Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 80 92
Rank change year-on-year -24 +12 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 54 65 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.46% 2.92% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 3.08% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 26
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £28,500 £44,250 £36,875
90th Percentile £60,625 £80,000 £60,938
Scotland median annual salary £50,250 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.25% +26.32% -9.52%

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 2,124 2,111 2,195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 94.92% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,543 1,349 1,190
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £30,217 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 25 (46.30%) C#
2 25 (46.30%) .NET
3 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (35.19%) HTML
4 19 (35.19%) CSS
5 18 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 15 (27.78%) Java
7 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
9 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 12 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (22.22%) Driving Licence
9 12 (22.22%) Front End Development
9 12 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (20.37%) SQL
10 11 (20.37%) Web Development
11 10 (18.52%) jQuery
11 10 (18.52%) MVC
11 10 (18.52%) TDD
12 9 (16.67%) Scrum
12 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (16.67%) BDD
12 9 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (14.81%) webpack
13 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.96%) 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 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.11%) npm
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.41%) Big Data
4 4 (7.41%) Power BI
4 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.85%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) QlikView
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) webpack
3 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.11%) Maven
3 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio Code
4 4 (7.41%) Android Studio
4 4 (7.41%) JUnit
4 4 (7.41%) Selenium
5 2 (3.70%) Ant
5 2 (3.70%) gulp
6 1 (1.85%) Grunt
General
1 6 (11.11%) Retail
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) .NET
2 19 (35.19%) CSS
2 19 (35.19%) HTML
3 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
4 10 (18.52%) jQuery
5 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (12.96%) CSS3
6 7 (12.96%) HTML5
6 7 (12.96%) Node.js
6 7 (12.96%) Sass
6 7 (12.96%) Web Services
7 6 (11.11%) Ajax
7 6 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (11.11%) Redux
7 6 (11.11%) RESTful
8 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.26%) Spring
8 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (7.41%) Django
9 4 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 9 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.41%) Fintech
4 4 (7.41%) Internet of Things
5 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
4 12 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 11 (20.37%) Web Development
6 10 (18.52%) MVC
6 10 (18.52%) TDD
7 9 (16.67%) BDD
7 9 (16.67%) Scrum
8 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.96%) ERP
9 6 (11.11%) Data Privacy
9 6 (11.11%) OO
9 6 (11.11%) OOP
9 6 (11.11%) Web Operations
10 5 (9.26%) SDLC
10 5 (9.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 25 (46.30%) C#
3 15 (27.78%) Java
4 11 (20.37%) SQL
5 5 (9.26%) Python
5 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.41%) Kotlin
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Apigee
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Tableau