The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 75 55 95
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 15 38 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.37% 3.03% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 3.20% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 7
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £38,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +8.24%

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
1046 1187 1313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.26% 94.58% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 700 805 816
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

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 February 2017.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) HTML
4 12 (42.86%) Java
5 11 (39.29%) CSS
6 9 (32.14%) .NET
6 9 (32.14%) Open Source
7 8 (28.57%) Big Data
7 8 (28.57%) C#
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.00%) SOA
8 7 (25.00%) Java EE
8 7 (25.00%) Open Source Development
9 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 6 (21.43%) Web Development
9 6 (21.43%) Spring
9 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
10 5 (17.86%) Web Services
10 5 (17.86%) HTML5
11 4 (14.29%) jQuery
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 4 (14.29%) Linux
11 4 (14.29%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) CMS
12 3 (10.71%) Scrum
12 3 (10.71%) Web Design
12 3 (10.71%) MVC
12 3 (10.71%) Degree

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Drupal
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Big Data
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Blockchain
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) NUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
2 11 (39.29%) CSS
3 9 (32.14%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) Java EE
5 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 6 (21.43%) Spring
6 5 (17.86%) HTML5
6 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 4 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.71%) Backbone.js
9 2 (7.14%) CSS3
9 2 (7.14%) Ember.js
9 2 (7.14%) Laravel
9 2 (7.14%) NHibernate
9 2 (7.14%) Node.js
9 2 (7.14%) Symfony
9 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Open Source
3 7 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 7 (25.00%) SOA
4 6 (21.43%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Web Design
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) High Availability
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Development
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) Varnish
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £50000 - £57500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago