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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 216 182 223
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 98 177 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 1.46% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.57% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 90 164 98
Average salary £57,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%
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
10319 11302 10851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.72% 92.97% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8983 9717 9896
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 £75,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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.

1 126 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (42.80%) Java
3 81 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 74 (30.45%) HTML
5 68 (27.98%) C#
6 66 (27.16%) CSS
7 63 (25.93%) TDD
8 60 (24.69%) .NET
9 52 (21.40%) Finance
10 51 (20.99%) MVC
11 45 (18.52%) ASP.NET
12 40 (16.46%) HTML5
13 39 (16.05%) jQuery
14 38 (15.64%) Scrum
15 37 (15.23%) SQL Server
16 35 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (12.35%) BDD
17 30 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (11.93%) WCF
18 29 (11.93%) SQL
18 29 (11.93%) OO
18 29 (11.93%) Data Analysis
19 28 (11.52%) E-Commerce
20 27 (11.11%) CSS3
21 26 (10.70%) Unit Testing
21 26 (10.70%) Web Services
21 26 (10.70%) SOA
21 26 (10.70%) Microsoft
22 25 (10.29%) Banking
23 24 (9.88%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (6.17%) CMS
1 15 (6.17%) Node.js
2 10 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.29%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.88%) Apache
4 7 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.06%) IIS
6 5 (2.06%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.06%) WordPress
6 5 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.06%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.65%) Confluence
7 4 (1.65%) Mule
7 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.65%) TeamSite
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.82%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 13 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.82%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.82%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.23%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) Force.com
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) Internet
2 2 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) Intranet
3 1 (0.41%) Extranet
3 1 (0.41%) RTP
3 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 18 (7.41%) Big Data
3 16 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (5.76%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.94%) MySQL
7 11 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.53%) QlikView
8 10 (4.12%) MongoDB
8 10 (4.12%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.06%) OLAP
10 4 (1.65%) KDB
10 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.65%) Triplestore
11 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.23%) MarkLogic
11 3 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (7.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.76%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.35%) Maven
5 9 (3.70%) SpecFlow
6 8 (3.29%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.29%) Selenium
6 8 (3.29%) Ant
7 7 (2.88%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.47%) MSBuild
8 6 (2.47%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.47%) Grunt
9 5 (2.06%) Yeoman
9 5 (2.06%) JIRA
9 5 (2.06%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.06%) ERwin
10 4 (1.65%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.23%) Xcode
12 2 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.82%) JUnit
General
1 52 (21.40%) Finance
2 25 (10.29%) Banking
3 19 (7.82%) Front Office
4 12 (4.94%) Advertising
5 11 (4.53%) Marketing
6 6 (2.47%) Publishing
7 5 (2.06%) Retail
8 2 (0.82%) Back Office
8 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.82%) Legal
8 2 (0.82%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (30.45%) HTML
2 66 (27.16%) CSS
3 60 (24.69%) .NET
4 45 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 40 (16.46%) HTML5
6 39 (16.05%) jQuery
7 30 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (11.93%) WCF
9 27 (11.11%) CSS3
10 26 (10.70%) Web Services
11 24 (9.88%) AngularJS
12 23 (9.47%) REST
13 19 (7.82%) XML
13 19 (7.82%) .NET Framework
14 18 (7.41%) Ajax
15 16 (6.58%) RESTful
16 15 (6.17%) Backbone.js
17 14 (5.76%) J2EE
18 13 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web API
19 12 (4.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.64%) Open Source
2 13 (5.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (5.35%) Derivative
3 11 (4.53%) Equities
3 11 (4.53%) User Experience
4 9 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.47%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (2.47%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.06%) Semantic Web
7 5 (2.06%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.65%) W3C
9 3 (1.23%) iPad
10 2 (0.82%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.82%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.82%) New Media
10 2 (0.82%) iPhone
10 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.05%) Android
2 20 (8.23%) Linux
3 17 (7.00%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.76%) Windows
5 7 (2.88%) UNIX
6 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.41%) CentOS
7 1 (0.41%) Debian
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (25.93%) TDD
3 51 (20.99%) MVC
4 38 (15.64%) Scrum
5 35 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (12.35%) BDD
7 29 (11.93%) Data Analysis
7 29 (11.93%) OO
8 28 (11.52%) E-Commerce
9 26 (10.70%) SOA
9 26 (10.70%) Unit Testing
10 23 (9.47%) Software Engineering
10 23 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (9.05%) OOP
12 19 (7.82%) Mentoring
13 18 (7.41%) Analytics
13 18 (7.41%) Web Development
14 15 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (4.94%) Workflow
15 12 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 104 (42.80%) Java
2 81 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 68 (27.98%) C#
4 29 (11.93%) SQL
5 22 (9.05%) Python
6 20 (8.23%) C++
6 20 (8.23%) PHP
7 11 (4.53%) Ruby
8 10 (4.12%) VB
9 5 (2.06%) VBScript
10 4 (1.65%) SPARQL
11 3 (1.23%) PHP5
11 3 (1.23%) Clojure
11 3 (1.23%) C
11 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.23%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.82%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (6.17%) Degree
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.06%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) WCAG
3 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.23%) Varnish
2 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.29%) Oracle
3 6 (2.47%) IBM
3 6 (2.47%) Google
4 5 (2.06%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.06%) Facebook
4 5 (2.06%) ATG
4 5 (2.06%) SAP
5 4 (1.65%) Cognos
5 4 (1.65%) Adobe
5 4 (1.65%) Interwoven
5 4 (1.65%) Demandware
5 4 (1.65%) hybris
5 4 (1.65%) Intershop
5 4 (1.65%) Zend
5 4 (1.65%) Endeca
5 4 (1.65%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.23%) VMware
7 2 (0.82%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
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