Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Lead Software Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 213 245
Rank change year-on-year -2 +32 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.12% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.12% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5375 4960 6138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.01% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3436 3081 3956
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Lead Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Lead Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Developer in Scotland

Lead Software 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 Software Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 6 £47,500 -
Edinburgh -10 3 £52,500 +16.67%
West Lothian - 1 £60,000 -
Lead Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 8 (80.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (50.00%) Spring Cloud
3 5 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 5 (50.00%) Process Management
3 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (10.00%) DevOps

Lead Software 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 5 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Spring Cloud
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) React
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Security
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
1 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 5 (50.00%) Process Management
1 5 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) MVVM
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) SDET
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) VMware