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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 75 96 74
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 29 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.93% 0.082% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 0.086% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 0 12
Average salary £39,500 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £40,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
1438 1161 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 95.09% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 946 725 810
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (60.53%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) .NET
3 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 16 (42.11%) MVC
4 14 (36.84%) Apple iOS
5 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
6 12 (31.58%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 12 (31.58%) Android
7 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
8 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
8 9 (23.68%) Android Development
9 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (21.05%) Scrum
10 7 (18.42%) Ajax
10 7 (18.42%) NHibernate
10 7 (18.42%) HTML
10 7 (18.42%) CSS
10 7 (18.42%) Windows
10 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.42%) iOS Development
11 6 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (15.79%) HTML5
11 6 (15.79%) JSON
11 6 (15.79%) jQuery
11 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
11 6 (15.79%) VB.NET

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (2.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) TestNG
General
1 6 (15.79%) Law
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (18.42%) Ajax
5 7 (18.42%) NHibernate
5 7 (18.42%) HTML
5 7 (18.42%) CSS
6 6 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (15.79%) HTML5
6 6 (15.79%) JSON
6 6 (15.79%) jQuery
7 4 (10.53%) REST
8 3 (7.89%) Web Services
8 3 (7.89%) XML
8 3 (7.89%) Underscore.js
8 3 (7.89%) CSS3
8 3 (7.89%) Backbone.js
8 3 (7.89%) RESTful
9 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Apple iOS
2 12 (31.58%) Android
3 7 (18.42%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Phone
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) MVC
2 9 (23.68%) Android Development
3 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 7 (18.42%) iOS Development
5 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Data Management
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (7.89%) Investment Management
7 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Data Management
8 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.26%) TDD
9 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.63%) Web Development
9 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) C#
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 5 (13.16%) Java
6 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) GoldenSource
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per day + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago