The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 74 66 92
Rank change year-on-year -8 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 18 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.62% 2.12% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.27% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 7
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +1.12%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1058 1235 1293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.49% 93.42% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 681 832 784
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Edinburgh

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 across the Edinburgh region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) Open Source
3 12 (40.00%) Big Data
4 11 (36.67%) Open Source Development
4 11 (36.67%) Java EE
4 11 (36.67%) HTML
4 11 (36.67%) SOA
5 9 (30.00%) CSS
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.00%) C#
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) Spring
7 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.67%) HTML5
9 4 (13.33%) Web Development
9 4 (13.33%) Web Services
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.00%) PHP
10 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (10.00%) jQuery
10 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.00%) Scrum
10 3 (10.00%) Web Design
10 3 (10.00%) Finance
10 3 (10.00%) CMS
10 3 (10.00%) Analytics

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Drupal
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Big Data
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) NUnit
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
1 11 (36.67%) Java EE
2 9 (30.00%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) .NET
4 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (20.00%) Spring
5 5 (16.67%) HTML5
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
7 3 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 3 (10.00%) jQuery
8 2 (6.67%) CSS3
8 2 (6.67%) Ember.js
8 2 (6.67%) Laravel
8 2 (6.67%) NHibernate
8 2 (6.67%) Node.js
8 2 (6.67%) Symfony
8 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (40.00%) Open Source
2 11 (36.67%) Open Source Development
2 11 (36.67%) SOA
3 4 (13.33%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) Analytics
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) Web Design
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Development
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (3.33%) Microservices
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) PHP
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago