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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 137 100 133
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 35 65 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 1.76% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.85% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 17
Average salary £54,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,025 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
3133 3505 2872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.97% 94.76% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2007 2252 1884
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 +5 26 £55,000 +11.11% 3
Edinburgh -29 7 £48,250 +12.20%
West Lothian -2 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Moray - 1 - -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 36 (64.29%) Java
2 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (46.43%) Finance
4 22 (39.29%) J2EE
4 22 (39.29%) UNIX
5 20 (35.71%) Spring
6 19 (33.93%) TDD
6 19 (33.93%) Oracle
7 17 (30.36%) Linux
8 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 16 (28.57%) OO
8 16 (28.57%) Hibernate
9 15 (26.79%) Scrum
10 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
12 12 (21.43%) CSS
12 12 (21.43%) Web Services
13 11 (19.64%) .NET
13 11 (19.64%) SQL
14 10 (17.86%) C#
14 10 (17.86%) HTML
14 10 (17.86%) UML
14 10 (17.86%) MVC
14 10 (17.86%) Line Management
14 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
15 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
15 9 (16.07%) Sybase
16 8 (14.29%) Degree
16 8 (14.29%) JMS
17 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.36%) GlassFish
2 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.57%) Mule ESB
3 2 (3.57%) Mule
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Documentum
4 1 (1.79%) FileNet
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Subversion
2 4 (7.14%) Maven
2 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.36%) JUnit
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.57%) Mockito
4 2 (3.57%) Hudson
4 2 (3.57%) MagicDraw
4 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.79%) LSMW
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) JBehave
5 1 (1.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.79%) QUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (46.43%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) J2EE
2 20 (35.71%) Spring
3 16 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 12 (21.43%) Web Services
4 12 (21.43%) CSS
5 11 (19.64%) .NET
6 10 (17.86%) HTML
7 8 (14.29%) JMS
8 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 7 (12.50%) jQuery
9 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
9 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.93%) HTML5
9 5 (8.93%) Entity Framework
9 5 (8.93%) SAP PI
10 3 (5.36%) JRuby
10 3 (5.36%) Java EE 5
10 3 (5.36%) Java EE
10 3 (5.36%) JSP
10 3 (5.36%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) RIA
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) UNIX
2 17 (30.36%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Android
4 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) TDD
3 16 (28.57%) OO
4 15 (26.79%) Scrum
5 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (17.86%) Line Management
6 10 (17.86%) UML
6 10 (17.86%) MVC
6 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
7 7 (12.50%) Kanban
7 7 (12.50%) SDLC
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.71%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.71%) Project Management
9 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.93%) Use Case
9 5 (8.93%) Open Source
10 4 (7.14%) Mobile Development
10 4 (7.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) Java
2 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.64%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) C#
5 6 (10.71%) ABAP
6 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.36%) C++
7 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.36%) Jython
7 3 (5.36%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
1 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Sybase
3 6 (10.71%) SAP
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Informatica
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.79%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
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