The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 89 72 131
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 46 79 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.03% 2.73% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.87% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 25
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +5.78%

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
2178 2757 2863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.03% 95.43% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1811 1907
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +13 27 £48,750 -30.35% 4
Edinburgh -26 12 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Dundee - 2 £52,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Angus - 1 - -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.83%) Java
3 36 (43.37%) JavaScript
4 29 (34.94%) HTML
5 26 (31.33%) CSS
6 22 (26.51%) Spring
6 22 (26.51%) Hibernate
7 18 (21.69%) C#
7 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (21.69%) AngularJS
8 16 (19.28%) SQL
9 15 (18.07%) .NET
9 15 (18.07%) OO
10 14 (16.87%) Finance
10 14 (16.87%) Web Development
11 13 (15.66%) MVC
11 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
11 13 (15.66%) Web Services
12 12 (14.46%) jQuery
12 12 (14.46%) Open Source
12 12 (14.46%) HTML5
13 11 (13.25%) Relational Database
13 11 (13.25%) Reference Data
13 11 (13.25%) Subversion
14 10 (12.05%) TDD
14 10 (12.05%) JBoss
14 10 (12.05%) Python
14 10 (12.05%) Node.js
15 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
15 9 (10.84%) Big Data

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.05%) JBoss
2 7 (8.43%) CMS
3 5 (6.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.82%) GemFire
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.20%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.20%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.20%) IaaS
4 1 (1.20%) iTunes
4 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.84%) Big Data
4 6 (7.23%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.82%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.82%) SQLite
7 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.61%) MySQL
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.20%) DB2
8 1 (1.20%) Informix
8 1 (1.20%) KDB
8 1 (1.20%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Subversion
2 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.64%) Maven
4 7 (8.43%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.23%) JUnit
6 5 (6.02%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.02%) Selenium
7 4 (4.82%) Android Studio
7 4 (4.82%) Hudson
7 4 (4.82%) QUnit
7 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.82%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.82%) webpack
8 2 (2.41%) NUnit
9 1 (1.20%) Ant
9 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.20%) Mockito
9 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Back Office
2 4 (4.82%) Banking
2 4 (4.82%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.61%) Games
3 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.94%) HTML
2 26 (31.33%) CSS
3 22 (26.51%) Hibernate
3 22 (26.51%) Spring
4 18 (21.69%) AngularJS
5 15 (18.07%) .NET
6 13 (15.66%) Web Services
7 12 (14.46%) HTML5
7 12 (14.46%) jQuery
8 10 (12.05%) Node.js
9 9 (10.84%) JMS
9 9 (10.84%) XML
10 8 (9.64%) J2EE
11 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
11 7 (8.43%) CSS3
11 7 (8.43%) Ember.js
12 6 (7.23%) Java EE
12 6 (7.23%) SOAP
13 5 (6.02%) J2SE
13 5 (6.02%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Reference Data
2 7 (8.43%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.23%) User Experience
4 5 (6.02%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.02%) Animation
5 4 (4.82%) Blockchain
5 4 (4.82%) Market Risk
5 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.61%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.41%) Physics
7 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.20%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.20%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.20%) Smart Energy
8 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Android
1 9 (10.84%) Linux
2 8 (9.64%) Unix
3 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.61%) Windows
5 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (18.07%) OO
4 14 (16.87%) Web Development
5 13 (15.66%) MVC
6 12 (14.46%) Open Source
7 10 (12.05%) TDD
8 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.84%) SOA
9 8 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.43%) Analytics
10 7 (8.43%) Scrum
10 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.23%) Android Development
11 6 (7.23%) Data Protection
11 6 (7.23%) Line Management
11 6 (7.23%) Microservices
11 6 (7.23%) Mobile Development
12 5 (6.02%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.83%) Java
2 36 (43.37%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.69%) C#
4 16 (19.28%) SQL
5 10 (12.05%) Python
6 8 (9.64%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.23%) C++
7 6 (7.23%) Perl
8 5 (6.02%) PHP
8 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.82%) Ruby
10 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.20%) Scala
11 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.20%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle
2 5 (6.02%) Google
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.61%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Sybase
5 1 (1.20%) Tableau
5 1 (1.20%) Twitter
5 1 (1.20%) Zend
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