The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Programmer
Rank 159 164 159
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Programmer 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.096% 0.061% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.065% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.69%
Lead Programmer
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
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Programmer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Lead Programmer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Programmer across the Scotland region.

Lead Programmer Salary Trend in Scotland

Lead Programmer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Programmer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Lead Programmer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Lead Programmer
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 Programmer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -3 2 £38,500 -3.75%
Aberdeen - 1 £50,000 -
Lead Programmer
UK

Lead Programmer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Lead Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management

Lead Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Lead Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos