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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 219 200 219
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 93 146 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 1.16% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.26% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 92 131 105
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 £51,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £100,000
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
9848 11625 11140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.90% 92.57% 93.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8390 9773 9771
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,521
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 87 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.23%) MVC
3 58 (32.95%) JavaScript
4 55 (31.25%) .NET
5 54 (30.68%) Java
6 49 (27.84%) HTML
6 49 (27.84%) TDD
7 48 (27.27%) C#
8 45 (25.57%) CSS
9 40 (22.73%) ASP.NET
10 31 (17.61%) SQL
11 30 (17.05%) Scrum
12 28 (15.91%) Microsoft
12 28 (15.91%) jQuery
12 28 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (15.91%) Mentoring
13 27 (15.34%) AngularJS
13 27 (15.34%) HTML5
14 26 (14.77%) SQL Server
15 25 (14.20%) OO
16 24 (13.64%) Finance
17 23 (13.07%) Spring
18 22 (12.50%) Web Services
18 22 (12.50%) PHP
18 22 (12.50%) REST
19 21 (11.93%) BDD
20 20 (11.36%) CSS3
20 20 (11.36%) Banking
21 19 (10.80%) .NET Framework
21 19 (10.80%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (9.66%) Node.js
2 14 (7.95%) CMS
3 9 (5.11%) IIS
3 9 (5.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (3.98%) WordPress
5 6 (3.41%) Umbraco
5 6 (3.41%) Apache
6 5 (2.84%) Magnolia
7 3 (1.70%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.14%) Kentico
9 1 (0.57%) nginx
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (3.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.27%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (1.14%) Magento
4 2 (1.14%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.55%) SaaS
3 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.27%) Force.com
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.98%) Internet
2 4 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (0.57%) VPN
3 1 (0.57%) Firewall
3 1 (0.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.82%) MySQL
3 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (5.68%) Big Data
4 10 (5.68%) Cognos Report Studio
4 10 (5.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.11%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.98%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.41%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.84%) QlikView
8 5 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.27%) SQLite
10 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (8.52%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.98%) Subversion
4 4 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.70%) Selenium
5 3 (1.70%) Toad
5 3 (1.70%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.70%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.70%) Grunt
6 2 (1.14%) Yeoman
6 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.14%) JUnit
6 2 (1.14%) jMock
6 2 (1.14%) JSUnit
6 2 (1.14%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.14%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.14%) Mockito
7 1 (0.57%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.57%) JBehave
General
1 24 (13.64%) Finance
2 20 (11.36%) Banking
3 12 (6.82%) Advertising
4 11 (6.25%) Retail
5 8 (4.55%) Front Office
6 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.41%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.70%) Marketing
8 3 (1.70%) Interactive Media
8 3 (1.70%) Games
8 3 (1.70%) Automotive
9 2 (1.14%) Publishing
10 1 (0.57%) Law
10 1 (0.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (31.25%) .NET
2 49 (27.84%) HTML
3 45 (25.57%) CSS
4 40 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 28 (15.91%) jQuery
5 28 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (15.34%) HTML5
6 27 (15.34%) AngularJS
7 23 (13.07%) Spring
8 22 (12.50%) Web Services
8 22 (12.50%) REST
9 20 (11.36%) CSS3
10 19 (10.80%) .NET Framework
11 18 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (9.66%) WCF
13 16 (9.09%) RESTful
14 12 (6.82%) Ajax
14 12 (6.82%) Hibernate
15 10 (5.68%) XML
15 10 (5.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 16 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.39%) User Experience
2 13 (7.39%) Open Source
3 8 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.84%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.27%) Social Media
5 4 (2.27%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.27%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.27%) Augmented Reality
5 4 (2.27%) Derivative
5 4 (2.27%) PMI
5 4 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.70%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.14%) New Media
7 2 (1.14%) DTV
7 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.82%) Linux
2 10 (5.68%) UNIX
2 10 (5.68%) Android
3 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.41%) Windows
5 1 (0.57%) Debian
5 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.57%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.57%) CentOS
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.23%) MVC
3 49 (27.84%) TDD
4 30 (17.05%) Scrum
5 28 (15.91%) Mentoring
6 25 (14.20%) OO
7 21 (11.93%) BDD
8 18 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.39%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.82%) OOD
12 11 (6.25%) SOA
12 11 (6.25%) OOP
12 11 (6.25%) Unit Testing
13 10 (5.68%) Multithreading
13 10 (5.68%) Waterfall
13 10 (5.68%) ETL
13 10 (5.68%) Workflow
13 10 (5.68%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.95%) JavaScript
2 54 (30.68%) Java
3 48 (27.27%) C#
4 31 (17.61%) SQL
5 22 (12.50%) PHP
6 17 (9.66%) Python
7 12 (6.82%) Ruby
8 8 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.41%) C++
10 5 (2.84%) Perl
10 5 (2.84%) Groovy
11 4 (2.27%) Apex Code
11 4 (2.27%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.27%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.27%) VB
12 2 (1.14%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.14%) VBA
12 2 (1.14%) VBScript
12 2 (1.14%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (2.27%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.27%) Varnish
2 1 (0.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) LXC
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 28 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.80%) Oracle
3 14 (7.95%) Cognos
4 9 (5.11%) Sitecore
5 8 (4.55%) EPiServer
6 7 (3.98%) Google
7 5 (2.84%) Demandware
7 5 (2.84%) IBM
7 5 (2.84%) hybris
8 4 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.27%) Facebook
9 3 (1.70%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.70%) Actimize
9 3 (1.70%) Informatica
9 3 (1.70%) Tableau
10 2 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.57%) Charles River
11 1 (0.57%) Adobe
11 1 (0.57%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.57%) Zend
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits! -)
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
i3 Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Cross Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: COMPETITIVE + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 80,000 + Huge Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits & package
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Stock
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £70000 - £1000000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
North Plains
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago