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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 133 129 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 6 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.72% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.75% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 23
Average salary £53,750 £58,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.32% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £51,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £67,500 £68,600
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
1997 2271 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.20% 95.70% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1563 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) JSP
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) JBoss
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) SaaS
5 5 (31.25%) Perl
5 5 (31.25%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) JUnit
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) POSIX
6 4 (25.00%) Internet
6 4 (25.00%) R
6 4 (25.00%) TestNG
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) JSON

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) HBase
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (6.25%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JUnit
1 4 (25.00%) TestNG
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) JSP
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 4 (25.00%) JSON
5 4 (25.00%) POSIX
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (12.50%) EJB
7 2 (12.50%) Grails
7 2 (12.50%) GWT
7 2 (12.50%) J2EE
7 2 (12.50%) J2ME
7 2 (12.50%) J2SE
7 2 (12.50%) Java EE
7 2 (12.50%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) CQRS
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) R
5 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 2 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle