The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 207 176 201
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 44 73 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 1.02% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.07% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39 65 81
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Lead Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7323 6839 8867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.30% 95.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5878 7555
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the East of England region.

Lead Developer Salary Trend in the East of England

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -4 14 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bedfordshire -9 12 £52,500 - 1
Norfolk +11 7 £45,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -27 7 £55,000 -12.00%
Suffolk -2 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Essex +4 2 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 70 (56.45%) C#
2 64 (51.61%) .NET
3 59 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (40.32%) JavaScript
5 45 (36.29%) CSS
6 43 (34.68%) HTML
7 42 (33.87%) SQL
8 40 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
10 37 (29.84%) TDD
11 35 (28.23%) MVC
11 35 (28.23%) ASP.NET
12 33 (26.61%) Scrum
13 31 (25.00%) Java
14 30 (24.19%) jQuery
15 28 (22.58%) HTML5
16 26 (20.97%) OO
16 26 (20.97%) SharePoint
17 25 (20.16%) WCF
18 24 (19.35%) Web Services
19 23 (18.55%) .NET Framework
20 20 (16.13%) LINQ
20 20 (16.13%) Oracle
21 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
21 19 (15.32%) Finance
21 19 (15.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 18 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
23 17 (13.71%) MySQL
23 17 (13.71%) T-SQL
23 17 (13.71%) Apache

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (20.97%) SharePoint
2 17 (13.71%) Apache
3 12 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 10 (8.06%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.03%) Drupal
7 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.42%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.61%) CMS
9 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.81%) StreamWeaver
9 1 (0.81%) Node.js
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.81%) FormScape
Applications
1 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) DOC1
2 1 (0.81%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (5.65%) Force.com
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) HTTP
2 2 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) Intranet
3 1 (0.81%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (13.71%) MySQL
4 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.65%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.03%) QlikView
8 4 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.42%) Big Data
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Subversion
1 14 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.68%) Moq
3 11 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.87%) Selenium
4 9 (7.26%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.03%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.42%) JIRA
8 2 (1.61%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.61%) WATIR
8 2 (1.61%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.61%) MSTest
8 2 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.61%) Sahi
8 2 (1.61%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.61%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.61%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.61%) Maven
8 2 (1.61%) NUnit
General
1 19 (15.32%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Back Office
2 3 (2.42%) Marketing
3 2 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (51.61%) .NET
2 45 (36.29%) CSS
3 43 (34.68%) HTML
4 35 (28.23%) ASP.NET
5 30 (24.19%) jQuery
6 28 (22.58%) HTML5
7 25 (20.16%) WCF
8 24 (19.35%) Web Services
9 23 (18.55%) .NET Framework
10 20 (16.13%) LINQ
11 19 (15.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 16 (12.90%) WPF
13 15 (12.10%) WinForms
14 14 (11.29%) CSS3
15 13 (10.48%) Spring
15 13 (10.48%) XML
16 12 (9.68%) Silverlight
17 11 (8.87%) Ajax
17 11 (8.87%) J2EE
18 9 (7.26%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.84%) User Experience
3 5 (4.03%) Social Media
4 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.42%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) GIS
6 1 (0.81%) Wiki
6 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.71%) Windows
2 11 (8.87%) Linux
3 2 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.84%) TDD
3 35 (28.23%) MVC
4 33 (26.61%) Scrum
5 26 (20.97%) OO
6 15 (12.10%) Multithreading
6 15 (12.10%) E-Commerce
6 15 (12.10%) OOD
7 13 (10.48%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.68%) OOP
8 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.87%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.26%) Project Management
10 9 (7.26%) BDD
11 8 (6.45%) SOA
11 8 (6.45%) CRM
12 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.65%) Service Management
12 7 (5.65%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 70 (56.45%) C#
2 50 (40.32%) JavaScript
3 42 (33.87%) SQL
4 31 (25.00%) Java
5 17 (13.71%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.87%) PHP
7 7 (5.65%) Apex Code
7 7 (5.65%) Ruby
7 7 (5.65%) SOQL
8 6 (4.84%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.03%) Python
10 4 (3.23%) C++
11 2 (1.61%) F#
11 2 (1.61%) Groovy
12 1 (0.81%) C
12 1 (0.81%) Perl
12 1 (0.81%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 38 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.13%) Oracle
3 9 (7.26%) JBoss
4 7 (5.65%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.03%) Sybase
6 4 (3.23%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) Zend
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