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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 81 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 24 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.71% 1.19% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.25% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 4
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £40,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
1321 1360 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.10% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 885 878 749
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (66.15%) C#
2 39 (60.00%) MVC
3 35 (53.85%) .NET
4 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
5 26 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 25 (38.46%) SQL
7 24 (36.92%) Apple iOS
8 22 (33.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 21 (32.31%) Android
10 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
11 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (27.69%) MS Excel
12 18 (27.69%) jQuery
13 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
14 16 (24.62%) HTML
14 16 (24.62%) T-SQL
14 16 (24.62%) CSS
14 16 (24.62%) E-Commerce
14 16 (24.62%) Law
14 16 (24.62%) Cryptography
14 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
14 16 (24.62%) Ajax
14 16 (24.62%) NHibernate
14 16 (24.62%) Amazon EC2
14 16 (24.62%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (23.08%) Android Development
16 14 (21.54%) iOS Development
17 13 (20.00%) OO
17 13 (20.00%) Finance
18 12 (18.46%) Use Case

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.85%) WordPress
2 6 (9.23%) ExpressionEngine
3 3 (4.62%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Drupal
4 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (27.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.62%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (3.08%) Moq
4 2 (3.08%) NUnit
5 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (24.62%) Law
2 13 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (53.85%) .NET
2 26 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 22 (33.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (27.69%) jQuery
7 16 (24.62%) CSS
7 16 (24.62%) HTML
7 16 (24.62%) Ajax
7 16 (24.62%) NHibernate
8 12 (18.46%) REST
9 9 (13.85%) Web Services
9 9 (13.85%) Flash
10 6 (9.23%) XML Schema
10 6 (9.23%) XML
10 6 (9.23%) LAMP
10 6 (9.23%) Laravel
11 4 (6.15%) JSON
12 3 (4.62%) WPF
12 3 (4.62%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Cryptography
2 6 (9.23%) Digital Media
3 5 (7.69%) Mobile Games
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Physics
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Apple iOS
2 21 (32.31%) Android
3 10 (15.38%) Windows
4 3 (4.62%) Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) MVC
2 16 (24.62%) E-Commerce
2 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
3 15 (23.08%) Android Development
4 14 (21.54%) iOS Development
5 13 (20.00%) OO
6 12 (18.46%) Use Case
7 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.85%) DevOps
9 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.23%) Data Management
10 6 (9.23%) SOA
10 6 (9.23%) Investment Management
10 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Data Management
11 3 (4.62%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (4.62%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (4.62%) OOP
11 3 (4.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) C#
2 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
3 25 (38.46%) SQL
4 16 (24.62%) T-SQL
5 10 (15.38%) PHP
6 6 (9.23%) Ruby
6 6 (9.23%) PHP5
7 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.15%) C++
8 4 (6.15%) Java
9 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Appcelerator
3 5 (7.69%) GoldenSource
4 3 (4.62%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.08%) Kony
5 2 (3.08%) Google
5 2 (3.08%) Red Gate
5 2 (3.08%) Infragistics
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) Sybase
6 1 (1.54%) Cognos