The median annual salary for a Lead Software Developer was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 139 161 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.087% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £48,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -11.45% -8.57%  

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 2205 2784 2984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.91% 94.79% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1809 1843
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Developer in Scotland

Lead Software Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Developer in Scotland

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Lead Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) JBoss
3 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (40.00%) Node.js
4 4 (40.00%) Big Data
4 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Blockchain
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source Development
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Spring Batch
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (30.00%) Line Management
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (70.00%) JBoss
2 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
1 4 (40.00%) Blockchain
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (30.00%) Drools
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) jBPM
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) JPA
3 3 (30.00%) RichFaces
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Batch
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSD
3 3 (30.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Coaching
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source Development
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) SOLID
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft