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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 128 129 143
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 28 36 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 1.09% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.14% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 6
Average salary £48,750 £43,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,250 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.37% +3.33%
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
2900 3156 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.09% 95.55% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1892 2039 1930
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 15 £54,000 +10.76% 3
Edinburgh -3 12 £46,000 +12.19%
Renfrewshire 0 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 51 (52.04%) C#
2 49 (50.00%) .NET
3 44 (44.90%) JavaScript
4 40 (40.82%) MVC
5 39 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (35.71%) SQL
7 30 (30.61%) Java
7 30 (30.61%) SQL Server
8 27 (27.55%) HTML
8 27 (27.55%) ASP.NET
9 26 (26.53%) .NET Framework
10 24 (24.49%) OO
11 23 (23.47%) CSS
11 23 (23.47%) Mentoring
12 22 (22.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 22 (22.45%) jQuery
13 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (19.39%) Apple iOS
14 19 (19.39%) Software Engineering
14 19 (19.39%) Finance
14 19 (19.39%) Scrum
14 19 (19.39%) MS Excel
15 18 (18.37%) Android
16 17 (17.35%) Coaching
17 16 (16.33%) NHibernate
17 16 (16.33%) XML
17 16 (16.33%) T-SQL
18 15 (15.31%) E-Commerce
18 15 (15.31%) Ajax
18 15 (15.31%) Cryptography

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (11.22%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.18%) WordPress
3 6 (6.12%) ExpressionEngine
4 4 (4.08%) IIS
5 3 (3.06%) CMS
6 2 (2.04%) Drupal
6 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (19.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) MySQL
3 10 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.16%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.06%) Datomic
7 2 (2.04%) SQLite
7 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.02%) Ingres
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.04%) Moq
4 2 (2.04%) NUnit
5 1 (1.02%) Subversion
5 1 (1.02%) Maven
5 1 (1.02%) Xcode
5 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (19.39%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Law
3 7 (7.14%) Back Office
4 4 (4.08%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Games
5 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Front Office
6 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) German Language
6 1 (1.02%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.02%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (50.00%) .NET
2 27 (27.55%) ASP.NET
2 27 (27.55%) HTML
3 26 (26.53%) .NET Framework
4 23 (23.47%) CSS
5 22 (22.45%) jQuery
5 22 (22.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (16.33%) NHibernate
7 16 (16.33%) XML
8 15 (15.31%) Ajax
9 13 (13.27%) Hibernate
9 13 (13.27%) Spring
9 13 (13.27%) Web Services
10 10 (10.20%) REST
11 9 (9.18%) Flash
12 7 (7.14%) XML Messaging
13 6 (6.12%) LAMP
13 6 (6.12%) XML Schema
13 6 (6.12%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Cryptography
2 8 (8.16%) Derivative
3 7 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.12%) Digital Media
4 6 (6.12%) User Experience
5 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.06%) Semantic Web
6 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.06%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (2.04%) Mobile Games
7 2 (2.04%) FMCG
7 2 (2.04%) iPhone
8 1 (1.02%) iPad
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.02%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Apple iOS
2 18 (18.37%) Android
3 14 (14.29%) UNIX
4 9 (9.18%) Linux
5 5 (5.10%) Windows
6 3 (3.06%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.82%) MVC
2 39 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.49%) OO
4 23 (23.47%) Mentoring
5 19 (19.39%) Scrum
5 19 (19.39%) Software Engineering
6 17 (17.35%) Coaching
7 15 (15.31%) E-Commerce
8 14 (14.29%) TDD
8 14 (14.29%) Android Development
8 14 (14.29%) iOS Development
9 13 (13.27%) Data Modelling
10 12 (12.24%) OOP
10 12 (12.24%) Use Case
10 12 (12.24%) Line Management
11 11 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (11.22%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.18%) Kanban
12 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
12 9 (9.18%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.04%) C#
2 44 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 35 (35.71%) SQL
4 30 (30.61%) Java
5 16 (16.33%) T-SQL
6 12 (12.24%) PHP
7 10 (10.20%) Ruby
8 6 (6.12%) PHP5
9 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.08%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.08%) Clojure
10 4 (4.08%) C++
11 2 (2.04%) C
12 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.02%) Python
12 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Oracle
2 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.22%) Sybase
4 6 (6.12%) Appcelerator
5 4 (4.08%) GoldenSource
6 3 (3.06%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.04%) Kony
7 2 (2.04%) Infragistics
7 2 (2.04%) Google
7 2 (2.04%) Iron Speed
7 2 (2.04%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.02%) Cognos
8 1 (1.02%) Apple
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