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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 79 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 18 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 0.66% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.68% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 13
Average salary £45,000 £43,125 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £38,750 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,375 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
1212 1316 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.45% 95.92% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 784 796 1006
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) Java
3 27 (40.91%) HTML
4 25 (37.88%) MVC
5 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 23 (34.85%) CSS
7 22 (33.33%) .NET
8 20 (30.30%) C#
8 20 (30.30%) Mentoring
9 18 (27.27%) RESTful
10 17 (25.76%) Spring
11 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
12 15 (22.73%) Degree
13 14 (21.21%) TDD
13 14 (21.21%) Web Services
14 13 (19.70%) SQL
14 13 (19.70%) Scrum
15 12 (18.18%) Project Management
16 11 (16.67%) Finance
16 11 (16.67%) Web Development
16 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
17 10 (15.15%) Android Development
17 10 (15.15%) User Experience
17 10 (15.15%) Android
17 10 (15.15%) Servlets
18 9 (13.64%) PHP
18 9 (13.64%) OO
18 9 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
18 9 (13.64%) Banking

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.58%) Node.js
3 4 (6.06%) CMS
4 3 (4.55%) JBoss
5 2 (3.03%) SAS
5 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.52%) Drupal
6 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.52%) Liferay
6 1 (1.52%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (13.64%) SaaS
3 7 (10.61%) Heroku
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) Base SAS
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.58%) Maven
3 4 (6.06%) Ant
3 4 (6.06%) JUnit
4 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.55%) Xdebug
5 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.03%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.52%) Mockito
6 1 (1.52%) NUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Games
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) HTML
2 23 (34.85%) CSS
3 22 (33.33%) .NET
4 18 (27.27%) RESTful
5 17 (25.76%) Spring
6 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
7 14 (21.21%) Web Services
8 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (15.15%) Servlets
10 7 (10.61%) jQuery
11 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
11 6 (9.09%) HTML5
11 6 (9.09%) Spring Web Flow
11 6 (9.09%) Symfony
12 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
12 5 (7.58%) JSP
12 5 (7.58%) SVG
13 4 (6.06%) J2EE
13 4 (6.06%) JSON
13 4 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) User Experience
2 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) EPoS
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Android
2 9 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.88%) MVC
3 20 (30.30%) Mentoring
4 14 (21.21%) TDD
5 13 (19.70%) Scrum
6 12 (18.18%) Project Management
7 11 (16.67%) Web Development
8 10 (15.15%) Android Development
9 9 (13.64%) OO
10 7 (10.61%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (9.09%) SDLC
12 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (7.58%) Open Source
13 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
14 3 (4.55%) BDD
14 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
14 3 (4.55%) High Availability
14 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
14 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) Java
2 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 20 (30.30%) C#
4 13 (19.70%) SQL
5 9 (13.64%) PHP
6 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.06%) Python
8 3 (4.55%) Ruby
9 2 (3.03%) Scala
9 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.52%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Google
2 4 (6.06%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago