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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 301 290 282
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 955 973 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.97% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.03% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 809 863 972
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -32 521 £62,500 +4.16% 46
South East -47 120 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Yorkshire +21 76 £45,000 - 9
North West +12 75 £42,500 -4.49% 23
South West -16 45 £41,500 -7.77% 9
East of England -54 44 £47,500 -5.00% 3
West Midlands -7 34 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands -4 31 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North East -1 10 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1007 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
2 974 (43.37%) JavaScript
3 920 (40.96%) HTML
4 823 (36.64%) C#
5 795 (35.40%) .NET
6 772 (34.37%) CSS
7 680 (30.28%) Java
8 610 (27.16%) SQL
9 561 (24.98%) MVC
10 543 (24.18%) jQuery
11 502 (22.35%) ASP.NET
12 496 (22.08%) TDD
13 482 (21.46%) SQL Server
14 453 (20.17%) Scrum
15 440 (19.59%) OO
16 396 (17.63%) HTML5
17 392 (17.45%) PHP
18 351 (15.63%) Web Services
19 340 (15.14%) Finance
20 326 (14.51%) XML
21 324 (14.43%) MySQL
22 316 (14.07%) Mentoring
23 277 (12.33%) Linux
24 274 (12.20%) Microsoft
25 240 (10.69%) E-Commerce
26 225 (10.02%) WCF
27 220 (9.80%) Git (software)
28 217 (9.66%) OOP
28 217 (9.66%) Oracle
29 214 (9.53%) Spring

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 172 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 128 (5.70%) Apache
3 99 (4.41%) Node.js
4 96 (4.27%) CMS
5 82 (3.65%) Tomcat
6 66 (2.94%) WebSphere
7 56 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 52 (2.32%) Drupal
9 51 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 48 (2.14%) WebLogic
11 47 (2.09%) WordPress
12 43 (1.91%) IIS
13 28 (1.25%) Umbraco
14 24 (1.07%) Apache Solr
15 22 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
16 20 (0.89%) Joomla!
17 19 (0.85%) nginx
18 16 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
19 15 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
20 13 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 108 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.80%) MS Office
4 9 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.18%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.045%) DOC1
7 1 (0.045%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.045%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.045%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.045%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 32 (1.42%) Magento
2 29 (1.29%) Dynamics GP
3 10 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
3 10 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.22%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.089%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.089%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.089%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.089%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.089%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 59 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.20%) SaaS
4 20 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.31%) Force.com
7 7 (0.31%) Office 365
7 7 (0.31%) GitHub
8 2 (0.089%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.045%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 92 (4.10%) HTTP
2 85 (3.78%) Internet
3 36 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 33 (1.47%) SAN
5 32 (1.42%) FTP
6 18 (0.80%) Intranet
7 17 (0.76%) AMQP
8 12 (0.53%) DNS
9 8 (0.36%) SSH
10 6 (0.27%) VoIP
11 5 (0.22%) Bluetooth
11 5 (0.22%) Extranet
12 4 (0.18%) SMTP
12 4 (0.18%) Asterisk PBX
12 4 (0.18%) Firewall
13 3 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.13%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.089%) SSL
14 2 (0.089%) Broadband
14 2 (0.089%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (21.46%) SQL Server
2 324 (14.43%) MySQL
3 112 (4.99%) Relational Database
4 95 (4.23%) Big Data
5 93 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 88 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 84 (3.74%) MongoDB
8 76 (3.38%) NoSQL
9 72 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 62 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
11 59 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 54 (2.40%) RDBMS
13 39 (1.74%) Hadoop
14 36 (1.60%) QlikView
15 33 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
17 25 (1.11%) Oracle Database
18 22 (0.98%) SQLite
19 18 (0.80%) OLAP
20 15 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 220 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 196 (8.73%) Subversion
3 123 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 96 (4.27%) Maven
5 93 (4.14%) Jenkins
6 88 (3.92%) Visual Studio
7 79 (3.52%) Selenium
8 73 (3.25%) Eclipse
9 68 (3.03%) JUnit
10 62 (2.76%) JIRA
11 50 (2.23%) Ant
12 41 (1.83%) Cucumber
13 29 (1.29%) Hudson
14 26 (1.16%) Mockito
14 26 (1.16%) NUnit
15 22 (0.98%) JBehave
16 21 (0.93%) PHPUnit
17 20 (0.89%) TeamCity
17 20 (0.89%) SpecFlow
17 20 (0.89%) Xcode
General
1 340 (15.14%) Finance
2 101 (4.50%) Banking
2 101 (4.50%) Marketing
3 84 (3.74%) Front Office
4 65 (2.89%) Back Office
5 57 (2.54%) Advertising
6 51 (2.27%) Retail
7 41 (1.83%) Publishing
7 41 (1.83%) Games
8 37 (1.65%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.07%) Legal
11 16 (0.71%) Law
12 14 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.53%) Billing
14 11 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.36%) Automotive
16 7 (0.31%) French Language
17 5 (0.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 920 (40.96%) HTML
2 795 (35.40%) .NET
3 772 (34.37%) CSS
4 543 (24.18%) jQuery
5 502 (22.35%) ASP.NET
6 396 (17.63%) HTML5
7 351 (15.63%) Web Services
8 326 (14.51%) XML
9 225 (10.02%) WCF
10 214 (9.53%) Spring
11 212 (9.44%) .NET Framework
12 201 (8.95%) CSS3
13 194 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 190 (8.46%) J2EE
15 181 (8.06%) WPF
16 141 (6.28%) Hibernate
17 131 (5.83%) Ajax
18 130 (5.79%) REST
19 128 (5.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 122 (5.43%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 141 (6.28%) User Experience
2 132 (5.88%) Open Source
3 123 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 98 (4.36%) Computer Science
5 75 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 64 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 62 (2.76%) Derivative
8 49 (2.18%) N-Tier
9 33 (1.47%) Hedge funds
10 30 (1.34%) iPhone
10 30 (1.34%) Fixed Income
10 30 (1.34%) Equities
11 23 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
11 23 (1.02%) Mathematics
12 20 (0.89%) Digital Media
13 19 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
13 19 (0.85%) Clustering
14 18 (0.80%) Social Media
14 18 (0.80%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 277 (12.33%) Linux
2 192 (8.55%) Windows
3 175 (7.79%) Android
4 170 (7.57%) Apple iOS
5 106 (4.72%) UNIX
6 29 (1.29%) Solaris
7 23 (1.02%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.58%) Windows Phone 7
9 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.45%) Debian
10 9 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.40%) CentOS
11 7 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.22%) AIX
13 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.089%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.089%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.089%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1007 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
2 561 (24.98%) MVC
3 496 (22.08%) TDD
4 453 (20.17%) Scrum
5 440 (19.59%) OO
6 316 (14.07%) Mentoring
7 240 (10.69%) E-Commerce
8 217 (9.66%) OOP
9 185 (8.24%) Software Engineering
10 184 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
10 184 (8.19%) BDD
11 162 (7.21%) Unit Testing
12 146 (6.50%) Web Development
13 127 (5.65%) Project Management
14 124 (5.52%) Multithreading
15 119 (5.30%) SOA
16 102 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
17 98 (4.36%) OOD
18 96 (4.27%) Android Development
19 91 (4.05%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 974 (43.37%) JavaScript
2 823 (36.64%) C#
3 680 (30.28%) Java
4 610 (27.16%) SQL
5 392 (17.45%) PHP
6 139 (6.19%) Python
7 102 (4.54%) C++
8 100 (4.45%) Ruby
9 82 (3.65%) VB.NET
10 81 (3.61%) Objective-C
11 73 (3.25%) Bash Shell
12 71 (3.16%) PHP5
12 71 (3.16%) C
13 70 (3.12%) T-SQL
14 50 (2.23%) Perl
15 47 (2.09%) VB
16 24 (1.07%) PowerShell
17 21 (0.93%) PL/SQL
18 18 (0.80%) XAML
18 18 (0.80%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 190 (8.46%) Degree
2 41 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (0.58%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.53%) MCSE
5 11 (0.49%) PhD
6 7 (0.31%) MCTS
7 5 (0.22%) MCP
8 4 (0.18%) MBA
9 2 (0.089%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.089%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.045%) CFA
10 1 (0.045%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.045%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.045%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.045%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.045%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.045%) ISEB
10 1 (0.045%) OCP
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.07%) QA
2 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.49%) Varnish
3 2 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 30 (1.34%) Puppet
2 29 (1.29%) OpenView
2 29 (1.29%) Nagios
2 29 (1.29%) SCOM
3 14 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.40%) Ansible
5 8 (0.36%) MOM
6 5 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.22%) YUM
7 3 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 274 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 217 (9.66%) Oracle
3 115 (5.12%) Zend
4 49 (2.18%) Sencha
5 44 (1.96%) Google
6 41 (1.83%) JBoss
7 39 (1.74%) SAP
8 33 (1.47%) Adobe
9 32 (1.42%) IBM
10 30 (1.34%) HP
11 29 (1.29%) Remedy
12 28 (1.25%) TIBCO
13 23 (1.02%) Twitter
14 18 (0.80%) EMC
15 17 (0.76%) Cognos
15 17 (0.76%) Sybase
16 16 (0.71%) Cisco
16 16 (0.71%) F5
17 15 (0.67%) Facebook
17 15 (0.67%) Informatica
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + agency environment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £750000000 - £850000000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £65k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-50k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£50K + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum c£40-£50K + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago