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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 164 174 175
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 62 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 0.79% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.83% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 40
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,400 £47,050
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
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
5803 4927 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.19% 94.88% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4234 4865
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Gloucestershire +11 19 £40,000 -11.11%
Dorset +1 14 - - 2
Bristol +8 12 £41,000 +2.50% 2
Wiltshire -4 10 £42,500 -8.10% 4
Somerset -23 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 63 (48.84%) XML
2 62 (48.06%) .NET
3 61 (47.29%) C#
4 55 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (35.66%) Scrum
6 44 (34.11%) OO
7 42 (32.56%) SQL Server
8 41 (31.78%) OOP
9 37 (28.68%) Relational Database
10 36 (27.91%) SQL
11 35 (27.13%) JavaScript
11 35 (27.13%) RDBMS
12 32 (24.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 31 (24.03%) ASP.NET
14 30 (23.26%) HTML
14 30 (23.26%) Java
15 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
16 27 (20.93%) Back Office
17 26 (20.16%) Data Modelling
18 25 (19.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 25 (19.38%) Change Management
18 25 (19.38%) XML Messaging
18 25 (19.38%) Derivative
18 25 (19.38%) Multithreading
18 25 (19.38%) Continuous Improvement
19 22 (17.05%) REST
20 21 (16.28%) Android
20 21 (16.28%) CSS
21 20 (15.50%) PHP
21 20 (15.50%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (3.88%) Apache
1 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.33%) nginx
3 2 (1.55%) IIS
3 2 (1.55%) Drupal
3 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (3.10%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) VoIP
1 4 (3.10%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (1.55%) Broadband
2 2 (1.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 37 (28.68%) Relational Database
3 35 (27.13%) RDBMS
4 32 (24.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (13.95%) MySQL
6 7 (5.43%) SQLite
7 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.33%) Big Data
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.78%) QlikView
10 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.65%) PHPUnit
3 6 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.10%) Subversion
5 2 (1.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.55%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.55%) PEAR
5 2 (1.55%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.55%) Trac
6 1 (0.78%) Xdebug
6 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 27 (20.93%) Back Office
2 13 (10.08%) Finance
3 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.98%) Marketing
4 5 (3.88%) Advertising
5 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.10%) Electronics
6 2 (1.55%) Banking
6 2 (1.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (48.84%) XML
2 62 (48.06%) .NET
3 31 (24.03%) ASP.NET
4 30 (23.26%) HTML
5 25 (19.38%) XML Messaging
6 22 (17.05%) REST
7 21 (16.28%) CSS
8 20 (15.50%) .NET Framework
8 20 (15.50%) JSON
9 18 (13.95%) SOAP
9 18 (13.95%) jQuery
10 15 (11.63%) Web Services
11 12 (9.30%) XSL
12 9 (6.98%) WCF
12 9 (6.98%) LAMP
13 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 7 (5.43%) Ajax
14 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (3.88%) HTML5
14 5 (3.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 25 (19.38%) Derivative
2 19 (14.73%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.43%) iPhone
3 7 (5.43%) Smartphone
4 6 (4.65%) Open Source
5 4 (3.10%) DTV
6 3 (2.33%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.28%) Android
2 18 (13.95%) Apple iOS
3 11 (8.53%) Linux
4 5 (3.88%) Windows
5 1 (0.78%) Fedora
5 1 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.66%) Scrum
3 44 (34.11%) OO
4 41 (31.78%) OOP
5 26 (20.16%) Data Modelling
6 25 (19.38%) Change Management
6 25 (19.38%) Multithreading
6 25 (19.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (13.95%) iOS Development
8 16 (12.40%) MVC
9 14 (10.85%) Unit Testing
9 14 (10.85%) TDD
10 12 (9.30%) Regression Testing
11 10 (7.75%) Android Development
12 8 (6.20%) CRM
13 7 (5.43%) Mobile Application Development
14 6 (4.65%) E-Commerce
15 5 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
16 4 (3.10%) OOD
16 4 (3.10%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 61 (47.29%) C#
2 36 (27.91%) SQL
3 35 (27.13%) JavaScript
4 30 (23.26%) Java
5 20 (15.50%) PHP
6 15 (11.63%) Objective-C
7 10 (7.75%) PHP5
8 9 (6.98%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.88%) VB
10 3 (2.33%) XAML
11 2 (1.55%) Ruby
11 2 (1.55%) VBA
11 2 (1.55%) VBScript
12 1 (0.78%) C
12 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.78%) Python
12 1 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (2.33%) MCP
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.88%) Oracle
3 4 (3.10%) Sage
3 4 (3.10%) SAP
4 3 (2.33%) Zend
5 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
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