Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Lead Software Developer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 184 183
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 27 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.74% 0.061% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.063% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 7
Bristol median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.02% +10.59% +6.92%
10th Percentile £45,750 £41,700 £38,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,100 £55,000
South West median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.02% -1.05% +18.75%

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 3,531 3,151 3,457
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 96.86% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,927 2,632 3,044
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

Lead Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Developer in Bristol

Lead Software Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Developer in Bristol

Lead Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Lead Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) Java
3 20 (74.07%) HTML
3 20 (74.07%) Spring
4 17 (62.96%) Mentoring
5 16 (59.26%) CSS
6 14 (51.85%) SQL
7 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
8 12 (44.44%) Microservices
8 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 12 (44.44%) C#
9 11 (40.74%) .NET
10 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
11 9 (33.33%) RESTful
12 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
12 8 (29.63%) Degree
12 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
12 8 (29.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (29.63%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (29.63%) HTML5
12 8 (29.63%) CSS3
12 8 (29.63%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (29.63%) Maven
12 8 (29.63%) Web Services
12 8 (29.63%) Ant
12 8 (29.63%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (29.63%) JMS
12 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
13 7 (25.93%) J2EE
13 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement

Lead Software 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 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Ant
1 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
1 8 (29.63%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Electronics
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
2 5 (18.52%) Marketing
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) HTML
1 20 (74.07%) Spring
2 16 (59.26%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) .NET
4 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
5 9 (33.33%) RESTful
6 8 (29.63%) CSS3
6 8 (29.63%) HTML5
6 8 (29.63%) JMS
6 8 (29.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (29.63%) Web Services
6 8 (29.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (25.93%) J2EE
8 5 (18.52%) REST
9 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (14.81%) React
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Mentoring
3 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 12 (44.44%) Microservices
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (29.63%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
9 3 (11.11%) Scrum
9 3 (11.11%) TDD
10 2 (7.41%) Kanban
10 2 (7.41%) Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Mob Programming
10 2 (7.41%) OO
10 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
10 2 (7.41%) Scrum-ban
10 2 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft