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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 134 146 143
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 44 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.33% 1.14% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.16% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 22
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,900
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £49,250 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+6.59% +7.65%
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
3176 3439 3265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.36% 98.17% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2810 2522
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 76 (64.41%) SQL Server
2 68 (57.63%) C#
3 65 (55.08%) .NET
4 58 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (48.31%) Mentoring
6 49 (41.53%) JavaScript
7 41 (34.75%) SQL
8 39 (33.05%) ASP.NET
8 39 (33.05%) MVC
9 37 (31.36%) HTML
10 35 (29.66%) WCF
11 32 (27.12%) Software Architecture
11 32 (27.12%) TDD
11 32 (27.12%) Automated Testing
12 31 (26.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (22.88%) AngularJS
16 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
17 24 (20.34%) SOA
18 23 (19.49%) Web Services
19 22 (18.64%) Java
19 22 (18.64%) .NET Framework
20 21 (17.80%) NHibernate
21 20 (16.95%) PowerShell
21 20 (16.95%) Spring.NET
21 20 (16.95%) Scrum
22 19 (16.10%) Finance
23 17 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
24 15 (12.71%) CSS

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.39%) IIS
2 4 (3.39%) WordPress
3 1 (0.85%) Mule
3 1 (0.85%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 14 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (2.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (64.41%) SQL Server
2 28 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.93%) MySQL
3 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.47%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.69%) JUnit
4 2 (1.69%) webpack
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 19 (16.10%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Law
2 4 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (55.08%) .NET
2 39 (33.05%) ASP.NET
3 37 (31.36%) HTML
4 35 (29.66%) WCF
5 31 (26.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 27 (22.88%) AngularJS
7 23 (19.49%) Web Services
8 22 (18.64%) .NET Framework
9 21 (17.80%) NHibernate
10 20 (16.95%) Spring.NET
11 15 (12.71%) CSS
12 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (9.32%) HTML5
14 10 (8.47%) Entity Framework
14 10 (8.47%) jQuery
15 9 (7.63%) CSS3
16 8 (6.78%) XML
17 7 (5.93%) Hibernate
17 7 (5.93%) J2EE
17 7 (5.93%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) User Experience
2 4 (3.39%) Animation
2 4 (3.39%) DataPower
3 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.54%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (48.31%) Mentoring
3 39 (33.05%) MVC
4 32 (27.12%) Automated Testing
4 32 (27.12%) Software Architecture
4 32 (27.12%) TDD
5 24 (20.34%) SOA
6 20 (16.95%) Scrum
7 12 (10.17%) Coaching
7 12 (10.17%) Migration
8 11 (9.32%) ETL
9 10 (8.47%) DevOps
9 10 (8.47%) SDLC
10 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.78%) CRM
11 8 (6.78%) Front End Development
11 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.93%) OO
12 7 (5.93%) Web Development
13 4 (3.39%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 68 (57.63%) C#
2 49 (41.53%) JavaScript
3 41 (34.75%) SQL
4 22 (18.64%) Java
5 20 (16.95%) PowerShell
6 12 (10.17%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.02%) Oracle
3 4 (3.39%) IBM
4 3 (2.54%) Adobe
4 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.85%) Zend
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