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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 287 250 257
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 983 1116 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.14% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.20% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 868 959 937
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +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
92746 92860 91869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.46% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77029 75604 78139
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 £27,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -44 436 £65,000 - 57
South East -28 213 £55,000 +4.76% 30
East of England +28 75 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Yorkshire +19 75 £45,000 - 11
North West -42 72 £45,000 - 22
West Midlands +3 43 £47,500 +5.55% 6
South West -24 40 £45,000 +12.50% 21
East Midlands +28 22 £45,000 +16.88% 8
North East -13 5 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 965 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 846 (45.61%) JavaScript
3 761 (41.02%) HTML
4 760 (40.97%) .NET
5 753 (40.59%) C#
6 659 (35.53%) CSS
7 559 (30.13%) SQL
8 529 (28.52%) MVC
9 517 (27.87%) SQL Server
10 503 (27.12%) ASP.NET
11 476 (25.66%) Java
12 455 (24.53%) jQuery
13 450 (24.26%) TDD
14 397 (21.40%) OO
15 376 (20.27%) Scrum
16 334 (18.01%) Microsoft
17 326 (17.57%) Web Services
18 319 (17.20%) HTML5
19 307 (16.55%) Finance
20 305 (16.44%) PHP
21 265 (14.29%) MySQL
22 256 (13.80%) Mentoring
23 249 (13.42%) Git (software)
24 242 (13.05%) ASP.NET MVC
25 233 (12.56%) XML
26 223 (12.02%) AngularJS
27 220 (11.86%) Oracle
28 207 (11.16%) Linux
29 196 (10.57%) .NET Framework
30 194 (10.46%) CSS3

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 101 (5.44%) Apache
2 99 (5.34%) CMS
3 87 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 81 (4.37%) Node.js
5 45 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 42 (2.26%) IIS
7 36 (1.94%) WordPress
8 32 (1.73%) Drupal
9 29 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 29 (1.56%) JBoss
10 27 (1.46%) nginx
10 27 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
11 26 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 24 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 24 (1.29%) Umbraco
13 19 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (1.02%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.70%) NServiceBus
15 12 (0.65%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 154 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.05%) MS Office
3 21 (1.13%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.27%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.16%) InDesign
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.11%) SPSS
8 2 (0.11%) Mingle
9 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.054%) FastStats
9 1 (0.054%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.054%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (1.73%) Magento
2 16 (0.86%) Dynamics GP
3 15 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 9 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
6 8 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.32%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.16%) Line 500
9 3 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.11%) Shopify
11 1 (0.054%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.054%) Line 100
11 1 (0.054%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.054%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.99%) SaaS
4 11 (0.59%) GitHub
5 7 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.22%) Force.com
7 3 (0.16%) Yammer
7 3 (0.16%) Trello
7 3 (0.16%) Office 365
8 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.11%) PaaS
9 1 (0.054%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.054%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.054%) Heroku
9 1 (0.054%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 87 (4.69%) Internet
2 39 (2.10%) HTTP
3 17 (0.92%) FTP
3 17 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.86%) SAN
5 10 (0.54%) DNS
6 9 (0.49%) SSH
7 8 (0.43%) DAB
8 7 (0.38%) SSL
9 6 (0.32%) Intranet
10 4 (0.22%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.22%) LDAP
11 3 (0.16%) VoIP
12 2 (0.11%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.054%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.054%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.054%) Firewall
13 1 (0.054%) RTP
13 1 (0.054%) Extranet
13 1 (0.054%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 517 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 265 (14.29%) MySQL
3 120 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 118 (6.36%) NoSQL
5 116 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 103 (5.55%) Relational Database
7 100 (5.39%) Big Data
8 89 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 74 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 72 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
11 68 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 52 (2.80%) Redis
13 51 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 50 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
15 35 (1.89%) Oracle Database
16 34 (1.83%) QlikView
17 25 (1.35%) RDBMS
18 24 (1.29%) DB2
19 22 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
20 20 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 249 (13.42%) Git (software)
2 138 (7.44%) Visual Studio
3 94 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (4.47%) Subversion
5 74 (3.99%) Jenkins
6 56 (3.02%) Xcode
7 53 (2.86%) JIRA
8 50 (2.70%) Maven
9 46 (2.48%) NUnit
9 46 (2.48%) Selenium
10 43 (2.32%) Eclipse
11 40 (2.16%) TeamCity
12 39 (2.10%) Grunt
13 34 (1.83%) ReSharper
14 30 (1.62%) SpecFlow
15 29 (1.56%) Cucumber
16 28 (1.51%) JUnit
17 27 (1.46%) Moq
18 24 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
19 22 (1.19%) Jasmine
General
1 307 (16.55%) Finance
2 96 (5.18%) Retail
3 90 (4.85%) Marketing
4 81 (4.37%) Banking
5 53 (2.86%) Advertising
6 31 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.62%) Front Office
8 27 (1.46%) Games
9 26 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 24 (1.29%) Back Office
11 21 (1.13%) Publishing
11 21 (1.13%) Legal
12 20 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.70%) Law
14 10 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.43%) Automotive
16 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.16%) German Language
17 3 (0.16%) Interactive Media
17 3 (0.16%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (41.02%) HTML
2 760 (40.97%) .NET
3 659 (35.53%) CSS
4 503 (27.12%) ASP.NET
5 455 (24.53%) jQuery
6 326 (17.57%) Web Services
7 319 (17.20%) HTML5
8 242 (13.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 233 (12.56%) XML
10 223 (12.02%) AngularJS
11 196 (10.57%) .NET Framework
12 194 (10.46%) CSS3
13 187 (10.08%) WCF
14 178 (9.60%) REST
15 142 (7.65%) JSON
16 139 (7.49%) RESTful
17 135 (7.28%) Spring
18 130 (7.01%) Ajax
19 120 (6.47%) ASP.NET Web API
20 118 (6.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 143 (7.71%) Open Source
2 118 (6.36%) User Experience
3 108 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 103 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
5 101 (5.44%) Mobile App
6 56 (3.02%) N-Tier
7 34 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
9 22 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 21 (1.13%) Data Integration
10 21 (1.13%) Derivative
11 19 (1.02%) iPad
12 18 (0.97%) Fixed Income
13 17 (0.92%) Digital Media
14 16 (0.86%) Hedge funds
14 16 (0.86%) Social Media
14 16 (0.86%) Mathematics
14 16 (0.86%) iPhone
15 15 (0.81%) NHS
16 14 (0.75%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 207 (11.16%) Linux
2 168 (9.06%) Windows
3 144 (7.76%) Apple iOS
4 123 (6.63%) Android
5 68 (3.67%) UNIX
6 14 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.59%) CentOS
8 10 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.22%) Solaris
12 4 (0.22%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.16%) NetWare
14 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.11%) MVS
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.054%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 965 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (28.52%) MVC
3 450 (24.26%) TDD
4 397 (21.40%) OO
5 376 (20.27%) Scrum
6 256 (13.80%) Mentoring
7 188 (10.13%) E-Commerce
8 185 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
9 165 (8.89%) BDD
10 150 (8.09%) OOP
10 150 (8.09%) Web Development
11 148 (7.98%) Unit Testing
12 127 (6.85%) Software Engineering
13 101 (5.44%) SOA
14 94 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
15 88 (4.74%) iOS Development
16 85 (4.58%) Analytics
17 84 (4.53%) Project Management
18 71 (3.83%) DevOps
19 67 (3.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 846 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 753 (40.59%) C#
3 559 (30.13%) SQL
4 476 (25.66%) Java
5 305 (16.44%) PHP
6 163 (8.79%) Python
7 126 (6.79%) Ruby
7 126 (6.79%) T-SQL
8 86 (4.64%) Objective-C
9 82 (4.42%) C++
10 78 (4.20%) VB.NET
11 59 (3.18%) PL/SQL
12 53 (2.86%) VB
13 42 (2.26%) PHP5
14 40 (2.16%) Perl
15 36 (1.94%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.62%) VB6
17 25 (1.35%) C
18 23 (1.24%) Scala
19 14 (0.75%) Jython
Qualifications
1 188 (10.13%) Degree
2 54 (2.91%) VCP4
3 25 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.43%) MCP
7 5 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (0.27%) MCSE
8 3 (0.16%) PhD
9 2 (0.11%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.11%) MCPD
9 2 (0.11%) MCSD
10 1 (0.054%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.054%) ISEB
10 1 (0.054%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.37%) QA
2 13 (0.70%) HL7
3 6 (0.32%) SLA
4 5 (0.27%) WCAG
5 3 (0.16%) Section 508
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.08%) Varnish
3 14 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.43%) Firmware
4 8 (0.43%) HDFS
5 4 (0.22%) NFS
5 4 (0.22%) Docker
6 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.054%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.054%) Squid
Systems Management
1 32 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (1.67%) Puppet
3 18 (0.97%) Ansible
4 16 (0.86%) Nagios
4 16 (0.86%) OpenView
4 16 (0.86%) SCOM
5 8 (0.43%) cPanel
6 4 (0.22%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.054%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.054%) Netcool
Vendors
1 334 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 220 (11.86%) Oracle
3 45 (2.43%) Zend
4 44 (2.37%) Google
5 32 (1.73%) Facebook
6 28 (1.51%) hybris
7 27 (1.46%) Apple
8 26 (1.40%) Cognos
8 26 (1.40%) Demandware
9 25 (1.35%) IBM
10 24 (1.29%) Sitecore
11 23 (1.24%) Informatica
12 20 (1.08%) ATG
12 20 (1.08%) HP
13 17 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (0.86%) Remedy
14 16 (0.86%) Xamarin
15 15 (0.81%) EPiServer
15 15 (0.81%) DataCash
15 15 (0.81%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Flexitime / Home Working
Posted: 1 hour ago
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £38,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Intelletect
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Equipment, Stock Options and Remote Work
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 65000
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Gym Membership, Free Sweet/Fruit, Se
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Good chunk of Equity
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + flexible working, pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £49000 - £51000 per annum, Benefits 20 days holiday/Bupa Healthcare/ P
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 day holiday, gym, season tickets
Posted: Yesterday