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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 123 108 107
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 22 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.02% 1.75% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.81% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 19
Average salary £66,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
2098 1933 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.49% 96.65% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1549 1450
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
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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
Welwyn Garden City +16 8 £90,000 -
Watford -3 5 £57,500 -17.85%
Potters Bar -8 4 £66,500 +40.00%
Harpenden - 4 £56,250 -
St Albans -6 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) SQL
3 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
3 28 (47.46%) TDD
4 26 (44.07%) BDD
4 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
5 24 (40.68%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (40.68%) Puppet
5 24 (40.68%) Node.js
5 24 (40.68%) Couchbase
6 23 (38.98%) C#
7 22 (37.29%) .NET
7 22 (37.29%) MVC
7 22 (37.29%) Scrum
8 21 (35.59%) NUnit
9 20 (33.90%) Open Source
9 20 (33.90%) Java
10 19 (32.20%) Unit Testing
11 18 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
12 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
12 16 (27.12%) NoSQL
13 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (25.42%) Games
13 15 (25.42%) OpenShift
14 14 (23.73%) Technical Analysis
14 14 (23.73%) Cognos
14 14 (23.73%) Toad
14 14 (23.73%) QlikView
14 14 (23.73%) Analytics

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (40.68%) Elasticsearch
1 24 (40.68%) Node.js
2 4 (6.78%) NServiceBus
2 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (23.73%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (25.42%) OpenShift
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) Couchbase
2 16 (27.12%) NoSQL
3 14 (23.73%) QlikView
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (6.78%) OLAP
6 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.08%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.69%) Power BI
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
2 21 (35.59%) NUnit
3 14 (23.73%) Toad
4 4 (6.78%) Fiddler
4 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.08%) JIRA
5 3 (5.08%) NCrunch
5 3 (5.08%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.69%) ERwin
6 1 (1.69%) MSTest
6 1 (1.69%) NCover
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 15 (25.42%) Games
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) HTML
3 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (11.86%) jQuery
4 6 (10.17%) CSS
5 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
5 5 (8.47%) HTML5
5 5 (8.47%) JSON
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle ADF
5 5 (8.47%) SOAP
5 5 (8.47%) Spring
5 5 (8.47%) Web Services
5 5 (8.47%) XSLT
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.78%) Ajax
6 4 (6.78%) Entity Framework
6 4 (6.78%) Ninject
6 4 (6.78%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (6.78%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (47.46%) TDD
3 26 (44.07%) BDD
4 22 (37.29%) MVC
4 22 (37.29%) Scrum
5 20 (33.90%) Open Source
6 19 (32.20%) Unit Testing
7 18 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (23.73%) Analytics
8 14 (23.73%) Technical Analysis
9 11 (18.64%) SOA
10 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Data Architecture
11 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.78%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (6.78%) Kanban
11 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) SQL
2 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
3 23 (38.98%) C#
4 20 (33.90%) Java
5 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.47%) XPath
6 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (40.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) Cognos
3 5 (8.47%) Google
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle