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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 77 52 86
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 12 47 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.12% 3.68% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 3.87% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 37 16
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £68,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%

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
1025 1216 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.88% 95.22% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 656 835 848
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 2017.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) HTML
4 12 (54.55%) CSS
5 10 (45.45%) .NET
5 10 (45.45%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) Web Development
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 5 (22.73%) Spring
8 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
9 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 4 (18.18%) jQuery
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 4 (18.18%) NHibernate
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) CMS
9 4 (18.18%) OO
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.64%) Web Services
10 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
10 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
10 3 (13.64%) Web Design
10 3 (13.64%) TDD

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 (18.18%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
5 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 5 (22.73%) Spring
6 4 (18.18%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) NHibernate
7 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.64%) Backbone.js
7 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (9.09%) CSS3
8 2 (9.09%) Ember.js
8 2 (9.09%) Node.js
8 2 (9.09%) WCF
9 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Blockchain
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Web Development
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 4 (18.18%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
4 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Web Design
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning
6 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
1 1 (4.55%) Varnish
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
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