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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 67 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 45 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.00% 0.37% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 0.39% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 38 3 6
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £42,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £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
1440 1275 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.00% 95.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 951 818 864
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 1 October 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 39 (69.64%) C#
2 34 (60.71%) .NET
3 29 (51.79%) MVC
4 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET
5 25 (44.64%) SQL
5 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
6 21 (37.50%) .NET Framework
7 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (32.14%) jQuery
8 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
9 16 (28.57%) Cryptography
9 16 (28.57%) Law
9 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
9 16 (28.57%) NHibernate
9 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 16 (28.57%) Ajax
9 16 (28.57%) Apple iOS
9 16 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
10 13 (23.21%) Android
11 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
12 10 (17.86%) Android Development
12 10 (17.86%) Windows
13 9 (16.07%) OO
13 9 (16.07%) CSS
13 9 (16.07%) HTML

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (1.79%) WordPress
1 1 (1.79%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) NUnit
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) Moq
3 1 (1.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (28.57%) Law
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (60.71%) .NET
2 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 21 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (32.14%) jQuery
6 16 (28.57%) NHibernate
6 16 (28.57%) Ajax
6 16 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (16.07%) CSS
7 9 (16.07%) HTML
8 7 (12.50%) REST
9 6 (10.71%) Web Services
9 6 (10.71%) JSON
10 5 (8.93%) HTML5
11 4 (7.14%) RESTful
12 3 (5.36%) Backbone.js
12 3 (5.36%) Underscore.js
13 2 (3.57%) Protocol Buffers
13 2 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (3.57%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 5 (8.93%) Mobile Games
2 5 (8.93%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) Physics
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 13 (23.21%) Android
3 10 (17.86%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) MVC
2 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
4 10 (17.86%) Android Development
5 9 (16.07%) OO
5 9 (16.07%) iOS Development
6 6 (10.71%) Scrum
6 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Investment Management
7 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Data Management
7 5 (8.93%) Data Management
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.36%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (5.36%) OOP
9 3 (5.36%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.57%) Coaching
10 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) C#
2 25 (44.64%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.14%) Java
5 4 (7.14%) C++
6 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.57%) C
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) PHP5
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) GoldenSource
3 3 (5.36%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.57%) Kony
4 2 (3.57%) Infragistics
4 2 (3.57%) Red Gate
4 2 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) Cognos
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.79%) Appcelerator
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