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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 317 251 262
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 874 1098 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.89% 1.13% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.20% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 758 973 1024
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.37% +3.33%
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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -82 409 £64,500 +3.20% 61
South East -49 164 £55,000 +4.76% 26
East of England +3 72 £47,500 -9.52% 8
North West -58 55 £45,000 - 21
Yorkshire +3 54 £50,000 +7.52% 15
South West +5 50 £40,000 -4.76% 15
West Midlands -7 44 £44,000 -2.22% 5
East Midlands +25 23 £50,000 +29.87% 4
Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
North East -11 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 925 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 782 (44.11%) JavaScript
3 751 (42.36%) HTML
4 673 (37.96%) C#
5 664 (37.45%) .NET
6 638 (35.98%) CSS
7 512 (28.88%) SQL
8 504 (28.43%) Java
9 469 (26.45%) MVC
10 436 (24.59%) ASP.NET
11 435 (24.53%) SQL Server
12 423 (23.86%) TDD
13 420 (23.69%) jQuery
14 363 (20.47%) Scrum
15 362 (20.42%) OO
16 302 (17.03%) PHP
17 299 (16.86%) Web Services
18 298 (16.81%) HTML5
19 289 (16.30%) Microsoft
20 270 (15.23%) Finance
21 268 (15.12%) Mentoring
22 257 (14.50%) MySQL
23 251 (14.16%) XML
24 225 (12.69%) Git (software)
25 208 (11.73%) Oracle
26 191 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
27 189 (10.66%) Linux
28 184 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
29 183 (10.32%) Degree
30 177 (9.98%) E-Commerce

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 103 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 95 (5.36%) CMS
3 80 (4.51%) Apache
4 69 (3.89%) Node.js
5 43 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 35 (1.97%) IIS
6 35 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 32 (1.80%) WordPress
8 30 (1.69%) JBoss
9 29 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 28 (1.58%) WebSphere
11 25 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
12 24 (1.35%) nginx
12 24 (1.35%) Drupal
13 18 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (0.96%) Umbraco
15 12 (0.68%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.68%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 137 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.43%) MS Office
3 21 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 18 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.28%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.17%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.11%) Mingle
8 2 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.056%) MS Project
9 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.056%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 39 (2.20%) Magento
2 20 (1.13%) Dynamics GP
3 15 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.34%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.17%) Line 500
8 3 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.056%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.056%) Tridion
10 1 (0.056%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.056%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.056%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.69%) SaaS
4 10 (0.56%) GitHub
5 8 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.34%) Office 365
7 4 (0.23%) Force.com
8 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Trello
8 2 (0.11%) PaaS
9 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.056%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.056%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.78%) Internet
2 34 (1.92%) HTTP
3 22 (1.24%) FTP
4 20 (1.13%) SAN
5 14 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.73%) DNS
7 7 (0.39%) SSL
8 6 (0.34%) Bluetooth
8 6 (0.34%) Intranet
9 5 (0.28%) SSH
10 4 (0.23%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.23%) SMTP
10 4 (0.23%) DAB
11 1 (0.056%) RTP
11 1 (0.056%) Extranet
11 1 (0.056%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.056%) LDAP
11 1 (0.056%) DHCP
11 1 (0.056%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 257 (14.50%) MySQL
3 102 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 102 (5.75%) MongoDB
4 101 (5.70%) NoSQL
5 93 (5.25%) Relational Database
5 93 (5.25%) Big Data
6 88 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 73 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 69 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 54 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
10 48 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
11 44 (2.48%) Redis
12 42 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (2.09%) QlikView
14 30 (1.69%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.47%) Oracle Database
16 24 (1.35%) Hadoop
16 24 (1.35%) DB2
17 21 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 225 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 126 (7.11%) Visual Studio
3 104 (5.87%) Subversion
4 83 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 70 (3.95%) Jenkins
6 49 (2.76%) Selenium
6 49 (2.76%) Maven
7 48 (2.71%) JIRA
8 45 (2.54%) Xcode
9 37 (2.09%) NUnit
10 36 (2.03%) JUnit
10 36 (2.03%) Eclipse
11 35 (1.97%) TeamCity
12 33 (1.86%) Cucumber
13 27 (1.52%) Grunt
14 23 (1.30%) ReSharper
15 21 (1.18%) SpecFlow
16 19 (1.07%) Jasmine
17 18 (1.02%) jMock
17 18 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 270 (15.23%) Finance
2 81 (4.57%) Marketing
3 78 (4.40%) Retail
4 77 (4.34%) Banking
5 58 (3.27%) Advertising
6 34 (1.92%) Back Office
7 28 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.52%) Front Office
8 27 (1.52%) Legal
9 25 (1.41%) Publishing
9 25 (1.41%) Games
10 15 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.56%) Law
13 8 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.39%) German Language
15 6 (0.34%) Automotive
16 5 (0.28%) Billing
17 4 (0.23%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.23%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 751 (42.36%) HTML
2 664 (37.45%) .NET
3 638 (35.98%) CSS
4 436 (24.59%) ASP.NET
5 420 (23.69%) jQuery
6 299 (16.86%) Web Services
7 298 (16.81%) HTML5
8 251 (14.16%) XML
9 191 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 172 (9.70%) .NET Framework
11 171 (9.64%) CSS3
12 165 (9.31%) AngularJS
13 162 (9.14%) WCF
14 156 (8.80%) REST
15 147 (8.29%) JSON
16 141 (7.95%) Ajax
17 131 (7.39%) RESTful
18 123 (6.94%) Spring
19 118 (6.66%) J2EE
20 101 (5.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (6.15%) User Experience
2 108 (6.09%) Open Source
3 95 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 94 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (5.08%) Computer Science
6 39 (2.20%) N-Tier
7 38 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.47%) Derivative
8 26 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (1.18%) Digital Media
10 20 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
10 20 (1.13%) Social Media
11 19 (1.07%) Equities
11 19 (1.07%) Data Integration
12 16 (0.90%) Blog
13 15 (0.85%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.79%) iPad
14 14 (0.79%) Fixed Income
15 13 (0.73%) iPhone
16 12 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 189 (10.66%) Linux
2 154 (8.69%) Windows
3 145 (8.18%) Apple iOS
4 118 (6.66%) Android
5 75 (4.23%) UNIX
6 16 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.51%) CentOS
9 6 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.23%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.23%) Solaris
12 3 (0.17%) NetWare
13 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (26.45%) MVC
3 423 (23.86%) TDD
4 363 (20.47%) Scrum
5 362 (20.42%) OO
6 268 (15.12%) Mentoring
7 184 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
8 177 (9.98%) E-Commerce
9 169 (9.53%) OOP
10 144 (8.12%) BDD
11 141 (7.95%) Software Engineering
12 135 (7.61%) Unit Testing
13 123 (6.94%) Web Development
14 94 (5.30%) SOA
15 90 (5.08%) Project Management
16 88 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
16 88 (4.96%) iOS Development
17 74 (4.17%) DevOps
17 74 (4.17%) Analytics
18 70 (3.95%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 782 (44.11%) JavaScript
2 673 (37.96%) C#
3 512 (28.88%) SQL
4 504 (28.43%) Java
5 302 (17.03%) PHP
6 149 (8.40%) Python
7 117 (6.60%) Ruby
8 97 (5.47%) T-SQL
9 90 (5.08%) C++
10 81 (4.57%) Objective-C
11 73 (4.12%) VB.NET
12 56 (3.16%) PHP5
13 48 (2.71%) PL/SQL
14 45 (2.54%) VB
15 41 (2.31%) Bash Shell
16 37 (2.09%) C
17 29 (1.64%) VB6
18 28 (1.58%) Perl
19 25 (1.41%) Scala
20 17 (0.96%) Jython
Qualifications
1 183 (10.32%) Degree
2 28 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (0.56%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.56%) MCSE
4 7 (0.39%) MCP
4 7 (0.39%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.11%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.11%) MCPD
6 2 (0.11%) MCSD
7 1 (0.056%) ISEB
7 1 (0.056%) OCP
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.056%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.056%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.056%) PhD
7 1 (0.056%) HND
7 1 (0.056%) MCTS
7 1 (0.056%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.056%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.72%) QA
2 11 (0.62%) HL7
3 6 (0.34%) WCAG
4 3 (0.17%) Section 508
5 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.056%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.79%) Varnish
3 8 (0.45%) HDFS
4 7 (0.39%) Firmware
4 7 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.23%) Docker
6 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.056%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (1.52%) Puppet
2 24 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.13%) SCOM
3 20 (1.13%) OpenView
3 20 (1.13%) Nagios
4 17 (0.96%) Ansible
5 4 (0.23%) cPanel
5 4 (0.23%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.056%) Netcool
7 1 (0.056%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.056%) Webmin
Vendors
1 289 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 208 (11.73%) Oracle
3 64 (3.61%) Zend
4 40 (2.26%) Google
5 27 (1.52%) Facebook
6 26 (1.47%) Cognos
7 24 (1.35%) hybris
7 24 (1.35%) Demandware
7 24 (1.35%) HP
8 21 (1.18%) ATG
8 21 (1.18%) Informatica
8 21 (1.18%) Twitter
9 20 (1.13%) IBM
9 20 (1.13%) Remedy
10 18 (1.02%) Sitecore
11 15 (0.85%) VMware
11 15 (0.85%) DataCash
11 15 (0.85%) Xamarin
12 14 (0.79%) Ogone
12 14 (0.79%) Sencha
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Share Options (Equity)
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago