The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 279 216 227
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 418 589 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.01% 1.39% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.49% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 384 523 518
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +4.44%
Lead Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the London region.

Lead Developer Salary Trend in London

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in London

Lead Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -35 83 £60,000 -7.69% 24
Docklands, London +4 7 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -4 5 £62,500 +25.00% 1
West Drayton - 2 £55,000 - 2
Bromley +14 1 £57,500 -
Croydon +12 1 - -
Westminster +8 1 £65,000 +85.71%
Clapham - 1 £38,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £50,000 -
Edgware - 1 £54,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £47,500 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 503 (55.64%) Agile Software Development
2 434 (48.01%) JavaScript
3 383 (42.37%) HTML
4 321 (35.51%) CSS
5 290 (32.08%) TDD
6 258 (28.54%) .NET
7 251 (27.77%) Java
8 249 (27.54%) C#
9 234 (25.88%) SQL
10 223 (24.67%) Scrum
11 201 (22.23%) MVC
12 192 (21.24%) OO
12 192 (21.24%) jQuery
13 182 (20.13%) PHP
14 181 (20.02%) Finance
15 164 (18.14%) SQL Server
16 153 (16.92%) Web Services
16 153 (16.92%) Git (software)
17 151 (16.70%) HTML5
18 147 (16.26%) Mentoring
18 147 (16.26%) MySQL
19 144 (15.93%) ASP.NET
20 137 (15.15%) Linux
21 127 (14.05%) Microsoft
22 122 (13.50%) AngularJS
23 120 (13.27%) Python
24 112 (12.39%) Degree
25 111 (12.28%) BDD
26 109 (12.06%) REST
27 106 (11.73%) XML

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 57 (6.31%) CMS
2 54 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 51 (5.64%) Apache
4 44 (4.87%) Node.js
5 30 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 30 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (2.65%) nginx
6 24 (2.65%) WordPress
7 17 (1.88%) IIS
8 15 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (1.44%) Drupal
9 13 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (1.22%) Apache Solr
11 10 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.88%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.77%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.66%) Zimbra
14 6 (0.66%) NServiceBus
15 5 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 67 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.76%) MS Office
3 14 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.22%) Mingle
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 29 (3.21%) Magento
2 19 (2.10%) Dynamics GP
3 8 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.66%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.33%) Cognos Planning
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.11%) Tridion
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.22%) SaaS
4 7 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.44%) Force.com
5 4 (0.44%) GitHub
5 4 (0.44%) Office 365
6 3 (0.33%) Yammer
7 2 (0.22%) Trello
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.31%) Internet
2 19 (2.10%) FTP
2 19 (2.10%) SAN
3 17 (1.88%) HTTP
4 11 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.88%) DNS
6 7 (0.77%) SSL
7 6 (0.66%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.44%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.33%) Intranet
10 1 (0.11%) RTP
10 1 (0.11%) Extranet
10 1 (0.11%) LDAP
10 1 (0.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (18.14%) SQL Server
2 147 (16.26%) MySQL
3 69 (7.63%) MongoDB
4 68 (7.52%) Big Data
5 67 (7.41%) NoSQL
6 56 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (5.20%) Redis
7 47 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 35 (3.87%) Relational Database
10 32 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (2.43%) QlikView
13 21 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
15 16 (1.77%) Hadoop
15 16 (1.77%) SQLite
16 12 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 153 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 69 (7.63%) Subversion
3 46 (5.09%) Visual Studio
4 37 (4.09%) JIRA
5 34 (3.76%) TeamCity
6 33 (3.65%) Xcode
7 28 (3.10%) Maven
8 27 (2.99%) Cucumber
8 27 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (2.99%) Selenium
9 25 (2.77%) Jenkins
10 23 (2.54%) NUnit
10 23 (2.54%) JUnit
11 18 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
11 18 (1.99%) RSpec
11 18 (1.99%) Karma Test Runner
12 17 (1.88%) SpecFlow
13 15 (1.66%) jMock
13 15 (1.66%) Mockito
14 13 (1.44%) ReSharper
General
1 181 (20.02%) Finance
2 60 (6.64%) Banking
3 52 (5.75%) Advertising
4 42 (4.65%) Retail
5 41 (4.54%) Marketing
6 26 (2.88%) Front Office
7 23 (2.54%) Publishing
8 19 (2.10%) Legal
9 16 (1.77%) Back Office
10 13 (1.44%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.33%) Law
11 12 (1.33%) Games
12 10 (1.11%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.33%) German Language
15 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.11%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (42.37%) HTML
2 321 (35.51%) CSS
3 258 (28.54%) .NET
4 192 (21.24%) jQuery
5 153 (16.92%) Web Services
6 151 (16.70%) HTML5
7 144 (15.93%) ASP.NET
8 122 (13.50%) AngularJS
9 109 (12.06%) REST
10 106 (11.73%) XML
11 81 (8.96%) CSS3
12 74 (8.19%) JSON
13 73 (8.08%) RESTful
13 73 (8.08%) Backbone.js
14 71 (7.85%) Spring
15 69 (7.63%) Symfony
16 67 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 66 (7.30%) .NET Framework
18 59 (6.53%) KnockoutJS
19 56 (6.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.08%) Open Source
2 63 (6.97%) User Experience
3 55 (6.08%) Computer Science
4 45 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.10%) Equities
6 19 (2.10%) Social Media
6 19 (2.10%) Digital Media
7 14 (1.55%) N-Tier
7 14 (1.55%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.44%) Derivative
9 12 (1.33%) Blog
9 12 (1.33%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
10 11 (1.22%) Data Integration
11 10 (1.11%) Social Network
12 9 (1.00%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.88%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 137 (15.15%) Linux
2 86 (9.51%) Windows
3 73 (8.08%) Android
4 70 (7.74%) Apple iOS
5 45 (4.98%) UNIX
6 10 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.11%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.88%) CentOS
9 4 (0.44%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.33%) Solaris
10 3 (0.33%) NetWare
11 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.22%) MVS
12 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (55.64%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (32.08%) TDD
3 223 (24.67%) Scrum
4 201 (22.23%) MVC
5 192 (21.24%) OO
6 147 (16.26%) Mentoring
7 111 (12.28%) BDD
8 106 (11.73%) E-Commerce
9 95 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
10 88 (9.73%) Unit Testing
11 68 (7.52%) Project Management
12 61 (6.75%) SOA
12 61 (6.75%) OOP
13 60 (6.64%) DevOps
14 56 (6.19%) Software Engineering
15 55 (6.08%) Analytics
16 50 (5.53%) iOS Development
17 43 (4.76%) Workflow
18 41 (4.54%) Android Development
18 41 (4.54%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 434 (48.01%) JavaScript
2 251 (27.77%) Java
3 249 (27.54%) C#
4 234 (25.88%) SQL
5 182 (20.13%) PHP
6 120 (13.27%) Python
7 82 (9.07%) Ruby
8 53 (5.86%) C++
9 41 (4.54%) Objective-C
10 40 (4.42%) T-SQL
10 40 (4.42%) PHP5
11 34 (3.76%) Bash Shell
12 21 (2.32%) VB
13 19 (2.10%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.88%) Jython
15 16 (1.77%) C
16 12 (1.33%) VB6
16 12 (1.33%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.33%) Scala
17 10 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 112 (12.39%) Degree
2 2 (0.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.11%) PhD
3 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.42%) QA
2 12 (1.33%) HL7
3 3 (0.33%) WCAG
4 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.77%) Varnish
3 7 (0.77%) HDFS
4 4 (0.44%) Firmware
4 4 (0.44%) Docker
5 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (2.54%) Puppet
2 22 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (2.10%) Nagios
3 19 (2.10%) OpenView
3 19 (2.10%) SCOM
4 18 (1.99%) Ansible
5 4 (0.44%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 127 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 101 (11.17%) Oracle
3 43 (4.76%) Zend
4 35 (3.87%) Google
5 27 (2.99%) Facebook
6 23 (2.54%) HP
7 21 (2.32%) Cognos
8 19 (2.10%) Remedy
9 16 (1.77%) IBM
10 14 (1.55%) VMware
11 13 (1.44%) Sitecore
12 11 (1.22%) Informatica
13 10 (1.11%) Xamarin
14 7 (0.77%) TIBCO
14 7 (0.77%) Adobe
15 6 (0.66%) Actimize
15 6 (0.66%) EPiServer
15 6 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.66%) Sony
15 6 (0.66%) Twitter
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + big company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Dependent on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Technical Talent
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Flexi-hours, 25 days holiday, pension (5%), me
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension + Parking + Flexi-working +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £55000 per annum + excelllent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago