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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 226 229 248
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1396 1556 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.42% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.48% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1229 1348 1150
Median salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.63%
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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -1 1308 £60,000 +4.34% 174
London +11 656 £70,000 +7.69% 82
South East -28 165 £55,000 - 23
North West +13 133 £47,500 +8.95% 22
City of London +5 128 £67,000 +3.07% 22
Manchester +32 109 £47,500 +5.55% 17
South West +30 93 £50,000 +11.11% 15
West Midlands +3 73 £42,500 -12.82% 10
Yorkshire -11 64 £50,000 +5.26% 5
East of England -14 56 £60,000 +20.00% 8
East Midlands +23 53 £50,000 +25.00% 5
West Yorkshire -19 46 £50,000 +2.56% 4
Surrey +17 43 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Bristol +25 42 £50,000 +17.64% 8
Leeds -11 42 £50,000 - 4
Scotland +37 41 £49,250 -6.19% 4
Berkshire -2 37 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Birmingham -12 30 £42,500 -19.04% 5
Hampshire +8 29 £47,500 - 3
Nottinghamshire +7 26 £50,000 +29.87% 4
Glasgow +13 25 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Hertfordshire +8 25 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Leicestershire +11 23 £47,500 +20.25%
Somerset +8 22 £44,000 -16.19% 3
Nottingham -1 22 £50,000 +29.87% 4
Cheshire +21 21 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Warwickshire +12 21 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Stockport +12 17 £42,500 - 2
Wales -13 16 £39,250 +1.94%
Kent +23 15 £55,000 -4.34% 1

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 1577 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1360 (45.91%) JavaScript
3 1094 (36.93%) HTML
4 1075 (36.29%) .NET
5 1044 (35.25%) Java
6 1032 (34.84%) C#
7 907 (30.62%) CSS
8 898 (30.32%) SQL
9 857 (28.93%) MVC
10 671 (22.65%) Scrum
10 671 (22.65%) SQL Server
11 660 (22.28%) TDD
12 658 (22.21%) AngularJS
13 647 (21.84%) ASP.NET
14 626 (21.13%) Finance
15 571 (19.28%) jQuery
16 470 (15.87%) HTML5
17 462 (15.60%) Web Services
18 460 (15.53%) OO
19 452 (15.26%) Mentoring
20 393 (13.27%) Microsoft
21 387 (13.07%) Spring
22 366 (12.36%) Git (software)
23 364 (12.29%) MySQL
24 357 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
25 356 (12.02%) PHP
26 346 (11.68%) Software Engineering
27 336 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
28 330 (11.14%) XML
29 306 (10.33%) Degree

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
1 135 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
2 113 (3.81%) Apache
3 105 (3.54%) Tomcat
4 89 (3.00%) CMS
5 48 (1.62%) Apache Spark
5 48 (1.62%) JBoss
6 43 (1.45%) IIS
6 43 (1.45%) SharePoint
7 40 (1.35%) Drupal
7 40 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 40 (1.35%) WildFly
8 37 (1.25%) WordPress
9 35 (1.18%) nginx
10 33 (1.11%) WebLogic
11 21 (0.71%) Jetty
11 21 (0.71%) Umbraco
12 20 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 17 (0.57%) Apache Solr
13 17 (0.57%) GlassFish
Applications
1 162 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 23 (0.78%) MS Office
3 10 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.24%) SPSS
5 6 (0.20%) HipChat
6 2 (0.068%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.034%) GIMP
7 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.034%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.034%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.78%) Magento
2 20 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 14 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 9 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
6 6 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.17%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.14%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.10%) TIBCO iProcess
10 2 (0.068%) Eze OMS
10 2 (0.068%) Visualfiles
11 1 (0.034%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.034%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 1 (0.034%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.034%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.034%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 173 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (2.53%) SaaS
4 39 (1.32%) GitHub
5 24 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.34%) PaaS
10 9 (0.30%) CloudFront
10 9 (0.30%) Heroku
11 8 (0.27%) IaaS
12 7 (0.24%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.24%) Office 365
12 7 (0.24%) Route 53
13 6 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.14%) Force.com
14 4 (0.14%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.10%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.35%) Internet
2 39 (1.32%) HTTP
3 33 (1.11%) Intranet
4 17 (0.57%) SSL
5 15 (0.51%) LDAP
6 9 (0.30%) Skype
7 7 (0.24%) ATM
7 7 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.20%) 3G
8 6 (0.20%) 4G
8 6 (0.20%) GSM
8 6 (0.20%) OpenFlow
8 6 (0.20%) SNMP
9 3 (0.10%) DNS
9 3 (0.10%) VPN
10 2 (0.068%) Firewall
10 2 (0.068%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.068%) SMPP
10 2 (0.068%) VoIP
10 2 (0.068%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 671 (22.65%) SQL Server
2 364 (12.29%) MySQL
3 203 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 178 (6.01%) Relational Database
5 177 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 168 (5.67%) MongoDB
7 159 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
8 141 (4.76%) Big Data
9 139 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
10 131 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 103 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 99 (3.34%) RDBMS
13 92 (3.11%) Hadoop
14 83 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
14 83 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 73 (2.46%) Redis
16 62 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
17 56 (1.89%) Oracle Database
18 50 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
19 45 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 366 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 213 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 179 (6.04%) Jenkins
4 143 (4.83%) Subversion
5 130 (4.39%) Maven
6 127 (4.29%) Visual Studio
7 119 (4.02%) JIRA
8 111 (3.75%) JUnit
9 109 (3.68%) Selenium
10 73 (2.46%) TeamCity
11 68 (2.30%) Mockito
12 63 (2.13%) Cucumber
13 61 (2.06%) Gradle
14 60 (2.03%) Eclipse
15 55 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
16 50 (1.69%) Jasmine
17 47 (1.59%) gulp
18 44 (1.49%) Grunt
19 40 (1.35%) Hudson
19 40 (1.35%) RSpec
General
1 626 (21.13%) Finance
2 165 (5.57%) Banking
3 129 (4.36%) Retail
4 98 (3.31%) Marketing
5 91 (3.07%) Games
6 79 (2.67%) Law
7 62 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 60 (2.03%) Front Office
9 55 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 54 (1.82%) Advertising
11 31 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 29 (0.98%) Billing
13 27 (0.91%) Publishing
14 26 (0.88%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.51%) Back Office
15 15 (0.51%) Legal
16 10 (0.34%) Automotive
17 8 (0.27%) Electronics
18 6 (0.20%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1094 (36.93%) HTML
2 1075 (36.29%) .NET
3 907 (30.62%) CSS
4 658 (22.21%) AngularJS
5 647 (21.84%) ASP.NET
6 571 (19.28%) jQuery
7 470 (15.87%) HTML5
8 462 (15.60%) Web Services
9 387 (13.07%) Spring
10 357 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 330 (11.14%) XML
12 306 (10.33%) Node.js
13 258 (8.71%) CSS3
14 245 (8.27%) .NET Framework
15 240 (8.10%) React
16 227 (7.66%) JSON
17 226 (7.63%) REST
18 221 (7.46%) WCF
19 212 (7.16%) RESTful
20 176 (5.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 196 (6.62%) Computer Science
2 178 (6.01%) User Experience
3 125 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
4 118 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 107 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 78 (2.63%) Fintech
7 62 (2.09%) Equities
8 59 (1.99%) Mathematics
9 58 (1.96%) Algorithms
10 53 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
11 52 (1.76%) Data Integration
12 50 (1.69%) Fixed Income
13 44 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 39 (1.32%) Derivative
14 39 (1.32%) Visualisation
15 32 (1.08%) Artificial Intelligence
15 32 (1.08%) iPad
16 31 (1.05%) Data Structures
16 31 (1.05%) N-Tier
17 25 (0.84%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 256 (8.64%) Linux
2 167 (5.64%) Windows
3 123 (4.15%) Android
4 121 (4.09%) Apple iOS
5 92 (3.11%) Unix
6 31 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 15 (0.51%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.37%) OS/390
8 11 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.37%) zOS
9 10 (0.34%) CentOS
10 9 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.27%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.10%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.10%) VMS
14 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.068%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1577 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 857 (28.93%) MVC
3 671 (22.65%) Scrum
4 660 (22.28%) TDD
5 460 (15.53%) OO
6 452 (15.26%) Mentoring
7 346 (11.68%) Software Engineering
8 336 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
9 303 (10.23%) Web Development
10 292 (9.86%) SDLC
11 290 (9.79%) Unit Testing
12 282 (9.52%) E-Commerce
13 247 (8.34%) Front End Development
14 244 (8.24%) BDD
15 185 (6.25%) Open Source
16 183 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
17 169 (5.71%) SOA
18 150 (5.06%) Microservices
19 128 (4.32%) DevOps
19 128 (4.32%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1360 (45.91%) JavaScript
2 1044 (35.25%) Java
3 1032 (34.84%) C#
4 898 (30.32%) SQL
5 356 (12.02%) PHP
6 219 (7.39%) Scala
7 205 (6.92%) Python
8 179 (6.04%) T-SQL
9 173 (5.84%) Ruby
10 126 (4.25%) C++
11 85 (2.87%) VB.NET
12 84 (2.84%) PL/SQL
13 74 (2.50%) Objective-C
14 66 (2.23%) Groovy
15 52 (1.76%) Apple Swift
16 47 (1.59%) C
17 45 (1.52%) PowerShell
18 37 (1.25%) TypeScript
19 32 (1.08%) Shell Script
20 30 (1.01%) ES6
Qualifications
1 306 (10.33%) Degree
2 41 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 23 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.64%) PMI Certification
5 17 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.27%) PhD
7 8 (0.27%) PMP
8 4 (0.14%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.14%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.10%) IBM Certification
9 3 (0.10%) MCP
10 2 (0.068%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.068%) HND
10 2 (0.068%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.068%) MCAD
10 2 (0.068%) MCPD
10 2 (0.068%) MCSD
10 2 (0.068%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.034%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (5.17%) QA
2 18 (0.61%) SDET
3 9 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.17%) WAI
5 3 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.10%) MiFID
5 3 (0.10%) SLA
6 1 (0.034%) SEPA
System Software
1 127 (4.29%) Docker
2 38 (1.28%) HDFS
3 26 (0.88%) Varnish
4 18 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 18 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (0.34%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (0.20%) KVM
8 4 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.10%) Firmware
9 3 (0.10%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 58 (1.96%) Puppet
2 34 (1.15%) Control-M
2 34 (1.15%) Kubernetes
3 27 (0.91%) Ansible
3 27 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.20%) Salt
5 4 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.14%) Kibana
5 4 (0.14%) Nagios
6 3 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.10%) Mesos
6 3 (0.10%) OpenView
6 3 (0.10%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.068%) Marathon
8 1 (0.034%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.034%) logstash
8 1 (0.034%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.034%) StatsD
8 1 (0.034%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.034%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 393 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 296 (9.99%) Oracle
3 66 (2.23%) Zend
4 50 (1.69%) IBM
5 44 (1.49%) Google
6 43 (1.45%) SAP
7 36 (1.22%) Xamarin
8 33 (1.11%) EPiServer
8 33 (1.11%) Informatica
9 32 (1.08%) Tableau
10 29 (0.98%) Sybase
11 27 (0.91%) Cognos
12 24 (0.81%) TIBCO
13 20 (0.68%) Adobe
13 20 (0.68%) MuleSoft
14 19 (0.64%) Sitecore
15 17 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (0.54%) Apple
17 15 (0.51%) Cloudera
18 14 (0.47%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Remote Working
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000+ benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £65000.00 - £69000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Unbeatable benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 70k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + equity
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40249.00 - £45280.00 per annum + potential market supplement
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago