The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 61 67 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 17 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.24% 1.65% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.68% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 6
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
Lead Developer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
721 950 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.12% 98.14% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 623 802 953
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Oxford

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 21 (77.78%) C#
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 13 (48.15%) HTML
4 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 12 (44.44%) XML
5 11 (40.74%) XSD
5 11 (40.74%) XSLT
5 11 (40.74%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (22.22%) MVC
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) CSS
9 5 (18.52%) jQuery
10 4 (14.81%) RESTful
10 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (14.81%) IIS
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (14.81%) MCTS
10 4 (14.81%) MySQL
10 4 (14.81%) PHP
10 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
11 3 (11.11%) QA
11 3 (11.11%) Web Services
11 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
11 3 (11.11%) Symfony
11 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 3 (11.11%) N-Tier

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (40.74%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) XML
3 11 (40.74%) XSD
3 11 (40.74%) XSLT
4 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
5 6 (22.22%) CSS
6 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 4 (14.81%) RESTful
8 3 (11.11%) HTML5
8 3 (11.11%) Laravel
8 3 (11.11%) Symfony
8 3 (11.11%) Web Services
9 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.70%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) MVC
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.41%) Coaching
3 2 (7.41%) User Stories
3 2 (7.41%) OOP
3 2 (7.41%) OO
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) C#
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.41%) PHP5
5 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.81%) MCTS
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) Zend
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Diamond Light Source
Salary: Circa £30k - £55k, for the Lead role + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago