Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 92 61
Rank change year-on-year +16 -31 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 56 73 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.94% 2.98% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 3.07% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 37 66 65
Glasgow median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +16.67% -1.23%
10th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £44,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
Scotland median annual salary £58,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.33% +14.29%

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 1,861 2,374 1,887
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.79% 96.78% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,308 1,717 1,156
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,471
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +2.23%

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 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 25 (44.64%) HTML
2 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.07%) CSS
4 19 (33.93%) SQL
5 18 (32.14%) Java
6 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 12 (21.43%) jQuery
7 12 (21.43%) MVC
7 12 (21.43%) Finance
7 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 11 (19.64%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (19.64%) PHP
8 11 (19.64%) TDD
9 10 (17.86%) React
10 9 (16.07%) Microservices
10 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
10 9 (16.07%) REST
11 8 (14.29%) Node.js
11 8 (14.29%) Laravel
11 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (14.29%) Retail
11 8 (14.29%) Oracle
11 8 (14.29%) Web Services
12 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.50%) SOA
12 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
12 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (12.50%) Web Development
12 7 (12.50%) Banking

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 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.93%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (8.93%) Serverless
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.36%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (3.57%) GitHub
5 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.57%) npm
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Big Data
2 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) Power BI
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.57%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (3.57%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) HSQLDB
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.79%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.57%) Grunt
5 2 (3.57%) gulp
5 2 (3.57%) Hudson
5 2 (3.57%) Maven
5 2 (3.57%) Moq
5 2 (3.57%) NUnit
5 2 (3.57%) Subversion
5 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.57%) webpack
6 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.79%) Protractor
6 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.79%) Spock
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 7 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) HTML
2 23 (41.07%) CSS
3 12 (21.43%) jQuery
4 10 (17.86%) React
5 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.07%) REST
6 8 (14.29%) Laravel
6 8 (14.29%) Node.js
6 8 (14.29%) Web Services
7 7 (12.50%) HTML5
8 6 (10.71%) .NET
9 5 (8.93%) Spring
10 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 4 (7.14%) Entity Framework
10 4 (7.14%) Express
10 4 (7.14%) JSON
10 4 (7.14%) XML
11 3 (5.36%) CSS3
11 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.36%) Tandem
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Animation
4 1 (1.79%) Fintech
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Android
2 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 12 (21.43%) MVC
3 11 (19.64%) TDD
4 9 (16.07%) Microservices
5 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.50%) SDLC
5 7 (12.50%) SOA
5 7 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
5 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 7 (12.50%) Web Development
6 6 (10.71%) Analytics
6 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) Front End Development
6 6 (10.71%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.71%) OO
7 5 (8.93%) Android Development
8 4 (7.14%) DevOps
8 4 (7.14%) Machine Learning
8 4 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) SQL
2 18 (32.14%) Java
3 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 11 (19.64%) PHP
5 6 (10.71%) C#
6 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.36%) C++
7 3 (5.36%) Java 8
7 3 (5.36%) Python
8 2 (3.57%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.79%) ES6
9 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) MCAD
2 2 (3.57%) MCSD
2 2 (3.57%) MCTS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.36%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Istio
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Hyperion
3 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) Zend
5 1 (1.79%) Apple
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Sybase
5 1 (1.79%) TIBCO