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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 88 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 10 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.80% 0.62% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.65% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 1
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1181 1235 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.03% 95.66% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1053 863
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 3 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 3 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
(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 -6 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (60.00%) MVC
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 9 (45.00%) SOA
4 9 (45.00%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (45.00%) TeamCity
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (20.00%) Spring
8 3 (15.00%) InDesign
8 3 (15.00%) Adobe
8 3 (15.00%) E-business
8 3 (15.00%) Struts
8 3 (15.00%) JBoss
8 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) PHP
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) WordPress
9 2 (10.00%) JPA

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (15.00%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
1 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (45.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) Struts
5 2 (10.00%) JPA
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Java SE
5 2 (10.00%) Java EE
5 2 (10.00%) EJB
5 2 (10.00%) Servlets
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
2 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (45.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) E-business
5 2 (10.00%) ETL Development
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe