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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 272 271 288
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1094 1141 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.07% 1.04% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.10% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 955 972 854
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
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 £26,500 £26,375
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 31 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 31 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 -11 540 £65,000 +4.00% 73
South East +43 186 £57,500 +9.52% 22
North West +1 79 £45,500 +7.05% 25
Yorkshire -27 74 £47,500 -5.00% 10
East of England +10 60 £51,750 +8.94% 7
West Midlands +4 55 £47,500 +11.76% 5
South West -35 49 £43,000 +7.50% 14
East Midlands +5 30 £47,500 +0.52% 5
North East -5 20 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 1177 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1062 (48.08%) JavaScript
3 876 (39.66%) .NET
4 860 (38.93%) HTML
5 844 (38.21%) C#
6 721 (32.64%) CSS
7 678 (30.69%) MVC
8 613 (27.75%) SQL
9 565 (25.58%) TDD
10 563 (25.49%) SQL Server
11 554 (25.08%) ASP.NET
12 547 (24.76%) Java
13 521 (23.59%) OO
14 509 (23.04%) Scrum
15 457 (20.69%) jQuery
16 438 (19.83%) HTML5
17 414 (18.74%) Web Services
18 369 (16.70%) Finance
19 339 (15.35%) Microsoft
20 323 (14.62%) AngularJS
21 321 (14.53%) Mentoring
22 309 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
23 304 (13.76%) PHP
24 278 (12.58%) MySQL
25 277 (12.54%) Git (software)
26 262 (11.86%) Spring
27 256 (11.59%) CSS3
28 254 (11.50%) REST
29 240 (10.86%) WCF
30 233 (10.55%) .NET Framework

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 168 (7.61%) Node.js
2 103 (4.66%) CMS
3 92 (4.16%) Tomcat
4 89 (4.03%) Apache
5 50 (2.26%) Drupal
6 47 (2.13%) IIS
7 44 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
8 40 (1.81%) Apache Solr
9 34 (1.54%) Umbraco
10 32 (1.45%) WordPress
10 32 (1.45%) SharePoint
11 29 (1.31%) JBoss
12 21 (0.95%) WebSphere
13 19 (0.86%) Apache Spark
14 18 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (0.81%) Confluence
15 16 (0.72%) Joomla!
16 15 (0.68%) SAS
17 14 (0.63%) nginx
18 12 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 112 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.63%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.36%) MS Office
5 5 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.14%) InDesign
7 2 (0.091%) PrintSoft PReS
7 2 (0.091%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.091%) SPSS
8 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.045%) Maya
8 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.045%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
3 14 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 14 (0.63%) Magento
4 10 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.36%) Fredhopper
6 7 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.18%) Summit
9 3 (0.14%) Primavera
9 3 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (0.091%) Shopify
10 2 (0.091%) Tridion
11 1 (0.045%) Cognos Planning
11 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 111 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (4.71%) SaaS
3 69 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.68%) Force.com
5 12 (0.54%) OpenShift
6 11 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.14%) Office 365
9 3 (0.14%) GitHub
9 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.14%) CallidusCloud
10 2 (0.091%) CodePlex
10 2 (0.091%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.091%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.091%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.091%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.091%) Heroku
10 2 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.44%) Internet
2 56 (2.54%) HTTP
3 12 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.54%) AMQP
4 9 (0.41%) VPN
4 9 (0.41%) LDAP
5 7 (0.32%) Intranet
6 6 (0.27%) Firewall
6 6 (0.27%) VoIP
7 5 (0.23%) DNS
7 5 (0.23%) SSH
8 4 (0.18%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.18%) SMTP
8 4 (0.18%) Extranet
8 4 (0.18%) DAB
8 4 (0.18%) SAN
9 3 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.14%) FTP
10 2 (0.091%) PPP
11 1 (0.045%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 563 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 278 (12.58%) MySQL
3 156 (7.06%) NoSQL
4 137 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 126 (5.70%) MongoDB
6 118 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 98 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 97 (4.39%) Big Data
9 93 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
10 88 (3.98%) Relational Database
11 64 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 64 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 51 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
13 48 (2.17%) Oracle Database
14 46 (2.08%) Hadoop
15 45 (2.04%) Redis
16 44 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
17 25 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
17 25 (1.13%) RDBMS
18 17 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 277 (12.54%) Git (software)
2 114 (5.16%) Jenkins
2 114 (5.16%) Visual Studio
2 114 (5.16%) Maven
3 112 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 93 (4.21%) Subversion
5 78 (3.53%) Selenium
6 60 (2.72%) JUnit
7 59 (2.67%) NUnit
8 51 (2.31%) TeamCity
9 46 (2.08%) JIRA
10 42 (1.90%) Jasmine
11 41 (1.86%) Grunt
12 40 (1.81%) Mockito
13 37 (1.67%) Xcode
14 35 (1.58%) Eclipse
15 30 (1.36%) Ant
15 30 (1.36%) PHPUnit
16 29 (1.31%) Cucumber
17 26 (1.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 369 (16.70%) Finance
2 109 (4.93%) Banking
2 109 (4.93%) Retail
3 89 (4.03%) Marketing
4 80 (3.62%) Front Office
5 68 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 64 (2.90%) Games
7 56 (2.54%) Advertising
8 52 (2.35%) Investment Banking
9 40 (1.81%) Back Office
10 34 (1.54%) Law
11 31 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 25 (1.13%) Publishing
13 18 (0.81%) Legal
14 17 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.41%) Electronics
15 9 (0.41%) Automotive
16 8 (0.36%) Billing
17 7 (0.32%) Local Government
18 6 (0.27%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 876 (39.66%) .NET
2 860 (38.93%) HTML
3 721 (32.64%) CSS
4 554 (25.08%) ASP.NET
5 457 (20.69%) jQuery
6 438 (19.83%) HTML5
7 414 (18.74%) Web Services
8 323 (14.62%) AngularJS
9 309 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 262 (11.86%) Spring
11 256 (11.59%) CSS3
12 254 (11.50%) REST
13 240 (10.86%) WCF
14 233 (10.55%) .NET Framework
15 226 (10.23%) XML
16 150 (6.79%) J2EE
17 138 (6.25%) Hibernate
17 138 (6.25%) Entity Framework
18 129 (5.84%) Backbone.js
19 128 (5.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 154 (6.97%) User Experience
2 116 (5.25%) Mobile App
3 115 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (5.02%) Computer Science
5 40 (1.81%) Derivative
6 39 (1.77%) N-Tier
6 39 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (1.40%) Equities
8 28 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
9 26 (1.18%) Data Integration
10 23 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
10 23 (1.04%) Mathematics
10 23 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (1.00%) Hedge funds
11 22 (1.00%) Digital Media
12 21 (0.95%) Fixed Income
12 21 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 19 (0.86%) iPhone
14 18 (0.81%) iPad
15 16 (0.72%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 218 (9.87%) Linux
2 177 (8.01%) Windows
3 163 (7.38%) Apple iOS
4 141 (6.38%) Android
5 97 (4.39%) UNIX
6 18 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
7 14 (0.63%) Windows Phone
8 12 (0.54%) CentOS
9 11 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.32%) AIX
10 7 (0.32%) Solaris
11 6 (0.27%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.23%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.14%) Fedora
14 2 (0.091%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1177 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 678 (30.69%) MVC
3 565 (25.58%) TDD
4 521 (23.59%) OO
5 509 (23.04%) Scrum
6 321 (14.53%) Mentoring
7 232 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
8 186 (8.42%) Web Development
8 186 (8.42%) BDD
9 184 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 173 (7.83%) Unit Testing
11 157 (7.11%) Open Source
12 150 (6.79%) Software Engineering
13 132 (5.98%) SDLC
14 125 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
15 120 (5.43%) SOA
16 98 (4.44%) iOS Development
17 96 (4.35%) Mobile Development
18 88 (3.98%) Analytics
19 83 (3.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1062 (48.08%) JavaScript
2 844 (38.21%) C#
3 613 (27.75%) SQL
4 547 (24.76%) Java
5 304 (13.76%) PHP
6 172 (7.79%) T-SQL
7 133 (6.02%) Python
8 127 (5.75%) Ruby
9 102 (4.62%) Objective-C
10 92 (4.16%) C++
11 88 (3.98%) VB.NET
12 63 (2.85%) Perl
13 58 (2.63%) PL/SQL
13 58 (2.63%) Scala
14 35 (1.58%) Apex Code
15 32 (1.45%) Apple Swift
16 31 (1.40%) VB
17 24 (1.09%) Groovy
18 22 (1.00%) C
18 22 (1.00%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 164 (7.42%) Degree
2 21 (0.95%) Security Cleared
3 20 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.32%) OCP
6 7 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.27%) MCP
8 5 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.091%) PhD
10 1 (0.045%) CCA
10 1 (0.045%) MCSD
10 1 (0.045%) MCSE
10 1 (0.045%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.045%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (5.30%) QA
2 7 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.27%) Section 508
3 6 (0.27%) EMIR
3 6 (0.27%) WCAG
4 5 (0.23%) SLA
4 5 (0.23%) MiFID
4 5 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.18%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.091%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.045%) COBIT
7 1 (0.045%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (1.18%) Docker
2 10 (0.45%) Varnish
3 8 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.27%) HDFS
4 6 (0.27%) Firmware
5 5 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.23%) LXC
6 4 (0.18%) NFS
7 2 (0.091%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.045%) KVM
8 1 (0.045%) Squid
8 1 (0.045%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (2.08%) Puppet
2 31 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.86%) Ansible
4 12 (0.54%) Mesos
5 10 (0.45%) Vagrant
6 9 (0.41%) Capistrano
7 8 (0.36%) Nagios
8 4 (0.18%) cPanel
9 2 (0.091%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.045%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.045%) Salt
10 1 (0.045%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 339 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 197 (8.92%) Oracle
3 70 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 64 (2.90%) Google
5 43 (1.95%) Zend
6 31 (1.40%) Adobe
7 30 (1.36%) IBM
8 28 (1.27%) Facebook
9 24 (1.09%) Informatica
9 24 (1.09%) Apple
10 23 (1.04%) Cognos
11 20 (0.91%) hybris
11 20 (0.91%) Sitecore
12 19 (0.86%) Endeca
13 18 (0.81%) Xamarin
13 18 (0.81%) SAP
14 17 (0.77%) Sencha
15 16 (0.72%) Splunk
16 13 (0.59%) Demandware
17 12 (0.54%) Rackspace
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Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Salary:Up to £50,000 + benefits and free parki
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: 45-50k
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Shares up to 4%, 28 days holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits
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@ITS
Salary: highly competitive salary + Car + Bonus + Benefits
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London
Explore Group
Salary: Generous
Posted: Yesterday
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Engage PSG
Salary: Shares and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 10% bonus / benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Banking bonus
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