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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 129 130 143
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 27 46 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 1.21% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.27% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 14
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £67,500
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
2969 3621 2870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.42% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 2365 1725
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 31 March 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 March 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 +12 16 £54,500 +3.80% 1
Edinburgh -6 8 £43,000 +4.87% 5
Stirling - 2 £52,500 - 1
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
3 28 (45.90%) MVC
4 26 (42.62%) Java
5 25 (40.98%) HTML
6 23 (37.70%) .NET
7 22 (36.07%) C#
8 20 (32.79%) CSS
9 19 (31.15%) OO
10 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
10 18 (29.51%) Finance
11 13 (21.31%) XML
11 13 (21.31%) Spring
11 13 (21.31%) Android
12 12 (19.67%) Hibernate
12 12 (19.67%) PHP
13 11 (18.03%) MySQL
13 11 (18.03%) UNIX
13 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET
13 11 (18.03%) Scrum
13 11 (18.03%) Use Case
13 11 (18.03%) Waterfall
13 11 (18.03%) Apple iOS
13 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
14 10 (16.39%) Android Development
14 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
15 9 (14.75%) Degree
16 8 (13.11%) Spring MVC
16 8 (13.11%) Ruby
16 8 (13.11%) WordPress

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (13.11%) WordPress
2 7 (11.48%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.20%) ExpressionEngine
3 5 (8.20%) CMS
4 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.92%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) Documentum
6 2 (3.28%) FileNet
6 2 (3.28%) Drupal
7 1 (1.64%) Node.js
7 1 (1.64%) JBoss
7 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) AWS OpsWorks
2 3 (4.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) MySQL
3 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.92%) Datomic
6 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.64%) JUnit
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) Subversion
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Back Office
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Front Office
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) HTML
2 23 (37.70%) .NET
3 20 (32.79%) CSS
4 13 (21.31%) XML
4 13 (21.31%) Spring
5 12 (19.67%) Hibernate
6 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET
7 8 (13.11%) Flash
7 8 (13.11%) Web Services
7 8 (13.11%) Spring MVC
7 8 (13.11%) jQuery
8 7 (11.48%) Java EE
9 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.84%) HTML5
9 6 (9.84%) Entity Framework
9 6 (9.84%) XML Schema
10 5 (8.20%) LAMP
10 5 (8.20%) Laravel
10 5 (8.20%) REST
10 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Derivative
2 5 (8.20%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) Semantic Web
5 2 (3.28%) FMCG
5 2 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.64%) RIA
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) Open Source
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Android
2 11 (18.03%) Apple iOS
2 11 (18.03%) UNIX
3 8 (13.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) MVC
3 19 (31.15%) OO
4 11 (18.03%) Scrum
4 11 (18.03%) Use Case
4 11 (18.03%) Waterfall
4 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
5 10 (16.39%) Android Development
6 8 (13.11%) iOS Development
6 8 (13.11%) DevOps
6 8 (13.11%) OOD
6 8 (13.11%) SOA
7 7 (11.48%) TDD
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.48%) Coaching
8 6 (9.84%) OOP
9 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.56%) Kanban
10 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
2 26 (42.62%) Java
3 22 (36.07%) C#
4 12 (19.67%) PHP
5 8 (13.11%) SQL
5 8 (13.11%) Ruby
6 5 (8.20%) PHP5
7 3 (4.92%) Clojure
8 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.64%) VBScript
9 1 (1.64%) VB
9 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.64%) VB6
9 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) Sybase
3 5 (8.20%) Appcelerator
4 2 (3.28%) Iron Speed
5 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.64%) Kony
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