The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 79 90
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 45 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.77% 2.80% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 2.87% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 6
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% -28.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

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 1110 1254 1196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.96% 97.59% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 707 672 766
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 70 (83.33%) Java
2 43 (51.19%) Big Data
3 27 (32.14%) Finance
3 27 (32.14%) SOA
4 26 (30.95%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (28.57%) TDD
5 24 (28.57%) Java EE
6 23 (27.38%) Open Source
6 23 (27.38%) Python
6 23 (27.38%) Open Source Development
7 21 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 20 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (23.81%) HBase
8 20 (23.81%) Apache Spark
9 19 (22.62%) Mentoring
10 15 (17.86%) Coaching
10 15 (17.86%) Spring
10 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (16.67%) SQL
11 14 (16.67%) Node.js
12 13 (15.48%) Relational Database
12 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
12 13 (15.48%) Hibernate
12 13 (15.48%) OOD
13 12 (14.29%) RDBMS
13 12 (14.29%) Oracle
13 12 (14.29%) OOP
14 11 (13.10%) OO
14 11 (13.10%) Risk Management
14 11 (13.10%) Enterprise Software

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 20 (23.81%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) GitHub
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (51.19%) Big Data
2 21 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 20 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (23.81%) HBase
4 13 (15.48%) Relational Database
5 12 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.38%) DB2
8 2 (2.38%) KDB
8 2 (2.38%) Kdb+
9 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Maven
2 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.33%) JUnit
2 7 (8.33%) Selenium
3 6 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (32.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.57%) Java EE
2 15 (17.86%) Spring
3 14 (16.67%) Node.js
4 13 (15.48%) Hibernate
5 9 (10.71%) CSS
5 9 (10.71%) HTML
6 7 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.33%) React
6 7 (8.33%) XML
7 6 (7.14%) Web Services
8 5 (5.95%) Ext JS
8 5 (5.95%) J2EE
8 5 (5.95%) jQuery
8 5 (5.95%) SOAP
9 4 (4.76%) CSS3
9 4 (4.76%) HTML5
9 4 (4.76%) JSON
9 4 (4.76%) REST
9 4 (4.76%) Struts
9 4 (4.76%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.95%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (13.10%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (13.10%) Market Risk
2 11 (13.10%) Reference Data
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Android
1 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.38%) Unix
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) SOA
2 24 (28.57%) TDD
3 23 (27.38%) Open Source
3 23 (27.38%) Open Source Development
4 19 (22.62%) Mentoring
5 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.86%) Coaching
6 13 (15.48%) OOD
7 12 (14.29%) OOP
8 11 (13.10%) OO
8 11 (13.10%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.71%) BDD
10 8 (9.52%) Web Development
11 7 (8.33%) Prototyping
11 7 (8.33%) Scrum
12 6 (7.14%) Multithreading
12 6 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.95%) People Management
14 4 (4.76%) SDLC
14 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (83.33%) Java
2 23 (27.38%) Python
3 14 (16.67%) SQL
4 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (2.38%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.38%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.19%) Sybase
3 1 (1.19%) Twitter
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