Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 70 101
Rank change year-on-year -28 +31 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 69 83 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.98% 3.66% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 3.87% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 59 58 37
Glasgow median annual salary £51,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £60,000 £34,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +23.71% -7.62%

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 2,241 2,146 2,394
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 94.75% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,641 1,291 1,322
Glasgow median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% -3.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 33 (47.83%) C#
1 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 28 (40.58%) .NET
3 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (36.23%) Java
5 23 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 19 (27.54%) SDLC
7 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (24.64%) SharePoint
8 17 (24.64%) Driving Licence
8 17 (24.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (24.64%) Deployment Automation
9 15 (21.74%) CSS
9 15 (21.74%) HTML
9 15 (21.74%) SQL
10 13 (18.84%) TDD
11 12 (17.39%) Scrum
11 12 (17.39%) Python
12 11 (15.94%) Maven
12 11 (15.94%) BDD
13 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
13 10 (14.49%) Spring
13 10 (14.49%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (13.04%) Hibernate
14 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
15 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
15 8 (11.59%) SOA
16 7 (10.14%) JBoss
16 7 (10.14%) Web Services

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 17 (24.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.14%) JBoss
3 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.90%) npm
4 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
1 5 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Big Data
2 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.90%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (2.90%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.45%) DB2
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Maven
2 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.80%) Android Studio
3 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.80%) JUnit
3 4 (5.80%) Selenium
4 3 (4.35%) webpack
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (1.45%) gulp
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.58%) .NET
2 15 (21.74%) CSS
2 15 (21.74%) HTML
3 10 (14.49%) Spring
4 9 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.14%) jQuery
6 7 (10.14%) Web Services
7 6 (8.70%) Django
7 6 (8.70%) Drools
8 4 (5.80%) CSS3
8 4 (5.80%) HTML5
8 4 (5.80%) RESTful
8 4 (5.80%) Retrofit
8 4 (5.80%) RxJava
8 4 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (5.80%) XML
9 3 (4.35%) React
9 3 (4.35%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Driving Licence
2 10 (14.49%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.70%) User Experience
4 5 (7.25%) Fixed Income
4 5 (7.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.80%) Fintech
6 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.35%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 19 (27.54%) SDLC
4 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (24.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (24.64%) Deployment Automation
6 13 (18.84%) TDD
7 12 (17.39%) Scrum
8 11 (15.94%) BDD
9 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
10 8 (11.59%) SOA
11 7 (10.14%) ERP
11 7 (10.14%) Front End Development
11 7 (10.14%) Multithreading
11 7 (10.14%) MVC
11 7 (10.14%) Web Development
12 6 (8.70%) Coaching
12 6 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (8.70%) Project Management
13 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) C#
1 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 25 (36.23%) Java
3 15 (21.74%) SQL
4 12 (17.39%) Python
5 5 (7.25%) C++
6 4 (5.80%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.45%) Java 8
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Google
3 1 (1.45%) Sybase