Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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

Lead Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 91 74
Rank change year-on-year -19 -17 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 46 61 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.18% 2.64% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.74% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 21
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £66,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.08% +47.22% -18.18%
10th Percentile £28,500 £41,800 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £79,250 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £51,500 £57,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -10.43% +19.79% -8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2,038 2,226 1,977
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.36% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,455 1,430 1,124
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +14.46% -1.19%
10th Percentile £31,100 £31,250 £28,075
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Glasgow

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Glasgow

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Glasgow

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 29 (63.04%) JavaScript
2 20 (43.48%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) .NET
3 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.78%) Mentoring
5 14 (30.43%) Front End Development
5 14 (30.43%) HTML
5 14 (30.43%) Java
5 14 (30.43%) CSS
6 13 (28.26%) MVC
6 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
7 12 (26.09%) SQL
7 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
9 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (19.57%) Web Development
10 9 (19.57%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (17.39%) Sass
11 8 (17.39%) webpack
11 8 (17.39%) Web Services
11 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
11 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
12 7 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (15.22%) Node.js
12 7 (15.22%) npm
13 6 (13.04%) Redux
13 6 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (13.04%) Web Operations

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.22%) npm
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (4.35%) Apigee
4 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.17%) GitHub
5 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.70%) Power BI
4 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (4.35%) CouchDB
5 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) Big Data
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) QlikView
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.39%) webpack
3 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio Code
4 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.87%) Maven
5 4 (8.70%) Android Studio
6 3 (6.52%) JUnit
6 3 (6.52%) Selenium
7 2 (4.35%) Ant
7 2 (4.35%) Grunt
7 2 (4.35%) gulp
8 1 (2.17%) Subversion
8 1 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) .NET
2 14 (30.43%) CSS
2 14 (30.43%) HTML
3 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
4 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
5 8 (17.39%) Sass
5 8 (17.39%) Web Services
6 7 (15.22%) Node.js
7 6 (13.04%) Ajax
7 6 (13.04%) CSS3
7 6 (13.04%) HTML5
7 6 (13.04%) jQuery
7 6 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (13.04%) React
7 6 (13.04%) Redux
7 6 (13.04%) RESTful
8 4 (8.70%) Retrofit
8 4 (8.70%) RxJava
8 4 (8.70%) Vue.js
8 4 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (13.04%) Driving Licence
3 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.70%) Internet of Things
5 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.52%) User Experience
6 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Android
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) Mentoring
3 14 (30.43%) Front End Development
4 13 (28.26%) MVC
5 9 (19.57%) Web Development
6 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
8 6 (13.04%) Data Privacy
8 6 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (13.04%) OO
8 6 (13.04%) OOP
8 6 (13.04%) Web Operations
9 5 (10.87%) Analytics
9 5 (10.87%) Scrum
10 4 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (8.70%) ETL
10 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) JavaScript
2 20 (43.48%) C#
3 14 (30.43%) Java
4 12 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.70%) Kotlin
7 3 (6.52%) PHP
7 3 (6.52%) Python
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) ES6
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) Solace
2 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Tableau
3 1 (2.17%) Talarian