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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 91 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 14 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.50% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.52% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 14
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £41,250 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1440 1162 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.87% 96.19% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 956 737 763
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 24 July 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 17 (56.67%) .NET
2 16 (53.33%) C#
3 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (40.00%) MVC
5 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (26.67%) HTML
6 8 (26.67%) CSS
7 7 (23.33%) Java
7 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 6 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (20.00%) TDD
8 6 (20.00%) XML
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (16.67%) Android Development
9 5 (16.67%) Java EE
9 5 (16.67%) Android
9 5 (16.67%) RichFaces
9 5 (16.67%) Open Source
9 5 (16.67%) JBoss
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) SOA
9 5 (16.67%) JUnit
9 5 (16.67%) Ajax
9 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 5 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (13.33%) Workflow
10 4 (13.33%) JSF
10 4 (13.33%) JNDI

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (13.33%) Drupal
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JUnit
2 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (13.33%) TestNG
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Local Government
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) CSS
4 6 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (16.67%) Java EE
5 5 (16.67%) RichFaces
5 5 (16.67%) Ajax
5 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 4 (13.33%) JSF
6 4 (13.33%) JNDI
6 4 (13.33%) XSLT
6 4 (13.33%) JAAS
6 4 (13.33%) jBPM
6 4 (13.33%) JSON
6 4 (13.33%) jQuery
6 4 (13.33%) Drools
7 3 (10.00%) RESTful
7 3 (10.00%) CSS3
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (10.00%) Blog
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (16.67%) Android
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) MVC
2 6 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (16.67%) Android Development
3 5 (16.67%) SOA
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) Workflow
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.33%) BPMN
4 4 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Management
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.33%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) GoldenSource
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