The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Lead Developer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 83 91
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 41 34 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.20% 2.13% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.19% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 38
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1816 1551 1897
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.37% 97.12% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1516 1349 1640
Median salary £42,500 £40,127 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.91% +0.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Bristol

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Bristol

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Bristol

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Bristol region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 74 (85.06%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (68.97%) HTML
3 56 (64.37%) Java
3 56 (64.37%) JavaScript
4 49 (56.32%) React
5 46 (52.87%) C#
6 41 (47.13%) AngularJS
7 39 (44.83%) .NET
8 36 (41.38%) Finance
9 35 (40.23%) HTML5
10 34 (39.08%) CSS
11 27 (31.03%) Scrum
12 26 (29.89%) Degree
13 25 (28.74%) TDD
13 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
13 25 (28.74%) Greenfield Project
14 24 (27.59%) OO
15 23 (26.44%) Node.js
16 21 (24.14%) Microservices
17 20 (22.99%) Computer Science Degree
17 20 (22.99%) Computer Science
17 20 (22.99%) Git (software)
18 17 (19.54%) Banking
18 17 (19.54%) XML
19 16 (18.39%) JMS
19 16 (18.39%) SQL
19 16 (18.39%) Spring
20 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET
20 15 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
21 14 (16.09%) BDD

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 13 (14.94%) Confluence
2 11 (12.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.30%) Big Data
4 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.15%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.15%) Power BI
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.09%) Maven
3 13 (14.94%) JIRA
3 13 (14.94%) TeamCity
4 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
4 11 (12.64%) Mockito
5 8 (9.20%) SonarQube
6 7 (8.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.45%) Ant
7 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.30%) MSTest
9 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 36 (41.38%) Finance
2 17 (19.54%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (68.97%) HTML
2 49 (56.32%) React
3 41 (47.13%) AngularJS
4 39 (44.83%) .NET
5 35 (40.23%) HTML5
6 34 (39.08%) CSS
7 23 (26.44%) Node.js
8 17 (19.54%) XML
9 16 (18.39%) JMS
9 16 (18.39%) Spring
10 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET
11 14 (16.09%) Redux
11 14 (16.09%) Web Services
12 13 (14.94%) CSS3
12 13 (14.94%) DHTML
12 13 (14.94%) EJB
12 13 (14.94%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (13.79%) .NET Framework
13 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (13.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (22.99%) Computer Science
3 15 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (14.94%) iPad
5 4 (4.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (85.06%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.03%) Scrum
3 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
3 25 (28.74%) TDD
4 24 (27.59%) OO
5 21 (24.14%) Microservices
6 14 (16.09%) BDD
7 13 (14.94%) Concurrent Programming
7 13 (14.94%) DevOps
7 13 (14.94%) Multithreading
7 13 (14.94%) SOA
8 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.34%) OOD
8 9 (10.34%) SDLC
8 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.20%) MVC
9 8 (9.20%) Open Source
10 7 (8.05%) Software Delivery
11 5 (5.75%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 56 (64.37%) Java
1 56 (64.37%) JavaScript
2 46 (52.87%) C#
3 16 (18.39%) SQL
4 14 (16.09%) Scala
5 8 (9.20%) Delphi
6 7 (8.05%) F#
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.15%) VBScript
7 1 (1.15%) XPath
7 1 (1.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (29.89%) Degree
2 20 (22.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.15%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Google
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.64%) Adobe
4 8 (9.20%) Coverity
5 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.15%) CA
5 1 (1.15%) Lotus
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Tableau
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 3 days ago