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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 133 128 139
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 27 41 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 1.18% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.23% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 9
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £38,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,850 £52,500 £57,750
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
2925 3325 2755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.23% 95.74% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1853 2184 1766
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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 4 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 4 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 +10 15 £49,500 -1.00% 1
Edinburgh -6 9 £43,000 +4.87% 2
Stirling - 1 £52,500 - 3
Renfrewshire - 1 £50,000 -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.34%) JavaScript
3 36 (43.90%) MVC
4 35 (42.68%) .NET
5 34 (41.46%) C#
6 32 (39.02%) Java
7 27 (32.93%) HTML
8 25 (30.49%) SQL Server
9 24 (29.27%) OO
10 23 (28.05%) CSS
11 22 (26.83%) SQL
12 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
12 19 (23.17%) Finance
13 18 (21.95%) Mentoring
14 17 (20.73%) jQuery
15 16 (19.51%) Spring
15 16 (19.51%) .NET Framework
16 15 (18.29%) Hibernate
16 15 (18.29%) Waterfall
17 14 (17.07%) Android
17 14 (17.07%) Scrum
17 14 (17.07%) XML
17 14 (17.07%) UNIX
18 13 (15.85%) PHP
18 13 (15.85%) Apple iOS
18 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
19 12 (14.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 12 (14.63%) Use Case
19 12 (14.63%) Coaching
19 12 (14.63%) MySQL

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
1 9 (10.98%) WordPress
2 7 (8.54%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.32%) ExpressionEngine
4 4 (4.88%) CMS
5 3 (3.66%) IIS
6 2 (2.44%) Drupal
7 1 (1.22%) FileNet
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.22%) SAS
7 1 (1.22%) Documentum
7 1 (1.22%) JBoss
7 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.63%) MySQL
3 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.66%) Datomic
7 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.44%) SQLite
8 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.22%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (2.44%) NUnit
4 2 (2.44%) Moq
4 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.22%) Selenium
5 1 (1.22%) Xcode
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Law
3 4 (4.88%) Back Office
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Front Office
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.68%) .NET
2 27 (32.93%) HTML
3 23 (28.05%) CSS
4 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
5 17 (20.73%) jQuery
6 16 (19.51%) Spring
6 16 (19.51%) .NET Framework
7 15 (18.29%) Hibernate
8 14 (17.07%) XML
9 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (14.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (13.41%) Web Services
12 9 (10.98%) NHibernate
12 9 (10.98%) Flash
12 9 (10.98%) REST
13 7 (8.54%) Java EE
13 7 (8.54%) Spring MVC
14 6 (7.32%) XML Schema
14 6 (7.32%) Ajax
14 6 (7.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Derivative
1 6 (7.32%) Cryptography
1 6 (7.32%) Digital Media
2 5 (6.10%) User Experience
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.66%) Semantic Web
4 3 (3.66%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.44%) FMCG
5 2 (2.44%) iPhone
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Open Source
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.22%) Physics
6 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Android
1 14 (17.07%) UNIX
2 13 (15.85%) Apple iOS
3 10 (12.20%) Linux
4 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.90%) MVC
3 24 (29.27%) OO
4 18 (21.95%) Mentoring
5 15 (18.29%) Waterfall
6 14 (17.07%) Scrum
7 12 (14.63%) Use Case
7 12 (14.63%) Coaching
7 12 (14.63%) TDD
8 11 (13.41%) Android Development
8 11 (13.41%) Line Management
9 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.20%) iOS Development
9 10 (12.20%) Data Modelling
9 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.98%) OOP
10 9 (10.98%) DevOps
11 8 (9.76%) Kanban
11 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
11 8 (9.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.34%) JavaScript
2 34 (41.46%) C#
3 32 (39.02%) Java
4 22 (26.83%) SQL
5 13 (15.85%) PHP
6 9 (10.98%) Ruby
7 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.32%) PHP5
9 4 (4.88%) C++
10 3 (3.66%) Clojure
11 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.44%) C
11 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.22%) VB6
12 1 (1.22%) VBScript
12 1 (1.22%) VB
12 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) Sybase
3 6 (7.32%) Appcelerator
4 3 (3.66%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.44%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.44%) GoldenSource
5 2 (2.44%) Google
5 2 (2.44%) Kony
5 2 (2.44%) Iron Speed
5 2 (2.44%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.22%) Apple
6 1 (1.22%) Cognos
Bathgate, West Lothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stirling
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Falkirk
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Stirling
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Falkirk
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Stirling
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago