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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 206 177 184
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 32 50 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.95% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.99% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 50 26
Average salary £43,000 £48,750 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.79% +8.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,450 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
6066 5042 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.26% 95.38% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5060 4423 4648
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £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 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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Wiltshire +1 9 £50,000 +17.64%
Bristol -24 9 £46,000 -20.00% 3
Dorset -5 8 - - 1
Gloucestershire -10 3 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Somerset -14 3 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Devon - 1 £41,000 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 62 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (51.89%) XML
3 50 (47.17%) C#
4 46 (43.40%) .NET
5 38 (35.85%) Scrum
6 37 (34.91%) OO
7 35 (33.02%) SQL Server
8 33 (31.13%) OOP
9 32 (30.19%) Java
10 29 (27.36%) SQL
11 27 (25.47%) RDBMS
11 27 (25.47%) Relational Database
11 27 (25.47%) Mentoring
12 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
12 26 (24.53%) HTML
13 25 (23.58%) Coaching
14 24 (22.64%) Back Office
15 23 (21.70%) ASP.NET
15 23 (21.70%) Data Modelling
16 22 (20.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 22 (20.75%) Change Management
16 22 (20.75%) XML Messaging
16 22 (20.75%) Derivative
16 22 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (20.75%) Multithreading
17 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
18 20 (18.87%) CSS
18 20 (18.87%) Web Services
18 20 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
18 20 (18.87%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (4.72%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.83%) Apache
2 3 (2.83%) Drupal
3 2 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) WordPress
4 1 (0.94%) nginx
4 1 (0.94%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.94%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.94%) GitHub
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) VoIP
1 4 (3.77%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 27 (25.47%) RDBMS
2 27 (25.47%) Relational Database
3 20 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.43%) MySQL
5 6 (5.66%) SQLite
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.77%) QlikView
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.94%) Big Data
10 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.55%) Subversion
2 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.77%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.89%) PEAR
5 2 (1.89%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.89%) Trac
6 1 (0.94%) Xdebug
6 1 (0.94%) Ant
6 1 (0.94%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.94%) Hudson
6 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.94%) QUnit
6 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.94%) Maven
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 24 (22.64%) Back Office
2 11 (10.38%) Marketing
3 10 (9.43%) Finance
4 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.77%) Electronics
5 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.83%) Legal
7 2 (1.89%) Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Retail
8 1 (0.94%) Advertising
8 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (51.89%) XML
2 46 (43.40%) .NET
3 26 (24.53%) HTML
4 23 (21.70%) ASP.NET
5 22 (20.75%) XML Messaging
6 20 (18.87%) Web Services
6 20 (18.87%) CSS
6 20 (18.87%) JSON
6 20 (18.87%) REST
7 16 (15.09%) jQuery
7 16 (15.09%) SOAP
8 12 (11.32%) WCF
9 11 (10.38%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.55%) HTML5
11 7 (6.60%) Ajax
11 7 (6.60%) XSL
12 6 (5.66%) CSS3
13 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (4.72%) Spring
13 5 (4.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 22 (20.75%) Derivative
2 17 (16.04%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.60%) User Experience
4 6 (5.66%) iPhone
4 6 (5.66%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.77%) DTV
6 3 (2.83%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.83%) Copywriting
6 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.89%) Open Source
8 1 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Android
2 18 (16.98%) Apple iOS
3 11 (10.38%) Linux
4 6 (5.66%) Windows
5 1 (0.94%) Fedora
5 1 (0.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.85%) Scrum
3 37 (34.91%) OO
4 33 (31.13%) OOP
5 27 (25.47%) Mentoring
6 25 (23.58%) Coaching
7 23 (21.70%) Data Modelling
8 22 (20.75%) Change Management
8 22 (20.75%) Multithreading
8 22 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (16.98%) iOS Development
10 16 (15.09%) Line Management
11 15 (14.15%) MVC
12 11 (10.38%) Unit Testing
13 10 (9.43%) TDD
13 10 (9.43%) Android Development
14 8 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
15 7 (6.60%) Regression Testing
16 6 (5.66%) Web Development
16 6 (5.66%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (47.17%) C#
2 32 (30.19%) Java
3 29 (27.36%) SQL
4 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.21%) Objective-C
6 11 (10.38%) PHP
7 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.72%) PHP5
9 4 (3.77%) VB
10 3 (2.83%) C++
10 3 (2.83%) XAML
11 2 (1.89%) VB6
11 2 (1.89%) Ruby
11 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.94%) Python
12 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.83%) MCP
4 1 (0.94%) MCSD
4 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle
3 4 (3.77%) SAP
4 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.94%) Sage
Bournemouth, Dorset
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension , Healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
DAS Services
Posted: 17 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago