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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
UK
Rank 217 217 283
Rank change year-on-year
0 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1283 1589 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.52% 1.59% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.65% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1389 1047
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,738 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%

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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +8 1199 £61,500 +2.50% 160
London -11 537 £67,500 +3.84% 76
South East +22 172 £60,000 +9.09% 22
North West -5 130 £52,000 +4.00% 13
Manchester -5 107 £52,500 - 11
South West +35 94 £55,000 +22.22% 16
Yorkshire +30 84 £50,000 - 14
East of England +14 79 £62,500 +8.69% 3
City of London -12 63 £62,500 -9.09% 11
West Midlands -20 57 £45,750 -3.68% 9
West Yorkshire +14 55 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Bristol +19 48 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Leeds +8 45 £55,000 +10.00% 7
East Midlands -2 44 £52,500 +23.52% 6
Scotland -11 43 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Berkshire +45 40 £62,500 -3.10% 2
Hertfordshire +11 36 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Surrey +30 34 £54,000 -10.00% 2
Hampshire +15 34 £56,250 +2.27% 5
Nottingham +9 31 £60,000 +55.84% 5
Nottinghamshire +7 31 £60,000 +55.84% 5
Glasgow +17 24 £48,750 -30.35% 1
Dorset +34 21 £75,000 +66.66% 5
Essex +32 19 £67,500 -10.00%
West Sussex +1 18 £55,000 -6.38% 1
Birmingham -5 18 £46,500 -8.82% 1
Colchester +26 17 £67,500 -10.00%
Somerset +11 16 £44,000 +2.32%
Reading +49 15 £62,500 +19.04%
East Sussex +4 15 £70,000 +47.36% 3

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 1483 (54.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1313 (48.29%) JavaScript
3 1050 (38.62%) HTML
4 1034 (38.03%) .NET
5 1007 (37.04%) C#
6 943 (34.68%) CSS
7 862 (31.70%) MVC
8 787 (28.94%) Java
9 764 (28.10%) SQL
10 668 (24.57%) AngularJS
11 624 (22.95%) ASP.NET
12 593 (21.81%) SQL Server
13 573 (21.07%) TDD
14 544 (20.01%) Scrum
15 542 (19.93%) jQuery
16 491 (18.06%) Finance
17 466 (17.14%) Web Services
18 445 (16.37%) HTML5
19 391 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
20 389 (14.31%) Microsoft
21 383 (14.09%) Mentoring
22 378 (13.90%) OO
23 363 (13.35%) PHP
24 343 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
25 338 (12.43%) Software Engineering
26 329 (12.10%) MySQL
27 293 (10.78%) Git (software)
28 289 (10.63%) Web Development
29 286 (10.52%) Node.js
30 278 (10.22%) .NET Framework

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
1 116 (4.27%) CMS
2 110 (4.05%) Apache
3 108 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (2.28%) Tomcat
5 53 (1.95%) JBoss
6 49 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 45 (1.66%) WebLogic
8 42 (1.54%) IIS
8 42 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 41 (1.51%) WordPress
10 38 (1.40%) Drupal
11 35 (1.29%) WebSphere
12 33 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
13 32 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
14 29 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 24 (0.88%) Apache Spark
16 20 (0.74%) WildFly
17 17 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
17 17 (0.63%) Confluence
17 17 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 127 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.26%) MS Office
4 5 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.11%) SPSS
6 2 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.037%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (0.77%) Magento
2 13 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.22%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.15%) Eze OMS
5 4 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.074%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.074%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.074%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.074%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.074%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.037%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 183 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 155 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (2.50%) SaaS
4 50 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (1.21%) GitHub
6 17 (0.63%) Office 365
7 10 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.33%) Force.com
8 9 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.29%) PaaS
10 6 (0.22%) Google Play
10 6 (0.22%) Heroku
11 5 (0.18%) Firebase
12 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.11%) IaaS
13 3 (0.11%) iTunes
13 3 (0.11%) Slack
13 3 (0.11%) Trello
14 2 (0.074%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.68%) Internet
2 66 (2.43%) HTTP
3 55 (2.02%) Intranet
4 25 (0.92%) SSL
5 21 (0.77%) ATM
6 18 (0.66%) 3G
6 18 (0.66%) 4G
6 18 (0.66%) GSM
6 18 (0.66%) OpenFlow
7 11 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.15%) Skype
10 3 (0.11%) DNS
10 3 (0.11%) FTP
10 3 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.11%) LDAP
10 3 (0.11%) SSH
11 2 (0.074%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.074%) SMTP
12 1 (0.037%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (21.81%) SQL Server
2 329 (12.10%) MySQL
3 175 (6.44%) NoSQL
4 173 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 168 (6.18%) Big Data
6 151 (5.55%) MongoDB
7 108 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 104 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 96 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
10 92 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
11 88 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 72 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
13 63 (2.32%) Redis
14 60 (2.21%) Oracle Database
15 59 (2.17%) RDBMS
16 57 (2.10%) Hadoop
17 50 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
18 39 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
19 37 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
19 37 (1.36%) HBase
Development Applications
1 293 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 234 (8.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 150 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 139 (5.11%) Visual Studio
5 121 (4.45%) Maven
6 112 (4.12%) Subversion
7 103 (3.79%) Selenium
8 99 (3.64%) JIRA
9 66 (2.43%) TeamCity
10 64 (2.35%) NUnit
11 62 (2.28%) JUnit
12 61 (2.24%) gulp
13 54 (1.99%) Mockito
14 52 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
15 49 (1.80%) Grunt
16 45 (1.66%) Cucumber
16 45 (1.66%) Jasmine
17 36 (1.32%) Eclipse
18 30 (1.10%) Gradle
19 26 (0.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 491 (18.06%) Finance
2 122 (4.49%) Banking
3 90 (3.31%) Marketing
4 84 (3.09%) Retail
5 79 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 76 (2.80%) Games
7 74 (2.72%) Advertising
8 49 (1.80%) Front Office
9 47 (1.73%) Law
10 33 (1.21%) Investment Banking
11 26 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.85%) Legal
13 21 (0.77%) Automotive
14 13 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.48%) Publishing
15 12 (0.44%) Electronics
16 10 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.18%) Back Office
17 5 (0.18%) Prime Brokerage
18 4 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1050 (38.62%) HTML
2 1034 (38.03%) .NET
3 943 (34.68%) CSS
4 668 (24.57%) AngularJS
5 624 (22.95%) ASP.NET
6 542 (19.93%) jQuery
7 466 (17.14%) Web Services
8 445 (16.37%) HTML5
9 391 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 286 (10.52%) Node.js
11 278 (10.22%) .NET Framework
12 275 (10.11%) Spring
13 270 (9.93%) CSS3
14 244 (8.97%) XML
15 230 (8.46%) React
16 226 (8.31%) WCF
17 219 (8.05%) REST
18 176 (6.47%) Entity Framework
19 167 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web API
20 165 (6.07%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 203 (7.47%) User Experience
2 169 (6.22%) Computer Science
3 106 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 87 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (2.35%) Fintech
6 63 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
7 57 (2.10%) Mathematics
8 54 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 45 (1.66%) iPad
10 44 (1.62%) Fixed Income
11 43 (1.58%) Equities
12 39 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
13 37 (1.36%) Client/Server
14 35 (1.29%) Derivative
15 34 (1.25%) Algorithms
15 34 (1.25%) Data Structures
16 28 (1.03%) Xbox
17 27 (0.99%) Visualisation
18 26 (0.96%) Data Integration
19 19 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 256 (9.42%) Linux
2 106 (3.90%) Apple iOS
3 94 (3.46%) Windows
4 91 (3.35%) Android
5 86 (3.16%) Unix
6 32 (1.18%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.33%) OS/390
7 9 (0.33%) zOS
8 7 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.15%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.074%) VMS
11 2 (0.074%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.074%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.037%) AIX
12 1 (0.037%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1483 (54.54%) Agile Software Development
2 862 (31.70%) MVC
3 573 (21.07%) TDD
4 544 (20.01%) Scrum
5 383 (14.09%) Mentoring
6 378 (13.90%) OO
7 343 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
8 338 (12.43%) Software Engineering
9 289 (10.63%) Web Development
10 256 (9.42%) E-Commerce
11 254 (9.34%) SDLC
12 238 (8.75%) BDD
13 217 (7.98%) Unit Testing
14 212 (7.80%) Front End Development
15 169 (6.22%) OOP
16 160 (5.88%) Microservices
17 159 (5.85%) DevOps
18 153 (5.63%) Open Source
19 146 (5.37%) SOA
20 128 (4.71%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1313 (48.29%) JavaScript
2 1007 (37.04%) C#
3 787 (28.94%) Java
4 764 (28.10%) SQL
5 363 (13.35%) PHP
6 168 (6.18%) T-SQL
7 145 (5.33%) Scala
8 144 (5.30%) Python
9 121 (4.45%) C++
10 101 (3.71%) Ruby
11 89 (3.27%) PL/SQL
12 69 (2.54%) VB.NET
13 61 (2.24%) Objective-C
14 54 (1.99%) Groovy
15 52 (1.91%) C
15 52 (1.91%) PowerShell
16 50 (1.84%) ES6
17 47 (1.73%) Apple Swift
18 41 (1.51%) TypeScript
19 37 (1.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 202 (7.43%) Degree
2 23 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (0.51%) PhD
3 14 (0.51%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.18%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.18%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.15%) MCP
7 4 (0.15%) MCPD
7 4 (0.15%) PMP
8 3 (0.11%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.11%) HND
9 2 (0.074%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.074%) MCTS
9 2 (0.074%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.037%) MCAD
10 1 (0.037%) MCITP
10 1 (0.037%) MCSD
10 1 (0.037%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (5.44%) QA
2 18 (0.66%) WAI
3 14 (0.51%) SDET
4 7 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.15%) SLA
6 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (4.01%) Docker
2 26 (0.96%) HDFS
2 26 (0.96%) Varnish
3 23 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.66%) KVM
5 9 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.037%) Firmware
8 1 (0.037%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (1.69%) Puppet
2 36 (1.32%) Ansible
3 35 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (1.10%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.26%) Control-M
5 7 (0.26%) Kibana
6 4 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.11%) Mesos
8 2 (0.074%) Marathon
8 2 (0.074%) Nagios
8 2 (0.074%) Oozie
9 1 (0.037%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.037%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.037%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.037%) Salt
9 1 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.037%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.037%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.037%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 389 (14.31%) Microsoft
2 225 (8.28%) Oracle
3 62 (2.28%) Google
4 59 (2.17%) Sitecore
5 51 (1.88%) Zend
6 49 (1.80%) Xamarin
7 46 (1.69%) EPiServer
8 34 (1.25%) TIBCO
9 30 (1.10%) Adobe
10 29 (1.07%) IBM
10 29 (1.07%) Tableau
11 27 (0.99%) Sybase
12 26 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (0.85%) Coverity
13 23 (0.85%) VMware
14 14 (0.51%) Apple
15 13 (0.48%) Red Hat
16 12 (0.44%) SAP
17 10 (0.37%) Atlassian
18 9 (0.33%) PayPal
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus Scheme, Pension, Flexitime.
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 17 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38109.00 - £42882.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 23 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Good Benefits (e.g. pension, gener
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 2 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Alresford, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago