The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 97 80 92
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 18 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 5
Average salary £41,500 £71,250 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.75% +46.90%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1596 1052 1353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.51% 95.55% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 614 1021
Average salary £42,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Lead Developer
Scotland

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 17 April 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
1 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 18 (52.94%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
5 11 (32.35%) TDD
5 11 (32.35%) HTML
5 11 (32.35%) CSS
6 10 (29.41%) Java
7 9 (26.47%) XML
7 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (23.53%) jQuery
8 8 (23.53%) BPMN
8 8 (23.53%) MVC
8 8 (23.53%) JBoss
9 7 (20.59%) XSLT
9 7 (20.59%) Open Source
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
10 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
11 5 (14.71%) Ajax
11 5 (14.71%) Scrum
11 5 (14.71%) SOA
11 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
11 5 (14.71%) JUnit
11 5 (14.71%) Java EE
11 5 (14.71%) JSON
11 5 (14.71%) RichFaces
12 4 (11.76%) TestNG

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (11.76%) IIS
1 4 (11.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JUnit
2 4 (11.76%) TestNG
2 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.82%) NUnit
3 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.88%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.94%) Maven
5 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
1 1 (2.94%) Games
1 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 11 (32.35%) CSS
3 11 (32.35%) HTML
4 9 (26.47%) XML
5 8 (23.53%) jQuery
6 7 (20.59%) XSLT
7 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
7 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 5 (14.71%) Java EE
8 5 (14.71%) JSON
8 5 (14.71%) Ajax
8 5 (14.71%) RichFaces
9 4 (11.76%) Drools
9 4 (11.76%) jBPM
9 4 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (11.76%) JSF
9 4 (11.76%) JNDI
9 4 (11.76%) JAAS
9 4 (11.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Open Source
2 4 (11.76%) Blog
3 2 (5.88%) Health Informatics
3 2 (5.88%) Informatics
4 1 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) TDD
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) MVC
3 8 (23.53%) BPMN
4 5 (14.71%) SOA
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Workflow
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) User Stories
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.94%) OO
8 1 (2.94%) CRM
8 1 (2.94%) ERP
8 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
2 18 (52.94%) C#
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.76%) C++
6 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
7 3 (8.82%) VBScript
8 2 (5.88%) VB
8 2 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
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