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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 265 258 258
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1063 1144 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.10% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.16% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 925 960 984
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 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 27 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 27 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 -27 462 £65,000 - 70
South East +5 230 £55,000 +4.76% 33
East of England +37 79 £52,500 +13.51% 10
Yorkshire +17 79 £45,000 - 15
North West -24 76 £45,000 +1.12% 21
South West -11 49 £48,500 +21.25% 17
West Midlands -5 48 £50,500 +12.22% 5
East Midlands +28 31 £45,000 +5.88% 6
North East -2 7 £41,500 +3.44% 5
Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 997 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
2 917 (47.54%) JavaScript
3 805 (41.73%) .NET
4 791 (41.01%) C#
5 785 (40.69%) HTML
6 687 (35.61%) CSS
7 582 (30.17%) SQL
8 556 (28.82%) MVC
9 540 (27.99%) SQL Server
10 531 (27.53%) ASP.NET
11 481 (24.94%) jQuery
12 476 (24.68%) Java
13 456 (23.64%) TDD
14 419 (21.72%) OO
15 382 (19.80%) Scrum
16 354 (18.35%) HTML5
17 350 (18.14%) Microsoft
18 345 (17.88%) Web Services
19 319 (16.54%) PHP
20 317 (16.43%) Finance
21 285 (14.77%) Mentoring
22 277 (14.36%) MySQL
23 261 (13.53%) AngularJS
24 259 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
25 253 (13.12%) Git (software)
26 243 (12.60%) XML
27 219 (11.35%) Oracle
28 218 (11.30%) CSS3
29 217 (11.25%) Linux
30 202 (10.47%) .NET Framework

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 108 (5.60%) Node.js
2 106 (5.50%) Apache
3 100 (5.18%) CMS
4 81 (4.20%) SharePoint
5 52 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 42 (2.18%) IIS
7 39 (2.02%) WordPress
8 34 (1.76%) Drupal
9 31 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (1.45%) Umbraco
10 28 (1.45%) JBoss
10 28 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
11 27 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
12 26 (1.35%) nginx
13 24 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (0.88%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.67%) NServiceBus
17 11 (0.57%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.47%) Moodle
Applications
1 154 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.56%) MS Office
3 21 (1.09%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.16%) InDesign
9 2 (0.10%) Mingle
9 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.10%) SPSS
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.052%) MS Project
10 1 (0.052%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.052%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 32 (1.66%) Magento
2 17 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
4 9 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.31%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.21%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.10%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.10%) Line 500
9 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.10%) Shopify
9 2 (0.10%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.052%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.052%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (2.75%) SaaS
3 42 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.57%) GitHub
5 4 (0.21%) Force.com
5 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.16%) Trello
6 3 (0.16%) Yammer
6 3 (0.16%) Office 365
7 2 (0.10%) IaaS
7 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.10%) PaaS
8 1 (0.052%) Heroku
8 1 (0.052%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.052%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.052%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 106 (5.50%) Internet
2 45 (2.33%) HTTP
3 21 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.83%) SAN
5 14 (0.73%) FTP
6 10 (0.52%) DNS
7 9 (0.47%) SSH
8 8 (0.41%) DAB
9 6 (0.31%) SSL
9 6 (0.31%) Intranet
10 5 (0.26%) LDAP
10 5 (0.26%) VoIP
11 4 (0.21%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.052%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.052%) SMTP
12 1 (0.052%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.052%) Broadband
12 1 (0.052%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.052%) VPN
12 1 (0.052%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (27.99%) SQL Server
2 277 (14.36%) MySQL
3 131 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 125 (6.48%) NoSQL
5 124 (6.43%) MongoDB
6 105 (5.44%) Big Data
7 100 (5.18%) Relational Database
8 93 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 78 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 73 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
11 69 (3.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 57 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 57 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
13 51 (2.64%) Redis
14 37 (1.92%) Oracle Database
15 27 (1.40%) QlikView
16 24 (1.24%) Hadoop
16 24 (1.24%) DB2
16 24 (1.24%) RDBMS
17 23 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 253 (13.12%) Git (software)
2 136 (7.05%) Visual Studio
3 100 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 78 (4.04%) Subversion
5 69 (3.58%) Jenkins
6 55 (2.85%) Xcode
7 54 (2.80%) NUnit
7 54 (2.80%) Maven
8 48 (2.49%) JIRA
8 48 (2.49%) Selenium
9 47 (2.44%) Eclipse
10 44 (2.28%) Grunt
11 37 (1.92%) TeamCity
12 35 (1.81%) ReSharper
13 31 (1.61%) SpecFlow
14 30 (1.56%) Moq
15 28 (1.45%) JUnit
16 27 (1.40%) Cucumber
16 27 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
17 25 (1.30%) RSpec
General
1 317 (16.43%) Finance
2 102 (5.29%) Retail
3 90 (4.67%) Marketing
4 82 (4.25%) Banking
5 57 (2.95%) Advertising
6 40 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 29 (1.50%) Games
8 28 (1.45%) Front Office
9 27 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 24 (1.24%) Back Office
11 23 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (1.04%) Publishing
13 18 (0.93%) Legal
14 14 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.62%) Law
16 10 (0.52%) Automotive
17 4 (0.21%) Electronics
17 4 (0.21%) French Language
18 3 (0.16%) German Language
18 3 (0.16%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 805 (41.73%) .NET
2 785 (40.69%) HTML
3 687 (35.61%) CSS
4 531 (27.53%) ASP.NET
5 481 (24.94%) jQuery
6 354 (18.35%) HTML5
7 345 (17.88%) Web Services
8 261 (13.53%) AngularJS
9 259 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 243 (12.60%) XML
11 218 (11.30%) CSS3
12 202 (10.47%) .NET Framework
13 197 (10.21%) WCF
14 194 (10.06%) REST
15 149 (7.72%) Spring
16 140 (7.26%) Ajax
17 137 (7.10%) JSON
18 135 (7.00%) RESTful
19 124 (6.43%) J2EE
20 120 (6.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 148 (7.67%) Open Source
2 136 (7.05%) User Experience
3 121 (6.27%) Computer Science
4 112 (5.81%) Mobile App
5 103 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (2.90%) N-Tier
7 36 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
9 25 (1.30%) Data Integration
10 24 (1.24%) Derivative
11 22 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (1.09%) iPad
13 19 (0.98%) Digital Media
14 18 (0.93%) Social Media
14 18 (0.93%) iPhone
15 17 (0.88%) Fixed Income
15 17 (0.88%) Mathematics
16 16 (0.83%) NHS
17 14 (0.73%) Hedge funds
18 13 (0.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 217 (11.25%) Linux
2 179 (9.28%) Windows
3 160 (8.29%) Apple iOS
4 137 (7.10%) Android
5 76 (3.94%) UNIX
6 14 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
6 14 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.67%) CentOS
8 9 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.21%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.16%) Solaris
12 3 (0.16%) NetWare
13 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.10%) MVS
13 2 (0.10%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 997 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
2 556 (28.82%) MVC
3 456 (23.64%) TDD
4 419 (21.72%) OO
5 382 (19.80%) Scrum
6 285 (14.77%) Mentoring
7 201 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 179 (9.28%) Web Development
9 166 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
9 166 (8.61%) BDD
10 150 (7.78%) OOP
11 141 (7.31%) Unit Testing
12 133 (6.89%) Software Engineering
13 99 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
14 98 (5.08%) SOA
14 98 (5.08%) iOS Development
15 84 (4.35%) Analytics
16 78 (4.04%) Project Management
17 75 (3.89%) Waterfall
18 67 (3.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 917 (47.54%) JavaScript
2 791 (41.01%) C#
3 582 (30.17%) SQL
4 476 (24.68%) Java
5 319 (16.54%) PHP
6 164 (8.50%) Python
7 142 (7.36%) T-SQL
8 129 (6.69%) Ruby
9 95 (4.92%) Objective-C
10 88 (4.56%) VB.NET
11 72 (3.73%) C++
12 64 (3.32%) PL/SQL
13 60 (3.11%) VB
14 46 (2.38%) Perl
15 38 (1.97%) PHP5
16 37 (1.92%) Bash Shell
17 34 (1.76%) VB6
18 22 (1.14%) C
19 20 (1.04%) Scala
20 10 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 194 (10.06%) Degree
2 20 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.36%) MCP
6 5 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.10%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.10%) MCPD
8 2 (0.10%) MCSE
8 2 (0.10%) PhD
9 1 (0.052%) ISEB
9 1 (0.052%) MCSD
9 1 (0.052%) HND
9 1 (0.052%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.052%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.61%) QA
2 13 (0.67%) HL7
3 6 (0.31%) SLA
4 5 (0.26%) WCAG
4 5 (0.26%) Section 508
5 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 19 (0.98%) Varnish
2 14 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.57%) Firmware
4 8 (0.41%) HDFS
5 4 (0.21%) Docker
5 4 (0.21%) NFS
6 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.052%) Squid
7 1 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (1.56%) Puppet
3 18 (0.93%) Ansible
4 13 (0.67%) OpenView
4 13 (0.67%) Nagios
4 13 (0.67%) SCOM
5 8 (0.41%) cPanel
6 4 (0.21%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.052%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.052%) Netcool
Vendors
1 350 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 219 (11.35%) Oracle
3 58 (3.01%) Google
4 47 (2.44%) Zend
5 31 (1.61%) hybris
5 31 (1.61%) Facebook
6 29 (1.50%) Apple
7 28 (1.45%) Demandware
8 27 (1.40%) Sitecore
9 26 (1.35%) Cognos
10 24 (1.24%) IBM
11 23 (1.19%) Informatica
11 23 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (1.09%) ATG
13 17 (0.88%) HP
13 17 (0.88%) EPiServer
14 15 (0.78%) DataCash
14 15 (0.78%) SAP
15 14 (0.73%) Adobe
15 14 (0.73%) VMware
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Technology Leaders
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, Sussex
Think IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy
Salary: Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AB Recruit
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus options plus bonus plus trainin
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ Competetive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
West Drayton, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago