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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 191 187 151
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 46 37 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 0.69% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.72% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33 37 81
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +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
5801 5145 5413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.03% 95.56% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4942 4365 4815
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +12 24 £42,500 - 8
Gloucestershire -5 9 £36,250 -24.47% 2
Dorset - 5 - - 1
Devon - 4 £40,000 -
Somerset +4 3 £38,000 -9.52% 3
Wiltshire -11 1 £41,500 -24.54%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.59%) C#
3 30 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (37.18%) .NET
5 28 (35.90%) Java
6 26 (33.33%) XML
7 25 (32.05%) Mentoring
8 24 (30.77%) HTML
8 24 (30.77%) Scrum
9 23 (29.49%) OOP
10 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET
11 21 (26.92%) CSS
11 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
12 20 (25.64%) OO
13 18 (23.08%) MVC
13 18 (23.08%) Coaching
14 16 (20.51%) Web Services
15 15 (19.23%) SQL
16 14 (17.95%) RDBMS
16 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
16 14 (17.95%) Degree
16 14 (17.95%) Multithreading
17 13 (16.67%) jQuery
17 13 (16.67%) HTML5
17 13 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
17 13 (16.67%) XML Messaging
17 13 (16.67%) Change Management
17 13 (16.67%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (8.97%) PowerExchange
2 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.13%) CMS
4 3 (3.85%) WordPress
5 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.56%) Drupal
6 1 (1.28%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.28%) Liferay
6 1 (1.28%) Node.js
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) GitHub
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) SaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.95%) RDBMS
2 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.97%) MySQL
3 7 (8.97%) DB2
3 7 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.41%) QlikView
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.54%) Subversion
3 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.41%) QUnit
4 5 (6.41%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.28%) Robolectric
6 1 (1.28%) Redmine
6 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.28%) Selenium
6 1 (1.28%) JIRA
6 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.28%) Hudson
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.28%) PVCS
6 1 (1.28%) Ant
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
6 1 (1.28%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.28%) Maven
General
1 13 (16.67%) Back Office
2 12 (15.38%) Finance
3 7 (8.97%) Marketing
4 6 (7.69%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Military
6 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.18%) .NET
2 26 (33.33%) XML
3 24 (30.77%) HTML
4 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET
5 21 (26.92%) CSS
6 16 (20.51%) Web Services
7 13 (16.67%) jQuery
7 13 (16.67%) HTML5
7 13 (16.67%) XML Messaging
8 12 (15.38%) CSS3
9 9 (11.54%) Ajax
10 8 (10.26%) WCF
11 7 (8.97%) Velocity
12 6 (7.69%) Spring
12 6 (7.69%) JSON
13 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (5.13%) LAMP
14 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (5.13%) Spring Web Flow
14 4 (5.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 13 (16.67%) Derivative
2 5 (6.41%) Copywriting
2 5 (6.41%) Open Source
3 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.28%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Android
3 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) CentOS
4 1 (1.28%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) Mentoring
3 24 (30.77%) Scrum
4 23 (29.49%) OOP
5 20 (25.64%) OO
6 18 (23.08%) MVC
6 18 (23.08%) Coaching
7 14 (17.95%) Multithreading
8 13 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 13 (16.67%) Change Management
8 13 (16.67%) Web Development
9 9 (11.54%) Validation
10 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.97%) Data Validation
11 7 (8.97%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (8.97%) ETL
12 6 (7.69%) Project Management
12 6 (7.69%) iOS Development
13 5 (6.41%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.59%) C#
2 30 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 28 (35.90%) Java
4 15 (19.23%) SQL
5 8 (10.26%) PHP
6 7 (8.97%) VB
7 5 (6.41%) VB6
8 3 (3.85%) C++
9 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.28%) PHP5
10 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.28%) C
10 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.28%) Python
10 1 (1.28%) XAML
10 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.56%) MCSD
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.28%) HND
5 1 (1.28%) MCP
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) Informatica
4 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.28%) Zend
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
5 1 (1.28%) Sybase
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
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