The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 54 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 18 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.10% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 0.54% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Lead Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
572 557 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.45% 98.06% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 502 474 560
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Somerset

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Somerset

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Bath +16 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Taunton - 6 £37,500 - 1
Lead Developer
South West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 18 (64.29%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) .NET
3 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
3 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) HTML
5 11 (39.29%) Windows
6 9 (32.14%) Java
6 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
7 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 8 (28.57%) PHP
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (25.00%) ITIL
8 7 (25.00%) ETL
8 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (21.43%) TDD
9 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Refactoring
9 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
9 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
9 6 (21.43%) Apache
9 6 (21.43%) UML
9 6 (21.43%) IIS

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (21.43%) Apache
1 6 (21.43%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) OLAP
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 12 (42.86%) HTML
4 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (14.29%) CSS
5 4 (14.29%) RESTful
5 4 (14.29%) Symfony
5 4 (14.29%) WCF
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Camel
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.14%) Grails
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE
6 2 (7.14%) JMS
6 2 (7.14%) Swing
6 2 (7.14%) WinForms
6 2 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) ETL
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Refactoring
3 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
3 6 (21.43%) UML
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) MVC
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Workflow
7 2 (7.14%) High Availability
7 2 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) Java
5 8 (28.57%) PHP
6 6 (21.43%) C++
7 4 (14.29%) VB
8 2 (7.14%) Groovy
8 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.14%) Python
8 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 2 (7.14%) XPath
8 2 (7.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
1 4 (14.29%) MCSD
1 4 (14.29%) MCSE
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
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