The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 137 142 123
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 7 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.28% 0.53% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.55% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 24
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% -15.90%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2400 2523 2500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.58% 95.14% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1915 2114 2048
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Lead Developer
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £40,000 -
Watford -21 2 £57,500 +64.28%
St Albans +3 1 £47,000 +34.28%
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) Web Services
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
4 10 (41.67%) HTML5
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (41.67%) MVC
5 9 (37.50%) Oracle
5 9 (37.50%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) Open Source
6 8 (33.33%) WCF
6 8 (33.33%) Python
6 8 (33.33%) LAMP
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
7 7 (29.17%) RESTful
8 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (25.00%) UML
8 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) TDD
9 5 (20.83%) Spring
9 5 (20.83%) Java
9 5 (20.83%) C
9 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
9 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
9 5 (20.83%) QA
10 4 (16.67%) Dojo

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) Drupal
2 4 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) Node.js
4 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (8.33%) CMS
5 1 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (4.17%) lighttpd
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) NUnit
2 3 (12.50%) MSTest
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Grunt
4 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (16.67%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) Web Services
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 10 (41.67%) HTML5
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 8 (33.33%) WCF
5 8 (33.33%) LAMP
6 7 (29.17%) RESTful
7 5 (20.83%) Spring
8 4 (16.67%) Dojo
8 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (16.67%) JSP
8 4 (16.67%) SOAP
8 4 (16.67%) J2EE
8 4 (16.67%) JSF
8 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 3 (12.50%) CSS
9 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Open Source
2 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
3 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) CentOS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (25.00%) UML
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) BDD
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
6 2 (8.33%) CQRS
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) Java
5 5 (20.83%) C
6 4 (16.67%) C++
7 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSD
2 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.33%) EPiServer