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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 187 201 210
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 145 123 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.20% 1.01% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.09% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 136 119 130
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,250
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
11133 11313 12081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.44% 93.35% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9339 10017 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 102 (36.30%) Java
2 92 (32.74%) HTML
3 84 (29.89%) CSS
4 82 (29.18%) JavaScript
5 81 (28.83%) C#
6 73 (25.98%) Scrum
7 70 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (24.91%) .NET
8 63 (22.42%) TDD
9 62 (22.06%) MVC
10 56 (19.93%) ASP.NET
11 46 (16.37%) HTML5
12 45 (16.01%) jQuery
12 45 (16.01%) Finance
13 41 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (14.23%) E-Commerce
15 39 (13.88%) BDD
15 39 (13.88%) NoSQL
16 37 (13.17%) SQL Server
17 36 (12.81%) WCF
17 36 (12.81%) SQL
18 35 (12.46%) MySQL
18 35 (12.46%) OO
18 35 (12.46%) Data Analysis
19 34 (12.10%) Banking
20 32 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
21 31 (11.03%) Git (software)
22 29 (10.32%) Android
22 29 (10.32%) CSS3
22 29 (10.32%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (9.25%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.47%) Apache
3 19 (6.76%) Node.js
4 13 (4.63%) Drupal
4 13 (4.63%) CMS
5 10 (3.56%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.20%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.14%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.78%) Mule
9 5 (1.78%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.78%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.42%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.42%) Confluence
11 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.07%) IIS
11 3 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.71%) AquaLogic
12 2 (0.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.71%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.71%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.71%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.78%) Internet
2 3 (1.07%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.88%) NoSQL
2 37 (13.17%) SQL Server
3 35 (12.46%) MySQL
4 25 (8.90%) Big Data
5 20 (7.12%) Hadoop
6 16 (5.69%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.85%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.49%) CouchDB
11 7 (2.49%) QlikView
12 6 (2.14%) OLAP
13 5 (1.78%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.42%) Redis
14 4 (1.42%) KDB
Development Applications
1 31 (11.03%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.83%) Ant
3 18 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.34%) Cucumber
5 13 (4.63%) Selenium
5 13 (4.63%) SpecFlow
6 12 (4.27%) Maven
6 12 (4.27%) Behat
6 12 (4.27%) Gradle
7 7 (2.49%) ERwin
8 6 (2.14%) JIRA
8 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.78%) Hudson
9 5 (1.78%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.78%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.42%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.42%) Log4j
10 4 (1.42%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.42%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.42%) RSpec
General
1 45 (16.01%) Finance
2 34 (12.10%) Banking
3 25 (8.90%) Front Office
3 25 (8.90%) Marketing
4 15 (5.34%) Retail
5 12 (4.27%) Advertising
6 6 (2.14%) Publishing
6 6 (2.14%) Games
7 5 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.42%) Legal
9 3 (1.07%) Law
10 2 (0.71%) Billing
10 2 (0.71%) French Language
10 2 (0.71%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (32.74%) HTML
2 84 (29.89%) CSS
3 70 (24.91%) .NET
4 56 (19.93%) ASP.NET
5 46 (16.37%) HTML5
6 45 (16.01%) jQuery
7 36 (12.81%) WCF
8 32 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (10.32%) CSS3
10 26 (9.25%) REST
11 24 (8.54%) Web Services
12 23 (8.19%) AngularJS
13 22 (7.83%) J2EE
14 20 (7.12%) RESTful
15 16 (5.69%) WPF
15 16 (5.69%) .NET Framework
15 16 (5.69%) SOAP
15 16 (5.69%) Backbone.js
16 12 (4.27%) XML
17 11 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.05%) Derivative
2 14 (4.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (4.98%) Open Source
3 12 (4.27%) Video on Demand
4 11 (3.91%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.49%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (2.49%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.49%) Equities
6 5 (1.78%) iPad
6 5 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.42%) BBC
7 4 (1.42%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.42%) iPhone
7 4 (1.42%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.07%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.71%) Clustering
9 2 (0.71%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.32%) Android
2 21 (7.47%) Apple iOS
3 20 (7.12%) Linux
4 12 (4.27%) Debian
5 10 (3.56%) Windows
6 5 (1.78%) UNIX
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.98%) Scrum
2 70 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (22.42%) TDD
4 62 (22.06%) MVC
5 41 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (14.23%) E-Commerce
7 39 (13.88%) BDD
8 35 (12.46%) OO
8 35 (12.46%) Data Analysis
9 29 (10.32%) SOA
10 25 (8.90%) Unit Testing
11 23 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (6.41%) Release Management
12 18 (6.41%) OOP
12 18 (6.41%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.05%) Web Development
14 16 (5.69%) Android Development
15 15 (5.34%) Multithreading
15 15 (5.34%) Analytics
15 15 (5.34%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 102 (36.30%) Java
2 82 (29.18%) JavaScript
3 81 (28.83%) C#
4 36 (12.81%) SQL
5 27 (9.61%) PHP
6 23 (8.19%) Python
7 21 (7.47%) Ruby
8 10 (3.56%) C++
9 8 (2.85%) VB
10 7 (2.49%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.14%) PHP5
12 4 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.07%) Clojure
14 2 (0.71%) XPath
14 2 (0.71%) C
14 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (7.83%) 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 6 (2.14%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (4.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (1.42%) Ansible
1 4 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.42%) Capistrano
1 4 (1.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (7.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.85%) ATG
2 8 (2.85%) Oracle
3 7 (2.49%) SAP
4 6 (2.14%) Zend
5 5 (1.78%) JBoss
5 5 (1.78%) Google
6 4 (1.42%) Endeca
6 4 (1.42%) Intershop
6 4 (1.42%) Demandware
6 4 (1.42%) hybris
7 3 (1.07%) Facebook
7 3 (1.07%) Adobe
7 3 (1.07%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.71%) Interwoven
8 2 (0.71%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.71%) 29West
9 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.36%) Twitter
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