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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 94 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 7 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.51% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £42,000 £44,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.14% -14.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
1303 1008 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.39% 95.18% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 759 729
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lead Developer Salary Histogram in Essex

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +1 3 £40,000 -14.89%
Purfleet - 1 £47,000 -
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) Struts
7 2 (22.22%) Spring
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) Web Development
7 2 (22.22%) Java SE
7 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 2 (22.22%) JPA
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (11.11%) Web Services
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (11.11%) ETL
8 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) Back Office

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Java SE
5 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Struts
5 2 (22.22%) JPA
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau