The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 103 144
Rank change year-on-year +22 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 68 60 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.57% 2.12% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.19% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 34 37 10
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £48,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% -2.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,200 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,500 £80,000
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2490 2737 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.58% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1572 1896
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Scotland

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Scotland

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Scotland

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +23 45 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Edinburgh +5 30 £60,000 +26.31% 2
West Lothian 0 3 £45,000 -
Aberdeen - 2 £48,500 -
Lead Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 83 (68.03%) Java
2 44 (36.07%) Big Data
3 38 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 36 (29.51%) Finance
5 34 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (26.23%) Java EE
7 31 (25.41%) TDD
7 31 (25.41%) SOA
8 29 (23.77%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (22.95%) Open Source
9 28 (22.95%) CSS
10 26 (21.31%) SQL
10 26 (21.31%) Open Source Development
11 25 (20.49%) Python
12 24 (19.67%) Spring
12 24 (19.67%) AngularJS
13 23 (18.85%) Mentoring
13 23 (18.85%) Web Development
14 22 (18.03%) HTML
15 21 (17.21%) MongoDB
16 20 (16.39%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (16.39%) HBase
16 20 (16.39%) Apache Spark
16 20 (16.39%) Hibernate
17 19 (15.57%) .NET
17 19 (15.57%) Oracle
18 18 (14.75%) Coaching
19 17 (13.93%) C#
19 17 (13.93%) Web Services
20 15 (12.30%) OOP

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (16.39%) Apache Spark
2 12 (9.84%) CMS
3 11 (9.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (7.38%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (5.74%) Umbraco
6 6 (4.92%) Content Management Server
7 3 (2.46%) JBoss
8 2 (1.64%) Drupal
9 1 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.82%) WildFly
9 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) GitHub
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.07%) Big Data
2 21 (17.21%) MongoDB
3 20 (16.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (16.39%) HBase
4 15 (12.30%) Relational Database
5 13 (10.66%) RDBMS
5 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
6 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.64%) DB2
8 2 (1.64%) KDB
8 2 (1.64%) Kdb+
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.82%) MySQL
9 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.82%) phpMyAdmin
9 1 (0.82%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Maven
2 9 (7.38%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.38%) Selenium
3 8 (6.56%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.56%) JUnit
4 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.64%) Subversion
6 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.82%) Mockito
General
1 36 (29.51%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Retail
3 2 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.23%) Java EE
2 28 (22.95%) CSS
3 24 (19.67%) AngularJS
3 24 (19.67%) Spring
4 22 (18.03%) HTML
5 20 (16.39%) Hibernate
6 19 (15.57%) .NET
7 17 (13.93%) Web Services
8 14 (11.48%) Node.js
9 11 (9.02%) Backbone.js
10 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
10 10 (8.20%) Ember.js
10 10 (8.20%) J2EE
10 10 (8.20%) jQuery
10 10 (8.20%) SOAP
10 10 (8.20%) XML
11 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (7.38%) HTML5
12 8 (6.56%) React
13 7 (5.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.77%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (9.02%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.02%) Market Risk
2 11 (9.02%) Reference Data
3 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.46%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.82%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.82%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.10%) Linux
1 5 (4.10%) Unix
2 2 (1.64%) Android
2 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.41%) SOA
2 31 (25.41%) TDD
3 28 (22.95%) Open Source
4 26 (21.31%) Open Source Development
5 23 (18.85%) Mentoring
5 23 (18.85%) Web Development
6 18 (14.75%) Coaching
7 15 (12.30%) OOP
8 13 (10.66%) OO
8 13 (10.66%) OOD
8 13 (10.66%) Scrum
9 12 (9.84%) MVC
9 12 (9.84%) Risk Management
10 11 (9.02%) BDD
11 10 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (8.20%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.56%) Multithreading
12 8 (6.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 83 (68.03%) Java
2 38 (31.15%) JavaScript
3 26 (21.31%) SQL
4 25 (20.49%) Python
5 17 (13.93%) C#
6 8 (6.56%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.10%) PHP
8 3 (2.46%) C++
9 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.82%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.82%) VB
10 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 19 (15.57%) Oracle
2 12 (9.84%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.64%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.64%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.82%) Sybase
5 1 (0.82%) Twitter
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