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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 266 262 281
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1110 1271 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.13% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.20% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 958 1096 877
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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
96251 105897 96840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80393 87735 81460
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -16 531 £65,000 +4.00% 62
South East +26 184 £57,500 +14.21% 18
Yorkshire -13 80 £46,250 -7.50% 17
North West -11 71 £45,000 +5.88% 19
East of England -1 65 £52,500 +10.52% 8
West Midlands +13 64 £47,500 +11.76% 7
South West -39 60 £45,000 +5.88% 11
East Midlands +8 34 £50,000 +17.64% 5
North East +4 22 £50,000 +32.92% 4
Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1169 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1066 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 888 (39.98%) .NET
4 880 (39.62%) HTML
5 866 (38.99%) C#
6 749 (33.72%) CSS
7 680 (30.62%) MVC
8 615 (27.69%) SQL
9 585 (26.34%) SQL Server
10 565 (25.44%) ASP.NET
11 549 (24.72%) TDD
12 535 (24.09%) Java
13 514 (23.14%) OO
14 484 (21.79%) Scrum
15 479 (21.57%) jQuery
16 445 (20.04%) HTML5
17 430 (19.36%) Web Services
18 369 (16.61%) Microsoft
19 361 (16.25%) Finance
20 336 (15.13%) AngularJS
21 335 (15.08%) PHP
22 322 (14.50%) Mentoring
23 316 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC
24 293 (13.19%) Git (software)
25 288 (12.97%) MySQL
26 261 (11.75%) REST
26 261 (11.75%) CSS3
27 245 (11.03%) .NET Framework
28 244 (10.99%) WCF
29 239 (10.76%) XML

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 158 (7.11%) Node.js
2 107 (4.82%) CMS
3 102 (4.59%) Apache
4 93 (4.19%) Tomcat
5 55 (2.48%) Drupal
6 51 (2.30%) IIS
7 40 (1.80%) SharePoint
8 38 (1.71%) Apache Solr
8 38 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
9 36 (1.62%) Umbraco
10 34 (1.53%) WordPress
11 30 (1.35%) JBoss
12 25 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
13 20 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 20 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (0.77%) nginx
14 17 (0.77%) Apache Spark
15 15 (0.68%) Confluence
16 13 (0.59%) SAS
16 13 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 128 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.54%) MS Office
3 12 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.14%) InDesign
7 2 (0.090%) PrintSoft PReS
7 2 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.090%) SPSS
8 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.045%) MS Project
8 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.045%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.045%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 18 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
3 15 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 11 (0.50%) Magento
5 10 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.36%) Fredhopper
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.14%) Summit
8 3 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.14%) Odoo
9 2 (0.090%) Shopify
9 2 (0.090%) Tridion
9 2 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.045%) Cognos Planning
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 114 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (4.73%) SaaS
3 78 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.54%) Force.com
5 9 (0.41%) OpenShift
6 7 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.14%) Office 365
7 3 (0.14%) GitHub
7 3 (0.14%) IaaS
7 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.14%) CallidusCloud
8 2 (0.090%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.090%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.090%) PaaS
8 2 (0.090%) Heroku
9 1 (0.045%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.045%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 89 (4.01%) Internet
2 63 (2.84%) HTTP
3 19 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.41%) LDAP
4 9 (0.41%) AMQP
5 8 (0.36%) SSH
6 7 (0.32%) VPN
6 7 (0.32%) DNS
6 7 (0.32%) DAB
7 6 (0.27%) VoIP
8 5 (0.23%) Firewall
8 5 (0.23%) Intranet
9 4 (0.18%) SAN
10 3 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.14%) Extranet
10 3 (0.14%) Skype
11 2 (0.090%) PPP
12 1 (0.045%) Wireless
12 1 (0.045%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 585 (26.34%) SQL Server
2 288 (12.97%) MySQL
3 160 (7.20%) NoSQL
4 140 (6.30%) MongoDB
4 140 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 119 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 119 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 107 (4.82%) Big Data
7 91 (4.10%) Relational Database
7 91 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
8 73 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 68 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 67 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
11 49 (2.21%) Oracle Database
11 49 (2.21%) Redis
12 41 (1.85%) Hadoop
12 41 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 24 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 293 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 116 (5.22%) Visual Studio
3 113 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 111 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 105 (4.73%) Maven
6 88 (3.96%) Subversion
7 73 (3.29%) Selenium
8 64 (2.88%) NUnit
9 53 (2.39%) JUnit
10 51 (2.30%) Xcode
11 50 (2.25%) JIRA
12 49 (2.21%) TeamCity
12 49 (2.21%) Grunt
13 42 (1.89%) Eclipse
14 35 (1.58%) Mockito
15 34 (1.53%) Jasmine
16 33 (1.49%) PHPUnit
17 28 (1.26%) Cucumber
17 28 (1.26%) ReSharper
18 27 (1.22%) Ant
General
1 361 (16.25%) Finance
2 107 (4.82%) Retail
3 100 (4.50%) Marketing
4 90 (4.05%) Banking
5 69 (3.11%) Front Office
6 67 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 63 (2.84%) Advertising
8 50 (2.25%) Games
9 36 (1.62%) Investment Banking
10 34 (1.53%) Law
11 31 (1.40%) Back Office
12 30 (1.35%) Publishing
13 29 (1.31%) Manufacturing
14 23 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.77%) Legal
16 9 (0.41%) Automotive
16 9 (0.41%) Electronics
17 8 (0.36%) Billing
18 7 (0.32%) Local Government
19 6 (0.27%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 888 (39.98%) .NET
2 880 (39.62%) HTML
3 749 (33.72%) CSS
4 565 (25.44%) ASP.NET
5 479 (21.57%) jQuery
6 445 (20.04%) HTML5
7 430 (19.36%) Web Services
8 336 (15.13%) AngularJS
9 316 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 261 (11.75%) REST
10 261 (11.75%) CSS3
11 245 (11.03%) .NET Framework
12 244 (10.99%) WCF
13 239 (10.76%) XML
14 237 (10.67%) Spring
15 144 (6.48%) Entity Framework
16 138 (6.21%) J2EE
17 132 (5.94%) RESTful
18 129 (5.81%) Hibernate
19 126 (5.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 154 (6.93%) User Experience
2 131 (5.90%) Mobile App
3 117 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 110 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (1.94%) N-Tier
6 36 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (1.58%) Derivative
8 31 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
9 28 (1.26%) Data Integration
10 25 (1.13%) Equities
11 23 (1.04%) iPhone
12 22 (0.99%) Digital Media
12 22 (0.99%) Hedge funds
13 21 (0.95%) Social Media
13 21 (0.95%) iPad
14 20 (0.90%) Fixed Income
15 19 (0.86%) Data Structures
16 18 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
16 18 (0.81%) Graphic Design
16 18 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 236 (10.63%) Linux
2 181 (8.15%) Windows
3 166 (7.47%) Apple iOS
4 152 (6.84%) Android
5 82 (3.69%) UNIX
6 21 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
7 13 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.59%) CentOS
8 11 (0.50%) Windows Phone
9 9 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.32%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (0.18%) Fedora
14 3 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.090%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.090%) AIX
15 2 (0.090%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1169 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 680 (30.62%) MVC
3 549 (24.72%) TDD
4 514 (23.14%) OO
5 484 (21.79%) Scrum
6 322 (14.50%) Mentoring
7 209 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 198 (8.91%) Web Development
9 188 (8.46%) BDD
10 187 (8.42%) E-Commerce
11 169 (7.61%) Unit Testing
12 166 (7.47%) Open Source
13 143 (6.44%) Software Engineering
14 135 (6.08%) SOA
15 134 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
16 121 (5.45%) SDLC
17 111 (5.00%) Mobile Development
18 101 (4.55%) iOS Development
19 98 (4.41%) OOP
20 92 (4.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1066 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 866 (38.99%) C#
3 615 (27.69%) SQL
4 535 (24.09%) Java
5 335 (15.08%) PHP
6 172 (7.74%) T-SQL
7 161 (7.25%) Python
8 142 (6.39%) Ruby
9 109 (4.91%) Objective-C
10 89 (4.01%) VB.NET
11 87 (3.92%) C++
12 64 (2.88%) Perl
13 59 (2.66%) PL/SQL
14 50 (2.25%) Scala
15 39 (1.76%) VB
16 31 (1.40%) Apex Code
17 28 (1.26%) Apple Swift
18 22 (0.99%) Bash Shell
18 22 (0.99%) C
19 20 (0.90%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 172 (7.74%) Degree
2 21 (0.95%) Security Cleared
2 21 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.50%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.27%) OCP
5 6 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (0.27%) MCP
6 4 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.090%) PhD
7 2 (0.090%) MCPD
8 1 (0.045%) MCSD
8 1 (0.045%) MCSE
8 1 (0.045%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (5.00%) QA
2 8 (0.36%) WCAG
2 8 (0.36%) Section 508
3 6 (0.27%) HL7
3 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.23%) SLA
4 5 (0.23%) EMIR
4 5 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.18%) MiFID
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.090%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (1.08%) Docker
2 13 (0.59%) Varnish
3 10 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.27%) Firmware
5 5 (0.23%) HDFS
6 4 (0.18%) NFS
6 4 (0.18%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.14%) LXC
8 1 (0.045%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.045%) Squid
8 1 (0.045%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (1.89%) Puppet
2 29 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (0.99%) Ansible
4 9 (0.41%) Mesos
4 9 (0.41%) Vagrant
5 8 (0.36%) Nagios
6 7 (0.32%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.32%) cPanel
7 1 (0.045%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.045%) Salt
Vendors
1 369 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 200 (9.00%) Oracle
3 63 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
3 63 (2.84%) Google
4 48 (2.16%) Zend
5 35 (1.58%) Adobe
6 29 (1.31%) Facebook
7 28 (1.26%) IBM
8 26 (1.17%) Apple
8 26 (1.17%) Sitecore
9 24 (1.08%) Cognos
10 23 (1.04%) Informatica
11 22 (0.99%) hybris
12 17 (0.77%) Sencha
12 17 (0.77%) SAP
13 16 (0.72%) Splunk
13 16 (0.72%) Endeca
14 15 (0.68%) Xamarin
14 15 (0.68%) Demandware
15 13 (0.59%) Tableau
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday + More!
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NHS BSA
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 - 46k & an excellent package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 to 60000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum c£45-£55K + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 23 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
AMsource Technology Limited
Salary: £45-50k + £5k car, 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections Ltd
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday