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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 81 74 95
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 31 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.28% 1.56% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.62% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 6
Average salary £70,000 £54,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% +10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +4.30%
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
1317 1051 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.84% 96.69% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 828 678 745
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £55,620 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 52 (91.23%) Java
2 29 (50.88%) Spring
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) SQL
3 25 (43.86%) Oracle
3 25 (43.86%) Hibernate
4 24 (42.11%) TDD
5 23 (40.35%) Unix
6 19 (33.33%) Maven
7 18 (31.58%) Finance
8 15 (26.32%) Scrum
8 15 (26.32%) Mobile App
8 15 (26.32%) Relational Database
9 14 (24.56%) Android Development
9 14 (24.56%) Drools
9 14 (24.56%) Android
10 13 (22.81%) JSON
10 13 (22.81%) Oracle Coherence
10 13 (22.81%) OO
10 13 (22.81%) XML
11 12 (21.05%) Tomcat
11 12 (21.05%) Python
11 12 (21.05%) J2SE
11 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
11 12 (21.05%) RDBMS
11 12 (21.05%) Sybase
11 12 (21.05%) Kanban
12 11 (19.30%) Waterfall
12 11 (19.30%) Web Services
12 11 (19.30%) SQL Server

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (22.81%) Oracle Coherence
2 12 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.04%) JBoss
4 5 (8.77%) GemFire
5 4 (7.02%) Node.js
6 1 (1.75%) Mule
6 1 (1.75%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 12 (21.05%) RDBMS
3 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.02%) KDB
5 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Maven
2 11 (19.30%) Eclipse
3 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 8 (14.04%) FitNesse
5 6 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 6 (10.53%) Selenium
6 5 (8.77%) JBehave
6 5 (8.77%) Subversion
7 4 (7.02%) JSUnit
7 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.26%) JUnit
9 2 (3.51%) Mockito
10 1 (1.75%) Concordion
10 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Front Office
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) Spring
2 25 (43.86%) Hibernate
3 14 (24.56%) Drools
4 13 (22.81%) JSON
4 13 (22.81%) XML
5 12 (21.05%) J2SE
6 11 (19.30%) Web Services
7 8 (14.04%) Castor
7 8 (14.04%) HTML
7 8 (14.04%) HTML5
7 8 (14.04%) jBPM
8 6 (10.53%) CSS
9 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.02%) CSS3
9 4 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (7.02%) RequireJS
10 3 (5.26%) JMS
11 2 (3.51%) Apache Flex
11 2 (3.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.53%) User Experience
3 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.02%) Equities
5 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Unix
2 14 (24.56%) Android
3 9 (15.79%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) TDD
3 15 (26.32%) Scrum
4 14 (24.56%) Android Development
5 13 (22.81%) OO
6 12 (21.05%) Kanban
7 11 (19.30%) Asset Management
7 11 (19.30%) Data Analysis
7 11 (19.30%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Multithreading
9 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.77%) MVC
10 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (7.02%) ETL
11 4 (7.02%) Functional Programming
11 4 (7.02%) Low Latency
11 4 (7.02%) Pair Programming
11 4 (7.02%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (91.23%) Java
2 29 (50.88%) SQL
3 12 (21.05%) Python
3 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 9 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 8 (14.04%) Groovy
6 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Oracle
2 12 (21.05%) Sybase
3 4 (7.02%) Informatica
3 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.02%) StreamBase
3 4 (7.02%) Terracotta
4 1 (1.75%) IBM