The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 70 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 40 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.68% 0.32% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 0.34% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35 2 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £43,000 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Lead Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1438 1194 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.32% 94.99% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 971 764 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £26,974
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 36 (72.00%) C#
2 32 (64.00%) .NET
3 27 (54.00%) MVC
4 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (46.00%) SQL
6 20 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (36.00%) jQuery
8 18 (36.00%) T-SQL
9 16 (32.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (32.00%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (32.00%) Law
9 16 (32.00%) NHibernate
9 16 (32.00%) Ajax
9 16 (32.00%) Cryptography
9 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
9 16 (32.00%) E-Commerce
10 15 (30.00%) Apple iOS
11 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
12 12 (24.00%) Android
13 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (18.00%) Windows
14 9 (18.00%) Android Development
15 8 (16.00%) iOS Development
15 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
15 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
16 7 (14.00%) CSS

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.00%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Moq
2 1 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 16 (32.00%) Law
2 7 (14.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (64.00%) .NET
2 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (36.00%) jQuery
6 16 (32.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 16 (32.00%) NHibernate
6 16 (32.00%) Ajax
7 7 (14.00%) CSS
7 7 (14.00%) HTML
8 6 (12.00%) REST
8 6 (12.00%) JSON
9 5 (10.00%) HTML5
10 4 (8.00%) Web Services
11 3 (6.00%) RESTful
11 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
11 3 (6.00%) Underscore.js
12 2 (4.00%) XML
12 2 (4.00%) CSS3
12 2 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Cryptography
2 5 (10.00%) User Experience
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Physics
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (24.00%) Android
3 9 (18.00%) Windows
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Phone
5 2 (4.00%) Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) MVC
2 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (32.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) Android Development
5 8 (16.00%) iOS Development
5 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.00%) Scrum
6 6 (12.00%) OO
7 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Management
7 5 (10.00%) Investment Management
7 5 (10.00%) Data Management
8 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Web Accessibility
9 2 (4.00%) OOP
9 2 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) C#
2 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 18 (36.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.00%) Java
6 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) GoldenSource
3 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.00%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.00%) Kony
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.00%) Google
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per day + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago