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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 141 141 116
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 44 14 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.17% 0.53% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.55% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 42
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,722 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £64,500 £59,500
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
3651 2541 2783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.84% 95.96% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 2000 2300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (59.34%) Java
3 51 (56.04%) JavaScript
4 43 (47.25%) C#
5 40 (43.96%) XML
5 40 (43.96%) MVC
6 39 (42.86%) HTML
7 35 (38.46%) Web Services
7 35 (38.46%) LAMP
8 33 (36.26%) .NET
9 32 (35.16%) MySQL
10 31 (34.07%) SQL
11 30 (32.97%) Oracle
11 30 (32.97%) CSS
12 28 (30.77%) PHP
13 27 (29.67%) J2EE
13 27 (29.67%) jQuery
14 26 (28.57%) UML
14 26 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
14 26 (28.57%) WebSphere
15 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET
15 25 (27.47%) Tomcat
15 25 (27.47%) Mentoring
16 24 (26.37%) Project Management
17 23 (25.27%) Linux
18 22 (24.18%) Scrum
19 21 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
20 18 (19.78%) Degree
20 18 (19.78%) TDD
20 18 (19.78%) HTML5

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 26 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 25 (27.47%) Tomcat
3 17 (18.68%) Apache
3 17 (18.68%) WebLogic Portal
3 17 (18.68%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.40%) Drupal
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (4.40%) Node.js
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
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 32 (35.16%) MySQL
2 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.89%) Big Data
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Selenium
1 9 (9.89%) JBehave
1 9 (9.89%) Cucumber
1 9 (9.89%) Maven
1 9 (9.89%) JMeter
2 8 (8.79%) JUnit
3 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.30%) MSTest
5 1 (1.10%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.10%) Subversion
5 1 (1.10%) NUnit
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 40 (43.96%) XML
2 39 (42.86%) HTML
3 35 (38.46%) Web Services
3 35 (38.46%) LAMP
4 33 (36.26%) .NET
5 30 (32.97%) CSS
6 27 (29.67%) J2EE
6 27 (29.67%) jQuery
7 26 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
8 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET
9 18 (19.78%) HTML5
10 17 (18.68%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (10.99%) Spring
12 10 (10.99%) JSON
13 9 (9.89%) Spring MVC
13 9 (9.89%) Apache Wicket
13 9 (9.89%) REST
13 9 (9.89%) Apache Camel
13 9 (9.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Open Source
1 17 (18.68%) RIA
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%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) W3C
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.27%) Linux
2 17 (18.68%) Solaris
3 4 (4.40%) UNIX
4 2 (2.20%) Windows
5 1 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.96%) MVC
3 26 (28.57%) UML
4 25 (27.47%) Mentoring
5 24 (26.37%) Project Management
6 22 (24.18%) Scrum
7 21 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (19.78%) TDD
9 17 (18.68%) High Availability
9 17 (18.68%) Load Testing
9 17 (18.68%) Network Load Balancing
9 17 (18.68%) Test Planning
9 17 (18.68%) Content Management
9 17 (18.68%) SOA
10 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (13.19%) Coaching
13 11 (12.09%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (9.89%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (59.34%) Java
2 51 (56.04%) JavaScript
3 43 (47.25%) C#
4 31 (34.07%) SQL
5 28 (30.77%) PHP
6 9 (9.89%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.40%) Ruby
7 4 (4.40%) C++
7 4 (4.40%) Perl
7 4 (4.40%) XQuery
7 4 (4.40%) XPath
8 2 (2.20%) VB
8 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.10%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (32.97%) Oracle
2 17 (18.68%) F5
2 17 (18.68%) Cisco
2 17 (18.68%) EMC
3 9 (9.89%) JBoss
4 4 (4.40%) Zend
4 4 (4.40%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe
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