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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 263 215 252
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 470 638 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.04% 1.40% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.49% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 401 566 461
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
42330 42774 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 94.01% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36036 35527 39145
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 -41 97 £56,500 -13.07% 26
Enfield - 6 £51,250 -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 4 £62,750 +25.50%
Uxbridge -1 4 £72,000 +97.26%
Hammersmith -13 3 - - 1
Teddington - 3 £60,000 -
Docklands, London -21 2 £72,500 -
Barnet - 2 £60,000 -
Croydon +1 1 - -
Clapham - 1 £38,500 -
Bromley - 1 £50,000 - 1
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £60,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £50,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 538 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
2 445 (44.02%) JavaScript
3 386 (38.18%) HTML
4 333 (32.94%) CSS
5 332 (32.84%) Java
6 299 (29.57%) TDD
7 282 (27.89%) .NET
8 277 (27.40%) C#
9 242 (23.94%) SQL
10 241 (23.84%) jQuery
11 236 (23.34%) Scrum
12 223 (22.06%) MVC
13 217 (21.46%) OO
14 214 (21.17%) Finance
15 203 (20.08%) PHP
16 167 (16.52%) SQL Server
17 164 (16.22%) ASP.NET
18 159 (15.73%) HTML5
19 150 (14.84%) MySQL
20 147 (14.54%) Mentoring
21 139 (13.75%) Linux
22 137 (13.55%) Web Services
22 137 (13.55%) E-Commerce
23 130 (12.86%) Git (software)
24 122 (12.07%) BDD
25 113 (11.18%) Oracle
26 102 (10.09%) Spring
27 100 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
28 98 (9.69%) Unit Testing
29 96 (9.50%) Degree

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 72 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 60 (5.93%) CMS
3 44 (4.35%) Apache
3 44 (4.35%) Node.js
4 37 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 28 (2.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (2.77%) WordPress
6 26 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (2.27%) nginx
8 19 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.78%) IIS
10 16 (1.58%) Apache Solr
11 14 (1.38%) Confluence
12 12 (1.19%) Umbraco
13 11 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 11 (1.09%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.99%) Joomla!
15 9 (0.89%) Drupal
15 9 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 49 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.37%) MS Office
3 14 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.99%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.49%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.40%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.20%) Mingle
8 1 (0.099%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 29 (2.87%) Magento
2 24 (2.37%) Dynamics GP
3 8 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.59%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.099%) Tridion
7 1 (0.099%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.89%) SaaS
5 5 (0.49%) GitHub
6 4 (0.40%) Office 365
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.20%) Trello
8 1 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.099%) Force.com
8 1 (0.099%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.86%) Internet
2 24 (2.37%) FTP
2 24 (2.37%) SAN
3 7 (0.69%) HTTP
4 6 (0.59%) Bluetooth
4 6 (0.59%) Intranet
4 6 (0.59%) DNS
4 6 (0.59%) SSL
5 5 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.40%) Extranet
7 2 (0.20%) Firewall
7 2 (0.20%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.20%) SNMP
8 1 (0.099%) SMS
8 1 (0.099%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 150 (14.84%) MySQL
3 71 (7.02%) MongoDB
4 60 (5.93%) Big Data
5 58 (5.74%) NoSQL
6 49 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 39 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (3.36%) Relational Database
10 33 (3.26%) Redis
11 30 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 28 (2.77%) QlikView
12 28 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (2.37%) Hadoop
14 18 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 17 (1.68%) SQLite
15 17 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (0.79%) MarkLogic
18 7 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 130 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 95 (9.40%) Subversion
3 53 (5.24%) JIRA
4 41 (4.06%) Selenium
5 37 (3.66%) Maven
6 33 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 32 (3.17%) JUnit
8 31 (3.07%) Visual Studio
9 29 (2.87%) TeamCity
10 26 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (2.57%) Cucumber
11 24 (2.37%) Xcode
12 20 (1.98%) Eclipse
13 19 (1.88%) jMock
13 19 (1.88%) Mockito
14 13 (1.29%) RSpec
14 13 (1.29%) MSBuild
15 12 (1.19%) SpecFlow
15 12 (1.19%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.19%) NUnit
General
1 214 (21.17%) Finance
2 80 (7.91%) Banking
3 53 (5.24%) Advertising
4 51 (5.04%) Front Office
5 50 (4.95%) Marketing
6 36 (3.56%) Retail
7 29 (2.87%) Back Office
8 28 (2.77%) Legal
9 27 (2.67%) Publishing
10 19 (1.88%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.29%) Games
12 11 (1.09%) Law
13 10 (0.99%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.40%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.30%) French Language
15 3 (0.30%) German Language
15 3 (0.30%) Billing
16 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.099%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (38.18%) HTML
2 333 (32.94%) CSS
3 282 (27.89%) .NET
4 241 (23.84%) jQuery
5 164 (16.22%) ASP.NET
6 159 (15.73%) HTML5
7 137 (13.55%) Web Services
8 102 (10.09%) Spring
9 95 (9.40%) XML
10 92 (9.10%) AngularJS
11 90 (8.90%) CSS3
12 86 (8.51%) J2EE
13 85 (8.41%) Symfony
14 76 (7.52%) Backbone.js
14 76 (7.52%) REST
15 73 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 71 (7.02%) WCF
17 69 (6.82%) RESTful
18 64 (6.33%) JSON
18 64 (6.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 60 (5.93%) Open Source
1 60 (5.93%) User Experience
2 51 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 28 (2.77%) Mobile App
5 26 (2.57%) Derivative
6 22 (2.18%) Equities
7 20 (1.98%) Fixed Income
8 17 (1.68%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.48%) Digital Media
9 15 (1.48%) Blog
10 13 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
11 12 (1.19%) Social Media
11 12 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
11 12 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (0.99%) N-Tier
12 10 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.99%) Market Risk
13 9 (0.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 139 (13.75%) Linux
2 91 (9.00%) Windows
3 81 (8.01%) Android
4 79 (7.81%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.47%) UNIX
6 13 (1.29%) Windows Phone
7 10 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.99%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.89%) Windows Phone 7
9 8 (0.79%) CentOS
10 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.30%) Solaris
11 3 (0.30%) NetWare
12 2 (0.20%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (29.57%) TDD
3 236 (23.34%) Scrum
4 223 (22.06%) MVC
5 217 (21.46%) OO
6 147 (14.54%) Mentoring
7 137 (13.55%) E-Commerce
8 122 (12.07%) BDD
9 100 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
10 98 (9.69%) Unit Testing
11 93 (9.20%) OOP
12 71 (7.02%) Software Engineering
12 71 (7.02%) Web Development
13 70 (6.92%) Project Management
14 68 (6.73%) SOA
15 55 (5.44%) Analytics
16 51 (5.04%) OOD
17 48 (4.75%) Android Development
18 46 (4.55%) Data Analysis
19 42 (4.15%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 445 (44.02%) JavaScript
2 332 (32.84%) Java
3 277 (27.40%) C#
4 242 (23.94%) SQL
5 203 (20.08%) PHP
6 93 (9.20%) Python
7 71 (7.02%) Ruby
8 50 (4.95%) PHP5
9 49 (4.85%) C++
10 35 (3.46%) Objective-C
11 30 (2.97%) Bash Shell
12 29 (2.87%) T-SQL
13 22 (2.18%) VB
14 21 (2.08%) C
15 19 (1.88%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.58%) Jython
17 14 (1.38%) PL/SQL
18 12 (1.19%) Clojure
19 9 (0.89%) Scala
20 6 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 96 (9.50%) Degree
2 6 (0.59%) PhD
3 4 (0.40%) MBA
4 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.099%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.099%) ISEB
5 1 (0.099%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.099%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.17%) QA
2 4 (0.40%) WCAG
3 3 (0.30%) HL7
4 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.69%) Varnish
3 3 (0.30%) Firmware
4 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.20%) HDFS
5 1 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (2.47%) Puppet
2 24 (2.37%) OpenView
2 24 (2.37%) Nagios
2 24 (2.37%) SCOM
3 13 (1.29%) Ansible
4 11 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.30%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.099%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.099%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.099%) Netcool
Vendors
1 113 (11.18%) Oracle
2 87 (8.61%) Microsoft
3 69 (6.82%) Zend
4 33 (3.26%) Google
5 28 (2.77%) HP
6 24 (2.37%) Remedy
7 18 (1.78%) Adobe
8 16 (1.58%) IBM
9 15 (1.48%) Cognos
9 15 (1.48%) TIBCO
10 13 (1.29%) Facebook
11 10 (0.99%) Xamarin
11 10 (0.99%) SAP
12 9 (0.89%) Sitecore
12 9 (0.89%) hybris
13 8 (0.79%) Informatica
13 8 (0.79%) ATG
14 7 (0.69%) Twitter
15 6 (0.59%) Sencha
15 6 (0.59%) Demandware
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
HFG
Salary: From £55,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Environment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago