The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 125 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 59 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.61% 0.55% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.58% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 50 12 21
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,722 £43,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3576 2424 2395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.31% 95.43% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2839 1852 1956
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Lead Developer
West Yorkshire

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 28 July 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (52.75%) JavaScript
2 47 (51.65%) Java
3 44 (48.35%) C#
4 42 (46.15%) XML
5 39 (42.86%) .NET
6 37 (40.66%) MVC
7 36 (39.56%) LAMP
7 36 (39.56%) HTML
8 31 (34.07%) MySQL
8 31 (34.07%) Web Services
9 30 (32.97%) ASP.NET
9 30 (32.97%) CSS
10 29 (31.87%) PHP
11 27 (29.67%) J2EE
11 27 (29.67%) jQuery
12 26 (28.57%) SQL
12 26 (28.57%) Scrum
13 25 (27.47%) Project Management
14 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
14 24 (26.37%) Linux
15 23 (25.27%) UML
15 23 (25.27%) ActiveMQ
15 23 (25.27%) WebSphere
16 22 (24.18%) Oracle
16 22 (24.18%) Tomcat
17 21 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
18 18 (19.78%) SOA
18 18 (19.78%) Degree
19 17 (18.68%) Network Load Balancing

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (25.27%) WebSphere
2 22 (24.18%) Tomcat
3 17 (18.68%) WebLogic Portal
3 17 (18.68%) Apache
3 17 (18.68%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (5.49%) Drupal
5 4 (4.40%) Node.js
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.20%) IIS
8 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.10%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) AMQP
1 17 (18.68%) HTTP
1 17 (18.68%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.07%) MySQL
2 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.59%) Big Data
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.59%) Selenium
3 6 (6.59%) JBehave
3 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.59%) Maven
3 6 (6.59%) JMeter
4 5 (5.49%) JUnit
5 2 (2.20%) MSTest
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
6 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (6.59%) Back Office
1 6 (6.59%) Automotive
1 6 (6.59%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (4.40%) Retail
3 1 (1.10%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (46.15%) XML
2 39 (42.86%) .NET
3 36 (39.56%) LAMP
3 36 (39.56%) HTML
4 31 (34.07%) Web Services
5 30 (32.97%) ASP.NET
5 30 (32.97%) CSS
6 27 (29.67%) J2EE
6 27 (29.67%) jQuery
7 23 (25.27%) ActiveMQ
8 17 (18.68%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (16.48%) HTML5
10 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (9.89%) WCF
12 7 (7.69%) Spring
12 7 (7.69%) JSON
13 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
13 6 (6.59%) Spring MVC
13 6 (6.59%) Apache Wicket
13 6 (6.59%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) RIA
1 17 (18.68%) Open Source
1 17 (18.68%) Symmetrix
1 17 (18.68%) Clustering
2 7 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.49%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.20%) PDA
5 1 (1.10%) W3C
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.37%) Linux
2 17 (18.68%) Solaris
3 9 (9.89%) Windows
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (40.66%) MVC
3 26 (28.57%) Scrum
4 25 (27.47%) Project Management
5 23 (25.27%) UML
6 21 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (19.78%) SOA
8 17 (18.68%) Network Load Balancing
8 17 (18.68%) Load Testing
8 17 (18.68%) High Availability
8 17 (18.68%) Content Management
9 15 (16.48%) TDD
10 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 10 (10.99%) OO
12 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (8.79%) BPEL
13 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (8.79%) Service Delivery
14 7 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.75%) JavaScript
2 47 (51.65%) Java
3 44 (48.35%) C#
4 29 (31.87%) PHP
5 26 (28.57%) SQL
6 9 (9.89%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.40%) XPath
7 4 (4.40%) Ruby
7 4 (4.40%) Perl
7 4 (4.40%) C++
7 4 (4.40%) XQuery
8 2 (2.20%) VB
8 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.10%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) Oracle
2 17 (18.68%) F5
2 17 (18.68%) Cisco
2 17 (18.68%) EMC
3 6 (6.59%) JBoss
4 5 (5.49%) Zend
5 4 (4.40%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.10%) Adobe