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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 118 113 134
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 27 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.14% 0.79% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.82% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 35
Average salary £60,000 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,091
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
Lead Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2241 1832 2917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.56% 96.78% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1821 1412 2497
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Watford - 17 £70,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
St Albans - 2 £47,500 -
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 21 (61.76%) CSS
2 19 (55.88%) Java
3 17 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 16 (47.06%) OO
4 16 (47.06%) Demandware
4 16 (47.06%) J2EE
5 15 (44.12%) HTML
5 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
5 15 (44.12%) hybris
5 15 (44.12%) ATG
5 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
6 14 (41.18%) MySQL
6 14 (41.18%) OOP
7 13 (38.24%) JSP
8 12 (35.29%) DataCash
8 12 (35.29%) Ogone
8 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 12 (35.29%) DB2
8 12 (35.29%) Oracle
8 12 (35.29%) Content Management
8 12 (35.29%) C#
9 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
10 5 (14.71%) Marketing
10 5 (14.71%) .NET
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.82%) Intershop
11 3 (8.82%) C++
11 3 (8.82%) Technical Analysis

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DAB
1 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) MySQL
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) NUnit
1 2 (5.88%) NCrunch
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Grunt
General
1 5 (14.71%) Marketing
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) CSS
2 16 (47.06%) J2EE
3 15 (44.12%) HTML
4 13 (38.24%) JSP
5 5 (14.71%) .NET
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.88%) Web Services
6 2 (5.88%) LINQ
6 2 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.88%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.94%) WCF
7 1 (2.94%) Servlets
7 1 (2.94%) DHTML
7 1 (2.94%) Yii
7 1 (2.94%) REST
7 1 (2.94%) Laravel
7 1 (2.94%) Sass
7 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Blog
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Android
1 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 16 (47.06%) OO
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
4 14 (41.18%) OOP
5 12 (35.29%) Content Management
6 3 (8.82%) Document Management
6 3 (8.82%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (8.82%) Business Development
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Product Management
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) OO PHP
7 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
8 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.94%) BDD
8 1 (2.94%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 12 (35.29%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) C
4 3 (8.82%) Assembly Language
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) cPanel
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Demandware
2 15 (44.12%) hybris
2 15 (44.12%) ATG
3 12 (35.29%) Oracle
3 12 (35.29%) DataCash
3 12 (35.29%) Ogone
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) Intershop
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