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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 204 188 223
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 116 155 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 1.27% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.37% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 108 147 107
Average salary £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £91,000
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
10407 11329 11757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.34% 92.96% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8912 9858 10814
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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.

1 132 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (43.30%) Java
3 85 (32.57%) JavaScript
4 80 (30.65%) HTML
5 71 (27.20%) CSS
6 68 (26.05%) C#
7 67 (25.67%) TDD
8 53 (20.31%) .NET
9 52 (19.92%) Scrum
9 52 (19.92%) Finance
10 49 (18.77%) HTML5
11 48 (18.39%) MVC
12 42 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (15.33%) ASP.NET
14 37 (14.18%) jQuery
15 34 (13.03%) SQL Server
15 34 (13.03%) SQL
16 33 (12.64%) Data Analysis
16 33 (12.64%) CSS3
17 32 (12.26%) Banking
17 32 (12.26%) E-Commerce
18 31 (11.88%) OO
18 31 (11.88%) BDD
19 30 (11.49%) Unit Testing
20 28 (10.73%) Web Services
20 28 (10.73%) Android
21 27 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
22 26 (9.96%) REST
23 25 (9.58%) AngularJS
23 25 (9.58%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 17 (6.51%) Node.js
2 15 (5.75%) Apache
3 14 (5.36%) CMS
4 11 (4.21%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.83%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.45%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.07%) Umbraco
8 7 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.92%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.92%) Mule
9 5 (1.92%) Drupal
9 5 (1.92%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.92%) IIS
10 4 (1.53%) JBoss
10 4 (1.53%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.53%) TeamSite
10 4 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.53%) Confluence
10 4 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.30%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.77%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.77%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) Extranet
2 1 (0.38%) RTP
2 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.81%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.05%) Big Data
4 19 (7.28%) MySQL
5 16 (6.13%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (4.60%) MongoDB
8 11 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (3.83%) QlikView
9 10 (3.83%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.30%) OLAP
12 5 (1.92%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.53%) KDB
13 4 (1.53%) Triplestore
13 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.15%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 23 (8.81%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.75%) Ant
2 15 (5.75%) Maven
3 11 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.21%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 8 (3.07%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.07%) Selenium
6 7 (2.68%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.30%) ERwin
7 6 (2.30%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.30%) JIRA
8 5 (1.92%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.92%) Behat
8 5 (1.92%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.92%) Gradle
9 4 (1.53%) Grunt
9 4 (1.53%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.53%) Xcode
10 3 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 52 (19.92%) Finance
2 32 (12.26%) Banking
3 23 (8.81%) Front Office
4 16 (6.13%) Marketing
5 11 (4.21%) Advertising
6 6 (2.30%) Publishing
6 6 (2.30%) Retail
7 3 (1.15%) Legal
8 2 (0.77%) Back Office
8 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.77%) Games
8 2 (0.77%) French Language
8 2 (0.77%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (30.65%) HTML
2 71 (27.20%) CSS
3 53 (20.31%) .NET
4 49 (18.77%) HTML5
5 40 (15.33%) ASP.NET
6 37 (14.18%) jQuery
7 33 (12.64%) CSS3
8 28 (10.73%) Web Services
9 27 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (9.96%) REST
11 25 (9.58%) AngularJS
11 25 (9.58%) WCF
12 19 (7.28%) RESTful
12 19 (7.28%) J2EE
13 17 (6.51%) XML
14 15 (5.75%) Backbone.js
15 14 (5.36%) Spring
15 14 (5.36%) .NET Framework
16 13 (4.98%) Ajax
17 12 (4.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.90%) Open Source
2 17 (6.51%) Derivative
3 14 (5.36%) Equities
4 12 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (4.60%) User Experience
5 10 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.07%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.68%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.92%) Semantic Web
9 5 (1.92%) Video on Demand
9 5 (1.92%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.92%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.53%) iPad
10 4 (1.53%) W3C
10 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.15%) BBC
11 3 (1.15%) iPhone
11 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.73%) Android
2 24 (9.20%) Linux
3 19 (7.28%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.60%) Windows
5 8 (3.07%) UNIX
6 5 (1.92%) Debian
7 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.67%) TDD
3 52 (19.92%) Scrum
4 48 (18.39%) MVC
5 42 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (12.64%) Data Analysis
7 32 (12.26%) E-Commerce
8 31 (11.88%) OO
8 31 (11.88%) BDD
9 30 (11.49%) Unit Testing
10 25 (9.58%) SOA
10 25 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (8.81%) Software Engineering
12 21 (8.05%) Analytics
13 20 (7.66%) Web Development
13 20 (7.66%) OOP
14 16 (6.13%) Data Modelling
14 16 (6.13%) Android Development
15 15 (5.75%) Multithreading
16 14 (5.36%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (43.30%) Java
2 85 (32.57%) JavaScript
3 68 (26.05%) C#
4 34 (13.03%) SQL
5 25 (9.58%) Python
6 24 (9.20%) PHP
7 19 (7.28%) C++
8 13 (4.98%) Ruby
9 10 (3.83%) VB
10 5 (1.92%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.53%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.53%) VBScript
11 4 (1.53%) PHP5
11 4 (1.53%) SPARQL
12 3 (1.15%) Clojure
12 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.15%) C
13 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (6.51%) Degree
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) WCAG
3 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.92%) Varnish
2 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.38%) Puppet
1 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (7.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.07%) Oracle
3 7 (2.68%) ATG
4 6 (2.30%) SAP
4 6 (2.30%) Google
4 6 (2.30%) Zend
4 6 (2.30%) Facebook
5 4 (1.53%) Demandware
5 4 (1.53%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.53%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.53%) hybris
5 4 (1.53%) Adobe
5 4 (1.53%) Interwoven
5 4 (1.53%) Intershop
5 4 (1.53%) Endeca
6 3 (1.15%) VMware
7 2 (0.77%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.77%) Cognos
7 2 (0.77%) IBM
8 1 (0.38%) Sybase
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