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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 92 132 149
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 71 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.09% 0.88% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 0.93% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 47 18 7
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
3247 3007 3040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 94.89% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2051 1931 2102
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Edinburgh +32 47 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Glasgow -1 18 £49,500 +23.75% 3
Aberdeen +13 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Stirling - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £55,000 -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 62 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (47.58%) C#
3 53 (42.74%) Java
3 53 (42.74%) .NET
4 45 (36.29%) SQL
5 44 (35.48%) Scrum
6 43 (34.68%) Mentoring
7 38 (30.65%) Coaching
8 37 (29.84%) JavaScript
9 35 (28.23%) SQL Server
9 35 (28.23%) MVC
10 34 (27.42%) OO
11 31 (25.00%) Data Modelling
12 30 (24.19%) XML
13 26 (20.97%) ASP.NET
13 26 (20.97%) Apple iOS
14 25 (20.16%) .NET Framework
15 24 (19.35%) OOP
16 23 (18.55%) MS Excel
16 23 (18.55%) Software Engineering
16 23 (18.55%) Line Management
17 22 (17.74%) Relational Database
17 22 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (17.74%) jQuery
17 22 (17.74%) Android
17 22 (17.74%) RDBMS
18 21 (16.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 21 (16.94%) Change Management
18 21 (16.94%) Back Office
18 21 (16.94%) XML Messaging

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 19 (15.32%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.23%) WordPress
3 2 (1.61%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) SAS
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (18.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.23%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.74%) Relational Database
2 22 (17.74%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.23%) MySQL
4 3 (2.42%) SQLite
5 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.81%) Ingres
6 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (1.61%) Moq
2 2 (1.61%) NUnit
3 1 (0.81%) Maven
3 1 (0.81%) Xcode
3 1 (0.81%) JUnit
3 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (16.94%) Back Office
2 16 (12.90%) Law
3 13 (10.48%) Finance
4 11 (8.87%) Games
5 4 (3.23%) Advertising
5 4 (3.23%) Retail
6 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.81%) Turkish Language
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.74%) .NET
2 30 (24.19%) XML
3 26 (20.97%) ASP.NET
4 25 (20.16%) .NET Framework
5 22 (17.74%) jQuery
6 21 (16.94%) XML Messaging
7 20 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (16.13%) HTML
8 19 (15.32%) Spring
9 18 (14.52%) Hibernate
10 16 (12.90%) CSS
10 16 (12.90%) Ajax
10 16 (12.90%) NHibernate
11 13 (10.48%) Web Services
12 9 (7.26%) REST
13 6 (4.84%) OpenGL ES
13 6 (4.84%) cocos2d
13 6 (4.84%) HTML5
13 6 (4.84%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 21 (16.94%) Derivative
2 16 (12.90%) Cryptography
3 12 (9.68%) User Experience
3 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.87%) Mobile Games
5 7 (5.65%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (4.84%) Social Gaming
7 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.81%) Physics
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.81%) iPhone
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.97%) Apple iOS
2 22 (17.74%) Android
3 16 (12.90%) UNIX
4 10 (8.06%) Windows
5 4 (3.23%) Linux
6 3 (2.42%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.42%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (2.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.48%) Scrum
3 43 (34.68%) Mentoring
4 38 (30.65%) Coaching
5 35 (28.23%) MVC
6 34 (27.42%) OO
7 31 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 24 (19.35%) OOP
9 23 (18.55%) Software Engineering
9 23 (18.55%) Line Management
10 22 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (16.94%) Change Management
11 21 (16.94%) Multithreading
12 18 (14.52%) Waterfall
12 18 (14.52%) TDD
13 16 (12.90%) E-Commerce
13 16 (12.90%) Data Analysis
13 16 (12.90%) Kanban
14 14 (11.29%) Asset Management
15 11 (8.87%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.58%) C#
2 53 (42.74%) Java
3 45 (36.29%) SQL
4 37 (29.84%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.71%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.06%) C++
7 7 (5.65%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.23%) PHP
8 4 (3.23%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.42%) Ruby
10 2 (1.61%) PHP5
10 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.61%) C
11 1 (0.81%) Python
11 1 (0.81%) Clojure
11 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (16.13%) Oracle
2 17 (13.71%) Sybase
3 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.84%) Twitter
5 5 (4.03%) GoldenSource
6 3 (2.42%) Google
6 3 (2.42%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.61%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.61%) Kony
7 2 (1.61%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.61%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.81%) Apple
8 1 (0.81%) Cognos
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago