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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 334 254 274
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 887 1150 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.83% 1.11% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.17% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 748 1026 953
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 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%
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
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -52 475 £62,500 - 51
South East -71 117 £57,500 +15.00% 22
Yorkshire -15 63 £45,000 - 11
East of England -21 59 £47,500 - 7
North West -58 46 £47,500 +6.74% 9
West Midlands +11 43 £45,000 -5.26% 8
South West -27 37 £43,000 -25.21% 11
East Midlands -11 34 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North East -5 13 £35,232 -16.11% 1
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 961 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
2 865 (44.18%) JavaScript
3 820 (41.88%) HTML
4 707 (36.11%) C#
5 694 (35.44%) .NET
6 681 (34.78%) CSS
7 614 (31.36%) Java
8 543 (27.73%) SQL
9 498 (25.43%) MVC
10 484 (24.72%) jQuery
11 460 (23.49%) ASP.NET
12 442 (22.57%) TDD
13 434 (22.17%) SQL Server
14 410 (20.94%) OO
15 397 (20.28%) Scrum
16 333 (17.01%) HTML5
17 331 (16.91%) PHP
18 324 (16.55%) Web Services
19 302 (15.42%) Finance
20 275 (14.04%) Mentoring
21 271 (13.84%) MySQL
22 260 (13.28%) XML
23 237 (12.10%) Microsoft
24 213 (10.88%) Oracle
24 213 (10.88%) Git (software)
25 209 (10.67%) E-Commerce
26 208 (10.62%) Linux
27 195 (9.96%) WCF
28 193 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
29 192 (9.81%) OOP

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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
1 127 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 100 (5.11%) CMS
3 93 (4.75%) Apache
4 88 (4.49%) Node.js
5 67 (3.42%) Tomcat
6 51 (2.60%) WebSphere
7 44 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 43 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 40 (2.04%) IIS
10 39 (1.99%) JBoss
10 39 (1.99%) WordPress
11 28 (1.43%) Drupal
11 28 (1.43%) Umbraco
11 28 (1.43%) WebLogic
12 26 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
13 24 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 24 (1.23%) nginx
14 22 (1.12%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.77%) Confluence
15 15 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 115 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.79%) MS Office
3 24 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.26%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.10%) Mingle
7 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.10%) SPSS
8 1 (0.051%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.051%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (2.09%) Magento
2 24 (1.23%) Dynamics GP
3 13 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.31%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.15%) Line 500
9 2 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.051%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.051%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.051%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.051%) Tridion
10 1 (0.051%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.051%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.051%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.48%) SaaS
4 13 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.56%) GitHub
6 9 (0.46%) Office 365
7 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.10%) Trello
7 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.051%) Force.com
8 1 (0.051%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.27%) Internet
2 41 (2.09%) HTTP
3 27 (1.38%) FTP
4 24 (1.23%) SAN
5 14 (0.72%) Intranet
6 12 (0.61%) DNS
7 10 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.41%) AMQP
9 7 (0.36%) SSL
10 6 (0.31%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.31%) VoIP
11 4 (0.20%) SMTP
11 4 (0.20%) Extranet
11 4 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
12 3 (0.15%) SSH
13 2 (0.10%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.10%) Firewall
13 2 (0.10%) SNMP
14 1 (0.051%) DHCP
14 1 (0.051%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (22.17%) SQL Server
2 271 (13.84%) MySQL
3 95 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 90 (4.60%) MongoDB
5 86 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 86 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 81 (4.14%) Big Data
7 78 (3.98%) NoSQL
8 65 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 61 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 51 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
11 46 (2.35%) QlikView
12 40 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 32 (1.63%) Redis
14 31 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 27 (1.38%) Hadoop
15 27 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (1.17%) SQLite
17 20 (1.02%) Oracle Database
18 18 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 213 (10.88%) Git (software)
2 149 (7.61%) Subversion
3 108 (5.52%) Visual Studio
4 98 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 72 (3.68%) Maven
6 71 (3.63%) Jenkins
7 67 (3.42%) Selenium
8 59 (3.01%) JIRA
9 58 (2.96%) Eclipse
10 54 (2.76%) JUnit
11 38 (1.94%) Cucumber
12 29 (1.48%) Xcode
12 29 (1.48%) TeamCity
13 24 (1.23%) Ant
14 22 (1.12%) Jasmine
15 20 (1.02%) Mockito
15 20 (1.02%) jMock
16 19 (0.97%) NUnit
17 18 (0.92%) SpecFlow
17 18 (0.92%) Grunt
General
1 302 (15.42%) Finance
2 94 (4.80%) Banking
3 88 (4.49%) Marketing
4 65 (3.32%) Advertising
5 63 (3.22%) Retail
6 62 (3.17%) Back Office
7 52 (2.66%) Front Office
8 36 (1.84%) Publishing
9 34 (1.74%) Legal
10 28 (1.43%) Games
10 28 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.12%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.66%) Automotive
13 12 (0.61%) Law
14 9 (0.46%) Billing
15 8 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.31%) German Language
17 5 (0.26%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 820 (41.88%) HTML
2 694 (35.44%) .NET
3 681 (34.78%) CSS
4 484 (24.72%) jQuery
5 460 (23.49%) ASP.NET
6 333 (17.01%) HTML5
7 324 (16.55%) Web Services
8 260 (13.28%) XML
9 195 (9.96%) WCF
10 188 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 177 (9.04%) Spring
12 169 (8.63%) .NET Framework
13 167 (8.53%) J2EE
14 165 (8.43%) CSS3
15 135 (6.89%) Ajax
16 132 (6.74%) REST
16 132 (6.74%) WPF
17 131 (6.69%) JSON
18 128 (6.54%) Hibernate
19 119 (6.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 129 (6.59%) User Experience
2 99 (5.06%) Open Source
3 94 (4.80%) Mobile App
4 92 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (3.63%) Computer Science
6 56 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 44 (2.25%) Derivative
9 39 (1.99%) N-Tier
10 21 (1.07%) Equities
10 21 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
11 19 (0.97%) Digital Media
11 19 (0.97%) iPhone
11 19 (0.97%) Fixed Income
12 18 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 17 (0.87%) Hedge funds
13 17 (0.87%) Social Media
14 16 (0.82%) Blog
15 14 (0.72%) iPad
16 13 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 208 (10.62%) Linux
2 163 (8.32%) Apple iOS
3 151 (7.71%) Windows
4 125 (6.38%) Android
5 78 (3.98%) UNIX
6 16 (0.82%) Windows Phone
7 13 (0.66%) Solaris
8 12 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
11 9 (0.46%) CentOS
12 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.20%) AIX
13 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.15%) NetWare
15 2 (0.10%) MVS
16 1 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 961 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (25.43%) MVC
3 442 (22.57%) TDD
4 410 (20.94%) OO
5 397 (20.28%) Scrum
6 275 (14.04%) Mentoring
7 209 (10.67%) E-Commerce
8 193 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
9 192 (9.81%) OOP
10 157 (8.02%) BDD
11 151 (7.71%) Software Engineering
12 142 (7.25%) Web Development
13 140 (7.15%) Unit Testing
14 116 (5.92%) Project Management
15 115 (5.87%) SOA
16 94 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
17 91 (4.65%) Coaching
18 83 (4.24%) iOS Development
19 80 (4.09%) Data Modelling
20 79 (4.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 865 (44.18%) JavaScript
2 707 (36.11%) C#
3 614 (31.36%) Java
4 543 (27.73%) SQL
5 331 (16.91%) PHP
6 121 (6.18%) Python
7 103 (5.26%) Ruby
8 88 (4.49%) Objective-C
9 84 (4.29%) C++
10 77 (3.93%) T-SQL
10 77 (3.93%) VB.NET
11 70 (3.58%) PHP5
12 47 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 41 (2.09%) VB
14 37 (1.89%) C
15 32 (1.63%) Perl
16 29 (1.48%) PL/SQL
17 21 (1.07%) PowerShell
17 21 (1.07%) Scala
18 16 (0.82%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 168 (8.58%) Degree
2 36 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (0.72%) MCSE
4 8 (0.41%) PhD
5 7 (0.36%) MCP
6 6 (0.31%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (0.20%) MBA
8 4 (0.20%) MCTS
9 3 (0.15%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.051%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.051%) OCP
11 1 (0.051%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.051%) MCSD
11 1 (0.051%) ISEB
11 1 (0.051%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.051%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.051%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (2.91%) QA
2 4 (0.20%) WCAG
3 2 (0.10%) HL7
3 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.051%) SLA
4 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.41%) Varnish
3 3 (0.15%) Firmware
4 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.051%) HDFS
5 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.051%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (1.53%) Puppet
2 24 (1.23%) OpenView
2 24 (1.23%) Nagios
2 24 (1.23%) SCOM
3 14 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.66%) Ansible
5 4 (0.20%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.15%) MOM
7 1 (0.051%) Netcool
7 1 (0.051%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 237 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 213 (10.88%) Oracle
3 89 (4.55%) Zend
4 43 (2.20%) Sencha
5 39 (1.99%) Google
6 36 (1.84%) IBM
7 29 (1.48%) SAP
8 28 (1.43%) HP
9 24 (1.23%) Remedy
10 23 (1.17%) Twitter
11 22 (1.12%) Adobe
12 20 (1.02%) Cognos
13 19 (0.97%) hybris
14 17 (0.87%) EPiServer
14 17 (0.87%) ATG
15 16 (0.82%) TIBCO
15 16 (0.82%) Sitecore
15 16 (0.82%) Demandware
16 14 (0.72%) Xamarin
17 12 (0.61%) Informatica
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - Pension, Life, Health plan and 25 days hols
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits package and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretiona
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretiona
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretiona
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Homes and Communities Agency
Salary: From £41,417 to £55,499 per annum dependent on location
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, great project
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago