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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 222 219 290
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1382 1686 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 1.58% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.64% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1498 1068
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £39,480
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -10 1292 £60,000 +4.34% 157
London -13 596 £67,500 +3.84% 57
South East +1 192 £55,000 - 28
North West +9 141 £52,500 +22.09% 23
Manchester +25 109 £52,500 +23.52% 19
West Midlands +23 97 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South West +32 93 £47,500 -5.00% 11
City of London -20 85 £62,500 -3.84% 8
Yorkshire -13 64 £50,000 - 9
East of England -22 62 £62,500 +8.88% 12
West Yorkshire -15 46 £53,750 +7.50% 8
Scotland +14 43 £52,500 - 11
East Midlands -12 42 £50,000 +23.45% 12
Surrey +30 40 £57,500 +4.54% 10
Bristol +28 38 £49,000 -4.39% 5
Hampshire -3 37 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Leeds -14 37 £53,750 +4.87% 7
Birmingham +3 34 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Berkshire +10 30 £60,000 -6.97% 5
Warwickshire +24 28 £52,500 -4.54%
Somerset +17 28 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Hertfordshire -10 24 £62,500 +8.69% 6
Glasgow +23 23 £55,625 -17.59% 6
West Sussex +25 22 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Kent +24 21 £55,000 -8.33%
Cheshire -3 21 £52,500 +14.75% 2
Nottinghamshire -6 21 £60,000 +55.84% 8
Nottingham -11 21 £60,000 +55.84% 8
Dorset +37 20 £75,000 +76.47% 2
Wales -11 20 £45,000 +12.81%

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 1497 (53.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1346 (47.70%) JavaScript
3 1105 (39.16%) HTML
4 1084 (38.41%) .NET
5 1042 (36.92%) C#
6 940 (33.31%) CSS
7 899 (31.86%) MVC
8 850 (30.12%) Java
9 807 (28.60%) SQL
10 696 (24.66%) AngularJS
11 642 (22.75%) SQL Server
12 636 (22.54%) ASP.NET
13 595 (21.08%) jQuery
14 586 (20.77%) Scrum
15 571 (20.23%) TDD
16 509 (18.04%) Finance
17 475 (16.83%) HTML5
18 461 (16.34%) Web Services
19 426 (15.10%) Mentoring
20 421 (14.92%) OO
21 403 (14.28%) Microsoft
22 387 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
23 372 (13.18%) PHP
24 359 (12.72%) MySQL
25 340 (12.05%) Git (software)
26 333 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
27 331 (11.73%) Software Engineering
28 318 (11.27%) Web Development
29 312 (11.06%) Spring
30 303 (10.74%) Node.js

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
1 126 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
2 118 (4.18%) Apache
3 104 (3.69%) CMS
4 71 (2.52%) Tomcat
5 54 (1.91%) JBoss
6 48 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 48 (1.70%) WordPress
7 41 (1.45%) IIS
8 40 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 37 (1.31%) Drupal
9 37 (1.31%) WebLogic
10 34 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 34 (1.20%) WebSphere
11 29 (1.03%) WildFly
12 26 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
13 24 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
14 23 (0.82%) nginx
15 21 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 18 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
16 18 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 147 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.57%) MS Office
3 11 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.25%) SPSS
5 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.071%) HipChat
7 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.035%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 24 (0.85%) Magento
2 16 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.18%) Sage 200
5 5 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
5 5 (0.18%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.14%) Eze OMS
7 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
8 2 (0.071%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.071%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.071%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.035%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 194 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (2.73%) SaaS
4 45 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (1.20%) GitHub
6 15 (0.53%) Office 365
7 12 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.32%) Heroku
9 8 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.28%) PaaS
10 7 (0.25%) Force.com
11 6 (0.21%) CloudFront
11 6 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.18%) Firebase
12 5 (0.18%) iTunes
13 4 (0.14%) IaaS
13 4 (0.14%) Route 53
14 3 (0.11%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.34%) Internet
2 53 (1.88%) Intranet
3 52 (1.84%) HTTP
4 18 (0.64%) ATM
5 17 (0.60%) SSL
6 13 (0.46%) 3G
6 13 (0.46%) 4G
6 13 (0.46%) GSM
6 13 (0.46%) OpenFlow
7 6 (0.21%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.14%) DNS
9 4 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.11%) LDAP
10 3 (0.11%) Skype
10 3 (0.11%) SSH
11 2 (0.071%) Extranet
11 2 (0.071%) SMTP
12 1 (0.035%) DMZ
12 1 (0.035%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 642 (22.75%) SQL Server
2 359 (12.72%) MySQL
3 196 (6.95%) NoSQL
4 185 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 175 (6.20%) MongoDB
6 163 (5.78%) Big Data
7 130 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 118 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
9 115 (4.08%) Relational Database
10 106 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
11 95 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 76 (2.69%) Hadoop
13 73 (2.59%) Redis
14 68 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
15 66 (2.34%) RDBMS
16 55 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
17 51 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
18 48 (1.70%) Oracle Database
19 45 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
20 44 (1.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 340 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 247 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 161 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 137 (4.85%) Visual Studio
5 117 (4.15%) Maven
6 115 (4.08%) Subversion
7 109 (3.86%) JIRA
8 106 (3.76%) Selenium
9 72 (2.55%) JUnit
10 71 (2.52%) TeamCity
11 64 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 62 (2.20%) gulp
12 62 (2.20%) NUnit
13 55 (1.95%) Grunt
14 54 (1.91%) Jasmine
14 54 (1.91%) Mockito
15 49 (1.74%) Cucumber
16 43 (1.52%) Eclipse
17 33 (1.17%) Gradle
17 33 (1.17%) Xcode
General
1 509 (18.04%) Finance
2 126 (4.46%) Banking
3 97 (3.44%) Marketing
4 92 (3.26%) Retail
5 77 (2.73%) Games
6 69 (2.45%) Advertising
7 61 (2.16%) Law
8 59 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 55 (1.95%) Front Office
10 35 (1.24%) Investment Banking
11 21 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.67%) Automotive
13 18 (0.64%) Publishing
14 16 (0.57%) Legal
15 13 (0.46%) Billing
16 12 (0.43%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.28%) Back Office
19 6 (0.21%) Electronics
20 5 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1105 (39.16%) HTML
2 1084 (38.41%) .NET
3 940 (33.31%) CSS
4 696 (24.66%) AngularJS
5 636 (22.54%) ASP.NET
6 595 (21.08%) jQuery
7 475 (16.83%) HTML5
8 461 (16.34%) Web Services
9 387 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 312 (11.06%) Spring
11 303 (10.74%) Node.js
12 286 (10.13%) .NET Framework
13 284 (10.06%) CSS3
14 253 (8.97%) XML
15 236 (8.36%) WCF
16 230 (8.15%) React
17 229 (8.11%) REST
18 190 (6.73%) RESTful
19 187 (6.63%) JSON
20 185 (6.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 180 (6.38%) User Experience
2 175 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 117 (4.15%) Mobile App
4 98 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 83 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 73 (2.59%) Fintech
7 58 (2.06%) Mathematics
8 52 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 51 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
10 47 (1.67%) Algorithms
10 47 (1.67%) Equities
11 44 (1.56%) Fixed Income
12 39 (1.38%) Client/Server
13 38 (1.35%) Data Integration
14 37 (1.31%) Data Structures
15 34 (1.20%) iPad
16 33 (1.17%) Derivative
17 30 (1.06%) Visualisation
17 30 (1.06%) Xbox
18 25 (0.89%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 263 (9.32%) Linux
2 112 (3.97%) Apple iOS
3 110 (3.90%) Windows
4 96 (3.40%) Unix
5 86 (3.05%) Android
6 37 (1.31%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 11 (0.39%) OS/390
7 11 (0.39%) zOS
8 6 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.18%) CentOS
9 5 (0.18%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.11%) VMS
10 3 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.071%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.071%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.035%) AIX
12 1 (0.035%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1497 (53.05%) Agile Software Development
2 899 (31.86%) MVC
3 586 (20.77%) Scrum
4 571 (20.23%) TDD
5 426 (15.10%) Mentoring
6 421 (14.92%) OO
7 333 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
8 331 (11.73%) Software Engineering
9 318 (11.27%) Web Development
10 283 (10.03%) SDLC
11 276 (9.78%) E-Commerce
12 233 (8.26%) Front End Development
13 231 (8.19%) Unit Testing
14 222 (7.87%) BDD
15 175 (6.20%) Open Source
16 170 (6.02%) Microservices
17 158 (5.60%) DevOps
18 156 (5.53%) OOP
19 146 (5.17%) SOA
20 122 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1346 (47.70%) JavaScript
2 1042 (36.92%) C#
3 850 (30.12%) Java
4 807 (28.60%) SQL
5 372 (13.18%) PHP
6 181 (6.41%) Scala
7 180 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 163 (5.78%) Python
9 136 (4.82%) Ruby
10 123 (4.36%) C++
11 85 (3.01%) VB.NET
12 83 (2.94%) PL/SQL
13 70 (2.48%) Objective-C
14 60 (2.13%) Groovy
15 56 (1.98%) Apple Swift
16 53 (1.88%) C
17 47 (1.67%) PowerShell
18 41 (1.45%) TypeScript
19 35 (1.24%) ES6
20 32 (1.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 239 (8.47%) Degree
2 31 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 21 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 17 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (0.60%) PhD
5 12 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.28%) PMP
7 6 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.14%) MCP
8 4 (0.14%) MCPD
9 3 (0.11%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.11%) HND
9 3 (0.11%) SAS Certification
10 2 (0.071%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.071%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.071%) MCAD
10 2 (0.071%) MCSD
10 2 (0.071%) MCTS
10 2 (0.071%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (5.21%) QA
2 18 (0.64%) SDET
3 17 (0.60%) WAI
4 7 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.11%) MiFID
5 3 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 137 (4.85%) Docker
2 35 (1.24%) HDFS
3 27 (0.96%) Varnish
4 16 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (0.46%) KVM
7 9 (0.32%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.25%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.14%) Firmware
10 2 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.071%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.035%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 53 (1.88%) Puppet
2 36 (1.28%) Ansible
2 36 (1.28%) Kubernetes
3 35 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.46%) Control-M
5 7 (0.25%) Kibana
6 4 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.11%) Mesos
7 3 (0.11%) Nagios
8 2 (0.071%) Marathon
8 2 (0.071%) Oozie
8 2 (0.071%) Salt
8 2 (0.071%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.035%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.035%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.035%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.035%) StatsD
9 1 (0.035%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.035%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.035%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 403 (14.28%) Microsoft
2 223 (7.90%) Oracle
3 61 (2.16%) Google
4 60 (2.13%) Zend
5 51 (1.81%) Sitecore
5 51 (1.81%) Xamarin
6 45 (1.59%) EPiServer
7 37 (1.31%) Tableau
8 33 (1.17%) IBM
9 29 (1.03%) TIBCO
10 28 (0.99%) Sybase
11 23 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (0.78%) Adobe
12 22 (0.78%) Apple
12 22 (0.78%) SAP
13 16 (0.57%) VMware
14 13 (0.46%) Coverity
15 12 (0.43%) Cloudera
16 11 (0.39%) MuleSoft
17 10 (0.35%) Twitter
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Bonus + On-Call ++ Bens
Posted: 17 minutes ago
South West
Resource Group
Salary: £50-60K + 20% Non-Contributory Pension & 10% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £6000 - £600000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension etc
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30.000 - £35.000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Competitive Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Private Medical Care, 24 Holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £57,500 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Drayton, Middlesex
Concept Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday