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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 148 124 145
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 32 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.99% 1.56% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.59% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 24
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
3125 3453 3635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.11% 97.79% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 2735 2922
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 51 (59.30%) C#
2 41 (47.67%) .NET
3 39 (45.35%) SQL Server
3 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (44.19%) JavaScript
5 33 (38.37%) Mentoring
6 32 (37.21%) WCF
7 28 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (32.56%) ASP.NET
8 27 (31.40%) HTML
8 27 (31.40%) Web Services
9 26 (30.23%) MVC
10 25 (29.07%) SQL
11 22 (25.58%) TDD
11 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (25.58%) Software Architecture
12 21 (24.42%) Automated Testing
12 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
13 19 (22.09%) CSS
13 19 (22.09%) SOA
14 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
15 15 (17.44%) MySQL
15 15 (17.44%) PHP
15 15 (17.44%) Java
15 15 (17.44%) Scrum
16 14 (16.28%) HTML5
17 13 (15.12%) CSS3
17 13 (15.12%) AngularJS
18 12 (13.95%) Finance

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 10 (11.63%) WordPress
2 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.30%) Adobe After Effects
2 8 (9.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Magento
2 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (45.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (17.44%) MySQL
4 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) Big Data
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (5.81%) IntelliJ
4 5 (5.81%) Maven
5 4 (4.65%) JIRA
5 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.33%) JUnit
8 1 (1.16%) NCrunch
8 1 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Law
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.67%) .NET
2 32 (37.21%) WCF
3 28 (32.56%) ASP.NET
4 27 (31.40%) HTML
4 27 (31.40%) Web Services
5 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (22.09%) CSS
7 14 (16.28%) HTML5
8 13 (15.12%) AngularJS
8 13 (15.12%) CSS3
9 12 (13.95%) .NET Framework
9 12 (13.95%) NHibernate
10 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (12.79%) jQuery
11 9 (10.47%) Sass
11 9 (10.47%) Spring.NET
12 8 (9.30%) Flash
13 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (8.14%) RESTful
13 7 (8.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Animation
2 5 (5.81%) Telematics
3 4 (4.65%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) DataPower
4 3 (3.49%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.33%) FMCG
5 2 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.37%) Mentoring
3 26 (30.23%) MVC
4 22 (25.58%) Software Architecture
4 22 (25.58%) TDD
5 21 (24.42%) Automated Testing
6 19 (22.09%) SOA
7 15 (17.44%) Scrum
8 10 (11.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (10.47%) DevOps
9 9 (10.47%) ETL
9 9 (10.47%) Web Development
10 8 (9.30%) SEO
11 7 (8.14%) CRM
11 7 (8.14%) Front End Development
12 6 (6.98%) Data Protection
12 6 (6.98%) Line Management
13 5 (5.81%) Coaching
13 5 (5.81%) Software Engineering
14 4 (4.65%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 51 (59.30%) C#
2 38 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 25 (29.07%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) Java
4 15 (17.44%) PHP
4 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.16%) C++
6 1 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) Scala
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Adobe
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle
4 3 (3.49%) IBM
4 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.33%) Telerik
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