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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 146 131 130
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 39 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.07% 1.19% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.24% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 33 32 28
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.64%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
3556 2984 2737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.26% 96.13% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2786 2376 2330
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 £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 70 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (57.65%) JavaScript
3 46 (54.12%) C#
4 44 (51.76%) Java
5 43 (50.59%) HTML
6 39 (45.88%) MVC
7 37 (43.53%) .NET
8 34 (40.00%) CSS
9 31 (36.47%) SQL
10 29 (34.12%) Oracle
11 27 (31.76%) ASP.NET
11 27 (31.76%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (31.76%) jQuery
12 26 (30.59%) Web Services
13 25 (29.41%) TDD
14 24 (28.24%) XML
14 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
15 22 (25.88%) MySQL
16 20 (23.53%) LAMP
17 18 (21.18%) PHP
17 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (18.82%) REST
18 16 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (17.65%) UML
19 15 (17.65%) ActiveMQ
19 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
20 14 (16.47%) WebSphere
20 14 (16.47%) Scrum
20 14 (16.47%) Tomcat
20 14 (16.47%) XHTML

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 14 (16.47%) Tomcat
1 14 (16.47%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.59%) JBoss
3 8 (9.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (8.24%) WebLogic
4 7 (8.24%) Apache
5 6 (7.06%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (5.88%) IIS
7 4 (4.71%) Drupal
7 4 (4.71%) Node.js
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) HTTP
1 6 (7.06%) Internet
1 6 (7.06%) AMQP
2 3 (3.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.88%) MySQL
3 12 (14.12%) Big Data
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Maven
2 10 (11.76%) JUnit
2 10 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.59%) JMeter
3 9 (10.59%) Selenium
3 9 (10.59%) JBehave
3 9 (10.59%) Cucumber
4 8 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.53%) MSTest
6 3 (3.53%) Moq
6 3 (3.53%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.53%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.35%) Subversion
8 1 (1.18%) JIRA
8 1 (1.18%) NUnit
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.18%) NSubstitute
General
1 6 (7.06%) Back Office
1 6 (7.06%) Automotive
2 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (50.59%) HTML
2 37 (43.53%) .NET
3 34 (40.00%) CSS
4 27 (31.76%) ASP.NET
4 27 (31.76%) jQuery
5 26 (30.59%) Web Services
6 24 (28.24%) XML
7 20 (23.53%) LAMP
8 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (18.82%) REST
10 15 (17.65%) ActiveMQ
11 14 (16.47%) XHTML
12 13 (15.29%) HTML5
13 12 (14.12%) Ajax
13 12 (14.12%) J2EE
14 11 (12.94%) Spring
15 10 (11.76%) Hibernate
15 10 (11.76%) NHibernate
15 10 (11.76%) .NET Framework
15 10 (11.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Symmetrix
1 6 (7.06%) Clustering
1 6 (7.06%) Open Source
1 6 (7.06%) RIA
2 3 (3.53%) NHS
3 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) W3C
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Linux
2 9 (10.59%) UNIX
3 6 (7.06%) Solaris
4 5 (5.88%) Windows
5 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.88%) MVC
3 27 (31.76%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (29.41%) TDD
5 16 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (17.65%) UML
6 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 14 (16.47%) Scrum
8 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (11.76%) Web Development
9 10 (11.76%) OO
10 9 (10.59%) BDD
10 9 (10.59%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (9.41%) SOA
11 8 (9.41%) Coaching
12 6 (7.06%) Test Planning
12 6 (7.06%) Content Management
12 6 (7.06%) Project Management
12 6 (7.06%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 49 (57.65%) JavaScript
2 46 (54.12%) C#
3 44 (51.76%) Java
4 31 (36.47%) SQL
5 18 (21.18%) PHP
6 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.71%) C++
7 4 (4.71%) Perl
7 4 (4.71%) Ruby
8 3 (3.53%) VB
8 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.18%) VBA
9 1 (1.18%) VB6
9 1 (1.18%) Delphi
9 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Oracle
2 6 (7.06%) Cisco
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) EMC
2 6 (7.06%) F5
3 5 (5.88%) Zend
4 4 (4.71%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.53%) Apple
6 2 (2.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) Hitachi
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