The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 213 248 214
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1566 1460 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.33% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.38% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1244 1492
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Developer
Salary Trend

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 within the UK.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 1494 £60,000 +9.09% 172
London +78 861 £67,500 +7.56% 84
City of London +66 149 £67,500 +3.84% 13
South East -65 141 £55,000 - 18
North West +38 110 £52,500 +16.66% 29
West Midlands +3 97 £47,500 -2.06% 4
Manchester +24 79 £52,500 +16.66% 22
South West -9 77 £45,000 -7.69% 7
Yorkshire -3 76 £47,500 - 13
East of England -4 62 £60,000 +14.28% 10
Scotland +34 56 £50,000 +5.54% 3
East Midlands +25 56 £48,500 +2.10% 3
West Yorkshire -16 55 £48,500 +2.10% 9
Bristol +1 39 £50,000 -9.09%
Leeds -14 37 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Glasgow +10 35 £57,500 -22.03% 2
Warwickshire +2 35 £47,500 -5.47% 1
Hampshire -5 34 £50,000 - 4
Surrey -39 31 £55,000 -15.38% 7
Berkshire -30 28 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Cheshire +30 26 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Coventry +12 25 £42,655 +0.36%
Nottinghamshire +5 24 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Warwick -7 24 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Nottingham +3 22 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Bedfordshire +22 21 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Edinburgh +17 19 £46,250 +3.35% 1
West Sussex +9 19 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Birmingham -13 19 £44,000 -7.36% 1
Warrington +28 15 £52,500 +61.53% 1

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 1647 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1339 (43.12%) JavaScript
3 1221 (39.32%) Java
4 1027 (33.08%) HTML
5 1020 (32.85%) C#
6 1003 (32.30%) .NET
7 943 (30.37%) SQL
8 867 (27.92%) CSS
9 813 (26.18%) TDD
10 772 (24.86%) MVC
11 723 (23.29%) Scrum
12 702 (22.61%) SQL Server
13 635 (20.45%) Finance
14 593 (19.10%) ASP.NET
15 537 (17.29%) Web Services
16 518 (16.68%) OO
17 516 (16.62%) Spring
18 491 (15.81%) AngularJS
19 486 (15.65%) HTML5
20 479 (15.43%) Mentoring
21 477 (15.36%) jQuery
22 395 (12.72%) PHP
23 391 (12.59%) Degree
24 385 (12.40%) MySQL
24 385 (12.40%) Microsoft
25 362 (11.66%) Git (software)
26 354 (11.40%) Software Engineering
27 347 (11.18%) E-Commerce
28 345 (11.11%) Oracle
29 329 (10.60%) Unit Testing

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 286 (9.21%) Node.js
2 143 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
3 136 (4.38%) CMS
4 112 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 108 (3.48%) Apache
6 73 (2.35%) JBoss
7 67 (2.16%) Drupal
8 60 (1.93%) SharePoint
9 57 (1.84%) Apache Solr
10 53 (1.71%) IIS
11 49 (1.58%) WildFly
12 48 (1.55%) Umbraco
13 45 (1.45%) GlassFish
14 40 (1.29%) Confluence
15 36 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 35 (1.13%) WebSphere
17 34 (1.10%) Jetty
18 30 (0.97%) WordPress
19 29 (0.93%) nginx
20 23 (0.74%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 188 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.35%) HipChat
5 10 (0.32%) MS Office
6 8 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
6 8 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.097%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.064%) Gliffy
8 2 (0.064%) SPSS
9 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.032%) Mingle
9 1 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.032%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 30 (0.97%) Magento
2 28 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 12 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.39%) Markit EDM
6 11 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 10 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.16%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.097%) Exstream
12 2 (0.064%) AWD
12 2 (0.064%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
12 2 (0.064%) SAP Business One
13 1 (0.032%) SAP FI-CA
13 1 (0.032%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 186 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (3.06%) SaaS
4 43 (1.38%) GitHub
5 37 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (0.64%) Heroku
7 15 (0.48%) Force.com
8 13 (0.42%) OpenShift
9 12 (0.39%) PaaS
10 11 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
10 11 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (0.32%) Google Play
12 9 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.29%) IaaS
13 7 (0.23%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.16%) Office 365
16 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
17 3 (0.097%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 55 (1.77%) HTTP
2 50 (1.61%) Internet
3 23 (0.74%) Skype
4 19 (0.61%) Intranet
5 18 (0.58%) SSL
6 15 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.32%) LDAP
8 8 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.26%) SMS
9 6 (0.19%) SAN
9 6 (0.19%) SNMP
10 4 (0.13%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.13%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.097%) Extranet
11 3 (0.097%) SSH
11 3 (0.097%) WAN
12 2 (0.064%) SMPP
12 2 (0.064%) VoIP
12 2 (0.064%) VPN
13 1 (0.032%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 702 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 385 (12.40%) MySQL
3 259 (8.34%) Relational Database
4 237 (7.63%) NoSQL
5 194 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 176 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
7 163 (5.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 160 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
9 158 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 149 (4.80%) MongoDB
11 142 (4.57%) Big Data
12 130 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 110 (3.54%) RDBMS
14 103 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 76 (2.45%) SQL Server 2014
16 75 (2.42%) QlikView
17 67 (2.16%) Oracle Database
18 66 (2.13%) Hadoop
19 44 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 42 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 362 (11.66%) Git (software)
2 192 (6.18%) Jenkins
3 165 (5.31%) Maven
4 160 (5.15%) Subversion
4 160 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 157 (5.06%) JUnit
6 126 (4.06%) Selenium
7 116 (3.74%) JIRA
8 109 (3.51%) Visual Studio
9 95 (3.06%) Cucumber
10 74 (2.38%) Hudson
11 64 (2.06%) Mockito
12 62 (2.00%) Eclipse
13 60 (1.93%) Gradle
13 60 (1.93%) TeamCity
14 53 (1.71%) Jasmine
14 53 (1.71%) JBehave
15 46 (1.48%) RSpec
16 41 (1.32%) Grunt
17 37 (1.19%) NUnit
General
1 635 (20.45%) Finance
2 176 (5.67%) Banking
3 147 (4.73%) Marketing
4 135 (4.35%) Games
5 125 (4.03%) Retail
6 84 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 76 (2.45%) Billing
8 62 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 58 (1.87%) Front Office
10 49 (1.58%) Law
11 43 (1.38%) Advertising
12 35 (1.13%) Manufacturing
13 34 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 32 (1.03%) Back Office
15 26 (0.84%) Publishing
16 21 (0.68%) Electronics
17 13 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.32%) Automotive
19 6 (0.19%) German Language
19 6 (0.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1027 (33.08%) HTML
2 1003 (32.30%) .NET
3 867 (27.92%) CSS
4 593 (19.10%) ASP.NET
5 537 (17.29%) Web Services
6 516 (16.62%) Spring
7 491 (15.81%) AngularJS
8 486 (15.65%) HTML5
9 477 (15.36%) jQuery
10 321 (10.34%) XML
11 312 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 302 (9.73%) RESTful
13 284 (9.15%) REST
14 269 (8.66%) CSS3
15 259 (8.34%) Hibernate
16 258 (8.31%) .NET Framework
17 224 (7.21%) JSON
18 216 (6.96%) SOAP
19 215 (6.92%) WCF
20 174 (5.60%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 237 (7.63%) User Experience
2 227 (7.31%) Computer Science
3 148 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 103 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 87 (2.80%) Mathematics
7 71 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 61 (1.96%) Equities
9 54 (1.74%) Visualisation
10 50 (1.61%) Smart Meter
11 49 (1.58%) Algorithms
12 46 (1.48%) Derivative
13 44 (1.42%) Fintech
14 33 (1.06%) N-Tier
15 30 (0.97%) Data Integration
15 30 (0.97%) Social Media
16 27 (0.87%) Hedge funds
17 25 (0.81%) Fixed Income
18 24 (0.77%) Mainframe
19 23 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 237 (7.63%) Linux
2 211 (6.80%) Windows
3 138 (4.44%) Android
4 124 (3.99%) Apple iOS
5 110 (3.54%) Unix
6 43 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.45%) OS/390
8 14 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 14 (0.45%) zOS
9 10 (0.32%) AIX
10 8 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.23%) CentOS
12 6 (0.19%) Solaris
12 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.097%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1647 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
2 813 (26.18%) TDD
3 772 (24.86%) MVC
4 723 (23.29%) Scrum
5 518 (16.68%) OO
6 479 (15.43%) Mentoring
7 354 (11.40%) Software Engineering
8 347 (11.18%) E-Commerce
9 329 (10.60%) Unit Testing
10 322 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
11 282 (9.08%) Web Development
12 269 (8.66%) BDD
13 241 (7.76%) SOA
14 236 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
15 218 (7.02%) Front End Development
16 180 (5.80%) SDLC
17 166 (5.35%) Open Source
18 144 (4.64%) Kanban
19 143 (4.61%) ETL
20 136 (4.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1339 (43.12%) JavaScript
2 1221 (39.32%) Java
3 1020 (32.85%) C#
4 943 (30.37%) SQL
5 395 (12.72%) PHP
6 247 (7.95%) Python
7 181 (5.83%) Scala
8 168 (5.41%) Ruby
9 166 (5.35%) T-SQL
10 136 (4.38%) C++
11 97 (3.12%) PL/SQL
12 91 (2.93%) Groovy
13 76 (2.45%) VB.NET
14 68 (2.19%) Objective-C
15 48 (1.55%) Perl
16 40 (1.29%) C
17 37 (1.19%) Apex Code
18 32 (1.03%) Shell Script
19 31 (1.00%) PowerShell
20 29 (0.93%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 391 (12.59%) Degree
2 24 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.29%) ISEB
5 7 (0.23%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.16%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.16%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.13%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.097%) HND
8 3 (0.097%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.097%) MCPD
8 3 (0.097%) MCTS
9 2 (0.064%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.064%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.064%) PhD
10 1 (0.032%) HNC
10 1 (0.032%) MCP
10 1 (0.032%) MCSD
10 1 (0.032%) MCSE
10 1 (0.032%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (5.38%) QA
2 29 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.29%) SLA
4 5 (0.16%) SDET
5 4 (0.13%) GAMP
5 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.032%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.032%) EMIR
6 1 (0.032%) GMP
6 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.032%) MiFID
6 1 (0.032%) SEPA
6 1 (0.032%) Solvency II
System Software
1 89 (2.87%) Docker
2 18 (0.58%) Varnish
3 13 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (0.29%) HDFS
5 2 (0.064%) Firmware
5 2 (0.064%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.032%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.032%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 73 (2.35%) Puppet
2 27 (0.87%) Control-M
3 16 (0.52%) Ansible
4 14 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.35%) Kubernetes
6 10 (0.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 7 (0.23%) Salt
8 6 (0.19%) BladeLogic
8 6 (0.19%) Kibana
9 5 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.16%) logstash
10 4 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 4 (0.13%) WSUS
11 3 (0.097%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.097%) OpenView
11 3 (0.097%) StatsD
12 2 (0.064%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.032%) Nagios
13 1 (0.032%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 385 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 345 (11.11%) Oracle
3 62 (2.00%) Adobe
3 62 (2.00%) IBM
4 58 (1.87%) Zend
5 56 (1.80%) Informatica
6 53 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 49 (1.58%) Google
8 38 (1.22%) SAP
8 38 (1.22%) Sybase
9 37 (1.19%) Tableau
10 35 (1.13%) Twitter
11 25 (0.81%) Ab Initio
12 24 (0.77%) Cognos
12 24 (0.77%) hybris
13 23 (0.74%) Facebook
14 19 (0.61%) EPiServer
14 19 (0.61%) HP
15 15 (0.48%) Sitecore
15 15 (0.48%) TIBCO
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bodmin, Cornwall
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £90,000 per annum Great benefits and work life balance
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 to 38,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Equity + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Full Compeititve Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £50K
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday