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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 230 241 236
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1416 1488 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.36% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.41% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1288 1270
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 £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 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 August 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 August 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 +16 1325 £60,000 +4.34% 182
London +11 668 £70,000 +7.69% 88
North West +40 145 £50,000 +11.11% 19
South East -62 132 £53,500 -2.72% 17
Manchester +44 117 £50,000 +11.11% 15
City of London -2 110 £67,500 - 19
Yorkshire +27 91 £50,000 - 9
South West +49 90 £50,000 +16.95% 12
East of England +4 72 £60,000 +14.28% 12
West Yorkshire +2 66 £50,000 - 8
West Midlands -3 59 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Leeds +18 56 £50,000 - 6
Scotland +37 55 £47,500 -10.79% 7
East Midlands +19 48 £51,250 +13.88% 6
Bristol +31 46 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Berkshire -20 43 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Glasgow +18 33 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Surrey +7 32 £65,000 - 4
Hampshire +4 32 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Hertfordshire +26 30 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Nottinghamshire +15 24 £50,000 +14.28% 3
Nottingham +15 21 £50,000 +23.45% 3
Birmingham -22 21 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Cheshire +18 20 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Essex +20 19 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Somerset +10 18 £43,000 -4.44% 4
Warwickshire +25 17 £47,500 - 1
North East +3 17 £51,500 +3.00% 4
Edinburgh +16 16 £48,750 +1.03% 1
Leicestershire +9 16 £48,750 -4.87% 1

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1598 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1394 (46.39%) JavaScript
3 1112 (37.00%) Java
4 1104 (36.74%) HTML
5 1048 (34.88%) .NET
6 1003 (33.38%) C#
7 920 (30.62%) SQL
8 914 (30.42%) CSS
9 837 (27.85%) MVC
10 684 (22.76%) Scrum
11 682 (22.70%) TDD
12 672 (22.36%) SQL Server
13 653 (21.73%) Finance
14 641 (21.33%) AngularJS
15 630 (20.97%) ASP.NET
16 564 (18.77%) jQuery
17 488 (16.24%) HTML5
18 474 (15.77%) OO
19 469 (15.61%) Web Services
20 454 (15.11%) Mentoring
21 420 (13.98%) Spring
22 389 (12.95%) Git (software)
23 386 (12.85%) Microsoft
24 379 (12.61%) MySQL
25 363 (12.08%) PHP
26 343 (11.41%) Software Engineering
27 340 (11.31%) XML
28 336 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
29 333 (11.08%) Degree
30 332 (11.05%) Continuous Integration

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
1 131 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
2 118 (3.93%) Apache
3 115 (3.83%) Tomcat
4 93 (3.09%) CMS
5 53 (1.76%) JBoss
6 49 (1.63%) Drupal
7 47 (1.56%) Apache Spark
8 43 (1.43%) IIS
9 41 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 41 (1.36%) WildFly
10 38 (1.26%) WebSphere
11 37 (1.23%) nginx
12 35 (1.16%) WordPress
13 31 (1.03%) Apache Solr
14 29 (0.97%) WebLogic
15 25 (0.83%) Jetty
16 23 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 23 (0.77%) Confluence
16 23 (0.77%) GlassFish
16 23 (0.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 189 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.87%) MS Office
3 12 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.20%) HipChat
5 5 (0.17%) SPSS
6 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.067%) Gliffy
8 2 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.033%) GIMP
9 1 (0.033%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.033%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.033%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 25 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.70%) Magento
3 17 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
6 6 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.13%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.100%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.100%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.100%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.067%) Exstream
9 2 (0.067%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.033%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.033%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.033%) SAP FI-CA
10 1 (0.033%) Siebel Analytics
10 1 (0.033%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 170 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 155 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (2.63%) SaaS
4 45 (1.50%) GitHub
5 29 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (0.47%) PaaS
7 11 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
7 11 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.30%) CloudFront
10 8 (0.27%) Heroku
10 8 (0.27%) IaaS
11 7 (0.23%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.23%) Route 53
12 6 (0.20%) Google Play
13 4 (0.13%) Office 365
13 4 (0.13%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.100%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.73%) HTTP
2 33 (1.10%) Internet
3 25 (0.83%) Intranet
4 15 (0.50%) SSL
5 14 (0.47%) LDAP
6 12 (0.40%) Skype
7 7 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.20%) SNMP
9 3 (0.100%) DNS
9 3 (0.100%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.100%) VPN
9 3 (0.100%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.067%) 3G
10 2 (0.067%) 4G
10 2 (0.067%) Extranet
10 2 (0.067%) Firewall
10 2 (0.067%) GSM
10 2 (0.067%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.067%) SMPP
10 2 (0.067%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 672 (22.36%) SQL Server
2 379 (12.61%) MySQL
3 223 (7.42%) NoSQL
4 209 (6.96%) Relational Database
5 173 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 172 (5.72%) MongoDB
7 159 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
8 146 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
9 145 (4.83%) Big Data
10 134 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 128 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 107 (3.56%) RDBMS
13 96 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 91 (3.03%) Hadoop
15 84 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 65 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
17 63 (2.10%) Redis
18 54 (1.80%) Oracle Database
19 51 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
20 48 (1.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 389 (12.95%) Git (software)
2 193 (6.42%) Jenkins
3 189 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 144 (4.79%) Subversion
5 143 (4.76%) Maven
6 128 (4.26%) JUnit
7 113 (3.76%) Selenium
8 112 (3.73%) JIRA
9 110 (3.66%) Visual Studio
10 78 (2.60%) Mockito
11 77 (2.56%) Cucumber
12 76 (2.53%) Gradle
13 64 (2.13%) TeamCity
14 60 (2.00%) Eclipse
15 57 (1.90%) Jasmine
16 47 (1.56%) RSpec
17 46 (1.53%) Grunt
18 45 (1.50%) Hudson
19 43 (1.43%) gulp
20 42 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 653 (21.73%) Finance
2 179 (5.96%) Banking
3 128 (4.26%) Retail
4 103 (3.43%) Marketing
5 90 (3.00%) Games
6 75 (2.50%) Law
7 70 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 61 (2.03%) Front Office
9 55 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 50 (1.66%) Advertising
11 35 (1.16%) Billing
11 35 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 31 (1.03%) Publishing
13 30 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 27 (0.90%) Back Office
15 12 (0.40%) Electronics
16 9 (0.30%) Automotive
16 9 (0.30%) Legal
17 8 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1104 (36.74%) HTML
2 1048 (34.88%) .NET
3 914 (30.42%) CSS
4 641 (21.33%) AngularJS
5 630 (20.97%) ASP.NET
6 564 (18.77%) jQuery
7 488 (16.24%) HTML5
8 469 (15.61%) Web Services
9 420 (13.98%) Spring
10 340 (11.31%) XML
11 336 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 317 (10.55%) Node.js
13 266 (8.85%) CSS3
14 252 (8.39%) REST
15 245 (8.15%) JSON
15 245 (8.15%) RESTful
16 235 (7.82%) .NET Framework
17 229 (7.62%) React
18 219 (7.29%) WCF
19 188 (6.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 209 (6.96%) Computer Science
2 199 (6.62%) User Experience
3 125 (4.16%) Mobile App
4 121 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 108 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
6 68 (2.26%) Algorithms
7 63 (2.10%) Equities
8 62 (2.06%) Fintech
9 57 (1.90%) Mathematics
10 50 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
11 48 (1.60%) Data Integration
12 47 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 43 (1.43%) Derivative
14 42 (1.40%) Fixed Income
15 40 (1.33%) Visualisation
16 34 (1.13%) Artificial Intelligence
16 34 (1.13%) iPad
17 30 (1.00%) Data Structures
17 30 (1.00%) N-Tier
18 27 (0.90%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 240 (7.99%) Linux
2 177 (5.89%) Windows
3 135 (4.49%) Android
4 128 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 94 (3.13%) Unix
6 25 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 22 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.40%) CentOS
8 12 (0.40%) OS/390
8 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.40%) zOS
9 10 (0.33%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.100%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.067%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.067%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1598 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
2 837 (27.85%) MVC
3 684 (22.76%) Scrum
4 682 (22.70%) TDD
5 474 (15.77%) OO
6 454 (15.11%) Mentoring
7 343 (11.41%) Software Engineering
8 332 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
9 301 (10.02%) Unit Testing
10 298 (9.92%) E-Commerce
11 294 (9.78%) Web Development
12 259 (8.62%) SDLC
13 246 (8.19%) BDD
14 238 (7.92%) Front End Development
15 197 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
16 183 (6.09%) SOA
17 182 (6.06%) Open Source
18 135 (4.49%) Microservices
19 129 (4.29%) ETL
19 129 (4.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1394 (46.39%) JavaScript
2 1112 (37.00%) Java
3 1003 (33.38%) C#
4 920 (30.62%) SQL
5 363 (12.08%) PHP
6 227 (7.55%) Scala
7 217 (7.22%) Python
8 191 (6.36%) Ruby
9 181 (6.02%) T-SQL
10 123 (4.09%) C++
11 85 (2.83%) VB.NET
12 81 (2.70%) PL/SQL
13 76 (2.53%) Objective-C
14 71 (2.36%) Groovy
15 53 (1.76%) Apple Swift
16 44 (1.46%) C
17 38 (1.26%) PowerShell
18 36 (1.20%) Perl
19 34 (1.13%) Shell Script
20 33 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 333 (11.08%) Degree
2 34 (1.13%) Security Cleared
3 19 (0.63%) PMI Certification
3 19 (0.63%) SC Cleared
4 17 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.23%) PhD
6 7 (0.23%) PMP
7 3 (0.100%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.100%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.100%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.100%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.067%) HND
8 2 (0.067%) ISEB
8 2 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.067%) MCAD
8 2 (0.067%) MCSD
8 2 (0.067%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.033%) MCP
9 1 (0.033%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (4.99%) QA
2 15 (0.50%) SDET
3 10 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.20%) SLA
5 4 (0.13%) MiFID
6 3 (0.100%) GAMP
6 3 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.067%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.067%) WAI
8 1 (0.033%) EMIR
8 1 (0.033%) SEPA
8 1 (0.033%) Solvency II
System Software
1 111 (3.69%) Docker
2 32 (1.06%) HDFS
3 19 (0.63%) Varnish
4 18 (0.60%) Active Directory
5 15 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (0.30%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.100%) Firmware
9 3 (0.100%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.067%) KVM
11 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 56 (1.86%) Puppet
2 37 (1.23%) Control-M
3 29 (0.97%) Kubernetes
4 23 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.67%) Ansible
6 7 (0.23%) Salt
7 5 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.13%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.13%) Nagios
9 3 (0.100%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.100%) Kibana
9 3 (0.100%) Mesos
9 3 (0.100%) OpenView
9 3 (0.100%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.067%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.067%) Marathon
10 2 (0.067%) WSUS
11 1 (0.033%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.033%) logstash
11 1 (0.033%) StatsD
Vendors
1 386 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 302 (10.05%) Oracle
3 68 (2.26%) Zend
4 49 (1.63%) Google
5 48 (1.60%) IBM
6 45 (1.50%) SAP
7 43 (1.43%) Informatica
8 33 (1.10%) Adobe
9 31 (1.03%) Sybase
10 28 (0.93%) EPiServer
11 26 (0.87%) Cognos
11 26 (0.87%) Xamarin
12 23 (0.77%) Tableau
13 20 (0.67%) MuleSoft
14 18 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (0.60%) Twitter
15 17 (0.57%) Apple
15 17 (0.57%) TIBCO
16 15 (0.50%) hybris
16 15 (0.50%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £42,000 to £43,000 per annum With the possibility of an RRA of £3
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Remote Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £95,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Salary Negotiable plus Excellent Beneits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 52k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago