Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 68 103
Rank change year-on-year -32 +35 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 54 63 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.36% 3.40% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 3.52% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 18
Glasgow median annual salary £70,000 £51,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.59% -26.79% +29.63%
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +30.00% -10.71% +12.00%

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 2,204 1,791 2,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 96.71% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,493 1,082 1,651
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% +1.23%
10th Percentile £31,375 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Java
3 21 (38.89%) TDD
3 21 (38.89%) SDLC
4 18 (33.33%) BDD
4 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 17 (31.48%) Scrum
6 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
7 14 (25.93%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (24.07%) User Experience
8 13 (24.07%) Spring
9 12 (22.22%) Python
9 12 (22.22%) REST
10 11 (20.37%) Finance
11 10 (18.52%) C#
11 10 (18.52%) Maven
11 10 (18.52%) Banking
11 10 (18.52%) Coaching
12 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 9 (16.67%) RxJava
12 9 (16.67%) Android Studio
12 9 (16.67%) Analytics
12 9 (16.67%) Gradle
12 9 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (16.67%) Retrofit
12 9 (16.67%) Degree
12 9 (16.67%) JIRA
12 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 9 (16.67%) Android
12 9 (16.67%) Ant

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 8 (14.81%) Confluence
2 5 (9.26%) GemFire
3 4 (7.41%) JBoss
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Firebase
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.70%) Office 365
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 10 (18.52%) Maven
4 9 (16.67%) Android Studio
4 9 (16.67%) Ant
4 9 (16.67%) Gradle
4 9 (16.67%) JIRA
5 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
6 7 (12.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Grunt
7 1 (1.85%) gulp
7 1 (1.85%) Mockito
7 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) Spring
2 12 (22.22%) REST
3 9 (16.67%) Retrofit
3 9 (16.67%) RxJava
4 8 (14.81%) .NET
4 8 (14.81%) Android SDK
4 8 (14.81%) Dagger
4 8 (14.81%) Hibernate
4 8 (14.81%) UIKit
5 7 (12.96%) CSS
6 6 (11.11%) Cocoa
6 6 (11.11%) Django
6 6 (11.11%) Flask
6 6 (11.11%) jQuery
7 5 (9.26%) HTML
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.41%) CSS3
8 4 (7.41%) Drools
8 4 (7.41%) HTML5
9 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (24.07%) User Experience
3 8 (14.81%) Over-the-Top Content
3 8 (14.81%) STB
4 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) iPad
5 2 (3.70%) iPhone
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Android
2 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) SDLC
2 21 (38.89%) TDD
3 18 (33.33%) BDD
4 17 (31.48%) Scrum
5 10 (18.52%) Coaching
6 9 (16.67%) Analytics
6 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (14.81%) iOS Development
7 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Use Case
8 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.11%) OO
10 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.26%) OOD
10 5 (9.26%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (9.26%) SOA
10 5 (9.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) Java
2 12 (22.22%) Python
3 10 (18.52%) C#
4 8 (14.81%) Apple Swift
4 8 (14.81%) Kotlin
4 8 (14.81%) Objective-C
4 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.96%) SQL
6 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.41%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Google
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Nintex
2 2 (3.70%) Sybase
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe
3 1 (1.85%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.85%) Zend