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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
UK
Rank 200 224 259
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1315 1540 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.51% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.56% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1299 1183
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,816 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +8.24%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +21 1240 £60,000 - 184
London +9 574 £67,500 +3.84% 88
South East +41 171 £55,000 - 25
North West -8 119 £50,000 -4.76% 21
South West +48 111 £52,500 +14.13% 5
Yorkshire +65 99 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Manchester -19 98 £50,000 -9.09% 19
City of London +23 86 £67,500 +3.84% 24
East of England +27 78 £63,750 +2.00% 16
West Yorkshire +26 53 £55,000 +12.82% 6
Bristol +26 50 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Leeds +38 48 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Scotland -2 48 £51,250 -4.65% 7
East Midlands +9 46 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Nottinghamshire +24 44 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Berkshire +63 42 £65,000 +13.04% 7
Nottingham +32 42 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Hertfordshire +30 40 £65,000 -2.25% 4
Hampshire +41 39 £47,500 -15.55% 9
West Midlands -31 38 £46,500 -7.92% 12
Glasgow +28 34 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Surrey +46 33 £53,000 -11.66% 4
Somerset +5 26 £44,000 +3.52%
Essex +35 20 £67,500 -10.00% 6
North Yorkshire +23 20 £45,000 -
Dorset +31 16 £75,000 +36.36% 1
East Sussex +12 16 £62,500 +31.57% 1
York - 16 £45,000 -
Colchester - 16 £67,500 - 3
Birmingham +13 15 £46,500 -7.00% 6

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1511 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1263 (46.50%) JavaScript
3 1051 (38.70%) .NET
4 1039 (38.25%) C#
5 1011 (37.22%) HTML
6 924 (34.02%) CSS
7 841 (30.96%) MVC
8 799 (29.42%) Java
9 788 (29.01%) SQL
10 641 (23.60%) ASP.NET
11 623 (22.94%) TDD
12 614 (22.61%) AngularJS
13 578 (21.28%) SQL Server
14 545 (20.07%) Scrum
15 490 (18.04%) Web Services
16 484 (17.82%) Finance
17 468 (17.23%) jQuery
18 405 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
19 401 (14.76%) HTML5
20 396 (14.58%) Microsoft
21 360 (13.25%) Mentoring
22 357 (13.14%) Software Engineering
22 357 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
23 348 (12.81%) OO
24 345 (12.70%) PHP
25 296 (10.90%) MySQL
26 283 (10.42%) Git (software)
27 273 (10.05%) .NET Framework
28 269 (9.90%) Web Development
29 268 (9.87%) E-Commerce

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
1 123 (4.53%) CMS
2 100 (3.68%) Apache
3 87 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 52 (1.91%) JBoss
5 52 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 48 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 42 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 41 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 41 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 40 (1.47%) IIS
10 39 (1.44%) Drupal
10 39 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 38 (1.40%) EPiServer
12 37 (1.36%) WordPress
13 30 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
14 26 (0.96%) Confluence
15 24 (0.88%) Apache Spark
16 19 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
16 19 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 131 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.22%) MS Office
4 5 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.074%) SPSS
6 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.037%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 20 (0.74%) Magento
2 18 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.18%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.15%) Eze OMS
4 4 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.11%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.074%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.074%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.074%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.074%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.037%) ProductWriter
7 1 (0.037%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 208 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (2.21%) SaaS
4 45 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (0.99%) GitHub
6 19 (0.70%) Office 365
7 15 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.52%) Force.com
9 7 (0.26%) FinancialForce.com
9 7 (0.26%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.26%) Google Play
10 5 (0.18%) Firebase
10 5 (0.18%) PaaS
11 4 (0.15%) AWS OpsWorks
11 4 (0.15%) Heroku
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.11%) iTunes
12 3 (0.11%) Slack
12 3 (0.11%) Trello
13 2 (0.074%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.84%) Internet
2 73 (2.69%) HTTP
3 50 (1.84%) Intranet
4 26 (0.96%) ATM
5 22 (0.81%) SSL
6 18 (0.66%) 3G
6 18 (0.66%) 4G
6 18 (0.66%) GSM
6 18 (0.66%) OpenFlow
7 13 (0.48%) FTP
8 12 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.33%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.18%) Skype
10 5 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.11%) SSH
12 2 (0.074%) DNS
12 2 (0.074%) Extranet
12 2 (0.074%) SMTP
13 1 (0.037%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 578 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 296 (10.90%) MySQL
3 184 (6.77%) Big Data
4 177 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 166 (6.11%) NoSQL
6 133 (4.90%) MongoDB
7 131 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 101 (3.72%) Relational Database
9 100 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 86 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
11 75 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
12 61 (2.25%) Hadoop
13 60 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
14 57 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
15 53 (1.95%) RDBMS
16 52 (1.91%) Oracle Database
17 49 (1.80%) Redis
18 38 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
19 29 (1.07%) CouchDB
19 29 (1.07%) HBase
Development Applications
1 283 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 189 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 150 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 139 (5.12%) Maven
5 133 (4.90%) Visual Studio
6 103 (3.79%) Subversion
7 94 (3.46%) Selenium
8 83 (3.06%) JIRA
9 77 (2.84%) NUnit
10 67 (2.47%) TeamCity
11 65 (2.39%) gulp
12 58 (2.14%) JUnit
12 58 (2.14%) Mockito
13 56 (2.06%) Grunt
14 52 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
15 36 (1.33%) Jasmine
16 34 (1.25%) Cucumber
17 33 (1.22%) Ant
18 32 (1.18%) SonarQube
19 31 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 484 (17.82%) Finance
2 140 (5.15%) Banking
3 91 (3.35%) Retail
4 80 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 77 (2.84%) Marketing
6 72 (2.65%) Games
7 71 (2.61%) Advertising
8 38 (1.40%) Front Office
9 28 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 24 (0.88%) Law
11 23 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.81%) Automotive
13 19 (0.70%) Legal
14 17 (0.63%) Electronics
15 13 (0.48%) Publishing
16 10 (0.37%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.29%) Military
17 8 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.22%) Back Office
19 5 (0.18%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1051 (38.70%) .NET
2 1011 (37.22%) HTML
3 924 (34.02%) CSS
4 641 (23.60%) ASP.NET
5 614 (22.61%) AngularJS
6 490 (18.04%) Web Services
7 468 (17.23%) jQuery
8 405 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 401 (14.76%) HTML5
10 273 (10.05%) .NET Framework
11 267 (9.83%) Node.js
12 255 (9.39%) Spring
13 251 (9.24%) WCF
14 243 (8.95%) XML
15 237 (8.73%) CSS3
15 237 (8.73%) React
16 236 (8.69%) REST
17 172 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
18 167 (6.15%) Entity Framework
19 161 (5.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 191 (7.03%) User Experience
2 158 (5.82%) Computer Science
3 102 (3.76%) Mobile App
4 81 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
5 66 (2.43%) Fintech
6 55 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 49 (1.80%) iPad
8 42 (1.55%) Client/Server
8 42 (1.55%) Fixed Income
9 41 (1.51%) Equities
10 39 (1.44%) Derivative
11 29 (1.07%) Data Structures
12 27 (0.99%) Xbox
13 26 (0.96%) Algorithms
14 22 (0.81%) Blog
15 18 (0.66%) Management Information System
16 15 (0.55%) Reference Data
16 15 (0.55%) Social Media
16 15 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 222 (8.17%) Linux
2 104 (3.83%) Apple iOS
3 91 (3.35%) Android
4 85 (3.13%) Windows
5 71 (2.61%) Unix
6 24 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.22%) OS/390
7 6 (0.22%) zOS
8 4 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.11%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.074%) CentOS
10 2 (0.074%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.037%) AIX
11 1 (0.037%) VMS
11 1 (0.037%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1511 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 841 (30.96%) MVC
3 623 (22.94%) TDD
4 545 (20.07%) Scrum
5 360 (13.25%) Mentoring
6 357 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
6 357 (13.14%) Software Engineering
7 348 (12.81%) OO
8 269 (9.90%) Web Development
9 268 (9.87%) BDD
9 268 (9.87%) E-Commerce
10 230 (8.47%) SDLC
11 215 (7.92%) Front End Development
12 211 (7.77%) Unit Testing
13 178 (6.55%) OOP
14 167 (6.15%) SOA
15 163 (6.00%) DevOps
16 155 (5.71%) Microservices
17 149 (5.49%) Open Source
18 125 (4.60%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1263 (46.50%) JavaScript
2 1039 (38.25%) C#
3 799 (29.42%) Java
4 788 (29.01%) SQL
5 345 (12.70%) PHP
6 190 (7.00%) T-SQL
7 153 (5.63%) Python
8 128 (4.71%) Scala
9 111 (4.09%) C++
10 97 (3.57%) PL/SQL
11 69 (2.54%) Ruby
12 60 (2.21%) C
13 58 (2.14%) Objective-C
14 56 (2.06%) VB.NET
15 54 (1.99%) ES6
16 52 (1.91%) PowerShell
17 47 (1.73%) Apple Swift
18 41 (1.51%) Groovy
18 41 (1.51%) TypeScript
19 38 (1.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 200 (7.36%) Degree
2 33 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 23 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.59%) PhD
5 14 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.18%) SAS Certification
8 4 (0.15%) MCP
8 4 (0.15%) MCPD
9 3 (0.11%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.11%) HND
10 2 (0.074%) MCTS
10 2 (0.074%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.037%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.037%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.037%) MCITP
11 1 (0.037%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.037%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.037%) PMP
11 1 (0.037%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (5.12%) QA
2 16 (0.59%) WAI
3 6 (0.22%) SDET
4 5 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.11%) IAS 39
6 3 (0.11%) IFRS
6 3 (0.11%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.074%) MiFID
7 2 (0.074%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.037%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (3.31%) Docker
2 24 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.77%) Varnish
4 18 (0.66%) KVM
5 16 (0.59%) HDFS
6 11 (0.41%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.18%) Firmware
9 4 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 44 (1.62%) Puppet
2 38 (1.40%) Ansible
3 30 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (0.77%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.26%) Kibana
6 4 (0.15%) Control-M
7 2 (0.074%) Oozie
8 1 (0.037%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.037%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.037%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.037%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.037%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.037%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 396 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 215 (7.92%) Oracle
3 66 (2.43%) Sitecore
4 61 (2.25%) Google
5 49 (1.80%) Zend
6 44 (1.62%) Xamarin
7 42 (1.55%) Adobe
8 34 (1.25%) TIBCO
9 33 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (1.18%) Coverity
11 31 (1.14%) Tableau
12 24 (0.88%) VMware
13 23 (0.85%) IBM
14 19 (0.70%) Sybase
15 17 (0.63%) Solace
16 14 (0.52%) PayPal
16 14 (0.52%) SAP
17 13 (0.48%) Apple
18 11 (0.41%) Atlassian
18 11 (0.41%) Red Hat
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £77000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + stock / bonus / benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70k per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
set2recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday