Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 105 143
Rank change year-on-year -22 +38 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 81 77 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.11% 2.41% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.48% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 64 74 58
Bristol median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £63,250
South West median annual salary £47,000 £47,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +2.17% +6.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3747 3102 3651
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 96.97% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 2658 3162
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,775 £26,250 £25,888
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,450
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 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 Bristol region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 57 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (60.49%) Java
3 48 (59.26%) HTML
4 44 (54.32%) JavaScript
5 42 (51.85%) C#
6 41 (50.62%) .NET
7 30 (37.04%) CSS
8 29 (35.80%) HTML5
9 28 (34.57%) Microservices
10 27 (33.33%) Spring
11 25 (30.86%) Finance
11 25 (30.86%) Git (software)
12 24 (29.63%) React
13 23 (28.40%) Software Engineering
14 22 (27.16%) JMS
14 22 (27.16%) SQL
15 21 (25.93%) Web Services
15 21 (25.93%) CSS3
16 20 (24.69%) AngularJS
17 19 (23.46%) Degree
18 18 (22.22%) REST
19 17 (20.99%) Greenfield Project
20 16 (19.75%) Scrum
21 15 (18.52%) Banking
21 15 (18.52%) JIRA
21 15 (18.52%) MVC
21 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
22 14 (17.28%) Enterprise Software
22 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
22 14 (17.28%) TeamCity

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 11 (13.58%) Confluence
2 7 (8.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.23%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (30.86%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.52%) JIRA
3 14 (17.28%) TeamCity
4 10 (12.35%) Maven
5 7 (8.64%) Ant
5 7 (8.64%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.23%) Mockito
8 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 15 (18.52%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Marketing
4 7 (8.64%) Electronics
4 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (59.26%) HTML
2 41 (50.62%) .NET
3 30 (37.04%) CSS
4 29 (35.80%) HTML5
5 27 (33.33%) Spring
6 24 (29.63%) React
7 22 (27.16%) JMS
8 21 (25.93%) CSS3
8 21 (25.93%) Web Services
9 20 (24.69%) AngularJS
10 18 (22.22%) REST
11 13 (16.05%) RESTful
12 12 (14.81%) DHTML
12 12 (14.81%) EJB
12 12 (14.81%) XML
13 11 (13.58%) Redux
14 10 (12.35%) Node.js
15 9 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (8.64%) WebSphere MQ
17 6 (7.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (17.28%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (13.58%) iPad
4 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) Microservices
3 23 (28.40%) Software Engineering
4 16 (19.75%) Scrum
5 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
5 15 (18.52%) MVC
6 14 (17.28%) TDD
7 13 (16.05%) OO
7 13 (16.05%) SOA
8 12 (14.81%) DevOps
9 11 (13.58%) Concurrent Programming
9 11 (13.58%) Multithreading
10 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.64%) Coaching
10 7 (8.64%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (8.64%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (8.64%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (8.64%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.41%) Open Source
11 6 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (60.49%) Java
2 44 (54.32%) JavaScript
3 42 (51.85%) C#
4 22 (27.16%) SQL
5 6 (7.41%) C++
6 4 (4.94%) Scala
7 3 (3.70%) PHP
8 2 (2.47%) Delphi
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) F#
9 1 (1.23%) VBScript
9 1 (1.23%) XPath
9 1 (1.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) Google
3 7 (8.64%) SAP
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) CA
5 1 (1.23%) Lotus
5 1 (1.23%) Zend