The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 205 183 182
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 38 48 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.85% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.89% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20 48 44
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +45.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,250 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%
Lead Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6245 5399 5487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.62% 95.61% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5227 4681 4862
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Lead Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
Bristol -12 14 £42,000 -26.95% 1
Dorset -5 7 - - 3
Gloucestershire -7 7 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Wiltshire -5 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Somerset -6 4 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Devon - 1 £40,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 55 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.00%) XML
3 46 (46.00%) C#
4 42 (42.00%) .NET
5 33 (33.00%) Java
5 33 (33.00%) Scrum
6 32 (32.00%) OOP
6 32 (32.00%) OO
7 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 27 (27.00%) JavaScript
8 27 (27.00%) Mentoring
9 26 (26.00%) Coaching
10 24 (24.00%) SQL
11 23 (23.00%) HTML
11 23 (23.00%) RDBMS
11 23 (23.00%) Back Office
11 23 (23.00%) Relational Database
12 22 (22.00%) Data Modelling
13 21 (21.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (21.00%) ASP.NET
13 21 (21.00%) Change Management
13 21 (21.00%) XML Messaging
13 21 (21.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (21.00%) Derivative
13 21 (21.00%) Multithreading
14 20 (20.00%) CSS
15 19 (19.00%) Web Services
16 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
16 16 (16.00%) JSON
16 16 (16.00%) iOS Development

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.00%) Drupal
3 1 (1.00%) WordPress
3 1 (1.00%) Liferay
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.00%) GitHub
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) VoIP
1 4 (4.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.00%) RDBMS
2 23 (23.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.00%) MySQL
5 6 (6.00%) QlikView
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.00%) SQLite
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.00%) DB2
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.00%) Big Data
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Subversion
1 12 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.00%) QUnit
3 5 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.00%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.00%) PEAR
5 2 (2.00%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.00%) Trac
6 1 (1.00%) Xdebug
6 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.00%) Ant
6 1 (1.00%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.00%) Hudson
6 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.00%) PVCS
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (23.00%) Back Office
2 12 (12.00%) Marketing
3 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.00%) Finance
5 5 (5.00%) Legal
6 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.00%) Electronics
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Publishing
7 1 (1.00%) Military
7 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (47.00%) XML
2 42 (42.00%) .NET
3 23 (23.00%) HTML
4 21 (21.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (21.00%) XML Messaging
5 20 (20.00%) CSS
6 19 (19.00%) Web Services
7 16 (16.00%) JSON
8 14 (14.00%) jQuery
8 14 (14.00%) REST
9 12 (12.00%) SOAP
10 11 (11.00%) WCF
11 10 (10.00%) HTML5
11 10 (10.00%) CSS3
12 9 (9.00%) Ajax
13 6 (6.00%) .NET Framework
14 5 (5.00%) Spring
14 5 (5.00%) LAMP
14 5 (5.00%) Silverlight
14 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 21 (21.00%) Derivative
2 13 (13.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.00%) Copywriting
3 5 (5.00%) Open Source
4 4 (4.00%) User Experience
5 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) iPhone
5 3 (3.00%) DTV
5 3 (3.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.00%) Android
1 15 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (11.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.00%) Fedora
4 1 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.00%) Scrum
3 32 (32.00%) OOP
3 32 (32.00%) OO
4 27 (27.00%) Mentoring
5 26 (26.00%) Coaching
6 22 (22.00%) Data Modelling
7 21 (21.00%) Change Management
7 21 (21.00%) Multithreading
7 21 (21.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (16.00%) iOS Development
9 14 (14.00%) MVC
10 12 (12.00%) Web Development
10 12 (12.00%) Line Management
11 9 (9.00%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (7.00%) Android Development
12 7 (7.00%) Web Application Development
12 7 (7.00%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.00%) Project Management
14 5 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.00%) C#
2 33 (33.00%) Java
3 27 (27.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (24.00%) SQL
5 11 (11.00%) Objective-C
6 9 (9.00%) PHP
7 7 (7.00%) VB
8 4 (4.00%) PHP5
9 3 (3.00%) VB6
9 3 (3.00%) C++
9 3 (3.00%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.00%) Ruby
11 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.00%) Python
11 1 (1.00%) XAML
11 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) MCP
4 1 (1.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.00%) Informatica
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.00%) Sage
4 1 (1.00%) Xamarin
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