The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 24 April 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 118 144 137
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 50 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 0.71% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.75% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 23
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3752 2922 3353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.01% 94.35% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2440 1703 2491
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Lead Developer
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Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -10 19 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Edinburgh -11 16 £42,000 -41.05%
Aberdeen - 12 £47,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £52,500 -
Dundee +3 1 £32,500 -7.14%
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Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 42 (51.22%) .NET
2 38 (46.34%) Java
3 37 (45.12%) C#
4 36 (43.90%) SQL
5 35 (42.68%) HTML
5 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (40.24%) CSS
7 32 (39.02%) SQL Server
8 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
9 30 (36.59%) ASP.NET
10 22 (26.83%) Scrum
11 21 (25.61%) jQuery
12 20 (24.39%) TDD
13 17 (20.73%) Spring
14 16 (19.51%) XML
14 16 (19.51%) Oracle
15 15 (18.29%) Hibernate
16 11 (13.41%) MVC
16 11 (13.41%) OO
17 10 (12.20%) Data Modelling
17 10 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
18 9 (10.98%) Waterfall
18 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
18 9 (10.98%) JBoss
18 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
19 8 (9.76%) UNIX
19 8 (9.76%) JUnit
19 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
19 8 (9.76%) Sybase
19 8 (9.76%) T-SQL

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.88%) IIS
2 4 (4.88%) Drupal
3 1 (1.22%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (1.22%) Mule
3 1 (1.22%) WordPress
3 1 (1.22%) Immediacy CMS
3 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.22%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.76%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.66%) SQLite
4 3 (3.66%) MySQL
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) JUnit
1 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.88%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.88%) TestNG
2 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.66%) NUnit
4 2 (2.44%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.44%) Subversion
4 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.22%) Ant
5 1 (1.22%) Maven
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Back Office
3 3 (3.66%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Advertising
3 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Games
4 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (51.22%) .NET
2 35 (42.68%) HTML
3 33 (40.24%) CSS
4 30 (36.59%) ASP.NET
5 21 (25.61%) jQuery
6 17 (20.73%) Spring
7 16 (19.51%) XML
8 15 (18.29%) Hibernate
9 7 (8.54%) XSLT
10 6 (7.32%) Ajax
10 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
10 6 (7.32%) JSON
11 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.10%) RichFaces
11 5 (6.10%) J2EE
11 5 (6.10%) XML Messaging
11 5 (6.10%) Java EE
12 4 (4.88%) jBPM
12 4 (4.88%) JSF
12 4 (4.88%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Open Source
2 5 (6.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (6.10%) Derivative
2 5 (6.10%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (4.88%) Blog
4 2 (2.44%) Informatics
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) UNIX
2 5 (6.10%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.83%) Scrum
3 20 (24.39%) TDD
4 11 (13.41%) MVC
4 11 (13.41%) OO
5 10 (12.20%) Data Modelling
6 9 (10.98%) Waterfall
7 8 (9.76%) BPMN
8 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.54%) Kanban
8 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.54%) OOP
8 7 (8.54%) Asset Management
8 7 (8.54%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.32%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Web Development
9 6 (7.32%) SOA
9 6 (7.32%) Software Architecture
10 5 (6.10%) Data Analytics
10 5 (6.10%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.34%) Java
2 37 (45.12%) C#
3 36 (43.90%) SQL
4 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.32%) C++
7 5 (6.10%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.66%) PHP
8 3 (3.66%) VBScript
9 2 (2.44%) VB6
9 2 (2.44%) VB
10 1 (1.22%) PHP5
10 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) HL7
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Oracle
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) JBoss
3 8 (9.76%) Sybase
4 2 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) Facebook
5 1 (1.22%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
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