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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 196 257 195
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 706 502 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.72% 1.23% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.28% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 653 461 644
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +56 96 £66,250 +10.41% 27
Hammersmith -2 3 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -9 3 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Bromley +5 2 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Twickenham - 2 £45,000 - 1
Wembley - 2 £50,000 -
Croydon -8 1 £45,000 -23.40%
New Malden - 1 £45,000 - 1
South Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £75,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 840 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 625 (41.17%) JavaScript
3 568 (37.42%) Java
4 492 (32.41%) TDD
5 458 (30.17%) HTML
6 396 (26.09%) CSS
7 342 (22.53%) SQL
8 329 (21.67%) .NET
9 325 (21.41%) C#
10 300 (19.76%) MVC
11 292 (19.24%) OO
12 289 (19.04%) Finance
13 240 (15.81%) HTML5
13 240 (15.81%) AngularJS
14 231 (15.22%) jQuery
14 231 (15.22%) Scrum
14 231 (15.22%) Web Services
15 230 (15.15%) E-Commerce
16 221 (14.56%) BDD
17 212 (13.97%) PHP
18 211 (13.90%) SQL Server
19 206 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
20 204 (13.44%) Mentoring
20 204 (13.44%) Spring
21 176 (11.59%) Git (software)
22 175 (11.53%) MySQL
23 171 (11.26%) Degree
24 153 (10.08%) Python
25 151 (9.95%) Banking
25 151 (9.95%) REST

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 133 (8.76%) Node.js
2 74 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
3 67 (4.41%) Apache
4 58 (3.82%) CMS
5 30 (1.98%) Apache Spark
6 29 (1.91%) Drupal
7 28 (1.84%) Apache Solr
8 26 (1.71%) Jetty
9 23 (1.52%) SharePoint
9 23 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 21 (1.38%) CICS
10 21 (1.38%) IIS
10 21 (1.38%) MTS
10 21 (1.38%) SAS
11 20 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
11 20 (1.32%) Confluence
12 19 (1.25%) WordPress
13 17 (1.12%) GemFire
14 16 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 13 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 57 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.13%) HipChat
4 2 (0.13%) MS Office
4 2 (0.13%) SPSS
5 1 (0.066%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 22 (1.45%) Magento
3 14 (0.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 13 (0.86%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.13%) AWD
9 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.13%) Siebel Analytics
10 1 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 108 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.90%) SaaS
3 31 (2.04%) GitHub
4 30 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (1.25%) Force.com
7 13 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.59%) Heroku
10 7 (0.46%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.26%) Engine Yard
12 3 (0.20%) AdWords
12 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.13%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.13%) IaaS
13 2 (0.13%) Office 365
13 2 (0.13%) PaaS
13 2 (0.13%) Silverpop
13 2 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.10%) Internet
2 22 (1.45%) HTTP
3 10 (0.66%) Intranet
4 8 (0.53%) SMS
5 6 (0.40%) Extranet
5 6 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.26%) SSH
6 4 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.20%) Firewall
7 3 (0.20%) Skype
7 3 (0.20%) SMTP
8 2 (0.13%) GSM
8 2 (0.13%) MVNO
8 2 (0.13%) SSL
8 2 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 175 (11.53%) MySQL
3 108 (7.11%) Relational Database
4 101 (6.65%) NoSQL
5 99 (6.52%) Big Data
6 85 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 84 (5.53%) MongoDB
8 62 (4.08%) Redis
9 61 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 54 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
11 52 (3.43%) Hadoop
12 51 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 48 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 42 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
15 39 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
16 30 (1.98%) Neo4j
16 30 (1.98%) RDBMS
17 29 (1.91%) SAP Data Services
18 27 (1.78%) DB2
18 27 (1.78%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 176 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 98 (6.46%) Jenkins
3 94 (6.19%) Subversion
4 88 (5.80%) Maven
5 75 (4.94%) JIRA
6 70 (4.61%) Selenium
7 64 (4.22%) JUnit
8 44 (2.90%) Eclipse
9 39 (2.57%) Visual Studio
10 38 (2.50%) Jasmine
11 30 (1.98%) Mockito
11 30 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (1.91%) NUnit
13 28 (1.84%) Ant
13 28 (1.84%) Xcode
14 27 (1.78%) Gradle
15 23 (1.52%) Grunt
16 22 (1.45%) TeamCity
17 19 (1.25%) Android Studio
17 19 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 289 (19.04%) Finance
2 151 (9.95%) Banking
3 84 (5.53%) Games
4 71 (4.68%) Retail
5 66 (4.35%) Front Office
6 56 (3.69%) Investment Banking
7 55 (3.62%) Marketing
8 51 (3.36%) Law
9 27 (1.78%) Telecoms
10 25 (1.65%) Advertising
11 16 (1.05%) Back Office
12 12 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.59%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.59%) Publishing
14 7 (0.46%) Electronics
14 7 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.20%) French Language
15 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.13%) Automotive
16 2 (0.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (30.17%) HTML
2 396 (26.09%) CSS
3 329 (21.67%) .NET
4 240 (15.81%) AngularJS
4 240 (15.81%) HTML5
5 231 (15.22%) jQuery
5 231 (15.22%) Web Services
6 204 (13.44%) Spring
7 151 (9.95%) REST
8 145 (9.55%) XML
9 138 (9.09%) CSS3
10 132 (8.70%) ASP.NET
11 131 (8.63%) SOAP
12 100 (6.59%) RESTful
13 99 (6.52%) JSON
14 83 (5.47%) WCF
15 81 (5.34%) Hibernate
16 79 (5.20%) Symfony
17 78 (5.14%) Backbone.js
18 76 (5.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 144 (9.49%) Computer Science
2 106 (6.98%) User Experience
3 86 (5.67%) Mobile App
4 71 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 41 (2.70%) Fintech
7 39 (2.57%) Equities
8 36 (2.37%) N-Tier
9 35 (2.31%) Mathematics
10 34 (2.24%) Visualisation
11 25 (1.65%) Derivative
12 23 (1.52%) Blog
12 23 (1.52%) Credit Risk
13 22 (1.45%) Digital Media
13 22 (1.45%) Hedge funds
13 22 (1.45%) Mainframe
14 21 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
15 19 (1.25%) Data Structures
16 18 (1.19%) Market Risk
17 17 (1.12%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 143 (9.42%) Linux
2 104 (6.85%) Android
2 104 (6.85%) Apple iOS
3 64 (4.22%) Unix
4 62 (4.08%) Windows
5 18 (1.19%) AIX
6 17 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 14 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.59%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.20%) Solaris
11 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.066%) CentOS
12 1 (0.066%) Debian
12 1 (0.066%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.066%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.066%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 840 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 492 (32.41%) TDD
3 300 (19.76%) MVC
4 292 (19.24%) OO
5 231 (15.22%) Scrum
6 230 (15.15%) E-Commerce
7 221 (14.56%) BDD
8 206 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
9 204 (13.44%) Mentoring
10 127 (8.37%) Unit Testing
11 113 (7.44%) SDLC
12 112 (7.38%) Front End Development
13 106 (6.98%) Software Engineering
14 101 (6.65%) SOA
15 99 (6.52%) OOP
16 90 (5.93%) Open Source
17 89 (5.86%) Microservices
18 88 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
19 86 (5.67%) ETL
20 79 (5.20%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 625 (41.17%) JavaScript
2 568 (37.42%) Java
3 342 (22.53%) SQL
4 325 (21.41%) C#
5 212 (13.97%) PHP
6 153 (10.08%) Python
7 79 (5.20%) Ruby
8 76 (5.01%) C++
8 76 (5.01%) Objective-C
9 70 (4.61%) Scala
10 40 (2.64%) T-SQL
11 38 (2.50%) Apple Swift
12 32 (2.11%) Apex Code
13 28 (1.84%) VB.NET
14 26 (1.71%) C
15 23 (1.52%) PL/SQL
16 21 (1.38%) COBOL
16 21 (1.38%) Go
16 21 (1.38%) JCL
17 20 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 171 (11.26%) Degree
2 7 (0.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.26%) ISEB
5 2 (0.13%) IBM Certification
5 2 (0.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.066%) CISSP
6 1 (0.066%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.066%) GIAC
6 1 (0.066%) HND
6 1 (0.066%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.066%) MCP
6 1 (0.066%) MCSE
6 1 (0.066%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.066%) SANS
6 1 (0.066%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (7.11%) QA
2 21 (1.38%) SEPA
3 12 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.33%) WCAG
5 3 (0.20%) SLA
6 2 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 24 (1.58%) Varnish
2 20 (1.32%) Docker
3 5 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.26%) HDFS
5 3 (0.20%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.066%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (1.45%) Ansible
2 14 (0.92%) Puppet
3 13 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.33%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.066%) Control-M
8 1 (0.066%) Kibana
8 1 (0.066%) logstash
8 1 (0.066%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 101 (6.65%) Microsoft
2 84 (5.53%) Oracle
3 48 (3.16%) Google
4 43 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
5 42 (2.77%) Informatica
5 42 (2.77%) Zend
6 38 (2.50%) Ab Initio
7 34 (2.24%) IBM
8 32 (2.11%) Twitter
9 31 (2.04%) Facebook
10 28 (1.84%) Cognos
11 25 (1.65%) Adobe
12 23 (1.52%) hybris
12 23 (1.52%) TOWER Software
13 21 (1.38%) Sybase
14 18 (1.19%) Apple
15 14 (0.92%) Yahoo!
16 12 (0.79%) SAP
17 9 (0.59%) Sitecore
17 9 (0.59%) TIBCO
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £12000 - £70000 per annum + Greenfield Development + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Business
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Superb Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Equity & Flexi-working
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Betfect
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on the experience / Stock option TBD
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Healthcare, Bonus, 32 days holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago