The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 128 126 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 10 10 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.44% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.47% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 45
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £61,250 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2183 2136 2077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.62% 94.30% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1708 1761
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Lead Developer
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) CSS
3 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 9 (30.00%) .NET
4 9 (30.00%) Web Services
4 9 (30.00%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (26.67%) C#
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Pair Programming
5 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
6 7 (23.33%) WCF
6 7 (23.33%) DataPower
6 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
6 7 (23.33%) UNIX
6 7 (23.33%) AIX
6 7 (23.33%) Solaris
6 7 (23.33%) TDD
6 7 (23.33%) Ab Initio
6 7 (23.33%) IBM
6 7 (23.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
7 6 (20.00%) ETL
7 6 (20.00%) jQuery
8 5 (16.67%) Spring
8 5 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
8 5 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) J2EE

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) QlikView
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) French Language
2 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) CSS
2 13 (43.33%) HTML
3 9 (30.00%) .NET
3 9 (30.00%) Web Services
4 7 (23.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (23.33%) WCF
5 6 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) Spring
6 5 (16.67%) J2EE
6 5 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.33%) SOAP
8 3 (10.00%) Ajax
8 3 (10.00%) LINQ
9 2 (6.67%) HTML5
9 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.67%) XML
10 1 (3.33%) LAMP
10 1 (3.33%) WinForms
10 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) DataPower
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) AIX
1 7 (23.33%) Solaris
1 7 (23.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Pair Programming
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (23.33%) TDD
4 6 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (13.33%) SOA
5 4 (13.33%) Web Design
5 4 (13.33%) Analytics
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) MVC
7 2 (6.67%) OOP
7 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.33%) User Stories
8 1 (3.33%) OO PHP
8 1 (3.33%) OO
8 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
4 5 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) MCTS
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) IBM
1 7 (23.33%) Ab Initio
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Niku