The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 142 137 132
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 29 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.84% 1.04% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.09% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 16
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +4.44%
Lead Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3366 3125 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.40% 96.04% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2734 2429 2417
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 Leeds

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Leeds

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 50 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (63.08%) C#
3 37 (56.92%) .NET
4 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
5 31 (47.69%) HTML
5 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
5 31 (47.69%) MVC
6 29 (44.62%) CSS
7 28 (43.08%) ASP.NET
8 25 (38.46%) SQL
9 23 (35.38%) Java
10 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (27.69%) Oracle
12 18 (27.69%) jQuery
13 16 (24.62%) TDD
14 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 14 (21.54%) XHTML
16 13 (20.00%) Ajax
17 12 (18.46%) Web Services
17 12 (18.46%) REST
18 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (15.38%) OO
19 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
19 10 (15.38%) NHibernate
19 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
19 10 (15.38%) Big Data
20 9 (13.85%) WCF
20 9 (13.85%) UNIX
21 8 (12.31%) Windows

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.62%) JBoss
2 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.08%) NServiceBus
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) FileNet
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) Big Data
3 7 (10.77%) MySQL
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.77%) SoapUI
2 7 (10.77%) Moq
2 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.77%) ReSharper
3 6 (9.23%) JUnit
4 5 (7.69%) Maven
4 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.62%) Selenium
5 3 (4.62%) JMeter
5 3 (4.62%) Xcode
5 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.62%) JBehave
6 2 (3.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.54%) JIRA
7 1 (1.54%) NUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.54%) NSubstitute
General
1 8 (12.31%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (12.31%) Retail
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.92%) .NET
2 31 (47.69%) HTML
3 29 (44.62%) CSS
4 28 (43.08%) ASP.NET
5 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (27.69%) jQuery
7 14 (21.54%) XHTML
8 13 (20.00%) Ajax
9 12 (18.46%) Web Services
9 12 (18.46%) REST
10 10 (15.38%) NHibernate
10 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 9 (13.85%) WCF
12 8 (12.31%) AngularJS
12 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (10.77%) HTML5
13 7 (10.77%) WPF
13 7 (10.77%) XML
14 6 (9.23%) Spring
15 5 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) UNIX
2 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.62%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (47.69%) MVC
3 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (24.62%) TDD
5 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (15.38%) OO
7 8 (12.31%) Web Development
7 8 (12.31%) Analytics
8 6 (9.23%) OOP
8 6 (9.23%) Scrum
9 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.69%) Software Architecture
9 5 (7.69%) BDD
10 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.15%) SOA
11 3 (4.62%) UML
11 3 (4.62%) Coaching
11 3 (4.62%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (3.08%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) C#
2 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
3 25 (38.46%) SQL
4 23 (35.38%) Java
5 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.62%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) VB6
8 1 (1.54%) Python
8 1 (1.54%) Delphi
8 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) VB
8 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) OCPJP
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle
2 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Apple
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Zend
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Hitachi
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