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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 85 83 133
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 48 73 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.14% 2.48% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 2.59% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 32 52 17
Median salary £51,250 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +8.24%

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
2151 2818 3006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.98% 95.56% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1813 1908
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +24 34 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Edinburgh -21 15 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Dundee - 1 £52,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £50,000 -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 52 (57.14%) Java
2 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
4 25 (27.47%) HTML
5 22 (24.18%) CSS
6 19 (20.88%) Open Source
7 18 (19.78%) SQL
7 18 (19.78%) C#
7 18 (19.78%) Hibernate
7 18 (19.78%) Spring
8 17 (18.68%) Python
9 16 (17.58%) .NET
10 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
10 15 (16.48%) SOA
10 15 (16.48%) Reference Data
11 14 (15.38%) Big Data
11 14 (15.38%) Relational Database
11 14 (15.38%) OO
11 14 (15.38%) Web Services
11 14 (15.38%) TDD
12 13 (14.29%) Finance
12 13 (14.29%) Web Development
12 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (13.19%) Java EE
14 11 (12.09%) Scrum
14 11 (12.09%) Open Source Development
15 10 (10.99%) Subversion
15 10 (10.99%) JBoss
15 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
15 10 (10.99%) AngularJS

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 (10.99%) JBoss
2 6 (6.59%) CMS
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.40%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.40%) GemFire
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.10%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.30%) SaaS
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.10%) GitHub
4 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.10%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.38%) Big Data
2 14 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.89%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.40%) Blockchain
5 4 (4.40%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (3.30%) MySQL
6 3 (3.30%) SQLite
7 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.10%) DB2
8 1 (1.10%) Informix
8 1 (1.10%) KDB
8 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Subversion
2 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.69%) JUnit
4 6 (6.59%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.40%) Maven
5 4 (4.40%) Selenium
6 3 (3.30%) Android Studio
6 3 (3.30%) Hudson
6 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.20%) NUnit
8 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.10%) QUnit
8 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.10%) webpack
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Back Office
2 4 (4.40%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Games
3 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) HTML
2 22 (24.18%) CSS
3 18 (19.78%) Hibernate
3 18 (19.78%) Spring
4 16 (17.58%) .NET
5 14 (15.38%) Web Services
6 12 (13.19%) Java EE
7 10 (10.99%) AngularJS
8 9 (9.89%) JMS
9 8 (8.79%) XML
10 7 (7.69%) J2EE
10 7 (7.69%) jQuery
11 6 (6.59%) HTML5
11 6 (6.59%) Node.js
11 6 (6.59%) SOAP
12 5 (5.49%) JPA
12 5 (5.49%) RichFaces
12 5 (5.49%) Spring Batch
12 5 (5.49%) Symfony
12 5 (5.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Reference Data
2 8 (8.79%) Market Risk
3 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.49%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.40%) Animation
7 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.30%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.20%) User Experience
9 1 (1.10%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.10%) Smart Energy
9 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Linux
2 8 (8.79%) Android
3 6 (6.59%) Unix
4 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.88%) Open Source
3 15 (16.48%) SOA
4 14 (15.38%) OO
4 14 (15.38%) TDD
5 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (14.29%) Web Development
6 11 (12.09%) Open Source Development
6 11 (12.09%) Scrum
7 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.79%) Risk Management
8 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.69%) Analytics
9 7 (7.69%) Line Management
10 6 (6.59%) BDD
10 6 (6.59%) Mathematics
10 6 (6.59%) Microservices
10 6 (6.59%) MVC
10 6 (6.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.14%) Java
2 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.78%) C#
3 18 (19.78%) SQL
4 17 (18.68%) Python
5 9 (9.89%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.59%) C++
6 6 (6.59%) PHP
7 5 (5.49%) Perl
7 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.30%) Ruby
10 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.10%) VB
11 1 (1.10%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Docker
1 1 (1.10%) Varnish
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.49%) Google
3 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.49%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.30%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Sybase
6 1 (1.10%) Twitter
6 1 (1.10%) Zend
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