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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 108 111 132
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 33 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.60% 0.88% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 0.92% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 32
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.37% +3.33%
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
1960 1847 2665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.28% 95.95% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1399 2262
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 £26,000 £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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
Watford - 19 £70,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
St Albans - 2 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -10 1 - - 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 26 (59.09%) CSS
2 23 (52.27%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) J2EE
3 20 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 20 (45.45%) Demandware
4 19 (43.18%) hybris
4 19 (43.18%) OO
4 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
4 19 (43.18%) HTML
4 19 (43.18%) ATG
4 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
5 17 (38.64%) MySQL
5 17 (38.64%) OOP
6 15 (34.09%) JSP
6 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
7 14 (31.82%) Content Management
7 14 (31.82%) DB2
7 14 (31.82%) Oracle
7 14 (31.82%) C#
7 14 (31.82%) DataCash
7 14 (31.82%) Ogone
8 10 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
9 7 (15.91%) .NET
9 7 (15.91%) Marketing
10 6 (13.64%) PHP
11 5 (11.36%) C++
11 5 (11.36%) C
11 5 (11.36%) Linux

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
1 10 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.27%) WordPress
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) DAB
1 3 (6.82%) SSH
2 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) MySQL
2 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
3 14 (31.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) NUnit
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.82%) Grunt
1 3 (6.82%) NCrunch
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (15.91%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) CSS
2 20 (45.45%) J2EE
3 19 (43.18%) HTML
4 15 (34.09%) JSP
5 7 (15.91%) .NET
6 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.09%) jQuery
6 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.82%) LINQ
7 3 (6.82%) LAMP
7 3 (6.82%) NHibernate
7 3 (6.82%) Yii
7 3 (6.82%) Laravel
7 3 (6.82%) Sass
7 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.55%) Web Services
9 1 (2.27%) XML
9 1 (2.27%) Servlets
9 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Open Source
1 3 (6.82%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Blog
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Android
3 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 19 (43.18%) OO
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) OOP
3 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
4 14 (31.82%) Content Management
5 4 (9.09%) MVC
6 3 (6.82%) TDD
6 3 (6.82%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (6.82%) Business Development
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.82%) Product Management
6 3 (6.82%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Document Management
7 2 (4.55%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (2.27%) Project Management
8 1 (2.27%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) PHP
5 5 (11.36%) C++
5 5 (11.36%) C
6 4 (9.09%) SQL
7 3 (6.82%) Assembly Language
8 2 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) cPanel
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Demandware
2 19 (43.18%) ATG
2 19 (43.18%) hybris
3 14 (31.82%) Oracle
3 14 (31.82%) DataCash
3 14 (31.82%) Ogone
4 5 (11.36%) Intershop
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) ExactTarget
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