The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 54 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 6 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.48% 2.74% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.84% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +5.55%
Lead Developer
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
399 529 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.28% 96.53% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 350 495 614
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £21,500
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 Suffolk

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Suffolk

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 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
Ipswich -7 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 2 - -
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) PHP
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
5 5 (33.33%) Drupal
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) MySQL
7 3 (20.00%) Big Data
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) J2EE
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) Apache
8 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) Back Office
8 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
8 2 (13.33%) Spring
8 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (33.33%) Drupal
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) Grails
6 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
6 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
6 1 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (6.67%) Kohana
6 1 (6.67%) OAuth
6 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) MVVM
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) PHP
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) Groovy
6 1 (6.67%) PHP5
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
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