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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 317 262 278
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 900 1078 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.84% 1.07% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.13% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 762 958 948
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,650
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 October 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 October 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 -45 499 £62,500 +1.62% 44
South East -60 117 £55,000 +10.00% 15
North West -7 65 £45,000 +1.12% 11
Yorkshire +12 64 £45,000 - 16
East of England -35 43 £52,500 +5.00% 7
West Midlands -18 34 £45,000 -2.70% 7
East Midlands -19 33 £50,000 -4.76% 3
South West -40 29 £43,000 -9.47% 11
North East -8 16 £35,232 -17.10% 2
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 988 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
2 920 (44.17%) JavaScript
3 855 (41.05%) HTML
4 750 (36.01%) C#
5 724 (34.76%) .NET
6 712 (34.18%) CSS
7 649 (31.16%) Java
8 567 (27.22%) SQL
9 525 (25.20%) MVC
10 494 (23.72%) jQuery
11 481 (23.09%) TDD
12 464 (22.28%) ASP.NET
13 447 (21.46%) SQL Server
14 434 (20.84%) Scrum
15 427 (20.50%) OO
16 356 (17.09%) HTML5
17 351 (16.85%) PHP
18 327 (15.70%) Web Services
19 326 (15.65%) Finance
20 298 (14.31%) XML
21 288 (13.83%) Mentoring
22 278 (13.35%) MySQL
23 241 (11.57%) Microsoft
24 239 (11.47%) Linux
25 225 (10.80%) Oracle
26 219 (10.51%) Git (software)
27 212 (10.18%) E-Commerce
28 206 (9.89%) Spring
29 204 (9.79%) WCF
30 197 (9.46%) Continuous Integration

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 143 (6.87%) SharePoint
2 115 (5.52%) Apache
3 96 (4.61%) CMS
4 93 (4.46%) Node.js
5 81 (3.89%) Tomcat
6 58 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 51 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 47 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 42 (2.02%) IIS
10 41 (1.97%) WebLogic
11 39 (1.87%) JBoss
11 39 (1.87%) Drupal
12 37 (1.78%) WordPress
13 27 (1.30%) Umbraco
14 25 (1.20%) Apache Solr
15 22 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
16 19 (0.91%) nginx
16 19 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
17 16 (0.77%) Joomla!
18 15 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 102 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.34%) MS Office
3 22 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.24%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.096%) SPSS
8 1 (0.048%) Mingle
8 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.048%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.048%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.048%) DOC1
8 1 (0.048%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 30 (1.44%) Magento
2 24 (1.15%) Dynamics GP
3 11 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 10 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
4 10 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.096%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.096%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.096%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.096%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.096%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.096%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.096%) Line 500
9 1 (0.048%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.048%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.20%) SaaS
4 19 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.34%) GitHub
5 7 (0.34%) Office 365
6 1 (0.048%) Force.com
6 1 (0.048%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.36%) HTTP
2 66 (3.17%) Internet
3 27 (1.30%) FTP
3 27 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.25%) SAN
5 15 (0.72%) Intranet
5 15 (0.72%) DNS
6 12 (0.58%) AMQP
7 6 (0.29%) VoIP
7 6 (0.29%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.19%) SMTP
8 4 (0.19%) Extranet
8 4 (0.19%) SSL
8 4 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (0.14%) Firewall
9 3 (0.14%) SSH
10 2 (0.096%) SNMP
10 2 (0.096%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.048%) RTP
11 1 (0.048%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (21.46%) SQL Server
2 278 (13.35%) MySQL
3 92 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 90 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 85 (4.08%) Big Data
6 84 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 83 (3.98%) MongoDB
8 70 (3.36%) NoSQL
9 64 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 61 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 55 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
12 48 (2.30%) RDBMS
13 39 (1.87%) QlikView
13 39 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 31 (1.49%) Hadoop
15 25 (1.20%) Oracle Database
15 25 (1.20%) SQLite
16 19 (0.91%) OLAP
17 18 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 219 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 173 (8.31%) Subversion
3 106 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 99 (4.75%) Visual Studio
5 89 (4.27%) Maven
6 81 (3.89%) Jenkins
7 71 (3.41%) Selenium
8 69 (3.31%) Eclipse
9 61 (2.93%) JUnit
10 60 (2.88%) JIRA
11 41 (1.97%) Ant
12 37 (1.78%) Cucumber
13 26 (1.25%) Xcode
13 26 (1.25%) TeamCity
14 22 (1.06%) Hudson
14 22 (1.06%) Mockito
15 21 (1.01%) jMock
16 19 (0.91%) NUnit
17 18 (0.86%) Jasmine
18 17 (0.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 326 (15.65%) Finance
2 104 (4.99%) Banking
3 93 (4.46%) Marketing
4 71 (3.41%) Front Office
5 64 (3.07%) Back Office
6 60 (2.88%) Advertising
7 46 (2.21%) Retail
8 39 (1.87%) Publishing
9 35 (1.68%) Games
10 32 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 29 (1.39%) Telecoms
11 29 (1.39%) Legal
12 13 (0.62%) Law
13 12 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.53%) Billing
15 10 (0.48%) Automotive
15 10 (0.48%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.29%) French Language
18 5 (0.24%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 855 (41.05%) HTML
2 724 (34.76%) .NET
3 712 (34.18%) CSS
4 494 (23.72%) jQuery
5 464 (22.28%) ASP.NET
6 356 (17.09%) HTML5
7 327 (15.70%) Web Services
8 298 (14.31%) XML
9 206 (9.89%) Spring
10 204 (9.79%) WCF
11 196 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 188 (9.03%) .NET Framework
13 180 (8.64%) J2EE
14 179 (8.59%) CSS3
15 153 (7.35%) WPF
16 140 (6.72%) Hibernate
17 133 (6.39%) Ajax
18 124 (5.95%) REST
19 118 (5.66%) AngularJS
20 117 (5.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 128 (6.14%) User Experience
2 104 (4.99%) Open Source
3 100 (4.80%) Mobile App
4 89 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 83 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 51 (2.45%) Derivative
9 41 (1.97%) N-Tier
10 29 (1.39%) Equities
10 29 (1.39%) Fixed Income
11 25 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 24 (1.15%) iPhone
13 22 (1.06%) Mathematics
14 21 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
15 19 (0.91%) Digital Media
16 18 (0.86%) Social Media
17 15 (0.72%) Blog
17 15 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
17 15 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 239 (11.47%) Linux
2 171 (8.21%) Windows
3 159 (7.63%) Apple iOS
4 149 (7.15%) Android
5 103 (4.94%) UNIX
6 23 (1.10%) Solaris
7 20 (0.96%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.62%) Windows Phone 7
9 12 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.34%) CentOS
14 5 (0.24%) Debian
14 5 (0.24%) AIX
15 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.096%) NetWare
16 2 (0.096%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.096%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 988 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (25.20%) MVC
3 481 (23.09%) TDD
4 434 (20.84%) Scrum
5 427 (20.50%) OO
6 288 (13.83%) Mentoring
7 212 (10.18%) E-Commerce
8 197 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
9 194 (9.31%) OOP
10 174 (8.35%) BDD
11 168 (8.07%) Software Engineering
12 155 (7.44%) Unit Testing
13 141 (6.77%) Web Development
14 117 (5.62%) SOA
14 117 (5.62%) Project Management
15 98 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
16 95 (4.56%) Multithreading
17 88 (4.22%) Data Modelling
17 88 (4.22%) Coaching
18 87 (4.18%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 920 (44.17%) JavaScript
2 750 (36.01%) C#
3 649 (31.16%) Java
4 567 (27.22%) SQL
5 351 (16.85%) PHP
6 129 (6.19%) Python
7 101 (4.85%) Ruby
8 96 (4.61%) C++
9 81 (3.89%) Objective-C
10 76 (3.65%) VB.NET
11 68 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 68 (3.26%) PHP5
12 58 (2.78%) Bash Shell
13 53 (2.54%) C
14 47 (2.26%) VB
15 40 (1.92%) Perl
16 30 (1.44%) PL/SQL
17 24 (1.15%) PowerShell
18 20 (0.96%) Scala
19 18 (0.86%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 181 (8.69%) Degree
2 39 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (0.62%) MCSE
4 10 (0.48%) PhD
5 8 (0.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.24%) MCTS
6 5 (0.24%) MCP
7 4 (0.19%) MBA
8 3 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.096%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.048%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.048%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.048%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.048%) OCP
10 1 (0.048%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.048%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.048%) ISEB
10 1 (0.048%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.54%) QA
2 4 (0.19%) WCAG
3 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.048%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.048%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.048%) SLA
4 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.34%) Varnish
3 2 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.048%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.048%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.048%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (1.58%) Puppet
2 24 (1.15%) OpenView
2 24 (1.15%) Nagios
2 24 (1.15%) SCOM
3 15 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.53%) Ansible
5 7 (0.34%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.29%) MOM
7 1 (0.048%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.048%) YUM
7 1 (0.048%) Netcool
7 1 (0.048%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 241 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 225 (10.80%) Oracle
3 98 (4.70%) Zend
4 48 (2.30%) Sencha
5 37 (1.78%) SAP
6 35 (1.68%) IBM
7 34 (1.63%) Google
8 29 (1.39%) Adobe
9 25 (1.20%) HP
10 24 (1.15%) Remedy
10 24 (1.15%) TIBCO
11 23 (1.10%) Twitter
12 21 (1.01%) Cognos
13 16 (0.77%) EPiServer
13 16 (0.77%) Sitecore
14 13 (0.62%) hybris
14 13 (0.62%) ATG
14 13 (0.62%) EMC
14 13 (0.62%) Informatica
15 12 (0.58%) Rackspace
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonuse + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
JM
Salary: £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: £50k - £60k + bonus (10-15%) + benefits (Pension, healthcare, life ass
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £70000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Harnham
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Generous Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
University of Westminster
Posted: 2 days ago