The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 93 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 23 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.62% 1.04% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.09% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 8
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Lead Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1368 1097 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.41% 95.14% 92.05%
Number of salaries quoted 829 758 557
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Glasgow region.

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 42 (95.45%) Java
2 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (86.36%) Scrum
4 26 (59.09%) XML
4 26 (59.09%) OO
5 25 (56.82%) OOP
5 25 (56.82%) XML Messaging
5 25 (56.82%) Change Management
5 25 (56.82%) Back Office
5 25 (56.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (56.82%) Data Modelling
5 25 (56.82%) RDBMS
5 25 (56.82%) Derivative
5 25 (56.82%) Multithreading
5 25 (56.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 25 (56.82%) Relational Database
6 16 (36.36%) C#
7 15 (34.09%) SQL
7 15 (34.09%) Spring
8 14 (31.82%) .NET
8 14 (31.82%) Oracle
9 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
9 13 (29.55%) Hibernate
9 13 (29.55%) TDD
9 13 (29.55%) Waterfall
10 12 (27.27%) Asset Management
10 12 (27.27%) Data Analysis
10 12 (27.27%) Kanban
10 12 (27.27%) Sybase
10 12 (27.27%) UNIX

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) RDBMS
1 25 (56.82%) Relational Database
2 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JUnit
General
1 25 (56.82%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Advertising
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) German Language
3 1 (2.27%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.27%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) XML
2 25 (56.82%) XML Messaging
3 15 (34.09%) Spring
4 14 (31.82%) .NET
5 13 (29.55%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.55%) HTML
6 2 (4.55%) COM
6 2 (4.55%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.27%) JSON
7 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.27%) GWT
7 1 (2.27%) Smart GWT
7 1 (2.27%) HTML5
7 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.27%) CSS
7 1 (2.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (56.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 25 (56.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (86.36%) Scrum
3 26 (59.09%) OO
4 25 (56.82%) OOP
4 25 (56.82%) Change Management
4 25 (56.82%) Data Modelling
4 25 (56.82%) Multithreading
4 25 (56.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (29.55%) TDD
5 13 (29.55%) Waterfall
6 12 (27.27%) Asset Management
6 12 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 12 (27.27%) Kanban
7 2 (4.55%) ERP
8 1 (2.27%) Functional Programming
8 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Web Development
8 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.27%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) C#
3 15 (34.09%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Clojure
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
4 1 (2.27%) Scala
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) Sybase
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
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