The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 286 264 266
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1071 1229 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.09% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.16% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1030 959
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Lead Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the England region.

Lead Developer Salary Trend in England

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in England

Lead Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -48 472 £65,000 - 53
South East +8 219 £58,000 +10.47% 18
Yorkshire +12 80 £47,500 +9.82% 8
East of England +43 76 £52,500 +16.66% 14
North West -25 72 £45,000 +1.69% 17
South West -10 54 £50,000 +17.64% 10
West Midlands +6 50 £50,500 +13.48% 8
East Midlands +20 36 £45,000 +5.88% 6
North East +3 12 £43,500 +23.46% 2
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 1004 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 928 (47.49%) JavaScript
3 817 (41.81%) .NET
4 796 (40.74%) C#
5 788 (40.33%) HTML
6 675 (34.54%) CSS
7 597 (30.55%) SQL
8 576 (29.48%) MVC
9 547 (27.99%) SQL Server
10 531 (27.18%) ASP.NET
11 487 (24.92%) jQuery
12 477 (24.41%) Java
13 454 (23.23%) TDD
14 433 (22.16%) OO
15 393 (20.11%) Scrum
16 372 (19.04%) HTML5
17 368 (18.83%) Web Services
18 359 (18.37%) Microsoft
19 322 (16.48%) PHP
20 315 (16.12%) Finance
21 301 (15.40%) Mentoring
22 292 (14.94%) MySQL
23 273 (13.97%) AngularJS
24 264 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
25 247 (12.64%) XML
26 244 (12.49%) Git (software)
27 227 (11.62%) Linux
28 221 (11.31%) Oracle
29 215 (11.00%) CSS3
30 206 (10.54%) E-Commerce

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 119 (6.09%) Node.js
2 110 (5.63%) Apache
3 101 (5.17%) CMS
4 67 (3.43%) SharePoint
5 61 (3.12%) Tomcat
6 39 (2.00%) WordPress
7 37 (1.89%) IIS
8 33 (1.69%) JBoss
8 33 (1.69%) Drupal
9 32 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
10 30 (1.54%) Umbraco
11 25 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 25 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (1.18%) nginx
13 19 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (0.97%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.67%) NServiceBus
15 12 (0.61%) Moodle
16 11 (0.56%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 151 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.23%) MS Office
3 21 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (0.26%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.15%) InDesign
9 2 (0.10%) SPSS
9 2 (0.10%) Mingle
10 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.051%) FastStats
10 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.051%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (1.43%) Magento
2 19 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
4 12 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 10 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
6 8 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.26%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.26%) Odoo
8 4 (0.20%) Fredhopper
8 4 (0.20%) Cognos Planning
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.10%) Shopify
10 2 (0.10%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.051%) Line 100
11 1 (0.051%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 119 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (3.43%) SaaS
3 60 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.56%) GitHub
5 5 (0.26%) Force.com
6 4 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.15%) Office 365
7 3 (0.15%) Trello
7 3 (0.15%) Yammer
8 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.10%) IaaS
8 2 (0.10%) PaaS
9 1 (0.051%) Heroku
9 1 (0.051%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.051%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.051%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 112 (5.73%) Internet
2 49 (2.51%) HTTP
3 23 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.72%) SAN
5 11 (0.56%) FTP
6 9 (0.46%) DNS
6 9 (0.46%) SSH
7 8 (0.41%) DAB
8 6 (0.31%) LDAP
8 6 (0.31%) VoIP
9 5 (0.26%) Intranet
10 4 (0.20%) SSL
11 3 (0.15%) VPN
11 3 (0.15%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.15%) Skype
12 2 (0.10%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.10%) Firewall
13 1 (0.051%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.051%) PPP
13 1 (0.051%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 547 (27.99%) SQL Server
2 292 (14.94%) MySQL
3 130 (6.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 129 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 128 (6.55%) MongoDB
6 104 (5.32%) Big Data
7 102 (5.22%) Relational Database
8 100 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 83 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 80 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
11 68 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 63 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
13 57 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 50 (2.56%) Redis
15 42 (2.15%) Oracle Database
16 29 (1.48%) Hadoop
17 24 (1.23%) RDBMS
17 24 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
18 23 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
18 23 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 244 (12.49%) Git (software)
2 136 (6.96%) Visual Studio
3 101 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 70 (3.58%) Subversion
5 66 (3.38%) Jenkins
6 62 (3.17%) Maven
7 58 (2.97%) Xcode
8 57 (2.92%) NUnit
9 49 (2.51%) Selenium
10 45 (2.30%) Eclipse
11 43 (2.20%) Grunt
12 42 (2.15%) JIRA
13 36 (1.84%) TeamCity
14 34 (1.74%) ReSharper
15 32 (1.64%) JUnit
16 31 (1.59%) Moq
17 30 (1.54%) SpecFlow
18 26 (1.33%) Cucumber
18 26 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
19 24 (1.23%) RSpec
General
1 315 (16.12%) Finance
2 109 (5.58%) Retail
3 82 (4.20%) Banking
3 82 (4.20%) Marketing
4 55 (2.81%) Advertising
5 51 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.38%) Back Office
7 26 (1.33%) Front Office
7 26 (1.33%) Games
7 26 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (0.92%) Publishing
9 18 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.82%) Legal
11 12 (0.61%) Law
12 8 (0.41%) Automotive
13 7 (0.36%) Electronics
14 5 (0.26%) French Language
15 4 (0.20%) Billing
16 3 (0.15%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 817 (41.81%) .NET
2 788 (40.33%) HTML
3 675 (34.54%) CSS
4 531 (27.18%) ASP.NET
5 487 (24.92%) jQuery
6 372 (19.04%) HTML5
7 368 (18.83%) Web Services
8 273 (13.97%) AngularJS
9 264 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 247 (12.64%) XML
11 215 (11.00%) CSS3
12 204 (10.44%) WCF
12 204 (10.44%) .NET Framework
13 201 (10.29%) REST
14 164 (8.39%) Spring
15 131 (6.70%) Ajax
15 131 (6.70%) J2EE
16 129 (6.60%) RESTful
17 116 (5.94%) JSON
18 115 (5.89%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 153 (7.83%) Open Source
2 148 (7.57%) User Experience
3 122 (6.24%) Computer Science
4 120 (6.14%) Mobile App
5 103 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (2.87%) N-Tier
7 38 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
8 27 (1.38%) Data Integration
9 23 (1.18%) iPad
9 23 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.18%) Derivative
10 21 (1.07%) Digital Media
11 20 (1.02%) iPhone
12 18 (0.92%) Graphic Design
12 18 (0.92%) Social Media
13 17 (0.87%) Mathematics
14 16 (0.82%) NHS
14 16 (0.82%) Fixed Income
15 15 (0.77%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 227 (11.62%) Linux
2 180 (9.21%) Windows
3 164 (8.39%) Apple iOS
4 143 (7.32%) Android
5 76 (3.89%) UNIX
6 18 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
7 14 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.67%) CentOS
9 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.26%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (0.20%) Fedora
13 2 (0.10%) Solaris
13 2 (0.10%) NetWare
14 1 (0.051%) Debian
14 1 (0.051%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1004 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 576 (29.48%) MVC
3 454 (23.23%) TDD
4 433 (22.16%) OO
5 393 (20.11%) Scrum
6 301 (15.40%) Mentoring
7 206 (10.54%) E-Commerce
8 189 (9.67%) Web Development
9 169 (8.65%) BDD
10 152 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
11 134 (6.86%) OOP
12 132 (6.76%) Unit Testing
13 130 (6.65%) Software Engineering
14 113 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
15 103 (5.27%) SOA
16 96 (4.91%) Mobile Development
17 95 (4.86%) iOS Development
18 79 (4.04%) Analytics
19 75 (3.84%) Waterfall
19 75 (3.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 928 (47.49%) JavaScript
2 796 (40.74%) C#
3 597 (30.55%) SQL
4 477 (24.41%) Java
5 322 (16.48%) PHP
6 165 (8.44%) Python
7 151 (7.73%) T-SQL
8 128 (6.55%) Ruby
9 101 (5.17%) Objective-C
10 90 (4.61%) VB.NET
11 70 (3.58%) C++
12 64 (3.28%) PL/SQL
13 58 (2.97%) VB
14 52 (2.66%) Perl
15 35 (1.79%) Bash Shell
16 33 (1.69%) VB6
16 33 (1.69%) PHP5
17 21 (1.07%) C
18 18 (0.92%) Scala
19 11 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 196 (10.03%) Degree
2 20 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 19 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.36%) MCP
6 5 (0.26%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.10%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.10%) MCPD
7 2 (0.10%) MCSE
7 2 (0.10%) PhD
7 2 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.051%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.051%) ISEB
8 1 (0.051%) MCSD
8 1 (0.051%) HND
8 1 (0.051%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.07%) QA
2 13 (0.67%) HL7
3 9 (0.46%) WCAG
3 9 (0.46%) Section 508
4 6 (0.31%) SLA
5 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.051%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (0.97%) Varnish
2 15 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.61%) Firmware
5 7 (0.36%) HDFS
6 6 (0.31%) Docker
7 4 (0.20%) NFS
8 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.051%) LXC
9 1 (0.051%) Squid
Systems Management
1 33 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (1.59%) Puppet
3 17 (0.87%) Ansible
4 10 (0.51%) OpenView
4 10 (0.51%) Nagios
4 10 (0.51%) SCOM
5 8 (0.41%) cPanel
5 8 (0.41%) AirWatch
6 6 (0.31%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.15%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.051%) Netcool
8 1 (0.051%) Mesos
8 1 (0.051%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 359 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 221 (11.31%) Oracle
3 69 (3.53%) Google
4 43 (2.20%) Zend
5 39 (2.00%) Facebook
6 32 (1.64%) hybris
7 31 (1.59%) Cognos
8 30 (1.54%) IBM
8 30 (1.54%) Apple
9 28 (1.43%) Informatica
9 28 (1.43%) Demandware
10 26 (1.33%) Sitecore
10 26 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (1.13%) ATG
12 20 (1.02%) Adobe
13 15 (0.77%) SAP
14 14 (0.72%) HP
14 14 (0.72%) Sencha
14 14 (0.72%) DataCash
15 13 (0.67%) Ogone
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits! -)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare Etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65k - 70k per annum, Benefits: Pension, 25 Days
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Eames Consulting - Technology Insurance (Perm)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Influential People Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago