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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 228 193 192
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 83 132 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 1.27% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.37% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 81 124 114
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,300 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +4.44%
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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £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 30 January 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 January 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.

1 106 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (34.18%) JavaScript
3 65 (33.16%) HTML
4 64 (32.65%) Java
5 57 (29.08%) TDD
6 54 (27.55%) CSS
7 53 (27.04%) C#
7 53 (27.04%) .NET
8 51 (26.02%) MVC
9 36 (18.37%) ASP.NET
10 34 (17.35%) Finance
10 34 (17.35%) HTML5
11 33 (16.84%) Microsoft
12 31 (15.82%) SQL Server
12 31 (15.82%) Scrum
13 29 (14.80%) REST
14 28 (14.29%) SQL
15 26 (13.27%) jQuery
16 24 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (12.24%) Web Services
16 24 (12.24%) Git (software)
16 24 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (11.73%) Unit Testing
18 22 (11.22%) .NET Framework
18 22 (11.22%) Open Source
18 22 (11.22%) BDD
18 22 (11.22%) AngularJS
18 22 (11.22%) Mentoring
19 21 (10.71%) CSS3
19 21 (10.71%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (5.61%) CMS
2 10 (5.10%) Node.js
3 6 (3.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (3.06%) WordPress
4 5 (2.55%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.04%) IIS
5 4 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.53%) TeamSite
6 3 (1.53%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.53%) Apache
6 3 (1.53%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.51%) FileNet
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) Mule
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.51%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.04%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.53%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.06%) SaaS
3 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.04%) Force.com
5 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.53%) Internet
2 2 (1.02%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) RTP
3 1 (0.51%) Extranet
3 1 (0.51%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (5.61%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.59%) QlikView
5 9 (4.59%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.59%) Big Data
6 7 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.06%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.55%) MySQL
9 4 (2.04%) Triplestore
9 4 (2.04%) Cognos Report Studio
9 4 (2.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (2.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.69%) Visual Studio
3 17 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.57%) Grunt
5 6 (3.06%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.55%) Maven
6 5 (2.55%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.55%) Selenium
6 5 (2.55%) Yeoman
7 4 (2.04%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.53%) Toad
8 3 (1.53%) JUnit
8 3 (1.53%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.02%) Mockito
9 2 (1.02%) Hudson
9 2 (1.02%) Subversion
9 2 (1.02%) jMock
9 2 (1.02%) Ant
10 1 (0.51%) JMeter
General
1 34 (17.35%) Finance
2 14 (7.14%) Banking
3 11 (5.61%) Advertising
4 10 (5.10%) Retail
5 6 (3.06%) Front Office
6 5 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.04%) Publishing
8 3 (1.53%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (33.16%) HTML
2 54 (27.55%) CSS
3 53 (27.04%) .NET
4 36 (18.37%) ASP.NET
5 34 (17.35%) HTML5
6 29 (14.80%) REST
7 26 (13.27%) jQuery
8 24 (12.24%) Web Services
8 24 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (11.22%) .NET Framework
9 22 (11.22%) AngularJS
10 21 (10.71%) CSS3
10 21 (10.71%) WCF
11 19 (9.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (8.16%) Ajax
13 15 (7.65%) XML
14 13 (6.63%) WPF
14 13 (6.63%) RESTful
15 11 (5.61%) JSON
15 11 (5.61%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.22%) Open Source
2 15 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.61%) User Experience
5 9 (4.59%) Equities
6 6 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.06%) Derivative
7 5 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.55%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.55%) Semantic Web
7 5 (2.55%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.04%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (2.04%) Social Media
8 4 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.53%) W3C
9 3 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.02%) New Media
10 2 (1.02%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.65%) Android
2 11 (5.61%) Linux
3 10 (5.10%) Windows
4 9 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.08%) UNIX
6 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Debian
7 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.51%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (29.08%) TDD
3 51 (26.02%) MVC
4 31 (15.82%) Scrum
5 24 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (11.73%) Unit Testing
7 22 (11.22%) BDD
7 22 (11.22%) Mentoring
8 20 (10.20%) SOA
9 19 (9.69%) Software Engineering
10 17 (8.67%) Data Analysis
11 16 (8.16%) OOP
11 16 (8.16%) E-Commerce
12 15 (7.65%) OO
13 14 (7.14%) Analytics
13 14 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (6.63%) Web Development
14 13 (6.63%) Android Development
14 13 (6.63%) Waterfall
15 12 (6.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 67 (34.18%) JavaScript
2 64 (32.65%) Java
3 53 (27.04%) C#
4 28 (14.29%) SQL
5 15 (7.65%) PHP
5 15 (7.65%) C++
6 14 (7.14%) Python
7 10 (5.10%) Ruby
8 7 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.55%) VBScript
9 5 (2.55%) VB
10 4 (2.04%) SPARQL
10 4 (2.04%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.53%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.02%) C
12 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.51%) VBA
13 1 (0.51%) XPath
13 1 (0.51%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 18 (9.18%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.59%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) WCAG
3 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.53%) Varnish
2 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Puppet
1 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 33 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.14%) Oracle
3 8 (4.08%) Cognos
4 6 (3.06%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.06%) Google
4 6 (3.06%) IBM
5 5 (2.55%) EPiServer
6 4 (2.04%) Facebook
6 4 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.53%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.53%) Zend
7 3 (1.53%) VMware
7 3 (1.53%) Tableau
7 3 (1.53%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.02%) Actimize
8 2 (1.02%) Adobe
8 2 (1.02%) Informatica
8 2 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.51%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.51%) TIBCO
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £55000 per annum + excelllent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salt
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Full-time barista in the office!
Posted: 3 days ago
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Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
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Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + profit share
Posted: 4 days ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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The Developer Portal
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £53000 - £59000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Mason Frank
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago