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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 143 125 125
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 26 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 1.29% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.36% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 25
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 19 £55,000 +11.11% 1
Edinburgh +3 7 £44,750 +2.87% 3
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (68.52%) Java
2 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (44.44%) Finance
4 23 (42.59%) UNIX
5 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 22 (40.74%) Spring
6 19 (35.19%) Hibernate
7 17 (31.48%) Waterfall
8 15 (27.78%) Oracle
8 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 15 (27.78%) Linux
8 15 (27.78%) MVC
9 14 (25.93%) CSS
9 14 (25.93%) HTML
9 14 (25.93%) .NET
9 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
10 13 (24.07%) J2EE
10 13 (24.07%) C#
10 13 (24.07%) OO
10 13 (24.07%) Scrum
11 12 (22.22%) TDD
11 12 (22.22%) jQuery
12 11 (20.37%) OOD
13 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
13 10 (18.52%) WebLogic
13 10 (18.52%) Java EE
13 10 (18.52%) Line Management
14 9 (16.67%) SQL
15 8 (14.81%) Sybase
15 8 (14.81%) UML

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (18.52%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) GlassFish
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Documentum
4 2 (3.70%) FileNet
4 2 (3.70%) CMS
5 1 (1.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.41%) MySQL
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.85%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.70%) Selenium
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) MagicDraw
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.85%) Hudson
3 1 (1.85%) QUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.70%) Front Office
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) Spring
2 19 (35.19%) Hibernate
3 14 (25.93%) CSS
3 14 (25.93%) HTML
3 14 (25.93%) .NET
4 13 (24.07%) J2EE
5 12 (22.22%) jQuery
6 10 (18.52%) Java EE
6 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
7 8 (14.81%) Spring MVC
8 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (11.11%) HTML5
10 5 (9.26%) JMS
11 4 (7.41%) NHibernate
12 3 (5.56%) JRuby
12 3 (5.56%) Java EE 5
12 3 (5.56%) Oracle ADF
12 3 (5.56%) JSP
12 3 (5.56%) Web Services
12 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) User Experience
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Derivative
3 2 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) RIA
4 1 (1.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) UNIX
2 15 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Android
4 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Waterfall
3 15 (27.78%) MVC
4 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
5 13 (24.07%) Scrum
5 13 (24.07%) OO
6 12 (22.22%) TDD
7 11 (20.37%) OOD
8 10 (18.52%) Line Management
9 8 (14.81%) UML
10 7 (12.96%) Kanban
11 6 (11.11%) SDLC
12 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (7.41%) Mobile Development
13 4 (7.41%) Use Case
14 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
14 3 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
14 3 (5.56%) Project Management
14 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
14 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) Java
2 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.07%) C#
4 9 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.56%) PHP
5 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.56%) Jython
5 3 (5.56%) Groovy
6 1 (1.85%) Clojure
6 1 (1.85%) VB6
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) VBScript
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) Sybase
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
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