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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 87 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 9 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.75% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 3
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
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
1105 1145 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.55% 95.82% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 848 983 891
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 -8 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) MVC
3 11 (47.83%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (43.48%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) SOA
5 9 (39.13%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
5 9 (39.13%) TeamCity
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Java
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 5 (21.74%) Spring
10 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
10 4 (17.39%) JBoss
10 4 (17.39%) E-business
11 3 (13.04%) InDesign
11 3 (13.04%) Adobe
11 3 (13.04%) Struts
11 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
11 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.04%) PHP
11 3 (13.04%) HTML
11 3 (13.04%) WordPress
11 3 (13.04%) JPA
11 3 (13.04%) Java SE

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (17.39%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) WordPress
3 2 (8.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
1 3 (13.04%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) TeamCity
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
1 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (39.13%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
3 5 (21.74%) Spring
4 3 (13.04%) Struts
4 3 (13.04%) JPA
4 3 (13.04%) Java SE
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Java EE
5 2 (8.70%) SAP PI
5 2 (8.70%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (8.70%) BAPI
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) EJB
5 2 (8.70%) Servlets
5 2 (8.70%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
4 9 (39.13%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) E-business
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) ETL Development
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) ETL
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
8 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) SAP