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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 125 142 136
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 54 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.53% 1.17% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.21% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 52 36 12
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,722 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,650 £60,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
3365 3540 2462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.19% 96.56% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2672 2719 1908
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 66 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (53.64%) JavaScript
3 55 (50.00%) .NET
4 54 (49.09%) C#
5 52 (47.27%) MVC
6 51 (46.36%) SQL Server
7 46 (41.82%) HTML
8 42 (38.18%) ASP.NET
9 38 (34.55%) Mentoring
10 36 (32.73%) TDD
11 32 (29.09%) CSS
12 31 (28.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (27.27%) SQL
14 27 (24.55%) Java
14 27 (24.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (23.64%) Git (software)
16 25 (22.73%) Scrum
17 23 (20.91%) OO
18 22 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (20.00%) Coaching
18 22 (20.00%) Line Management
19 20 (18.18%) Entity Framework
19 20 (18.18%) .NET Framework
19 20 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (18.18%) IIS
20 19 (17.27%) LINQ
20 19 (17.27%) REST
21 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
22 16 (14.55%) Migration
22 16 (14.55%) jQuery

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (18.18%) IIS
2 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.64%) Node.js
4 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (46.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (9.09%) MySQL
4 10 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.64%) Riak
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.82%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.91%) DTS
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (23.64%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (10.91%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.36%) Maven
5 3 (2.73%) JUnit
5 3 (2.73%) Synon
5 3 (2.73%) Subversion
5 3 (2.73%) Mockito
5 3 (2.73%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.91%) Behat
6 1 (0.91%) PHPUnit
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Local Government
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (50.00%) .NET
2 46 (41.82%) HTML
3 42 (38.18%) ASP.NET
4 32 (29.09%) CSS
5 31 (28.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (24.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 20 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 19 (17.27%) REST
8 19 (17.27%) LINQ
9 16 (14.55%) jQuery
10 15 (13.64%) HTML5
10 15 (13.64%) Spring
11 14 (12.73%) Web Services
12 12 (10.91%) LAMP
12 12 (10.91%) Hibernate
13 11 (10.00%) CSS3
13 11 (10.00%) WCF
14 10 (9.09%) AngularJS
15 9 (8.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.45%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.64%) RIA
3 4 (3.64%) User Experience
3 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.73%) AS400
5 2 (1.82%) EFT
6 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) Linux
2 2 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (47.27%) MVC
3 38 (34.55%) Mentoring
4 36 (32.73%) TDD
5 25 (22.73%) Scrum
6 23 (20.91%) OO
7 22 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (20.00%) Coaching
7 22 (20.00%) Line Management
8 16 (14.55%) Migration
9 12 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 11 (10.00%) Web Development
10 11 (10.00%) Software Architecture
10 11 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.18%) SDLC
12 8 (7.27%) Database Security
12 8 (7.27%) Open Source
12 8 (7.27%) Resource Management
12 8 (7.27%) Data Analysis
13 7 (6.36%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 59 (53.64%) JavaScript
2 54 (49.09%) C#
3 30 (27.27%) SQL
4 27 (24.55%) Java
5 14 (12.73%) PHP
6 6 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.64%) Python
7 4 (3.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (3.64%) Ruby
8 3 (2.73%) Groovy
8 3 (2.73%) XQuery
8 3 (2.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Oracle
3 1 (0.91%) Sybase
3 1 (0.91%) Google
3 1 (0.91%) Zend
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