The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 104 92 80
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% 0.86% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.90% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 7
Average salary £75,000 £41,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.92% -18.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Lead Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1185 1226 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.81% 96.31% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 893 985 719
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Lead Developer Salary Trend in Essex

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title.

1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) C#
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (40.00%) webMethods
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) Gradle
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) XSD
7 2 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) SOAP

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) Gerrit
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Gradle
1 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Struts
3 2 (20.00%) WSDL
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
1 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) webMethods
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle