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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 68 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.68% 1.17% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.25% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 16
Average salary £40,250 £47,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.26% +20.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
547 640 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.66% 93.98% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 485 544 576
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 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
Bath +7 2 £46,250 -2.63%
Taunton - 1 £38,000 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £35,000 -
Lead Developer
South West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) MCSD
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) PEAR
1 2 (22.22%) PHPUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Trac
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Symfony
5 2 (22.22%) CakePHP
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) MVVM
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PHP5
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) XAML
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSD
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft