The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 45 75 80
Rank change year-on-year +30 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 41 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.38% 2.84% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 2.93% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 6
Median salary £60,000 £61,500 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £71,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +5.10%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 905 1263 1104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.69% 97.00% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 520 802 726
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Glasgow

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 50 (73.53%) Java
2 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.35%) Big Data
4 21 (30.88%) Python
5 20 (29.41%) Reference Data
6 17 (25.00%) Finance
6 17 (25.00%) Open Source
7 16 (23.53%) SOA
8 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
9 14 (20.59%) Spring
10 13 (19.12%) Risk Management
10 13 (19.12%) Market Risk
11 12 (17.65%) TDD
11 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
11 12 (17.65%) Java EE
11 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.18%) Open Source Development
13 9 (13.24%) RDBMS
14 8 (11.76%) HTML
14 8 (11.76%) SQL
14 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (10.29%) Multithreading
15 7 (10.29%) Oracle
15 7 (10.29%) CSS
16 6 (8.82%) OOP
16 6 (8.82%) OO
16 6 (8.82%) .NET
16 6 (8.82%) C#
16 6 (8.82%) Tomcat

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (8.82%) Apache Spark
1 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.35%) JBoss
3 4 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (5.88%) GemFire
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.47%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) SaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.35%) Big Data
2 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.24%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.82%) HBase
4 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.41%) MySQL
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.94%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.47%) DB2
8 1 (1.47%) Informix
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.88%) Subversion
2 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.41%) JUnit
2 3 (4.41%) Maven
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Back Office
2 4 (5.88%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) Spring
2 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
2 12 (17.65%) Java EE
3 8 (11.76%) HTML
4 7 (10.29%) CSS
5 6 (8.82%) .NET
6 5 (7.35%) JMS
6 5 (7.35%) Node.js
7 4 (5.88%) J2EE
7 4 (5.88%) Protocol Buffers
7 4 (5.88%) Web Services
8 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.41%) React
8 3 (4.41%) SOAP
9 2 (2.94%) Symfony
9 2 (2.94%) XML
9 2 (2.94%) XSD
10 1 (1.47%) Django
10 1 (1.47%) jQuery
10 1 (1.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Reference Data
2 13 (19.12%) Market Risk
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.41%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.47%) Animation
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.47%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Unix
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Android
3 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) Open Source
3 16 (23.53%) SOA
4 13 (19.12%) Risk Management
5 12 (17.65%) TDD
6 11 (16.18%) Open Source Development
7 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.29%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.82%) OO
9 6 (8.82%) OOP
10 5 (7.35%) BDD
10 5 (7.35%) Microservices
10 5 (7.35%) OOD
10 5 (7.35%) Web Development
11 4 (5.88%) Cash Management
11 4 (5.88%) Coaching
11 4 (5.88%) Multithreaded Programming
11 4 (5.88%) Scrum
12 3 (4.41%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 50 (73.53%) Java
2 21 (30.88%) Python
3 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) SQL
5 6 (8.82%) C#
6 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.94%) Perl
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
7 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) Google
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter
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