The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 253 267 246
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1330 1076 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 0.97% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.02% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 964 1217
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 17 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +12 1233 £55,000 +4.76% 151
London -3 669 £65,000 +8.33% 65
South East +44 201 £52,500 +8.80% 26
City of London +9 142 £65,000 +8.33% 15
North West +28 101 £42,500 - 15
Yorkshire +2 77 £42,500 - 11
Manchester +28 66 £44,500 - 8
East of England -43 65 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Scotland +15 53 £45,000 -10.00% 8
South West -24 51 £42,500 +3.65% 10
Berkshire +22 46 £52,500 - 6
Oxfordshire +28 44 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Surrey +19 40 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Hampshire 0 38 £55,000 +27.16% 2
West Yorkshire -31 32 £45,000 +5.88% 5
West Midlands 0 31 £44,750 -18.63% 9
Leeds -15 30 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North Yorkshire - 30 £50,000 - 6
East Midlands -1 29 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Bedfordshire +4 25 £47,500 +2.15% 3
York - 22 £42,000 - 4
Bedford -3 21 £47,500 +2.15% 2
Oxford +11 20 £60,000 +29.72% 3
Reading +9 20 £46,250 -21.27% 1
Glasgow -6 20 £53,750 +7.50% 4
Cambridgeshire -17 19 £44,500 -19.09% 2
Edinburgh -17 18 £41,500 -41.75% 2
Gloucestershire +17 16 £42,500 +3.65% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 16 £52,500 - 3
Cheshire -11 16 £48,750 +21.87% 3

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1074 (43.17%) JavaScript
2 1064 (42.77%) HTML
3 1038 (41.72%) .NET
4 1028 (41.32%) C#
5 939 (37.74%) CSS
6 743 (29.86%) MVC
7 735 (29.54%) ASP.NET
8 680 (27.33%) SQL
9 662 (26.61%) SQL Server
10 638 (25.64%) jQuery
11 613 (24.64%) Java
12 492 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
13 490 (19.69%) TDD
14 479 (19.25%) Scrum
15 477 (19.17%) PHP
16 472 (18.97%) HTML5
17 460 (18.49%) OO
18 432 (17.36%) Microsoft
19 364 (14.63%) MySQL
20 353 (14.19%) XML
21 339 (13.63%) WCF
22 329 (13.22%) Linux
23 317 (12.74%) Finance
23 317 (12.74%) CSS3
24 315 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC
25 303 (12.18%) Web Services
26 283 (11.37%) Spring
27 272 (10.93%) E-Commerce
28 253 (10.17%) Web Development
28 253 (10.17%) .NET Framework

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 190 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 153 (6.15%) CMS
3 136 (5.47%) Apache
4 97 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 97 (3.90%) Node.js
5 83 (3.34%) IIS
6 62 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 60 (2.41%) Drupal
8 45 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 41 (1.65%) WordPress
10 40 (1.61%) WebLogic
11 37 (1.49%) WebSphere
12 35 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
13 33 (1.33%) GemFire
14 28 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
15 23 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
16 21 (0.84%) nginx
17 18 (0.72%) Umbraco
18 14 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
19 12 (0.48%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 161 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.76%) MS Office
4 12 (0.48%) MS Project
5 9 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.24%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.20%) Mingle
9 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.080%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.040%) InDesign
11 1 (0.040%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.040%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (1.37%) Magento
2 31 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 12 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
4 12 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
6 10 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.16%) HFM
9 4 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.16%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.12%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (1.81%) SaaS
4 20 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.48%) GitHub
7 7 (0.28%) Force.com
8 6 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.12%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.040%) Heroku
10 1 (0.040%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.49%) HTTP
2 60 (2.41%) Internet
3 33 (1.33%) Intranet
4 29 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.60%) DNS
5 15 (0.60%) SAN
6 12 (0.48%) FTP
6 12 (0.48%) SSH
7 11 (0.44%) Firewall
8 9 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.32%) AMQP
9 8 (0.32%) SMTP
9 8 (0.32%) IPv4
10 7 (0.28%) LDAP
10 7 (0.28%) Broadband
11 5 (0.20%) SSL
11 5 (0.20%) Wireless
12 3 (0.12%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.080%) Extranet
13 2 (0.080%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 662 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 364 (14.63%) MySQL
3 167 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 142 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 131 (5.27%) NoSQL
6 100 (4.02%) Hadoop
7 95 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 94 (3.78%) MongoDB
9 81 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (2.89%) RDBMS
11 63 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 63 (2.53%) Big Data
12 57 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 56 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 27 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
15 26 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (1.05%) Oracle Database
16 21 (0.84%) OLAP
17 19 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 232 (9.32%) Git (software)
2 215 (8.64%) Subversion
3 182 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 169 (6.79%) Visual Studio
5 125 (5.02%) Maven
6 117 (4.70%) Jenkins
7 92 (3.70%) NUnit
8 84 (3.38%) JIRA
9 56 (2.25%) JUnit
10 51 (2.05%) Cucumber
11 47 (1.89%) Moq
12 46 (1.85%) Selenium
13 42 (1.69%) Eclipse
14 41 (1.65%) Ant
15 40 (1.61%) TeamCity
16 39 (1.57%) SpecFlow
17 35 (1.41%) Hudson
18 21 (0.84%) Mockito
19 20 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
20 15 (0.60%) PhoneGap
General
1 317 (12.74%) Finance
2 123 (4.94%) Marketing
3 106 (4.26%) Banking
4 71 (2.85%) Games
5 56 (2.25%) Retail
5 56 (2.25%) Front Office
6 46 (1.85%) Publishing
7 43 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 42 (1.69%) Advertising
9 41 (1.65%) Back Office
10 19 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.64%) Law
12 13 (0.52%) Legal
12 13 (0.52%) Automotive
13 11 (0.44%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.24%) Billing
16 5 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.16%) Electronics
18 3 (0.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1064 (42.77%) HTML
2 1038 (41.72%) .NET
3 939 (37.74%) CSS
4 735 (29.54%) ASP.NET
5 638 (25.64%) jQuery
6 472 (18.97%) HTML5
7 353 (14.19%) XML
8 339 (13.63%) WCF
9 317 (12.74%) CSS3
10 315 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 303 (12.18%) Web Services
12 283 (11.37%) Spring
13 253 (10.17%) .NET Framework
14 214 (8.60%) Ajax
15 177 (7.11%) WPF
16 173 (6.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 151 (6.07%) J2EE
18 150 (6.03%) Hibernate
19 139 (5.59%) Symfony
20 131 (5.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 132 (5.31%) Open Source
2 130 (5.23%) Mobile App
3 122 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 55 (2.21%) N-Tier
5 44 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 42 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
8 32 (1.29%) Derivative
9 28 (1.13%) iPhone
10 27 (1.09%) Mathematics
10 27 (1.09%) Digital Media
11 25 (1.00%) Hedge funds
11 25 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 24 (0.96%) Social Media
13 22 (0.88%) Xbox
13 22 (0.88%) Equities
14 17 (0.68%) W3C
15 14 (0.56%) Fixed Income
15 14 (0.56%) iPad
16 11 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 329 (13.22%) Linux
2 210 (8.44%) Windows
3 192 (7.72%) Android
4 180 (7.23%) Apple iOS
5 95 (3.82%) UNIX
6 22 (0.88%) CentOS
7 19 (0.76%) Solaris
8 17 (0.68%) Windows Phone
9 11 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.32%) Fedora
10 8 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.28%) Debian
12 6 (0.24%) AIX
13 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.080%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.040%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (29.86%) MVC
2 492 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 490 (19.69%) TDD
4 479 (19.25%) Scrum
5 460 (18.49%) OO
6 272 (10.93%) E-Commerce
7 253 (10.17%) Web Development
8 226 (9.08%) Unit Testing
9 216 (8.68%) OOP
10 208 (8.36%) Software Engineering
11 146 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
12 144 (5.79%) Project Management
13 143 (5.75%) BDD
14 123 (4.94%) SOA
15 96 (3.86%) UML
16 92 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
17 91 (3.66%) Content Management
18 86 (3.46%) Multithreading
19 85 (3.42%) iOS Development
20 81 (3.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1074 (43.17%) JavaScript
2 1028 (41.32%) C#
3 680 (27.33%) SQL
4 613 (24.64%) Java
5 477 (19.17%) PHP
6 163 (6.55%) Python
7 130 (5.23%) T-SQL
8 128 (5.14%) C++
9 118 (4.74%) Ruby
10 97 (3.90%) PHP5
11 93 (3.74%) VB.NET
12 69 (2.77%) C
13 56 (2.25%) Perl
14 47 (1.89%) Bash Shell
15 45 (1.81%) Objective-C
16 39 (1.57%) VB
17 37 (1.49%) PowerShell
18 35 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
19 29 (1.17%) Shell Script
20 23 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 231 (9.28%) Degree
2 42 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (0.60%) MCTS
4 14 (0.56%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.36%) MCP
6 5 (0.20%) MCSD
7 4 (0.16%) MCAD
7 4 (0.16%) ISEB
8 2 (0.080%) MCPD
8 2 (0.080%) MCSE
8 2 (0.080%) PhD
9 1 (0.040%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.040%) HND
9 1 (0.040%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.040%) CFA
9 1 (0.040%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (5.79%) QA
2 11 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 11 (0.44%) Basel III
3 2 (0.080%) SLA
3 2 (0.080%) HL7
4 1 (0.040%) JTAG
4 1 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.24%) Varnish
3 2 (0.080%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.040%) KVM
4 1 (0.040%) Squid
Systems Management
1 42 (1.69%) Puppet
2 13 (0.52%) Nagios
3 11 (0.44%) SCOM
3 11 (0.44%) OpenView
3 11 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.36%) Capistrano
5 8 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.24%) MOM
7 5 (0.20%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.16%) YUM
9 3 (0.12%) Ansible
9 3 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.080%) Control-M
11 1 (0.040%) OpenNMS
11 1 (0.040%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.040%) Plesk
Vendors
1 432 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 226 (9.08%) Oracle
3 150 (6.03%) Zend
4 43 (1.73%) IBM
5 41 (1.65%) Sitecore
6 38 (1.53%) Google
7 36 (1.45%) Sybase
8 31 (1.25%) Adobe
8 31 (1.25%) Facebook
9 30 (1.21%) TIBCO
10 25 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 25 (1.00%) HP
10 25 (1.00%) SAP
10 25 (1.00%) JBoss
10 25 (1.00%) Twitter
11 20 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (0.76%) ServiceNow
13 14 (0.56%) Business Objects
14 13 (0.52%) Cognos
14 13 (0.52%) hybris
Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefts package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LateRooms
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: £35,704 to £37,586 (pay award pending)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago