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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 225 194 186
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 94 129 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 1.14% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.23% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 93 114 120
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £97,500
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
9750 10469 10312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.27% 92.66% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8310 8802 9165
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 30 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 30 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 94 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.03%) JavaScript
3 61 (34.46%) MVC
4 60 (33.90%) .NET
5 58 (32.77%) TDD
6 54 (30.51%) Java
7 53 (29.94%) C#
8 51 (28.81%) HTML
9 47 (26.55%) CSS
10 45 (25.42%) ASP.NET
11 34 (19.21%) SQL
12 32 (18.08%) SQL Server
13 30 (16.95%) Microsoft
14 29 (16.38%) Scrum
14 29 (16.38%) jQuery
14 29 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (16.38%) AngularJS
15 27 (15.25%) HTML5
15 27 (15.25%) Finance
15 27 (15.25%) Web Services
16 26 (14.69%) REST
16 26 (14.69%) Mentoring
17 25 (14.12%) Spring
18 22 (12.43%) OO
18 22 (12.43%) BDD
19 21 (11.86%) CSS3
19 21 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (11.86%) Degree
19 21 (11.86%) WCF
20 20 (11.30%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 15 (8.47%) CMS
1 15 (8.47%) Node.js
2 10 (5.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (5.65%) IIS
3 8 (4.52%) WordPress
4 7 (3.95%) Umbraco
4 7 (3.95%) Apache
5 5 (2.82%) Magnolia
6 4 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.13%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.56%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.56%) Kentico
9 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.56%) FastStats
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.08%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (3.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (2.82%) Markit EDM
4 3 (1.69%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (1.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.95%) SaaS
3 4 (2.26%) Force.com
3 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.95%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) Extranet
3 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.21%) Big Data
3 11 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (5.08%) Cognos Report Studio
4 9 (5.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 9 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.52%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.52%) MySQL
5 8 (4.52%) QlikView
6 6 (3.39%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.26%) SQLite
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (10.17%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (9.04%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.82%) Subversion
4 5 (2.82%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.26%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.26%) Grunt
5 4 (2.26%) Selenium
6 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.69%) Toad
6 3 (1.69%) Yeoman
7 2 (1.13%) Mockito
7 2 (1.13%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.13%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.13%) Maven
7 2 (1.13%) JUnit
7 2 (1.13%) jMock
8 1 (0.56%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.56%) JBehave
8 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (15.25%) Finance
2 20 (11.30%) Banking
3 11 (6.21%) Retail
3 11 (6.21%) Advertising
4 8 (4.52%) Front Office
5 6 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.69%) Automotive
7 3 (1.69%) Marketing
7 3 (1.69%) Interactive Media
8 2 (1.13%) Publishing
8 2 (1.13%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (33.90%) .NET
2 51 (28.81%) HTML
3 47 (26.55%) CSS
4 45 (25.42%) ASP.NET
5 29 (16.38%) jQuery
5 29 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (16.38%) AngularJS
6 27 (15.25%) HTML5
6 27 (15.25%) Web Services
7 26 (14.69%) REST
8 25 (14.12%) Spring
9 21 (11.86%) CSS3
9 21 (11.86%) WCF
9 21 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (10.73%) .NET Framework
11 15 (8.47%) Ajax
11 15 (8.47%) RESTful
12 13 (7.34%) XML
13 12 (6.78%) Hibernate
14 11 (6.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.17%) Mobile App
2 17 (9.60%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.34%) Open Source
4 9 (5.08%) User Experience
5 8 (4.52%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.26%) Social Media
7 4 (2.26%) Derivative
7 4 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.26%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.26%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.26%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.69%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.13%) PMI
9 2 (1.13%) DTV
9 2 (1.13%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.13%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.21%) Android
2 10 (5.65%) UNIX
3 9 (5.08%) Windows
4 8 (4.52%) Linux
4 8 (4.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Debian
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (34.46%) MVC
3 58 (32.77%) TDD
4 29 (16.38%) Scrum
5 26 (14.69%) Mentoring
6 22 (12.43%) BDD
6 22 (12.43%) OO
7 20 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (9.04%) E-Commerce
10 15 (8.47%) OOP
10 15 (8.47%) SOA
10 15 (8.47%) Unit Testing
10 15 (8.47%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.34%) Web Development
11 13 (7.34%) OOD
11 13 (7.34%) Workflow
12 12 (6.78%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.21%) Analytics
14 10 (5.65%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (35.03%) JavaScript
2 54 (30.51%) Java
3 53 (29.94%) C#
4 34 (19.21%) SQL
5 18 (10.17%) PHP
6 12 (6.78%) Python
6 12 (6.78%) Ruby
7 8 (4.52%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.95%) VB
9 5 (2.82%) VBScript
9 5 (2.82%) Groovy
10 4 (2.26%) Apex Code
10 4 (2.26%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.26%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.69%) C++
12 2 (1.13%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.13%) VBA
12 2 (1.13%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.56%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 21 (11.86%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) Varnish
2 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Squid
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.17%) Oracle
3 13 (7.34%) Cognos
4 10 (5.65%) Sitecore
5 9 (5.08%) EPiServer
6 5 (2.82%) Demandware
6 5 (2.82%) hybris
6 5 (2.82%) Google
6 5 (2.82%) IBM
7 4 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.69%) Informatica
8 3 (1.69%) Tableau
8 3 (1.69%) Actimize
8 3 (1.69%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.13%) Zend
9 2 (1.13%) VMware
9 2 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.56%) Charles River
10 1 (0.56%) Adobe
10 1 (0.56%) Telerik
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £70000 - £1000000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 65000 with great benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AB Recruit
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus options plus bonus plus trainin
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + Package and Bens incl Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £60000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Triple Seven
Salary: £74000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: Very competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £54000 - £64000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Stock
Posted: 25 days ago