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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 168 158 157
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 69 76 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 1.25% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.31% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59 62 63
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,900 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
5586 5820 5141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.72% 95.54% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4687 4858 4538
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +24 47 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Gloucestershire -25 12 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Devon -2 5 £50,000 - 3
Wiltshire -1 3 - -
Somerset +17 1 - - 1
Dorset -4 1 £42,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 75 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 58 (51.79%) HTML
4 50 (44.64%) .NET
5 44 (39.29%) CSS
6 43 (38.39%) MVC
7 34 (30.36%) Scrum
8 33 (29.46%) PHP
9 30 (26.79%) TDD
10 29 (25.89%) C#
10 29 (25.89%) ASP.NET
11 27 (24.11%) AngularJS
12 25 (22.32%) HTML5
13 23 (20.54%) Mentoring
14 22 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
15 21 (18.75%) Finance
16 20 (17.86%) Node.js
17 18 (16.07%) MySQL
18 17 (15.18%) Linux
18 17 (15.18%) CMS
18 17 (15.18%) SaaS
19 16 (14.29%) Test Automation
19 16 (14.29%) Marketing
19 16 (14.29%) OO
20 15 (13.39%) Umbraco
21 14 (12.50%) Unit Testing
21 14 (12.50%) Git (software)
21 14 (12.50%) User Experience
21 14 (12.50%) LAMP

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 20 (17.86%) Node.js
2 17 (15.18%) CMS
3 15 (13.39%) Umbraco
4 13 (11.61%) Drupal
5 8 (7.14%) WordPress
6 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.36%) PowerExchange
7 3 (2.68%) Apache
7 3 (2.68%) nginx
8 2 (1.79%) JBoss
9 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.89%) Liferay
9 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) SaaS
2 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.07%) MySQL
3 8 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.36%) DB2
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.79%) DataStage
7 1 (0.89%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.25%) PHPUnit
2 7 (6.25%) JIRA
3 6 (5.36%) Selenium
3 6 (5.36%) Subversion
4 5 (4.46%) Bitbucket
4 5 (4.46%) WebDriver
4 5 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.89%) JUnit
6 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.89%) Xcode
6 1 (0.89%) Robolectric
6 1 (0.89%) Redmine
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 16 (14.29%) Marketing
3 8 (7.14%) Advertising
4 6 (5.36%) Legal
4 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.46%) Electronics
6 3 (2.68%) Games
7 2 (1.79%) Law
7 2 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (51.79%) HTML
2 50 (44.64%) .NET
3 44 (39.29%) CSS
4 29 (25.89%) ASP.NET
5 27 (24.11%) AngularJS
6 25 (22.32%) HTML5
7 22 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (12.50%) LAMP
9 13 (11.61%) Web Services
9 13 (11.61%) RESTful
10 12 (10.71%) CSS3
11 11 (9.82%) jQuery
12 10 (8.93%) Symfony
12 10 (8.93%) Laravel
13 9 (8.04%) Ajax
13 9 (8.04%) REST
13 9 (8.04%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (7.14%) Backbone.js
14 8 (7.14%) React
15 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) User Experience
2 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.46%) DTV
4 4 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.68%) Xbox
5 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.18%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Android
3 8 (7.14%) Windows
4 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.57%) CentOS
5 4 (3.57%) Fedora
6 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (38.39%) MVC
3 34 (30.36%) Scrum
4 30 (26.79%) TDD
5 23 (20.54%) Mentoring
6 16 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 16 (14.29%) OO
7 14 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 11 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.82%) SDLC
9 9 (8.04%) OOD
10 8 (7.14%) Android Development
10 8 (7.14%) ETL
11 7 (6.25%) Validation
12 6 (5.36%) Project Planning
12 6 (5.36%) Data Validation
12 6 (5.36%) BDD
12 6 (5.36%) OOP
13 5 (4.46%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 33 (29.46%) PHP
3 29 (25.89%) C#
4 13 (11.61%) SQL
5 10 (8.93%) Java
6 8 (7.14%) C++
7 5 (4.46%) C
7 5 (4.46%) Python
7 5 (4.46%) Ruby
8 4 (3.57%) PHP5
9 3 (2.68%) VB
9 3 (2.68%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.68%) Embedded C++
9 3 (2.68%) VB6
9 3 (2.68%) XAML
10 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.89%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) MCSD
2 1 (0.89%) HND
2 1 (0.89%) ISEB
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.04%) Zend
3 8 (7.14%) Informatica
4 7 (6.25%) Oracle
5 5 (4.46%) SAP
6 4 (3.57%) Xamarin
6 4 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.68%) Google
8 2 (1.79%) Talend
9 1 (0.89%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.89%) Sybase
9 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
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