The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 115 133 121
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 56 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 0.96% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.01% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 32
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3483 3083 2894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.80% 95.36% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2030 2016
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Lead Developer
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Glasgow -8 26 - - 5
Edinburgh -5 18 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Aberdeen +17 6 £50,000 +8.10%
Dundee - 6 - -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 61 (58.65%) Java
2 54 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (43.27%) Scrum
4 38 (36.54%) .NET
5 36 (34.62%) C#
6 34 (32.69%) SQL
7 31 (29.81%) Data Modelling
8 30 (28.85%) XML
9 29 (27.88%) SQL Server
10 26 (25.00%) OO
11 25 (24.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (23.08%) HTML
13 23 (22.12%) JavaScript
14 22 (21.15%) CSS
14 22 (21.15%) OOP
14 22 (21.15%) RDBMS
14 22 (21.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (21.15%) Change Management
14 22 (21.15%) Back Office
14 22 (21.15%) XML Messaging
14 22 (21.15%) Derivative
14 22 (21.15%) Relational Database
14 22 (21.15%) Multithreading
15 21 (20.19%) TDD
16 20 (19.23%) Spring
16 20 (19.23%) Hibernate
16 20 (19.23%) Oracle
17 17 (16.35%) Waterfall
18 16 (15.38%) Apple iOS
18 16 (15.38%) ASP.NET

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (14.42%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.85%) Drupal
3 3 (2.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.96%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) LDAP
2 2 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (21.15%) RDBMS
2 22 (21.15%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.81%) SQLite
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) JUnit
2 4 (3.85%) TestNG
2 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.96%) NUnit
4 1 (0.96%) Maven
4 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.96%) Ant
General
1 22 (21.15%) Back Office
2 10 (9.62%) Games
3 7 (6.73%) Finance
4 6 (5.77%) Advertising
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Local Government
6 1 (0.96%) German Language
6 1 (0.96%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.96%) Turkish Language
6 1 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.54%) .NET
2 30 (28.85%) XML
3 24 (23.08%) HTML
4 22 (21.15%) CSS
4 22 (21.15%) XML Messaging
5 20 (19.23%) Spring
5 20 (19.23%) Hibernate
6 16 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 13 (12.50%) jQuery
8 7 (6.73%) OpenGL
8 7 (6.73%) cocos2d
9 6 (5.77%) OpenGL ES
9 6 (5.77%) HTML5
9 6 (5.77%) Ajax
9 6 (5.77%) JSON
10 5 (4.81%) Java EE
10 5 (4.81%) RichFaces
11 4 (3.85%) Drools
11 4 (3.85%) Web Services
11 4 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 22 (21.15%) Derivative
2 9 (8.65%) Artificial Intelligence
2 9 (8.65%) Mobile Games
3 6 (5.77%) Social Gaming
4 5 (4.81%) Open Source
5 3 (2.88%) Blog
6 1 (0.96%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 15 (14.42%) Android
3 14 (13.46%) UNIX
4 8 (7.69%) Windows
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.96%) Linux
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (43.27%) Scrum
3 31 (29.81%) Data Modelling
4 26 (25.00%) OO
5 25 (24.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (21.15%) OOP
6 22 (21.15%) Change Management
6 22 (21.15%) Multithreading
7 21 (20.19%) TDD
8 17 (16.35%) Waterfall
9 14 (13.46%) Kanban
9 14 (13.46%) MVC
9 14 (13.46%) Data Analysis
9 14 (13.46%) Asset Management
10 10 (9.62%) Automated Testing
10 10 (9.62%) Software Engineering
11 9 (8.65%) Analytics
11 9 (8.65%) Data Analytics
12 8 (7.69%) Software Architecture
13 7 (6.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (58.65%) Java
2 36 (34.62%) C#
3 34 (32.69%) SQL
4 23 (22.12%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.69%) C++
6 6 (5.77%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.96%) Ruby
9 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.96%) Python
9 1 (0.96%) Scala
9 1 (0.96%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Oracle
2 14 (13.46%) Sybase
3 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.77%) Twitter
5 5 (4.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.96%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.96%) Google
6 1 (0.96%) IBM
6 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £1000 - £80000 per day + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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