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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 135 126 137
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 24 49 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 1.23% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.30% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 18
Average salary £47,375 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £39,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
2951 3771 2936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.95% 95.04% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1846 2458 1717
Average salary £42,926 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
Glasgow -2 12 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Edinburgh +2 9 £43,125 +2.67% 3
Stirling - 2 £52,500 -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Java
2 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 21 (39.62%) HTML
3 21 (39.62%) MVC
4 20 (37.74%) .NET
5 18 (33.96%) C#
6 17 (32.08%) CSS
7 15 (28.30%) OO
7 15 (28.30%) Finance
8 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
9 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
10 12 (22.64%) Spring
10 12 (22.64%) UNIX
11 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
11 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
12 10 (18.87%) Android
12 10 (18.87%) PHP
12 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
13 9 (16.98%) Android Development
13 9 (16.98%) Linux
14 8 (15.09%) MySQL
14 8 (15.09%) OOD
14 8 (15.09%) jQuery
14 8 (15.09%) Spring MVC
14 8 (15.09%) Scrum
14 8 (15.09%) Apple iOS
15 7 (13.21%) iOS Development
15 7 (13.21%) TDD
15 7 (13.21%) Ruby

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 7 (13.21%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.43%) WordPress
3 4 (7.55%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (5.66%) CMS
4 3 (5.66%) IIS
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) Documentum
5 2 (3.77%) FileNet
5 2 (3.77%) Drupal
6 1 (1.89%) Node.js
6 1 (1.89%) JBoss
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
1 4 (7.55%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) MySQL
3 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) Datomic
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) SQLite
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (3.77%) Selenium
4 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.89%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) Maven
5 1 (1.89%) QUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Front Office
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) HTML
2 20 (37.74%) .NET
3 17 (32.08%) CSS
4 12 (22.64%) Spring
5 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
5 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
6 8 (15.09%) Spring MVC
6 8 (15.09%) jQuery
7 7 (13.21%) Java EE
8 6 (11.32%) HTML5
8 6 (11.32%) XML
9 5 (9.43%) J2EE
9 5 (9.43%) Flash
9 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.55%) REST
10 4 (7.55%) Laravel
10 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (7.55%) LAMP
10 4 (7.55%) NHibernate
11 3 (5.66%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Digital Media
2 4 (7.55%) Derivative
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Semantic Web
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Open Source
4 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.77%) FMCG
4 2 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) RIA
5 1 (1.89%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) UNIX
2 10 (18.87%) Android
3 9 (16.98%) Linux
4 8 (15.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) MVC
3 15 (28.30%) OO
4 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
5 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
6 9 (16.98%) Android Development
7 8 (15.09%) Scrum
7 8 (15.09%) OOD
8 7 (13.21%) TDD
8 7 (13.21%) iOS Development
9 6 (11.32%) Use Case
10 5 (9.43%) Project Management
10 5 (9.43%) DevOps
11 4 (7.55%) Coaching
11 4 (7.55%) SOA
11 4 (7.55%) OOP
12 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.66%) Kanban
12 3 (5.66%) Functional Programming
12 3 (5.66%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) Java
1 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
2 18 (33.96%) C#
3 10 (18.87%) PHP
4 7 (13.21%) SQL
4 7 (13.21%) Ruby
5 4 (7.55%) PHP5
6 3 (5.66%) Clojure
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
7 1 (1.89%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Appcelerator
4 3 (5.66%) Sybase
5 2 (3.77%) Iron Speed
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