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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 102 130 136
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 69 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.90% 0.87% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 0.92% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 15
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
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
3461 2926 3004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.40% 94.60% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1929 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +23 38 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Glasgow +5 20 £49,500 +19.27% 4
Dundee - 5 - -
Aberdeen +8 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £55,000 -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (46.15%) Java
3 51 (43.59%) C#
4 49 (41.88%) .NET
5 46 (39.32%) SQL
5 46 (39.32%) Mentoring
6 43 (36.75%) Scrum
7 37 (31.62%) Coaching
8 36 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 31 (26.50%) Data Modelling
10 30 (25.64%) XML
10 30 (25.64%) OO
11 29 (24.79%) SQL Server
12 27 (23.08%) jQuery
13 26 (22.22%) MVC
14 25 (21.37%) OOP
14 25 (21.37%) RDBMS
14 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET
14 25 (21.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (21.37%) Relational Database
15 24 (20.51%) Multithreading
15 24 (20.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 24 (20.51%) Change Management
15 24 (20.51%) Back Office
15 24 (20.51%) XML Messaging
15 24 (20.51%) Derivative
16 23 (19.66%) Software Engineering
17 22 (18.80%) MS Excel
18 21 (17.95%) HTML
18 21 (17.95%) Apple iOS

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (11.97%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) Drupal
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (18.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.68%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.37%) RDBMS
2 25 (21.37%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.27%) SQLite
4 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) Ingres
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) JUnit
1 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.85%) Maven
2 1 (0.85%) TestNG
General
1 24 (20.51%) Back Office
2 16 (13.68%) Law
3 11 (9.40%) Games
4 9 (7.69%) Finance
5 7 (5.98%) Advertising
6 3 (2.56%) Retail
7 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.85%) German Language
8 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.85%) Turkish Language
8 1 (0.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (41.88%) .NET
2 30 (25.64%) XML
3 27 (23.08%) jQuery
4 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET
5 24 (20.51%) XML Messaging
6 21 (17.95%) HTML
7 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
8 18 (15.38%) CSS
8 18 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (14.53%) Ajax
9 17 (14.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (13.68%) NHibernate
11 15 (12.82%) Spring
12 14 (11.97%) Hibernate
13 7 (5.98%) JSON
13 7 (5.98%) HTML5
14 6 (5.13%) OpenGL ES
14 6 (5.13%) cocos2d
14 6 (5.13%) REST
14 6 (5.13%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 24 (20.51%) Derivative
2 16 (13.68%) Cryptography
3 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.40%) User Experience
4 11 (9.40%) Mobile Games
5 7 (5.98%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (5.13%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Physics
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) Apple iOS
2 18 (15.38%) Android
3 11 (9.40%) UNIX
4 8 (6.84%) Windows
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (1.71%) Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.32%) Mentoring
3 43 (36.75%) Scrum
4 37 (31.62%) Coaching
5 31 (26.50%) Data Modelling
6 30 (25.64%) OO
7 26 (22.22%) MVC
8 25 (21.37%) OOP
8 25 (21.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (20.51%) Change Management
9 24 (20.51%) Multithreading
10 23 (19.66%) Software Engineering
11 18 (15.38%) Line Management
12 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
13 14 (11.97%) TDD
13 14 (11.97%) Waterfall
14 11 (9.40%) Asset Management
14 11 (9.40%) Kanban
14 11 (9.40%) Data Analysis
15 9 (7.69%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.15%) Java
2 51 (43.59%) C#
3 46 (39.32%) SQL
4 36 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.84%) C++
7 7 (5.98%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) Scala
9 1 (0.85%) Clojure
9 1 (0.85%) C
9 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Oracle
2 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.26%) Sybase
4 6 (5.13%) Twitter
5 5 (4.27%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.85%) Google
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
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