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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 243 229 258
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 542 641 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.32% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.41% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 487 569 453
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 £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
41415 45452 41396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.51% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35104 38228 34621
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +37 167 £65,000 +4.00% 23
Uxbridge - 14 £57,500 -
Docklands, London +10 4 £85,000 +36.00%
Hounslow - 4 £65,000 - 1
Twickenham -26 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Hammersmith - 2 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £57,500 +9.52%
Enfield - 1 £50,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £80,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 561 (55.16%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (46.12%) JavaScript
3 357 (35.10%) HTML
4 331 (32.55%) TDD
5 316 (31.07%) .NET
6 313 (30.78%) C#
7 308 (30.29%) CSS
8 302 (29.70%) Java
9 274 (26.94%) SQL
10 264 (25.96%) Scrum
11 261 (25.66%) MVC
12 253 (24.88%) OO
13 208 (20.45%) HTML5
14 199 (19.57%) SQL Server
15 197 (19.37%) Web Services
16 195 (19.17%) Finance
17 182 (17.90%) ASP.NET
18 154 (15.14%) AngularJS
19 150 (14.75%) Git (software)
20 149 (14.65%) MySQL
21 145 (14.26%) jQuery
21 145 (14.26%) BDD
22 138 (13.57%) CSS3
23 136 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
24 133 (13.08%) REST
25 130 (12.78%) Mentoring
26 128 (12.59%) Spring
27 117 (11.50%) PHP
28 114 (11.21%) Linux
29 112 (11.01%) E-Commerce

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 77 (7.57%) Node.js
2 66 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 53 (5.21%) CMS
4 48 (4.72%) Apache
5 41 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (3.44%) Apache Solr
7 27 (2.65%) Drupal
8 19 (1.87%) Apache Spark
8 19 (1.87%) IIS
9 18 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.57%) Joomla!
11 15 (1.47%) Umbraco
12 13 (1.28%) WordPress
13 12 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (1.18%) nginx
14 11 (1.08%) JBoss
15 10 (0.98%) SAS
16 9 (0.88%) Apache Pig
16 9 (0.88%) SugarCRM
16 9 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.29%) MS Office
4 2 (0.20%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.098%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.098%) Maya
Business Applications
1 15 (1.47%) Cognos TM1
2 14 (1.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.39%) Magento
5 3 (0.29%) Primavera
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.098%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.098%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.098%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.098%) Tridion
7 1 (0.098%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 83 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.85%) SaaS
3 28 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.18%) OpenShift
5 7 (0.69%) Force.com
6 5 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.29%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.29%) Office 365
9 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.20%) GitHub
9 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.20%) CodePlex
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.098%) Trello
10 1 (0.098%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.098%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.21%) Internet
2 27 (2.65%) HTTP
3 12 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.18%) AMQP
4 9 (0.88%) VPN
5 5 (0.49%) DNS
5 5 (0.49%) LDAP
5 5 (0.49%) Firewall
6 4 (0.39%) Intranet
6 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.098%) Multicast
8 1 (0.098%) Skype
8 1 (0.098%) NFC
8 1 (0.098%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.098%) SSH
8 1 (0.098%) SMTP
8 1 (0.098%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 149 (14.65%) MySQL
3 87 (8.55%) NoSQL
4 73 (7.18%) MongoDB
5 67 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 53 (5.21%) Big Data
8 52 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
9 46 (4.52%) Relational Database
10 43 (4.23%) Redis
10 43 (4.23%) Hadoop
11 41 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
12 40 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
13 36 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (1.47%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.28%) Cognos Report Studio
17 13 (1.28%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 12 (1.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 150 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 72 (7.08%) Maven
3 66 (6.49%) Jenkins
4 60 (5.90%) Subversion
5 45 (4.42%) Selenium
6 44 (4.33%) JUnit
7 36 (3.54%) Mockito
8 32 (3.15%) NUnit
9 30 (2.95%) Jasmine
10 27 (2.65%) Visual Studio
11 23 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (2.26%) TeamCity
11 23 (2.26%) Cucumber
11 23 (2.26%) SpecFlow
12 21 (2.06%) Grunt
13 19 (1.87%) Ant
14 18 (1.77%) jMock
15 17 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
16 16 (1.57%) JIRA
17 13 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 195 (19.17%) Finance
2 87 (8.55%) Banking
3 77 (7.57%) Front Office
4 59 (5.80%) Retail
5 44 (4.33%) Games
6 43 (4.23%) Investment Banking
7 42 (4.13%) Marketing
8 41 (4.03%) Telecoms
9 29 (2.85%) Law
10 26 (2.56%) Back Office
11 25 (2.46%) Publishing
12 22 (2.16%) Advertising
13 9 (0.88%) Legal
14 5 (0.49%) French Language
15 4 (0.39%) Automotive
16 3 (0.29%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.20%) Interactive Media
17 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.098%) Local Government
18 1 (0.098%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (35.10%) HTML
2 316 (31.07%) .NET
3 308 (30.29%) CSS
4 208 (20.45%) HTML5
5 197 (19.37%) Web Services
6 182 (17.90%) ASP.NET
7 154 (15.14%) AngularJS
8 145 (14.26%) jQuery
9 138 (13.57%) CSS3
10 133 (13.08%) REST
11 128 (12.59%) Spring
12 97 (9.54%) XML
13 91 (8.95%) .NET Framework
14 85 (8.36%) Backbone.js
15 83 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 76 (7.47%) RESTful
17 74 (7.28%) SOAP
18 68 (6.69%) WCF
19 62 (6.10%) WPF
20 59 (5.80%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.05%) Computer Science
2 88 (8.65%) User Experience
3 55 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (4.33%) Mobile App
5 40 (3.93%) Derivative
6 28 (2.75%) Equities
7 24 (2.36%) Inversion of Control
8 23 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
9 22 (2.16%) Fixed Income
9 22 (2.16%) Hedge funds
10 21 (2.06%) Mathematics
11 20 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (1.87%) N-Tier
13 18 (1.77%) Digital Media
14 14 (1.38%) Data Integration
14 14 (1.38%) Social Media
15 11 (1.08%) Graphic Design
16 10 (0.98%) PMI
17 9 (0.88%) Algorithms
17 9 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 114 (11.21%) Linux
2 82 (8.06%) Apple iOS
3 79 (7.77%) Android
4 71 (6.98%) Windows
5 65 (6.39%) UNIX
6 9 (0.88%) CentOS
7 7 (0.69%) AIX
8 6 (0.59%) Solaris
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.49%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.098%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.098%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (55.16%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (32.55%) TDD
3 264 (25.96%) Scrum
4 261 (25.66%) MVC
5 253 (24.88%) OO
6 145 (14.26%) BDD
7 136 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
8 130 (12.78%) Mentoring
9 112 (11.01%) E-Commerce
10 97 (9.54%) Unit Testing
11 79 (7.77%) Open Source
12 66 (6.49%) Web Development
13 61 (6.00%) Software Engineering
13 61 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
14 59 (5.80%) SDLC
15 56 (5.51%) iOS Development
15 56 (5.51%) Analytics
16 52 (5.11%) ETL
17 51 (5.01%) Multithreading
18 49 (4.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 469 (46.12%) JavaScript
2 313 (30.78%) C#
3 302 (29.70%) Java
4 274 (26.94%) SQL
5 117 (11.50%) PHP
6 80 (7.87%) Python
7 67 (6.59%) T-SQL
8 63 (6.19%) Ruby
9 52 (5.11%) Scala
10 40 (3.93%) Objective-C
11 37 (3.64%) C++
12 24 (2.36%) Apex Code
13 21 (2.06%) Groovy
14 20 (1.97%) Perl
15 17 (1.67%) Clojure
16 16 (1.57%) Bash Shell
17 14 (1.38%) Apple Swift
17 14 (1.38%) Go
18 13 (1.28%) SOQL
18 13 (1.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 103 (10.13%) Degree
2 12 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (0.98%) PMI Certification
3 10 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.69%) OCP
4 7 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.20%) PhD
6 1 (0.098%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.78%) QA
2 6 (0.59%) EMIR
3 5 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.49%) MiFID
4 4 (0.39%) SLA
5 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.098%) HL7
7 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.098%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 26 (2.56%) Docker
2 11 (1.08%) Varnish
3 6 (0.59%) HDFS
4 4 (0.39%) LXC
5 1 (0.098%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.098%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.098%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (3.83%) Puppet
2 24 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.97%) Ansible
4 12 (1.18%) Mesos
5 10 (0.98%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.69%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.39%) Nagios
8 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.098%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.098%) Salt
9 1 (0.098%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 98 (9.64%) Oracle
2 95 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 50 (4.92%) Google
4 27 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (2.56%) Facebook
6 22 (2.16%) Cognos
7 19 (1.87%) Sitecore
8 16 (1.57%) Informatica
9 15 (1.47%) Apple
10 14 (1.38%) Zend
11 13 (1.28%) Adobe
12 12 (1.18%) IBM
12 12 (1.18%) Splunk
13 11 (1.08%) Tableau
13 11 (1.08%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.98%) Ab Initio
14 10 (0.98%) Sybase
15 6 (0.59%) OpenText
15 6 (0.59%) EPiServer
15 6 (0.59%) Xamarin
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