37%) Java
2 81 (29.14%) JavaScript
3 72 (25.90%) C#
4 32 (11.51%) SQL
5 28 (10.07%) PHP
6 26 (9.35%) Python
7 18 (6.47%) C++
8 17 (6.12%) Ruby
9 8 (2.88%) VB
10 6 (2.16%) PHP5
11 5 (1.80%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.44%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.44%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.08%) C
13 3 (1.08%) Clojure
14 2 (0.72%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.72%) XPath
14 2 (0.72%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.36%) ISEB
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.36%) CFA
2 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.80%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) WCAG
3 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (3.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Capistrano
1 3 (1.08%) Puppet
1 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (5.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.88%) Oracle
2 8 (2.88%) ATG
2 8 (2.88%) Zend
3 7 (2.52%) SAP
4 6 (2.16%) Google
4 6 (2.16%) Facebook
5 5 (1.80%) JBoss
6 4 (1.44%) Adobe
6 4 (1.44%) Interwoven
6 4 (1.44%) Intershop
6 4 (1.44%) hybris
6 4 (1.44%) Endeca
6 4 (1.44%) Demandware
7 2 (0.72%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.72%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.36%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.36%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.36%) Actimize
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