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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 135 115 134
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 30 57 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 1.58% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.66% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 20
Average salary £54,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.63%
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 3427 3093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.62% 94.83% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2223 2031
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 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 4 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
(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 +10 26 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh -14 4 £44,750 +13.29% 1
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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 37 (71.15%) Java
2 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (48.08%) Finance
4 23 (44.23%) UNIX
5 20 (38.46%) Spring
6 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
7 17 (32.69%) Hibernate
8 16 (30.77%) TDD
8 16 (30.77%) Oracle
8 16 (30.77%) J2EE
9 15 (28.85%) Linux
10 14 (26.92%) OO
10 14 (26.92%) Scrum
10 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
11 13 (25.00%) MVC
11 13 (25.00%) CSS
12 12 (23.08%) HTML
12 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
13 11 (21.15%) .NET
13 11 (21.15%) C#
13 11 (21.15%) jQuery
14 10 (19.23%) Line Management
15 9 (17.31%) SQL
15 9 (17.31%) Sybase
15 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
15 9 (17.31%) UML
16 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
16 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
16 7 (13.46%) OOD

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
1 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) GlassFish
2 3 (5.77%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Documentum
3 2 (3.85%) FileNet
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
3 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 2 (3.85%) Hudson
2 2 (3.85%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
2 2 (3.85%) MagicDraw
3 1 (1.92%) JUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Maven
3 1 (1.92%) LSMW
3 1 (1.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.92%) QUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
General
1 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) Spring
2 17 (32.69%) Hibernate
3 16 (30.77%) J2EE
4 13 (25.00%) CSS
5 12 (23.08%) HTML
6 11 (21.15%) .NET
6 11 (21.15%) jQuery
7 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
8 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (13.46%) Java EE
9 6 (11.54%) HTML5
10 5 (9.62%) Spring MVC
10 5 (9.62%) JMS
10 5 (9.62%) Web Services
11 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.69%) Entity Framework
12 3 (5.77%) JRuby
12 3 (5.77%) Java EE 5
12 3 (5.77%) Oracle ADF
12 3 (5.77%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) RIA
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) UNIX
2 15 (28.85%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) TDD
3 14 (26.92%) Scrum
3 14 (26.92%) OO
3 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
4 13 (25.00%) MVC
5 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 10 (19.23%) Line Management
7 9 (17.31%) UML
8 7 (13.46%) OOD
8 7 (13.46%) Kanban
9 6 (11.54%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 6 (11.54%) SDLC
10 5 (9.62%) Open Source
10 5 (9.62%) Project Management
10 5 (9.62%) Use Case
11 4 (7.69%) SOA
11 4 (7.69%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) Java
2 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) C#
4 9 (17.31%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) C++
5 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.77%) Jython
5 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Groovy
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) VBScript
7 1 (1.92%) VB
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) ABAP
7 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) Sybase
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
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