The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 116 119 133
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 31 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.36% 0.78% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.84% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 5
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +3.88%
Lead Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Reading

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 26 (52.00%) MySQL
2 24 (48.00%) Java
3 20 (40.00%) .NET
3 20 (40.00%) J2EE
3 20 (40.00%) Spring
4 19 (38.00%) C#
5 15 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (28.00%) Spring Security
6 14 (28.00%) GWT
7 13 (26.00%) MVC
7 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (24.00%) PHP
8 12 (24.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 10 (20.00%) HTML
10 10 (20.00%) Web Services
10 10 (20.00%) Web Development
11 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
12 8 (16.00%) Code Coverage
12 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
12 8 (16.00%) Symfony
12 8 (16.00%) WCF
12 8 (16.00%) PHPUnit
12 8 (16.00%) Alternative PHP Cache
13 7 (14.00%) CSS

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) MySQL
2 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.00%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.00%) PHPUnit
3 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.00%) PeopleTools
5 1 (2.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.00%) Ant
5 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Advertising
2 4 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) .NET
1 20 (40.00%) J2EE
1 20 (40.00%) Spring
2 15 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 14 (28.00%) Spring Security
3 14 (28.00%) GWT
4 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (20.00%) HTML
5 10 (20.00%) Web Services
6 8 (16.00%) Symfony
6 8 (16.00%) WCF
6 8 (16.00%) Alternative PHP Cache
7 7 (14.00%) CSS
8 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (10.00%) LINQ
8 5 (10.00%) XML
9 4 (8.00%) Entity Framework
9 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) MVC
2 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (20.00%) Web Development
3 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Code Coverage
5 4 (8.00%) TDD
5 4 (8.00%) SOA
6 3 (6.00%) BDD
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.00%) System Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Time Management
8 1 (2.00%) V-Model
8 1 (2.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) C#
3 12 (24.00%) PHP
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Cognos
4 1 (2.00%) hybris
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
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