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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 240 249 232
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 545 541 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.23% 1.17% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.25% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 482 486 487
Average salary £67,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.20% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 +27 152 £67,500 +8.00% 15
Uxbridge - 15 £57,500 -
Docklands, London +1 3 £85,000 +25.92%
Canary Wharf - 2 £100,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £55,000 -
Surbiton -1 1 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Hayes - 1 £55,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £70,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 573 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 438 (43.41%) JavaScript
3 351 (34.79%) HTML
4 315 (31.22%) TDD
5 304 (30.13%) CSS
6 302 (29.93%) Java
7 281 (27.85%) .NET
8 279 (27.65%) C#
9 270 (26.76%) SQL
10 248 (24.58%) MVC
11 242 (23.98%) Scrum
12 225 (22.30%) OO
13 202 (20.02%) HTML5
14 191 (18.93%) Finance
15 173 (17.15%) SQL Server
16 167 (16.55%) Web Services
17 152 (15.06%) ASP.NET
18 146 (14.47%) AngularJS
19 142 (14.07%) BDD
19 142 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
20 140 (13.88%) jQuery
21 139 (13.78%) MySQL
22 134 (13.28%) Git (software)
23 133 (13.18%) CSS3
24 126 (12.49%) Mentoring
25 125 (12.39%) Spring
26 123 (12.19%) REST
27 118 (11.69%) PHP
28 116 (11.50%) E-Commerce
29 107 (10.60%) Degree

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 86 (8.52%) Node.js
2 60 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 45 (4.46%) CMS
4 43 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (3.47%) Apache
6 34 (3.37%) Apache Solr
7 25 (2.48%) Drupal
8 20 (1.98%) Apache Spark
9 18 (1.78%) Joomla!
10 14 (1.39%) SAS
11 13 (1.29%) WordPress
12 12 (1.19%) Apache Pig
12 12 (1.19%) IIS
12 12 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (1.09%) JBoss
14 10 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.89%) SugarCRM
16 8 (0.79%) SharePoint
16 8 (0.79%) ExpressionEngine
16 8 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.20%) MS Office
4 2 (0.20%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.099%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.099%) Maya
Business Applications
1 19 (1.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 14 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.19%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (0.50%) Magento
5 3 (0.30%) Primavera
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.099%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.099%) Summit
7 1 (0.099%) Tridion
7 1 (0.099%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 78 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.87%) SaaS
4 12 (1.19%) OpenShift
5 8 (0.79%) Force.com
6 6 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.59%) GitHub
7 5 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 3 (0.30%) Office 365
9 3 (0.30%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.20%) CodePlex
10 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.099%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.099%) Heroku
11 1 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.57%) Internet
2 25 (2.48%) HTTP
3 12 (1.19%) AMQP
4 9 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.79%) VPN
6 5 (0.50%) LDAP
6 5 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.50%) Firewall
7 4 (0.40%) Intranet
7 4 (0.40%) DNS
8 3 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.099%) Wireless
9 1 (0.099%) NFC
9 1 (0.099%) Multicast
9 1 (0.099%) Skype
9 1 (0.099%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (17.15%) SQL Server
2 139 (13.78%) MySQL
3 81 (8.03%) NoSQL
4 72 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (6.64%) MongoDB
7 56 (5.55%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (4.86%) Relational Database
9 48 (4.76%) Big Data
10 46 (4.56%) Hadoop
11 41 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 41 (4.06%) Redis
12 36 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (1.68%) OLAP
14 17 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (1.29%) Apache Hive
16 13 (1.29%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 134 (13.28%) Git (software)
2 70 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 67 (6.64%) Maven
4 64 (6.34%) Subversion
5 47 (4.66%) Selenium
6 44 (4.36%) JUnit
7 38 (3.77%) Jasmine
8 35 (3.47%) Mockito
8 35 (3.47%) NUnit
9 30 (2.97%) Visual Studio
9 30 (2.97%) TeamCity
10 25 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (2.48%) Cucumber
11 21 (2.08%) Grunt
12 20 (1.98%) SpecFlow
13 19 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
14 17 (1.68%) Ant
15 16 (1.59%) JIRA
15 16 (1.59%) jMock
16 12 (1.19%) Xcode
General
1 191 (18.93%) Finance
2 97 (9.61%) Banking
3 79 (7.83%) Front Office
4 67 (6.64%) Retail
5 48 (4.76%) Games
6 44 (4.36%) Investment Banking
7 36 (3.57%) Telecoms
8 35 (3.47%) Marketing
9 31 (3.07%) Back Office
10 30 (2.97%) Law
11 22 (2.18%) Publishing
12 19 (1.88%) Advertising
13 8 (0.79%) Legal
14 5 (0.50%) French Language
15 3 (0.30%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.30%) Automotive
16 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.099%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.099%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.099%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (34.79%) HTML
2 304 (30.13%) CSS
3 281 (27.85%) .NET
4 202 (20.02%) HTML5
5 167 (16.55%) Web Services
6 152 (15.06%) ASP.NET
7 146 (14.47%) AngularJS
8 140 (13.88%) jQuery
9 133 (13.18%) CSS3
10 125 (12.39%) Spring
11 123 (12.19%) REST
12 105 (10.41%) XML
13 86 (8.52%) Backbone.js
14 81 (8.03%) .NET Framework
15 75 (7.43%) SOAP
16 74 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 74 (7.33%) RESTful
17 64 (6.34%) WPF
18 62 (6.14%) WCF
19 58 (5.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.02%) User Experience
2 83 (8.23%) Computer Science
3 47 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 39 (3.87%) Derivative
6 30 (2.97%) Equities
7 26 (2.58%) Equity Derivative
8 22 (2.18%) Inversion of Control
9 20 (1.98%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.59%) Fixed Income
10 16 (1.59%) Data Integration
11 15 (1.49%) Hedge funds
11 15 (1.49%) Digital Media
11 15 (1.49%) N-Tier
12 12 (1.19%) Social Media
13 11 (1.09%) Social Gaming
13 11 (1.09%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.99%) PMI
14 10 (0.99%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 103 (10.21%) Linux
2 76 (7.53%) UNIX
3 72 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 69 (6.84%) Windows
5 68 (6.74%) Android
6 13 (1.29%) AIX
7 11 (1.09%) Solaris
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.50%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.40%) CentOS
10 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.099%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (31.22%) TDD
3 248 (24.58%) MVC
4 242 (23.98%) Scrum
5 225 (22.30%) OO
6 142 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
6 142 (14.07%) BDD
7 126 (12.49%) Mentoring
8 116 (11.50%) E-Commerce
9 87 (8.62%) Unit Testing
10 69 (6.84%) Open Source
10 69 (6.84%) SDLC
11 65 (6.44%) Software Engineering
11 65 (6.44%) Web Development
12 64 (6.34%) ETL
13 61 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
14 56 (5.55%) Multithreading
15 53 (5.25%) Analytics
16 51 (5.05%) CRM
17 50 (4.96%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 438 (43.41%) JavaScript
2 302 (29.93%) Java
3 279 (27.65%) C#
4 270 (26.76%) SQL
5 118 (11.69%) PHP
6 81 (8.03%) T-SQL
7 76 (7.53%) Python
8 62 (6.14%) Ruby
9 58 (5.75%) Scala
10 39 (3.87%) C++
11 38 (3.77%) Objective-C
12 25 (2.48%) Apex Code
13 24 (2.38%) Perl
14 22 (2.18%) C
15 20 (1.98%) Groovy
15 20 (1.98%) F#
16 19 (1.88%) Clojure
17 18 (1.78%) PL/SQL
17 18 (1.78%) Apple Swift
18 17 (1.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 107 (10.60%) Degree
2 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (0.99%) PMI Certification
3 7 (0.69%) OCP
3 7 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.59%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.099%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.54%) QA
2 6 (0.59%) EMIR
3 5 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.50%) MiFID
4 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.099%) SLA
6 1 (0.099%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.099%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (2.97%) Docker
2 9 (0.89%) HDFS
3 8 (0.79%) Varnish
4 4 (0.40%) LXC
5 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.099%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 32 (3.17%) Puppet
2 17 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.59%) Ansible
4 12 (1.19%) Mesos
5 10 (0.99%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.79%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.40%) Nagios
8 3 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.099%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.099%) Salt
Vendors
1 94 (9.32%) Oracle
2 82 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.06%) Google
4 28 (2.78%) Cognos
4 28 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (2.08%) Facebook
6 19 (1.88%) Informatica
7 16 (1.59%) IBM
8 15 (1.49%) Zend
9 14 (1.39%) Apple
10 13 (1.29%) Sybase
10 13 (1.29%) Ab Initio
11 12 (1.19%) Adobe
11 12 (1.19%) Splunk
12 11 (1.09%) Atlassian
12 11 (1.09%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.69%) Tableau
14 6 (0.59%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.59%) OpenText
14 6 (0.59%) Teradata
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