Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 60 92
Rank change year-on-year -29 +32 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 75 80 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.06% 4.01% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 4.19% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 68 65 41
Glasgow median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.44% +11.82%
10th Percentile £38,750 £44,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% +10.53%

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 2,371 1,908 2,560
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 95.64% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,720 1,175 1,524
Glasgow median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,988 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,600 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 36 (48.00%) SDLC
2 31 (41.33%) Java
3 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (33.33%) TDD
5 24 (32.00%) C#
6 22 (29.33%) Python
6 22 (29.33%) BDD
7 21 (28.00%) Spring
7 21 (28.00%) Scrum
8 19 (25.33%) .NET
9 16 (21.33%) Finance
9 16 (21.33%) Maven
10 15 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 14 (18.67%) Mentoring
12 13 (17.33%) SQL
13 12 (16.00%) SOA
13 12 (16.00%) Banking
13 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (16.00%) Coaching
13 12 (16.00%) Django
14 11 (14.67%) NoSQL
14 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
14 11 (14.67%) JBoss
14 11 (14.67%) Driving Licence
14 11 (14.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (14.67%) Deployment Automation
15 10 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
15 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
15 10 (13.33%) Drools

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 11 (14.67%) JBoss
1 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.67%) GemFire
3 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) NoSQL
2 9 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.33%) Big Data
5 2 (2.67%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (2.67%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) DB2
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Maven
2 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) gulp
4 1 (1.33%) webpack
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) Spring
2 19 (25.33%) .NET
3 15 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (16.00%) Django
5 10 (13.33%) Drools
6 8 (10.67%) Flask
7 7 (9.33%) CSS
7 7 (9.33%) HTML
8 6 (8.00%) jQuery
9 5 (6.67%) UIKit
9 5 (6.67%) Web Services
10 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.33%) Cocoa
10 4 (5.33%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.33%) REST
10 4 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Driving Licence
2 10 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (10.67%) User Experience
4 5 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.33%) Fintech
6 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) iPad
7 1 (1.33%) iPhone
7 1 (1.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.67%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) SDLC
2 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.33%) TDD
4 22 (29.33%) BDD
5 21 (28.00%) Scrum
6 14 (18.67%) Mentoring
7 12 (16.00%) Coaching
7 12 (16.00%) SOA
7 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (14.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (14.67%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
10 9 (12.00%) Multithreading
11 8 (10.67%) Concurrent Programming
11 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.67%) Project Management
11 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.00%) Web Development
13 5 (6.67%) iOS Development
13 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) Java
2 24 (32.00%) C#
3 22 (29.33%) Python
4 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (17.33%) SQL
6 7 (9.33%) C++
7 5 (6.67%) Apple Swift
7 5 (6.67%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.33%) Java 8
9 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Google
2 3 (4.00%) Sybase
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle