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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 121 133 117
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 17 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 0.32% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.35% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 12
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
2097 2305 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.78% 92.24% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1625 1701
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 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 2 September 2015.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (44.44%) Java
2 19 (42.22%) J2EE
2 19 (42.22%) MySQL
2 19 (42.22%) Spring
3 16 (35.56%) Hibernate
3 16 (35.56%) C#
3 16 (35.56%) .NET
4 12 (26.67%) PHP
4 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 12 (26.67%) Web Services
5 11 (24.44%) WCF
6 10 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.00%) GWT
7 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (17.78%) PHPUnit
8 8 (17.78%) Symfony
8 8 (17.78%) Spring Security
8 8 (17.78%) Web Development
8 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.78%) Code Coverage
8 8 (17.78%) Alternative PHP Cache
9 7 (15.56%) MVC
9 7 (15.56%) Finance
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
9 7 (15.56%) Windows
9 7 (15.56%) SaaS

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) SaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) MySQL
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
2 3 (6.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) J2EE
1 19 (42.22%) Spring
2 16 (35.56%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) Hibernate
3 12 (26.67%) Web Services
4 11 (24.44%) WCF
5 9 (20.00%) GWT
6 8 (17.78%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 8 (17.78%) Symfony
6 8 (17.78%) Spring Security
7 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
8 6 (13.33%) HTML
9 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (8.89%) Dapper ORM
10 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (8.89%) ADO.NET
10 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (8.89%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 8 (17.78%) Code Coverage
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Web Development
3 7 (15.56%) MVC
4 5 (11.11%) Scrum
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.67%) System Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) V-Model
6 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.67%) SOA
6 3 (6.67%) OO
6 3 (6.67%) RUP
7 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) C#
3 12 (26.67%) PHP
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Telerik
3 1 (2.22%) Google
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