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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 148 136 146
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 32 40 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.96% 1.23% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.28% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 14
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
3244 3121 2848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.04% 96.18% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2605 2441 2439
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 24 December 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 55 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (58.57%) C#
3 40 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 36 (51.43%) HTML
5 32 (45.71%) Java
5 32 (45.71%) .NET
6 30 (42.86%) SQL
6 30 (42.86%) CSS
6 30 (42.86%) MVC
7 25 (35.71%) Oracle
7 25 (35.71%) jQuery
8 24 (34.29%) SQL Server
8 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET
8 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (25.71%) Web Services
9 18 (25.71%) TDD
10 16 (22.86%) XML
10 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (22.86%) REST
11 15 (21.43%) MySQL
12 14 (20.00%) XHTML
12 14 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (18.57%) Ajax
14 12 (17.14%) Big Data
15 11 (15.71%) .NET Framework
15 11 (15.71%) HTML5
16 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
16 10 (14.29%) UML
16 10 (14.29%) Scrum
16 10 (14.29%) ActiveMQ

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
1 9 (12.86%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.00%) JBoss
3 6 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (7.14%) IIS
5 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.71%) Apache
6 3 (4.29%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.43%) CMS
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) HTTP
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
1 3 (4.29%) AMQP
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.43%) MySQL
3 12 (17.14%) Big Data
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.86%) JUnit
2 9 (12.86%) Maven
3 7 (10.00%) JMeter
3 7 (10.00%) Selenium
3 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.00%) JBehave
3 7 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.14%) ReSharper
4 5 (7.14%) Moq
5 2 (2.86%) MSTest
5 2 (2.86%) Subversion
6 1 (1.43%) JIRA
6 1 (1.43%) NUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.43%) NSubstitute
General
1 7 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Automotive
3 4 (5.71%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (51.43%) HTML
2 32 (45.71%) .NET
3 30 (42.86%) CSS
4 25 (35.71%) jQuery
5 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET
6 18 (25.71%) Web Services
7 16 (22.86%) XML
7 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (22.86%) REST
8 14 (20.00%) XHTML
9 13 (18.57%) Ajax
10 11 (15.71%) .NET Framework
10 11 (15.71%) HTML5
11 10 (14.29%) NHibernate
11 10 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (14.29%) Spring
12 9 (12.86%) WCF
13 8 (11.43%) RESTful
13 8 (11.43%) JSON
13 8 (11.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) NHS
2 3 (4.29%) Symmetrix
2 3 (4.29%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Open Source
2 3 (4.29%) RIA
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) UNIX
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Windows
4 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.86%) MVC
3 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (25.71%) TDD
5 14 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (14.29%) UML
6 10 (14.29%) Scrum
6 10 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.43%) Web Development
9 7 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (10.00%) BDD
9 7 (10.00%) OO
10 6 (8.57%) Coaching
10 6 (8.57%) Analytics
11 5 (7.14%) OOP
11 5 (7.14%) SOA
12 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.71%) BPEL
13 3 (4.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) C#
2 40 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 32 (45.71%) Java
4 30 (42.86%) SQL
5 9 (12.86%) PHP
6 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
7 3 (4.29%) C++
7 3 (4.29%) Ruby
8 2 (2.86%) VB
8 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.43%) VBA
9 1 (1.43%) VB6
9 1 (1.43%) Delphi
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) Apple
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco
4 3 (4.29%) F5
4 3 (4.29%) EMC
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.43%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£50K + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago