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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 87 106 86
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 8 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 0.51% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.54% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Average salary £44,750 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.41% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +3.88%
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
1232 1491 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.79% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 758 957 607
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) Mentoring
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) J2EE
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) UML
6 4 (22.22%) NHibernate
6 4 (22.22%) PHP
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
8 2 (11.11%) Drupal
8 2 (11.11%) FMCG
8 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) JSON
8 2 (11.11%) Selenium

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) ExpressionEngine
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) QUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) J2EE
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) NHibernate
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) XSLT
5 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.56%) D3.js
6 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) Laravel
6 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Mentoring
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Android Development
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
1 7 (38.89%) Java
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) PHP5
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Appcelerator
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