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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 214 240 216
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1566 1463 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.34% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.39% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1251 1481
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 £42,500 £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 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
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 £70,000 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +23 1484 £60,000 +9.09% 135
London +55 811 £68,250 +5.00% 51
North West +66 139 £52,500 +16.66% 28
South East -60 131 £55,000 - 12
City of London +23 121 £67,500 +3.84% 8
Manchester +56 104 £52,500 +16.66% 23
West Midlands +7 96 £44,000 -7.36% 5
Yorkshire +10 89 £47,500 -5.00% 11
East of England +14 74 £60,000 +14.28% 7
South West -3 69 £45,000 - 12
West Yorkshire -14 63 £50,000 +2.56% 10
East Midlands +28 61 £49,000 -0.50% 6
Scotland +30 60 £47,500 -9.52% 8
Leeds -11 46 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Glasgow +10 38 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Hampshire -3 36 £50,000 -2.43% 4
Bristol +9 35 £50,000 - 5
Warwickshire +15 32 £47,500 -5.00%
Surrey +2 32 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Berkshire -40 32 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Cheshire +31 26 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Coventry +29 26 £29,000 -38.29% 1
Nottinghamshire +6 26 £48,500 -3.00% 4
Warwick -3 25 £47,500 -5.00%
Nottingham +8 24 £48,500 -3.00% 4
Birmingham -21 22 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Edinburgh +19 21 £47,500 +6.14% 4
Hertfordshire +13 19 £62,500 +19.04% 2
Bedfordshire +27 18 £62,500 +63.39% 1
South Yorkshire +25 16 £47,500 -

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1651 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1372 (43.74%) JavaScript
3 1224 (39.02%) Java
4 1046 (33.34%) .NET
5 1045 (33.31%) HTML
6 1033 (32.93%) C#
7 951 (30.32%) SQL
8 870 (27.73%) CSS
9 801 (25.53%) MVC
10 782 (24.93%) TDD
11 727 (23.18%) Scrum
12 692 (22.06%) SQL Server
13 661 (21.07%) Finance
14 604 (19.25%) ASP.NET
15 540 (17.21%) AngularJS
16 518 (16.51%) Web Services
17 511 (16.29%) Spring
18 498 (15.88%) OO
18 498 (15.88%) jQuery
19 475 (15.14%) HTML5
20 473 (15.08%) Mentoring
21 398 (12.69%) Microsoft
22 391 (12.46%) MySQL
23 386 (12.30%) PHP
24 384 (12.24%) Degree
25 383 (12.21%) Git (software)
26 365 (11.64%) Software Engineering
27 344 (10.97%) Oracle
28 343 (10.93%) XML
29 338 (10.77%) 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
1 149 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
2 129 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 116 (3.70%) Apache
4 115 (3.67%) CMS
5 66 (2.10%) Drupal
6 64 (2.04%) JBoss
7 61 (1.94%) SharePoint
8 51 (1.63%) Apache Solr
9 48 (1.53%) WildFly
10 46 (1.47%) IIS
11 40 (1.28%) GlassFish
12 39 (1.24%) Confluence
13 38 (1.21%) Jetty
14 37 (1.18%) WebSphere
15 36 (1.15%) nginx
15 36 (1.15%) Umbraco
16 33 (1.05%) Apache Spark
17 32 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 29 (0.92%) WordPress
19 23 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 208 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 23 (0.73%) MS Office
3 15 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.41%) HipChat
6 8 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.064%) Gliffy
9 2 (0.064%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.032%) GIMP
10 1 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.032%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.032%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.67%) Magento
4 14 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 12 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 11 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.35%) Markit EDM
7 8 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.19%) SAP CRM
8 6 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.096%) Exstream
11 2 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
11 2 (0.064%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.064%) thinkFolio
12 1 (0.032%) AWD
12 1 (0.032%) SAP FI-CA
12 1 (0.032%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 192 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (2.61%) SaaS
4 43 (1.37%) GitHub
5 32 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.48%) OpenShift
7 13 (0.41%) PaaS
8 11 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
8 11 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.35%) Heroku
9 10 (0.32%) IaaS
10 9 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.29%) Google Play
11 6 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.16%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.16%) Office 365
12 5 (0.16%) Route 53
13 4 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.69%) HTTP
2 48 (1.53%) Internet
3 23 (0.73%) Skype
4 20 (0.64%) Intranet
5 16 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.45%) SSL
7 12 (0.38%) LDAP
8 6 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.19%) SAN
8 6 (0.19%) SMS
8 6 (0.19%) SNMP
9 4 (0.13%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.13%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.096%) Extranet
10 3 (0.096%) VPN
11 2 (0.064%) Firewall
11 2 (0.064%) SMPP
11 2 (0.064%) SSH
11 2 (0.064%) VoIP
11 2 (0.064%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 692 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 391 (12.46%) MySQL
3 247 (7.87%) Relational Database
4 227 (7.24%) NoSQL
5 189 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 171 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
7 164 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
8 163 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 158 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 156 (4.97%) Big Data
11 148 (4.72%) MongoDB
12 124 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 109 (3.47%) RDBMS
14 105 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 79 (2.52%) Hadoop
16 75 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
17 72 (2.30%) QlikView
18 58 (1.85%) Oracle Database
19 50 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
20 38 (1.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 383 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 198 (6.31%) Jenkins
3 165 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 164 (5.23%) Maven
5 158 (5.04%) Subversion
6 156 (4.97%) JUnit
7 132 (4.21%) Selenium
8 113 (3.60%) Visual Studio
9 102 (3.25%) JIRA
10 88 (2.81%) Cucumber
11 80 (2.55%) Gradle
12 70 (2.23%) Hudson
13 67 (2.14%) Mockito
14 60 (1.91%) TeamCity
15 57 (1.82%) Eclipse
16 51 (1.63%) Jasmine
17 47 (1.50%) JBehave
18 46 (1.47%) Grunt
19 45 (1.43%) RSpec
20 40 (1.28%) NUnit
General
1 661 (21.07%) Finance
2 184 (5.87%) Banking
3 139 (4.43%) Retail
4 127 (4.05%) Games
5 126 (4.02%) Marketing
6 84 (2.68%) Investment Banking
7 64 (2.04%) Billing
8 62 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 58 (1.85%) Front Office
10 52 (1.66%) Law
11 42 (1.34%) Advertising
12 37 (1.18%) Financial Institution
13 35 (1.12%) Manufacturing
14 33 (1.05%) Back Office
15 30 (0.96%) Publishing
16 22 (0.70%) Electronics
17 14 (0.45%) Automotive
18 9 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.22%) German Language
20 5 (0.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1046 (33.34%) .NET
2 1045 (33.31%) HTML
3 870 (27.73%) CSS
4 604 (19.25%) ASP.NET
5 540 (17.21%) AngularJS
6 518 (16.51%) Web Services
7 511 (16.29%) Spring
8 498 (15.88%) jQuery
9 475 (15.14%) HTML5
10 343 (10.93%) XML
11 313 (9.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 313 (9.98%) Node.js
12 298 (9.50%) RESTful
13 270 (8.61%) REST
14 253 (8.07%) .NET Framework
14 253 (8.07%) Hibernate
15 250 (7.97%) CSS3
16 236 (7.52%) JSON
17 222 (7.08%) WCF
18 199 (6.34%) React
Miscellaneous
1 225 (7.17%) Computer Science
1 225 (7.17%) User Experience
2 141 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
4 112 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 74 (2.36%) Mathematics
6 67 (2.14%) Equities
6 67 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 61 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 55 (1.75%) Visualisation
9 51 (1.63%) Derivative
9 51 (1.63%) Fintech
10 46 (1.47%) Smart Meter
11 39 (1.24%) Data Integration
12 35 (1.12%) Fixed Income
13 32 (1.02%) Virtual Team
14 31 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
15 29 (0.92%) Data Structures
16 28 (0.89%) N-Tier
17 27 (0.86%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 229 (7.30%) Linux
2 209 (6.66%) Windows
3 144 (4.59%) Android
4 137 (4.37%) Apple iOS
5 94 (3.00%) Unix
6 34 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.51%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.45%) OS/390
9 14 (0.45%) zOS
10 13 (0.41%) Windows Phone
11 11 (0.35%) CentOS
12 9 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.22%) AIX
15 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.16%) Solaris
17 4 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1651 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 801 (25.53%) MVC
3 782 (24.93%) TDD
4 727 (23.18%) Scrum
5 498 (15.88%) OO
6 473 (15.08%) Mentoring
7 365 (11.64%) Software Engineering
8 338 (10.77%) E-Commerce
9 335 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
10 332 (10.58%) Unit Testing
11 286 (9.12%) Web Development
12 274 (8.73%) BDD
13 242 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
14 233 (7.43%) SOA
15 231 (7.36%) Front End Development
16 207 (6.60%) SDLC
17 189 (6.02%) Open Source
18 136 (4.34%) Kanban
19 134 (4.27%) ETL
20 125 (3.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1372 (43.74%) JavaScript
2 1224 (39.02%) Java
3 1033 (32.93%) C#
4 951 (30.32%) SQL
5 386 (12.30%) PHP
6 242 (7.71%) Python
7 210 (6.69%) Scala
8 178 (5.67%) Ruby
9 167 (5.32%) T-SQL
10 150 (4.78%) C++
11 91 (2.90%) PL/SQL
12 79 (2.52%) Groovy
13 76 (2.42%) Objective-C
14 73 (2.33%) VB.NET
15 48 (1.53%) C
15 48 (1.53%) Perl
16 44 (1.40%) Apple Swift
17 34 (1.08%) PowerShell
18 31 (0.99%) Shell Script
19 27 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 384 (12.24%) Degree
2 33 (1.05%) Security Cleared
3 23 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.35%) PMI Certification
5 10 (0.32%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.32%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.26%) ISEB
7 5 (0.16%) PhD
7 5 (0.16%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.13%) HND
9 3 (0.096%) IBM Certification
9 3 (0.096%) MCPD
9 3 (0.096%) MCTS
9 3 (0.096%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.064%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.064%) PMP
11 1 (0.032%) OCA
11 1 (0.032%) OCP
11 1 (0.032%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.032%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (5.26%) QA
2 17 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.22%) SLA
4 6 (0.19%) SDET
5 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.096%) GAMP
6 3 (0.096%) MiFID
7 1 (0.032%) EMIR
7 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.032%) SEPA
7 1 (0.032%) Solvency II
System Software
1 99 (3.16%) Docker
2 19 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.45%) HDFS
4 13 (0.41%) Varnish
5 8 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.13%) Firmware
8 4 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.064%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.032%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.032%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 78 (2.49%) Puppet
2 36 (1.15%) Control-M
3 18 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.54%) Ansible
5 14 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 10 (0.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 8 (0.26%) Salt
8 6 (0.19%) BladeLogic
8 6 (0.19%) Kibana
9 5 (0.16%) logstash
10 4 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 4 (0.13%) WSUS
11 3 (0.096%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.096%) OpenView
11 3 (0.096%) StatsD
12 2 (0.064%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.064%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.032%) Nagios
13 1 (0.032%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 398 (12.69%) Microsoft
2 344 (10.97%) Oracle
3 71 (2.26%) Zend
4 59 (1.88%) IBM
5 53 (1.69%) Adobe
5 53 (1.69%) Informatica
6 51 (1.63%) Google
7 48 (1.53%) SAP
8 35 (1.12%) Sybase
9 33 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
10 31 (0.99%) Twitter
11 30 (0.96%) Tableau
12 28 (0.89%) Cognos
13 20 (0.64%) hybris
14 19 (0.61%) EPiServer
15 18 (0.57%) Facebook
15 18 (0.57%) HP
16 16 (0.51%) TIBCO
17 15 (0.48%) Ab Initio
18 14 (0.45%) Apple
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits + Fle
Posted: 2 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Life assurance, Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Share Options
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Coded People
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £60k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IC Resources
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Penson
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago