Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Lead Developer
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 112 110
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 6 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.54% 0.50% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.52% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 25
Bedfordshire median annual salary £51,250 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.65% +19.44% -7.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £46,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £76,250 £52,400
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 1070 1538 1915
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 95.77% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 893 1347 1703
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Bedfordshire

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Bedfordshire

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Bedfordshire

Lead Developer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Dunstable - 4 £52,500 -
Luton +14 2 £35,000 -51.72%
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Lead 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) WinForms
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) LINQ
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) MVC

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
1 4 (66.67%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) LINQ
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft