The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 104 135 126
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 69 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.85% 0.78% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.82% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 22
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £40,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Lead Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3532 2912 2969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.84% 94.61% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 1916 2058
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +28 38 £44,250 - 2
Glasgow -2 21 £49,500 +10.00% 2
Dundee - 6 - -
Aberdeen +10 2 £45,000 -
Stirling - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £55,000 - 2
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 53 (46.49%) Java
2 52 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (42.98%) C#
4 48 (42.11%) .NET
5 46 (40.35%) Mentoring
6 45 (39.47%) Scrum
7 43 (37.72%) SQL
8 39 (34.21%) Coaching
9 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
9 31 (27.19%) XML
9 31 (27.19%) Data Modelling
10 30 (26.32%) OO
11 29 (25.44%) SQL Server
12 27 (23.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (21.93%) Relational Database
13 25 (21.93%) Multithreading
13 25 (21.93%) OOP
13 25 (21.93%) RDBMS
13 25 (21.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 25 (21.93%) Change Management
13 25 (21.93%) Back Office
13 25 (21.93%) XML Messaging
13 25 (21.93%) Derivative
14 23 (20.18%) MVC
14 23 (20.18%) ASP.NET
15 22 (19.30%) jQuery
15 22 (19.30%) Apple iOS
16 20 (17.54%) HTML
16 20 (17.54%) MS Excel
17 19 (16.67%) Software Engineering

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (12.28%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.88%) Drupal
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (17.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.40%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.93%) RDBMS
2 25 (21.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.39%) SQLite
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) JUnit
1 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.88%) NUnit
2 1 (0.88%) Maven
2 1 (0.88%) TestNG
General
1 25 (21.93%) Back Office
2 13 (11.40%) Law
3 12 (10.53%) Games
4 7 (6.14%) Advertising
4 7 (6.14%) Finance
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) German Language
7 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.88%) Turkish Language
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (42.11%) .NET
2 31 (27.19%) XML
3 25 (21.93%) XML Messaging
4 23 (20.18%) ASP.NET
5 22 (19.30%) jQuery
6 20 (17.54%) HTML
7 17 (14.91%) CSS
8 16 (14.04%) .NET Framework
9 15 (13.16%) Hibernate
9 15 (13.16%) Spring
9 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (12.28%) Ajax
10 14 (12.28%) NHibernate
10 14 (12.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (6.14%) JSON
11 7 (6.14%) OpenGL
11 7 (6.14%) HTML5
11 7 (6.14%) cocos2d
12 6 (5.26%) OpenGL ES
12 6 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 25 (21.93%) Derivative
2 13 (11.40%) Cryptography
3 11 (9.65%) Mobile Games
4 6 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (5.26%) Social Gaming
5 1 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.30%) Apple iOS
2 19 (16.67%) Android
3 12 (10.53%) UNIX
4 7 (6.14%) Windows
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.35%) Mentoring
3 45 (39.47%) Scrum
4 39 (34.21%) Coaching
5 31 (27.19%) Data Modelling
6 30 (26.32%) OO
7 27 (23.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (21.93%) OOP
8 25 (21.93%) Change Management
8 25 (21.93%) Multithreading
9 23 (20.18%) MVC
10 19 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 18 (15.79%) Line Management
12 15 (13.16%) Waterfall
12 15 (13.16%) TDD
13 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
14 12 (10.53%) Asset Management
14 12 (10.53%) Kanban
14 12 (10.53%) Data Analysis
15 10 (8.77%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.49%) Java
2 49 (42.98%) C#
3 43 (37.72%) SQL
4 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.04%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.02%) C++
7 6 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.39%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.88%) Ruby
10 1 (0.88%) Scala
10 1 (0.88%) Clojure
10 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) Oracle
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.53%) Sybase
4 6 (5.26%) Twitter
5 4 (3.51%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.88%) JBoss
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
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